Do It Yourself Trailmix

Give your kids a trail mix packed with nutrients that you KNOW isn’t loaded with refined sugars Trail Mix Shelled Pistachios Unsweetened Carob chips (can use dark chocolate chips). Raisins Golden raisins Roasted salted almonds Sesame seeds Mix together and store in airtight container Find more recipes in my cookbook www.amazon.com  

Homemade Black Bean Hummus

Homemade Black Bean Hummus This hummus is a great alternative to the traditional chickpea hummus 1 can black beans ½ c. olive oil 1-2 cloves minced garlic Salt to taste Place beans in food processor (can also pour in the juice from the can in the food processor), add olive oil and garlic. Blend until […]

Homemade Chickpea Hummus

Homemade Chickpea (Garbanzo Bean) Hummus This 4 ingredient hummus is great for using as a veggie dip or for using as a spread on a sandwich or pita instead of mayo 1 can chickpeas ½ c. olive oil 1-2 cloves minced garlic salt to taste Place chickpeas in food processor (can also pour in the […]

Homemade Granola Bars

These granola bars are so simple to make I can even convince my kids to make them sometimes Homemade Granola Bars 1/2 c. coconut oil 1/2 cup to 1 cup honey (depending on how sweet you like your food) 2 cups cooking quick cooking oats (I use old-fashioned oats for everything else but not sure […]

Healthy Ranch Dip/Dressing

Healthy Ranch Dressing/Dip This dip is a great way to get in your probiotics and avoid all the msg found in a lot of store bought ranch dressings 1 ½ c. plain full fat yogurt (I use Dannon since it’s the only full fat yogurt I can find at the local store) ½ tsp. Chives […]

Homemade Super Easy Jam

            I got this idea from my co-worker Erin, because really, what busy mom has time to make jam the old fashioned way?? This jam is quick, easy AND healthy. Homemade Jam 1 pound chopped fruit of your choice ¼ c. honey (more or less to your desired level of […]

Homemade Power Bars

Chewy and sweet, these make a great “dessert” for after lunch or dinner Cashew Power Bar 1 cup pitted Medjool dates 1/2 cup raw unsalted cashews 1 Tbsp water – if needed Apple Pie Power Bar 1 cup mixed almonds and walnuts 1 cup dates 1 cup mixed raisins and dried apple 2 tbsp cinnamon […]

Banana Coconut Chia Seed Muffins

Packed with protein and fiber these muffins are a great healthy way to start your day. Make ahead of time and freeze so you have them already made when it’s morning rush time. You Will Need: ¾ cup blanched almond meal ¼ c. unsweetened shredded coconut (optional) 2 tablespoons coconut flour 2 tablespoons chia seeds […]