Chocolate Ganache (Vegan, Paleo, Raw)

Chocolate Ganache

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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Naturally Sweet Chocolate Truffles

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 for Valentine’s Day

Red Velvet Smoothie

  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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Easy and Healthy Nacho Salad Recipe

Nacho Salad

Nachos? On an easy and healthy recipe site? You bet. This nacho salad, which we’ve been making for years in different variations, is a great example of making any recipe healthier. Despite the image that “nachos” might bring to mind this dish is packed with nutrient-rich vegetables, plant-based protein, and a feel-good sprinkling of cheese. …

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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Chili

Pssst…swing over here for a minute. I have something important to tell you. I’ve been holding out on you. After all, this Buffalo Chicken Chili recipe has been a family favorite for over a year, is stupid easy, and keeps well for leftovers. In fact, it’s so easy that I kind of just forgot to …

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Turkey Zucchini Meatballs Recipe

Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

I’m always looking for ways to add more veggies to our favorite foods! Some like to call this sneaky, but I just call it practical, especially since I’m always in need of great vegetable rich additions to school lunches. Enter turkey zucchini meatballs. The shredded zucchini keeps the turkey meatballs more moist than usual and …

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Easy and Healthy Peanut Sesame Noodles

Peanut Sesame Noodles for FB

Looking for a quick, easy, vegetable-rich option for the week ahead? Me too. Meet my latest recipe for easy and healthy peanut sesame noodles. Calling this a recipe may be generous. It’s really more of a guide. But what parent has time for fussy recipes anyways, AMIRIGHT? Below you can check out a quick video …

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Why You Should Keep It Simple in the New Year

What are you committing to in 2017? Eating healthier? Exercising more? Being more kind? Whatever it is, I suggest that you keep it simple in the new year. So many people making big resolutions that they keep for a couple of weeks and the “fall off the wagon”. Heck, I was one of them for years …

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Healthy and Whole Grain Egg Nog Pancakes

Eggnog Pancakes

Ready to get a jump start on holiday breakfasts? Me too. We will have 11 people celebrating the holidays in our 1500 square foot home. I can feel the love and noise overflowing already. In anticipation of this I’ve been trying to think of recipes that I can make ahead of time to reduce the …

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