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 […]

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato

Print Recipe Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato A simple and nutritious sweet side dish. Loaded with nutrition, a grain-free, gluten-free side dish built with fresh, simple ingrediens Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins Course: Side Dish Servings: 6 servings Ingredients3 medium sweet potatoes cut into cubes2 large beets or 4 small, cut into cubes2 […]

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 Print Recipe Toasted Coconut Snickerdoodle Rounds Ingredients2/3 cup cashew or almond butter1/4 cup coconut oil extra virgin, unrefined14 dates pitted2 tablespoons honey1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 cups shredded coconut unsweetened1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon1 teaspoon baking powder aluminum free1/4 […]

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

Print Recipe Nutty Oat Granola Course: Snack Servings: 75 1/4 cups Ingredients2 cups cashews raw2 cups walnuts raw2 cups pumpkin seeds raw1 1/2 cups sunflower seeds raw4 cups coconut flakes chips or shredded, unsweetened18 ounces old fashioned rolled oats gluten-free (if desired)1/4 cup cinnamon1 teaspoon Himalayan or sea salt1/2 cup honey raw (warmed)3/4 cup coconut […]

Raw Cocoa Bites

Raw Cocoa Bites

Print Recipe Raw Cocoa Bites Course: Snack Servings: 24 balls Ingredients2 cups coconut flakes unsweetened, shredded1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened3 1/2 tbsp. honey2 tbsp. coconut oil organic, cold pressed, unrefined1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract1/8 tsp. Himalayan or sea salt InstructionsIn a food processor, pulse together the coconut and cocoa powder. Pour in honey and coconut […]

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, […]