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So far Laura Clark has created 22 blog entries.

#1 Way to Recognize Processed Foods

September 1st, 2016|

There are a lot of characteristics to look for when recognizing highly processed food items. So, I want to tell you my best tip on how to do it quickly without being a nutritionist or researching food for hours. But first, I can’t tell you how often I am told the foods people feed their kids. [...]

Healthy No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bites

August 18th, 2016|

  Need a real-food dessert to bring to a party? These are ALWAYS a hit at parties because because they are just THAT GOOD! They're a staple dessert in our home and both of my older kids can make them all by themselves because it's a no-bake, no fuss (I didn't say no mess ;) ) recipe. [...]

Healthy No-Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bites

August 18th, 2016|

Need a real-food dessert to bring to a party? These are ALWAYS a hit at parties because because they are just THAT GOOD! They're a staple dessert in our home and both of my older kids can make them all by themselves because it's a no-bake, no fuss (I didn't say no mess ;) ) recipe. This [...]

Healthy Snack: Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

August 18th, 2016|

Do you ever have a sweet and salty craving? I’ll raise my hand first to say, I do!  I know I’m not alone in this and the food industry utilizes this to their advantage, which is why there are so many processed sweet and salty snacks in our grocery stores! To satisfy this craving, most people [...]

5 Favorite Vegetables to Add to Smoothies

August 17th, 2016|

If you ever feel like you or your kids aren’t eating enough vegetables in a day, let me tell you my secret weapon for super-fast nutrient-boosting foods...                                      Fruit and veggie smoothies Some days, it feels like we are in and out of the car going from one activity to another and there isn't even [...]

15 Healthy Foods to Buy From Costco

August 10th, 2016|

Looking for a place to add more variety to your healthy food options without breaking the bank? Over the last 2 years, I have fallen head over heels with Costco. Not only because I can buy in bulk for our big-ish family, but also because of its great prices, healthy food items, and variety. I’ve done some [...]

Banana Blueberry Muffins

June 30th, 2016|

Are you buying your muffins at the grocery store? And have you ever checked out the ingredient's list? Holy Smokes...the amount of refined sugars, calories, the length of ingredient's list, and processed ingredients always blows my mind. I get it....they use them because they're cheap ingredients, keeps the consumer coming back for more, and tastes [...]

Chickpea Salad Spread

June 28th, 2016|

This is a really great spread that my girls and I love. We have enjoyed this spread on bread and crackers. My favorite crackers I buy at Costco. You can find the exact ones in my... Costco Cheat Sheet where there is listed more than 100 healthy food items for your family and their prices. :) [...]

Simple Berry Syrup: Refined-Sugar Free

June 28th, 2016|

  Any other breakfast-for-dinner families out there? Moms and dads, I know you hear me, because let's be honest...it's a meal the whole family usually loves and dissolves the picky-eater problem. When trying to eat real food, breakfast can be a hurdle to jump. Our culture is centered around processed, sugary breakfasts cereals, granola bars, pop tarts, [...]

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

June 28th, 2016|

This is a perfect "starter" smoothie. Warming your family up to smoothies can be an adjustment if they've never had anything like them before. Let this be your first to win them over! The recipe below says the honey can be omittted. If you're new to smoothie making, add in the honey and get used [...]

Healthy Sweet Potato Chips

June 27th, 2016|

Do you ever have a sweet and salty craving? I’ll raise my hand first to say, “I do!” and I know I’m not alone in this. The food industry utilizes this to their advantage, which is why there are so many processed sweet and salty snacks in our grocery stores! To satisfy this craving, most [...]

Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies: Gluten-Free

June 25th, 2016|

Have you ever noticed how healthy eaters are perceived by many not-so-healthy eaters as people who only eat salads and boring, flavorless food? If that's you, you've got it all wrong! We enjoy treats like these Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies, but we are cautious about the ingredients we put in our body and are careful to not [...]