I do practice the “eat what’s placed before you as I’m not making separate meals for everyone” parenting style. One way that I’ve found to get the kids, and yes even the husband, to get those healthy vitamins and minerals is to blend them!
Classic Date Squares recipe and tutorial for your holiday menu.
Banana chips store well and are easy to take along on road trips and busy days out. Learn how to make your own!
Roasted pumpkin seeds are nutritious, yummy, and simple to make. Here’s my method. Cook along with me!
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, […]
The Superbowl is upon us, and what better time to try out all of the yummy snacks you been eyeballing? It doesn’t have to be a guilt (or antacid) inducing affair, either. Check out these yummy and basically-good-for-you treats when you’re making your menu for the weekend. Dip it up! Nothing is more suited to […]
Try this quick, delicious, healthy snack for your kids or yourself. As I child, I did not care for the glue-like consistency of oatmeal. My little one seemed to share that “ew” opinion when we first tried to get him to eat it for breakfast. So, after cleaning up smooshy oatmeal more times than I […]
Chocolate brownies work great for snacks and desserts. These brownies can be cut up into smaller bite-sized pieces for a delicious snack or kept in the larger size and served with cream or ice-cream for a dessert. This is also a great option for the whole family to join in with. Let the kids mix […]
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 […]
If you’re like me and you grew spaghetti squash because it’s supposed to be awesome and delicious and healthy but how you HAVE spaghetti squash and you’re wondering exactly what you’re going to do with it, you are in luck. Today’s Eating Garden Fresh post is a clever and oh-so-awesome treat. I mean, who doesn’t […]
I recently went home and we started talking about the difference between “diet food” and healthy food – and we were laughing about the time my mom bought these “healthy” cookies. Jammer somethings. They were SO AWFUL. We tried to feed them to the dog and the dog wouldn’t even eat them. And we had […]
Kale chips are all the rage and “old-timers” say its about time! Healthy, delicious, and easy-to-make…whats not to love? One night last week I decided to go ahead and try making kale chips. They’re not at all like potato or corn chips so don’t compare. I looked at several recipes and then just did my […]