Choose the Right Greens

How to Get your Family to Eat More Greens

You’ve probably always known that you needed to eat more greens. After all your mom has been pushing the broccoli for ages. Then kale literally exploded – when I worked for Whole Foods Market we touted that sales of kale had increased 1000% in the course of 1 year. Somehow, this explosion convinced everyone that …

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Green Oat Pancakes for St. Patrick’s Day

Ever since elementary school I’ve associated St. Patrick’s Day with green food. This is likely due to the Irish family that generously provided green bagels for all. Then in college it was green beer(s). Now, as a parent, I’m working to make the holiday festive without all the usual sugar and artificial food coloring. Enter …

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Green Smoothie

Healthy Shamrock Shake

Remember when St. Patrick’s Day used to be all about eating green bagels and then, later, drinking green beer? The good old days. Now I try to use it as a yearly excuse to find ways to add more greens to everything for that dose of fun and nutrition. I know, my life is thrilling. …

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Paella-Style Shrimp and Brown Rice (Pantry Recipe)

  This paella-style shrimp and brown rice is another one of those weeknight scramble recipes that’ll save you from having to resort to takeout, frozen meals, or cereal. The best part? You can keep everything you need on hand indefinitely between your pantry and your freezer. Oh and it’s veggie and nutrient right and almost …

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Quick and Healthy Quinoa Curry (Pantry Recipe)

It’s 5:30 pm. The kids are hungry. Your spouse just called to say they’ll be home late from the office. What are you going to serve for dinner? I’ve faced this dilemma a time or two and know that as a parent it’s more important than ever to have meal fixings on hand at all …

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DIY Smoothie Packs Set

How to Make DIY Smoothie Packs

How would you like have one less thing to do in the mornings? Between leaving a warm bed, wrangling a toddler out of their PJs and into clothes, sometimes eating a healthy breakfast on top of everything can seem like an insurmountable barrier. I believe this is why Pop Tarts were invented. Luckily for you, …

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Healthy Pantry Photo

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

Imagine a reality in which you can make a healthy breakfast, lunch, or dinner anytime without having to run to the store first. What would you do with the time and money you save? Where could you put that extra brainpower or knowing you have backup meals any time? These are the things that have …

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Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache (Vegan, Paleo, Raw)

Sometimes you just need a little chocolate in your life. Whether you want to dip fruit into it or use it as a sandwich spread (or maybe both), this is the recipe for you. The best thing about it? Your guests won’t even know that this chocolate ganache is vegan, paleo, and raw. I mean, …

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Chocolate Truffles

Naturally Sweet Chocolate Truffles

The loves in your life are probably pretty naturally sweet, huh? They don’t need any extra sugar with all those sweet hugs and kisses and cuddles! That’s why when I want to serve up a treat, I try to keep it naturally sweetened, focusing on sweeteners that don’t just bring sugar but pack a nutritional punch …

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Red Velvet Smoothie

Red Velvet Smoothie for Valentine’s Day

  We’re kind of smoothie obsessed in this house. My routine-loving 2 year old has decided that no morning can start without making a smoothie together. This Red Velvet Smoothie is our take on a healthier Valentine’s Day treat, but don’t be fooled, it’s good for any time. One of the things we really focus on …

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