butternutsquashsoup

Simple Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

I love soup. I mean I LOVE soup. If you’ve been around me for any amount of time you already know this. Butternut squash soup is probably my all time favorite. It’s so creamy, so rich, so satisfying and delicious. Every year when Fall arrives and the leaves begin to change colors and the air gets¬† beautifully crisp, I can’t …

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Racquels Simple Granola Recipe

My friend Racquel is a frugal beast, maybe even more than I am. She’s also a busy homeschooling mom of 5. She loves to feed her family well without spending a ton of time or money, and without going crazy. She found this granola recipe and it made enough breakfasts for her family of 6 for a week. It cost …

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Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

I was asked on face book if I had any recipes for healthy Super Bowl snacks.¬† Here’s my take on this: I am a firm believer in letting yourself be free in moderation. Let yourself have some treats, don’t stress too much. But you can also come up with some really great snacks for the game that won’t bust your …

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Slow Roasted Plum Tomatoes

This recipe was submitted by Gena Olivier Peterson. Gena is a private chef from Los Angeles California, now based in Austin Texas and she runs The Kitchen Window. Her clients have ranged in dietary needs and preferences from Raw, Paleo, and Vegan to healthy gourmet. Gena incorporates her passion for clean and densely nutritious foods with her love of all …

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Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

  One of my all time favorite sauces/dressings! I use this on tons of things : marinade for chicken, stir fry sauce, salad dressing… I even use this as a base to create other “special” sauces. This is a great Teriyaki sauce recipe that is easy to throw together. 1 Tablespoon grated FRESH ginger- just use fresh, it’s so much …

granolabars

Easy Granola Bar Recipe

This recipe was submitted by Taryn McArthur, a passionate full of life mom of 3 boys with an amazing husband! “I love love this recipe – these bars fill my boys up so much and I use organic everything to make them…. really an amazing recipe”: This is a super easy granola bar recipe that you could change out different …

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Jicama Sticks- A Healthy Kid Snack

Here’s a simple snack for kids that’s high in Vitamin C and also healthy amounts of important minerals like magnesium, copper, iron and manganese. My kids LOVE when I make this! Jicama Sticks Take one jicama root and remove the skin. Slice into small sticks or fry-like pieces. Squeeze some fresh lime juice over them and mix it up. That’s …