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

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

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

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

Homemade Hummus

March 26, 2014 by  

Homemade Hummus is inexpensive and delicious! Making your own homemade hummus is easy, healthy, and wonderful! The Cooks Next Door share this great recipe. You can easily change it up by adding roasted red pepper, fresh cilantro, or jalapeño for delicious flavor. Hummus not only makes a fabulous snack served with vegetables, pita, or chips, but it also makes a … Continue reading

Kale, White Bean, & Sausage Soup

March 15, 2014 by  

Kale, White Bean, & Sausage Soup makes a great weekend meal! With winter wrapping up and spring on the horizon, this Kale, White Bean, & Sausage soup is the perfect farewell to cold. This hearty and comforting dish is simple enough for a week night, great as leftovers, and fabulous for serving to company. Even children enjoy this yummy, gluten-free … Continue reading

Coconut Recipe Round-up

March 6, 2014 by  

Coconut makes for some amazing food! Coconut is a delicious ingredient that adds wonderful flavor to so many dishes. Today we are featuring a round-up of delicious looking coconut recipes! You can find many more recipes when you follow us on pinterest! 1) Coconut Yogurt Village Green Network posted amazing looking recipe – it looks so easy, delicious, and creamy. … Continue reading

Healthy Snack Recipe

March 1, 2014 by  

Nuts make a healthy and filling snack! It can be hard to find a guilt-free, satisfying snack for work, school, home, or on the go. This recipe is the answer to that dilemma – pack it in little bags or containers and stick it in your purse or briefcase for a healthy, delicious snack on the go! Best of all, … Continue reading

Homemade Egg Rolls

February 9, 2014 by  

The Chinese New Year has just passed and it’s now the year of the horse! However, it’s never too late to make your own egg rolls. Did you know that coconut oil is excellent for frying them (you can also bake them if you prefer)? It can withstand the higher heat (unlike olive oil) and is healthier than other oils … Continue reading

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