Butternut Baby Cakes

Butternut Baby Cakes

So let’s talk about a topic near and dear to my heart: baby and child nutrition. Even before I had my daughter I was very passionate about the food we give our children and how it affects their lives not only now, but for years to come. It is more important than ever during these […]

Millet Skillet “Corn Bread”

Millet Skillet “Corn Bread”

There’s nothing quite like sitting down on a crisp day with a bowl full of freshly made soup or homemade chili. A few weekends ago we all gathered at my brothers house where he served a fresh chicken-vegetables soup with homemade stock. I, of course, could not resist bringing along my “millet skillet” to go […]

Toasted Coconut Raisin Rounds

Toasted Coconut Raisin Rounds

Give these tasty treats a try! Grain and gluten free, a new take on your old favorite cookies Toasted Coconut Snickerdoodle Rounds 2/3 cup cashew or almond butter 1/4 cup coconut oil (extra virgin, unrefined) 14 dates (pitted) 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups shredded coconut (unsweetened) 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 […]

Roasted Summer Vegetables

Roasted Summer Vegetables

I get pretty excited when the fresh summer vegetables start pouring in from the garden. Even though the season is winding down, thanks to this hot summer, the tomatoes and squashes are still producing! Okay so maybe you don’t have a garden (although you should give it a try!) but a quick stop at your local […]

Nutty Oat Granola

2 cups cashews (raw) 2 cups walnuts (raw) 2 cups pumpkin seeds (raw) 1 1/2 cups sunflower seeds (raw) 4 cups coconut flakes (chips or shredded, unsweetened) 18 ounces old fashioned rolled oats (gluten-free (if desired)) 1/4 cup cinnamon 1 teaspoon Himalayan or sea salt 1/2 cup honey (raw (warmed)) 3/4 cup coconut oil (extra […]

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Some nights, it is absolutely necessary to break free from the “same old” protein-vegetable meal and make something jazzy and delicious! That’s what this recipe is for me. A fun week-night meal that also makes an easy grab-and-go option for breakfast or lunch the next day. The recipe is quite simple: roast the peppers, chop the […]

Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce

Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce

I began making my own tomato sauces in high school and quickly realized that the flavors of store-bought sauces are no match for a freshly made marinara! What’s even better, these sauces are very simple to make. We make very large batches over the summer and can quart-sized jars to eat over the winter. However, […]