Yogurt Pops (Popsicles)

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This recipe came about when I had a sweet tooth one evening and didn’t want to go for the tub of ice cream. Looked in my fridge and I had yogurt, ground fresh walnuts, maple syrup, and hemp hearts staring right at me. So, what did I do? I added it all into a bowl, […]

The BEST Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

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Want to know the secret to a delicious chocolate muffin? Grated fresh zucchini! It’s a surprising ingredient but it makes the muffins super moist and tasty. This recipe makes 24 muffins and is great for freezing. You can also make 2 small chocolate zucchini loaves, but my family prefers the muffins. If you do make […]

Carrot Donuts with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

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We live close to a very good donut shop and every time we are out for a stroll my kids are asking for donuts. We do order from there on special occasions, but I don’t want to be offering sweet fried dessert THAT often. I got to thinking and experimenting on a healthy version one […]

5 Picky Eater Thoughts

There is a lot of information out there on how to combat picky eating. This offers great advice but also indicates you are not alone on this picky eating journey. There were many moments when I felt I was the only one struggling with a toddler that would only eat toast and certain fruit. It […]

Frittata Cups

Want a fun twist to eggs for breakfast this weekend or upcoming week? Make these egg frittata cups, shaped like muffins and baked to perfection. They are so colorful and fun, and my kids really enjoy taking them out of the silicon muffin cups I bake them in and eating them with their hands.  I […]

Cheddar Broccoli Bites

Do your kids instantly reject broccoli or any vegetable in the same color scheme? If so, I have the perfect recipe to help change their mind. These broccoli bites are so delicious, and they can convert any broccoli hater into a broccoli lover in just one bite! What I love about this broccoli bite, besides […]

The Ultimate Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? Don’t ask me, or my kids twice! These are filled with the fuel needed to start any day but especially a school day! You have all the nutrients and good fats from the seeds and a bit of sweetness from the maple syrup and chocolate chips. My kids love cookies, I mean […]

Your Guide to Freezing

Consider a well-stocked freezer to be your secret weapon in preparing healthy meals speedily. For busy parents juggling life, your freezer, if not already is your new best friend! I strive to keep a well-stocked freezer with all five food groups including meat, fish, vegetable, fruit, dairy, and grain products for quick meals. Below is […]

5 Ingredient Baba Ghanoush Dip

I love a good dip or sauce; it elevates any snack or dish and it’s a great way to bring bold flavors! The key to this baba ghanoush, aside from its tastiness is that its simple and requires just 5 ingredients, 4 of which you most likely have on hand. I grew up on baba […]

The Best Homemade Cottage Cheese

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Have you ever thought to make homemade cottage cheese? It’s surprisingly simple and incredibly delicious! Smooth texture, rich in nutrients, and high in protein, this cottage cheese can be eaten on its own or added to recipes. If you’ve heard or read anything about making homemade cottage cheese, you’ll know it requires milk, vinegar, and […]