How to Make Dilly Beans
Jun16

How to Make Dilly Beans

If you’ve never tried dilly beans, you’re missing out. FOR REAL! It’s like the best pickle you’ve ever eaten married a green bean and they had children. Honestly, you’ll love these things! We used the green beans from our garden along with some Dragon’s Tongue Bush Beans from Powerful Plants. We literally can’t stop eating these delectable beans. So, what are you waiting for? Let me...

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Healthy Granola Recipe
Jan20

Healthy Granola Recipe

I love granola! That sweet, salty taste and crunchy texture are truly addictive. Unfortunately, most granola is loaded with sugar and isn’t the most healthy snack choice. So I got to thinking, why not make my own healthy granola?  This Healthy Granola Recipe is made with oats, pecans, sunflower seeds, coconut oil and plenty of other nutritious ingredients. The spices add a nice sweet flavor boost to replace some of the...

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Pumpkin Spice Bread with Pepitas
Oct07

Pumpkin Spice Bread with Pepitas

Nothing screams “Fall” quite like Pumpkin Spice. I’m addicted to anything pumpkin, from pumpkin spice lattes to donuts and pumpkin pie. So, I figured why not make my own pumpkin spice bread? I love putting a healthy spin on old fashioned recipes. I took a classic pumpkin spice bread recipe and eliminated the white sugar, butter and refined flour. This Pumpkin Spice Bread with Pepitas is slightly sweet. Made...

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Garden Fresh Salsa Recipe
Jul10

Garden Fresh Salsa Recipe

Our garden has been rocking this year. We had so many tomatoes piled up in our kitchen, we literally couldn’t eat them fast enough! Then, an idea struck me. Why not make a garden fresh salsa recipe with our tomatoes, peppers and fresh herbs? So, that’s what I did!  Believe it or not, this recipe was pretty simple to prepare. It turned out great too! I’ve never had such a fresh, delicious salsa in my life. I hope...

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Healthy Ice Pop Recipe
Apr17

Healthy Ice Pop Recipe

Our pool is officially open! My kids love eating popsicles on hot days. Most store bought popsicles are loaded with high fructose corn syrup, sugar and artificial dyes. I wanted a healthy alternative to sugary ice pops, so I created this Healthy Ice Pop Recipe. This recipe is full of healthy fruit and coconut water. The coconut water will help re-hydrate your body and the fruit offers plenty of vitamins. It’s a great...

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Power Green Tea Smoothie
Feb27

Power Green Tea Smoothie

My family and I have become huge fans of juicing lately. While juicing is great, some fruit is best blended because you get to consume the entire fruit. This Power Green Tea Smoothie recipe uses a combination of fresh juice from the juicer and whole fruit with almond milk and Greek yogurt for added protein and calcium. If you’re vegan, just omit the yogurt for a delicious vegan smoothie.    [yumprint-recipe...

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Organic Green Tea Lemon Cookie Recipe
Feb26

Organic Green Tea Lemon Cookie Recipe

Green tea is loaded with powerful antioxidants and has great health benefits. I created this recipe using organic ingredients. This is a vegan recipe and I promise it’s delicious. Even my husband, who usually hates anything vegan absolutely loved these cookies. My kids also loved this Green Tea Lemon Cookie recipe. SUCCESS!  If you don’t have Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder, here’s a link so you can buy...

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Valentine’s Day Rice Crispy Treats
Feb08

Valentine’s Day Rice Crispy Treats

I love making treats with my kids. There’s nothing better than bonding in the kitchen. This is a great recipe for kids, Valentine’s Day Rice Crispy Treats are always a hit! Try these heart-shaped rice crispy treats. It’s simple and fun! [yumprint-recipe id=’3′]Look how much fun we...

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Lemon Lavender Cookies
Feb03

Lemon Lavender Cookies

I love cookies! Something about eating a cookie makes me feel like a kid again. One of my favorite cookies to eat as a kid was sugar cookies, with little grains of sugar on top YUM! As a “grown-up” my tastes are a little more refined. I decided to put a twist on the sugar cookie by adding some fresh lemon zest and culinary lavender. These Lemon Lavender Cookies are a refreshing, grown-up twist on the standard sugar cookie....

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Banana Bread with Applesauce and Honey
Jan09

Banana Bread with Applesauce and Honey

Banana bread is a delicious indulgence. Unfortunately, it’s often made with too much butter and refined sugar. This recipe is a great alternative to standard banana bread. It’s a unique banana bread with applesauce and honey. I also use unbleached flour and white whole wheat flour for a great texture. It’s delicious, satisfying and pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or milk.  [yumprint-recipe...

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