Category: RECIPES

Ginger Cinnamon Cookie

This recipe was inspired by my daughter. She’ll be decorating cookies at school this week and I wanted to offer her something that she’ll love, but that is also a healthy treat, and so I created this Paleo bear claw. We tested them out together, had fun working on the recipe and she got to Read More

OLIVE TAPENADE

OLIVE TAPENADE I love olives! They’re very high in vitamin E, monounsaturated fats as well as powerful antioxidants including polyphenols, which have proven anticancer, anti-diabetic and anti-aging effects. They are known to boost heart health, help regulate blood pressure levels, help fight infection and are a natural probiotic. The monounsaturated fatty acids found in olives, Read More

BREAKFAST SEED “OATMEAL”

This twist on a traditional oatmeal recipe is oat-free making it both gluten and grain-free. It’s also an opportunity for women to use this recipe as “seed cycling” to balance their hormones primarily estrogen in the first 14 days of their cycle (follicular phase) and progesterone days 15 and on (luteal phase), until the end Read More

AVOCADO BREAKFAST BOWL

AVOCADO BREAKFAST BOWL Breakfast is one of those meals that can be so daunting! Remove toast and cereal and it’s an enigma. We’re so conditioned to believing that breakfast is cereal, oatmeal, toast or eggs. But this is a recipe for disaster. Kids rely on cereal for nourishment but this couldn’t be further from the Read More

CAULIFLOWER TABBOULEH

CAULIFLOWER TABBOULEH I love Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine so much! Who doesn’t right? I mean, the ingredients, the spices, the textures, the lemon, it’s all so delicious! And since I like playing around with recipes and creating new dishes, this Cauliflower Tabbouleh was inspired by the traditional tomato-bulgur tabbouleh dish, but with a few Read More

Mixed Berry Chia Jam

MIXED BERRY CHIA JAM In every possible case, I always try to avoid processed foods. Processed foods are filled with food-like products such as preservatives, chemicals, hydrogenated fats, etc. So when at all possible, I’ll prepare food from scratch this way I know what’s in them and what I’m feeding my family. Jam is no Read More

BLUEBERRY LEMON MUFFINS

BLUEBERRY LEMON MUFFINS I’ve been working on various muffin recipes all using coconut flour so that your child can bring one to school for a snack and not have to worry about food restrictions regarding nut allergies. I love working with coconut flour and yes you do need a lot of eggs, but coconut is Read More

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins

CHOCOLATE CHIP BANANA BREAD MUFFINS I love banana bread and my husband and kids love chocolate chips so what is this mom to do? Combine them, of course! So here is what chocolate chips and banana bread look like when turned into a muffin. And I love these as a snack for school because of Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pancakes

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pancakes So my daughter loves chocolate chips and I try to use blueberries instead, not the same thing, I know!  It’s just that I’m always trying to health things up and focus on the use of natural sugars instead of added ones. But I guess I can’t win every battle so I Read More

Sweet “Caramel” Dip

Sweet “Caramel” Dip As a kid growing up, my mom used to buy caramel dip. But it was full of additives and preservatives and who knows what else was in there, but I remember enjoying it and having a big smile on my face when I saw that caramel colored container! OMG the stuff we Read More

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