It's really hard to find healthy store bought jams & jellies. Like, really hard. They've all got fillers and loads of added sugar. Honestly, I sometimes even question the integrity of the fruit used. That being said, I'm a jam girl. I love some jelly spread on my pancakes, swirled into a cake, or sandwiched between some peanut butter & bread. I can make healthy versions of all those other things, but I struggled with the jam... until now!Read More
Hellllllloooooo everybody! Have I got a treat for you today. We're making apple chips. Yes, thin crispy, sweet apple goodness with only one ingredient... apples!Read More
Sometimes a new twist on an old favorite is just what you need to get you through the day. That's why today's 25 days of snacks recipe is one for Baked BBQ Potato Chips!Read More
Everyone laughed at my original suggestion of salad skewers. Well, not all of them laughed. Some of them just stared at me with blank expressions and others looked concerned for my mental state. Regardless, here I am, posting beautiful pictures of these DELICIOUS salad skewers topped with healthy homemade blue cheese dressing. HA! Bye haters.Read More
Salty tater chips have become somewhat synonymous with the word snackfood over the years. They're salty, crispy crunchy bites that everyone loves, but when you get those chips from a bag, they're undoubtedly fried in inflammatory bad oils and probably have ingredients you've never heard of. That's why today's healthy snack recipe is homemade baked sweet potato chips.Read More
In this day and age french fries come in many forms. You can go classic or sweet potato, zucchini or carrot, there are even chicken fries out there. Here is a recipe for sweet and tender butternut squash fries, perfect for all your fall and winter fry needs. You can eat these as a side dish or as a daytime SNACK. That's right, you'd probably snack on regular fries, so why not snack on healthy fries.Read More
Sundays are for gravy. Grandmom's sweet gravy, cooked with homemade meatballs, sausage, and beef cubes, low and slow for hours with hints of basil and oregano. For as long as I can remember, Sundays have been for gravy, but that doesn't mean we have to serve our gravy with plain old pasta and miss out on an opportunity to up the healthy every once in awhile! Here's a recipe for lasagna roll ups. Made with whole wheat or brown rice flour lasagna noodles, veggies, and that same great gravy, these are sure to be a crowd pleaser and come preportioned!Read More
The perfect brunch home fries are just a click away.Read More
MAAAAAA! THE MEATLOAF!! Like Will Ferrel in Wedding Crashers, this is a meatloaf you'll be calling for at all hours of the day. Lean ground beef + bacon + raisins + sweet potato goodness = one delicious combination. Meatloaf can also be a powerful tool. It can help you build muscle with lean protein and hide nutrient packed veggies with a crispy bacon crust. It can comfort and please. It can be tweaked for many tastes.Read More
Are you a mayo lover? Do you slather that stuff on everything?
Or maybe you despise mayo with a deep-seated fiery passion? The mere thought of the stuff elicits icky vibes.