Herbed Red Wine Vinaigrette

One of my go-to salad dressing recipes is this herbed vinaigrette recipe. It is simple, but something everyone likes. It also goes with many different salads, so get inspired and feel free to experiment! The best part of this recipe is that you probably already have all of the necessary ingredients at home. Herbed Red Wine Vinaigrette Ingredients ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp dijon mustard ½ tsp dried oregano ½ tsp dried […]

Raspberries and Cream Popsicles

I love to make up different flavors of popsicles for my girls during the summer. They LOVE those brightly colored popsicles, and they could eat 10 if I let them. These are filling, subtly sweet, creamy, and have the pop of bright pinkish red raspberries that kids will love! Raspberry and Cream Popsicles Ingredients 1 cup plain greek yogurt 4 tsp. pure cane sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 – 3/4 cup raspberries Instructions In the Magic Bullet blender, add all […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Blender Donuts

My youngest is one of the pickiest eaters, but I can always get her to eat donuts. She loves all sorts of flavors, so I have a lot of fun coming up with new and healthier ways to get her to eat! These donuts come together so quickly which is always a plus! Chocolate Peanut Butter Blender Donuts Ingredients ½ cup chunky peanut butter 1 ripe banana 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 2 tb. maple syrup 1 tb. cocoa Powder […]

Lemon Basil Fish Marinade

This lemon basil fish marinade recipe is a product of me having too much basil. Whenever I buy a basil plant, it seems to grow like crazy and I can never keep up with the amount of basil it produces. It turns out, basil is a super flavorful addition to marinades, like this fish marinade. I haven’t tried it with any other fish other than tilapia, so I don’t know how well it goes with other types of fish. Let […]

Fresh OJ Creamsicle Smoothie

This is a great ‘sunrise’ smoothie that you can enjoy after your morning workout, or a little bright pick me up! Or, if you are in a really good mood…A nice big scoop of coconut milk ice cream would make a rather nice addition ;). Fresh OJ Creamsicle Smoothie Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 cup milk or coconut milk 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 frozen banana Instructions Add all of the ingredients into the Magic […]

Strawberry Purée

This easy strawberry purée is a simple addition to your breakfast table or dessert spread that will add a fresh, healthy twist. Your guests at the table will appreciate your homemade effort. You can use this strawberry purée on an endless number of things, such as cheesecake, waffles, ice cream, or yogurt. Add more or less sugar to meet your personal preference. Strawberry Purée Recipe Ingredients 8 oz. strawberries, hulled 2 tbsp. granulated sugar 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract Instructions In […]

Creamy Leek and Potato Pesto Soup

Soup is always a hit or miss with my kids. If there are vegetables or green stuff in their soup chances are it’s a no for them. No matter how many cheesy grilled cheese sandwiches I make as a side… they still aren’t having it. Then it hit me one night when they scarfed down their mashed potatoes that I’ve never tried making them potato soup. Liquid mashed potatoes! To be honest, I don’t love potato soup, I would much […]

Healthy Blondies

Are you asking yourself why these blondies are called “healthy”? The secret ingredient is garbanzo beans! This may sound strange, but you can’t taste the actual beans in these blondies. They still have a little butter, sugar, eggs, and flour, but less of the bad stuff. The beans give them a moist, chewy consistency while the other ingredients mask the taste. Adding beans and blending them into the blondie batter is a great way to add fiber and protein to […]

After School Coconut Milkshake

Smoothies are probably one of my girls favorite after school snacks. I love it because I can make all three of their snacks all at once, instead of dirtying a bunch of dishes. I also love that there is usually some left over for mama to have a snack too! After School Coconut Milkshake Ingredients 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk from a can 4 tb. coconut flavored  greek yogurt 1 tsp. vanilla 2 tb. shredded coconut 1 frozen banana […]

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Salsa doesn’t last long in our household. We usually have a handful of jars of homemade salsa in our fridge and 15 opened bags of tortilla chips in the pantry. We are slightly obsessed. Tomatillos have become my new favorite salsa ingredients, especially roasted! The flavor is similar to tomatoes, but more tart. Paired with cilantro and roasted jalapeños, you might find this recipe to be your new go-to! Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Recipe Ingredients: 1 pound husked tomatillos 1 jalapeno […]