Greek Food Lovers

November 9, 2014 by  

Crazy Greek Feta, Sun-Dried Tomato and Pistachio Truffles Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Yield: 12-18 Truffles Ingredients 6 cloves roasted garlic (or 1 to 2 cloves garlic, grated or minced) 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons greek yogurt 3 tablespoon fresh basil (or 1 tablespoon dried) 1 tablespoon fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon dried) … Continue reading


September 7, 2014 by  

PREP TIME 5 mins COOK TIME 25 mins TOTAL TIME 30 mins A vegan, gluten free 30-minute curry that’s loaded with veggies and swimming in a perfectly-spiced coconut milk broth. Coconut quinoa sends this over the top. Simple, healthy, fast and so delicious. Author: Minimalist Baker Recipe type: Entree Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS For the Curry: 1 Tbsp coconut or olive … Continue reading

Tomato, Chickpea and Coconut Soup

August 9, 2014 by  

Its the tomato season and my small tomato garden is filled with tomatoes.  With all the main ingredients readily found in my kitchen I felt like today is an ideal day for a tomato soup.  Ingredients 1 tablespoon  coconut oil (of course I use Hearty Naturals coconut oil :)) 1 small yellow onion (or half of a large one), chopped … Continue reading

A Review of Healthy Food Snacks

August 2, 2014 by  

Fresh carrot sticks, celery, broccoli, radishes, cucumbers, just about any vegetable or fruit that you can think of, are the most healthy food choices that you and your children can have. Cut them in finger food sizes and arrange on a platter in an eye pleasing way, or just grab some out of the fridge. You should be careful not … Continue reading

Homemade Berry Jam

July 16, 2014 by  

Making the most out of the garden: Homemade Jam We were so happy to find blueberry, blackberry and raspberry bushes in with the other garden plants this year. And even better the bushes produced some fruit for us the first year. Along with the first time growing bushes, we decided we wanted to try another first making jam with our … Continue reading

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 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

Simple Side Dish: Zucchini, Squash, and Onions

May 18, 2014 by  

We’re all busy, but we know the importance of eating healthy, real food, so even if it take a little longer, most of the time (we’re not perfect!) we go out of our way to fix wholesome meals. This is a super fast side dish that only take a few minutes to prepare and is a great way to get … Continue reading

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