Vegan Nachos

July 5, 2014 by  

How to Make Vegan Nachos Hope you had a great 4th of July! Sometimes you just need a snack or a quick meal and these vegan nachos are the perfect solution. They give the crunch craved without the fat of traditional nachos, plus they are delicious! VEGAN NACHOS 2 Cans of Great Northern Beans Red Bell Pepper 2 Limes 1 Bunch … Continue reading

Rainbow Smoothies

June 28, 2014 by  

Rainbow smoothies are a delicious way to pack in nutrients! It’s hard to get kids to eat healthy.  One of the challenges Girl Scouts presented to the girls was a nutrition mission.  We decided as a troop to accept the challenge. One month of drinking water versus soft drinks and trying to increase the daily intake of fruit and veggies. During the … Continue reading

Coconut Oil Dog Treats

June 21, 2014 by  

Coconut Oil Dog Treats These dog treats are easy and fun to make. So simple your kids could make them, and if they snack while making them they are healthy for humans too.  Beware your puppy will be sitting at your feet begging for the treats before they are even baked COCONUT OIL DOG TREATS 1 cup oatmeal ½ cup … Continue reading

Coconut Shrimp

June 11, 2014 by  

Coconut Shrimp makes a fabulous dinner! This week we are featuring a sustainable seafood – farm raised shrimp along with the superfood –  coconut oil to make a great combination. This recipe takes some  time but it is totally worth it and great for family time!  You can use an assembly line for getting the shrimp cleaned, dipped and  coated. … Continue reading

How to Make Healthy Fast Freezer Skillet Meals

May 29, 2014 by  

How to Make Healthy Fast Freezer Skillet Meals Have you seen those freezer skillet meals that are supposed to feed two? They don’t feed two hungry people. They are not very healthy either. So, if you are looking for a way to make your own healthy freezer skillet meals, we’ve got you covered. Freezer skillet meal made with yellow summer … Continue reading

Coconut Buttercream Frosting

May 22, 2014 by  

Coconut Buttercream In last week’s post, we blogged about making a coconut layer cake made with Hearty Natural’s coconut oil. This week is the buttercream to top the cake. Although this vegan recipe does not actually include butter it is so creamy that no one will miss the butter! Coconut Buttercream Frosting ½ cup Hearty Naturals extra virgin oil 4 … Continue reading

Coconut Cake

May 15, 2014 by  

How to Make Coconut Layer Cake Do you love coconut cake? In this post, Michelle shares how she makes a coconut layer cake. Check our next post to make the Coconut Buttercream Frosting. Hearty Naturals Coconut Oil is so versatile, the baker’s in our kitchen love it!     Michelle of Life is My Lemonade blog, shares her experience baking … Continue reading

Square Foot Gardening with Children

May 8, 2014 by  

Square Foot Gardening with Children Have you heard of square foot gardening? Square foot gardening is a quick and easy way to have a high yield garden in a small space, 16 square feet to be exact. This method is a cross between raised bed gardening and vertical gardening with similar results- tons of vegetables or herbs in a small … Continue reading

Cooking with Coconut Oil

April 26, 2014 by  

Cooking with coconut oil is delicious and easy! Today we want to share some easy ways to incorporate coconut oil into your recipes. It adds wonderful flavor and health benefits and can often be substituted in recipes. These guiding facts will help you to understand a few of the properties of coconuto oil that can make for successful kitchen use. 1) … Continue reading

Cherry Vanilla Scones

April 17, 2014 by  

Cherry Vanilla Scones for Easter Brunch! Easter is coming up this weekend and these scones would be the perfect addition to your menu! They are delicious and go well with the usual brunch suspects – things like ham, eggs, fruit, and more. This recipe from The Cooks Next Door is easy and impressive. You can make it healthier by using … Continue reading

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