How to Get your Family to Eat More Greens

Choose the Right 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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Healthy Shamrock Shake

Green Smoothie

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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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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