I adapted this cranberry chocolate chip oatmeal cookie recipe by replacing some of the flour with cocoa powder. The results were super delicious, maybe even better than the original.
You will want to try this fresh spring asparagus salad recipe!
Roasted chickpeas make a delicious, high-protein snack that’s easy to make at home. Many of us crave something salty between meals, but potato chips and pretzels don’t provide much nutrition. Chickpeas, on the other hand, are high in protein, fiber, iron, and folate. A half cup of cooked chickpeas has about 7 grams of protein, […]
Do you have candy canes left over from the holiday festivities? Santa always decorates our Christmas tree with a dozen candy canes, and the kids enjoying trying to find them all on Christmas morning. This peppermint ice cream recipe is a unique way to use up candy canes and spread the peppermint goodness. Even though […]
Making gingerbread houses is a tradition in our family. It’s something my husband usually does with the kids while I’m putting together the final Christmas details. This year, my daughter wanted to make gingerbread houses after school with a friend. I was inspired by these graham cracker gingerbread houses from Fountain Avenue Kitchen. Construction projects […]
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce. This iconic side dish gives a burst of color and bright flavor to the Thanksgiving table. Many people enjoy jellied cranberry sauce from a can, but I prefer the chunky homemade kind. Here in Massachusetts, cranberries are the state fruit. One of the few fruits native to North […]
Apple cider vinegar is a valuable ingredient for good health, and it’s easy to make at home. I don’t enjoy peeling and coring apple after apple to make a pie or a cobbler, but I do love being able to make something valuable out of the scraps. Apple cider vinegar helps to fight inflammation and […]
As a mom who wants to feed her children a healthy, whole foods diet, I always make sure to have popcorn on hand. If we have an unexpected play date or there’s “nothing to eat” according to my children, I can always pop some popcorn and nobody will go hungry. I buy organic popcorn kernels […]
Healthy snacks can be a mom’s best friend, and these high-protein cookie dough bars will help energize your kids through their busy days. Adapted from this recipe for peanut butter cookie dough bites, these bars are nothing more than dates, nuts, and a little chocolate. They’re perfectly healthy, but they taste like dessert. When my […]
Nothing represents the height of summer deliciousness like peaches. Their fresh, sweet flavor comes into season in the middle of the summer where I live in Massachusetts, and I like to celebrate peach season with many different types of recipes. They’re wonderful in salads, salsa, and muffins, but my favorite way to enjoy peaches is […]