Apple Crisp Filling

2020-01-08T14:39:55-07:00December 30th, 2019|

Apple Crisp Filling - - baking apples, such as Granny Smith (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), orange, zested and juiced, Brown Sugar, honey, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground turmeric, SeedFiber (optional), dash of ginger, shelled hemp hearts, ground flax seeds, sliced almonds, Vanilla Protein Powder, old fashioned rolled oats, Brown Sugar, coconut oil, melted (more [...]

Pumpkin Protein Cookies

2020-01-08T14:41:24-07:00December 30th, 2019|

Pumpkin Protein Cookies - - Pumpkin Puree, almond butter, egg, Pumpkin Pie Spice, cinnamon, coconut sugar, baking soda, Applesauce, SeedFiber (optional), Chocolate Protein powder, Chocolate chips, nuts, seeds, and dried fruit of choice for extra flavor, fiber, and antioxidants (I recommend pecans, dried cranberries, and dark chocolate chips), , Mix all ingredients together.; Bake heaping [...]

Pumpkin Pecan Scones

2020-01-08T14:42:00-07:00December 30th, 2019|

Pumpkin Pecan Scones - - chopped pecans, white whole wheat flour or regular whole wheat flour, Vanilla Protein Powder, baking powder, brown sugar, packed, cinnamon, Ginger, nutmeg, cloves or allspice, SeedFiber (optional), salt, solid coconut oil, Pumpkin Puree, milk of choice (almond milk, low fat milk, etc), vanilla extract, , Preheat oven to 425 degrees [...]

Pumpkin Protein Shake

2020-01-08T14:42:28-07:00December 30th, 2019|

Pumpkin Protein Shake - - Pumpkin Puree, cashew or almond milk, frozen banana, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Handful pecans, Vanilla Protein Powder, SeedFiber (optional), , Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Blend until pureed. Serve and enjoy.; ; - - holidays - November - thanksgiving

Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pancakes

2020-01-08T14:43:44-07:00December 20th, 2019|

[recipe] While this isn't the most nutritious meal, I want to point out, there is a big difference between refined, highly processed pancakes and pancakes made with whole grain real ingredients. When we eat food made with whole-real food ingredients, we are giving our body the nutrients, vitamins, and fiber that it needs to work [...]

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

2020-01-08T16:06:12-07:00August 1st, 2019|

Mediterranean Lentil Salad - Recipe by Amare - brown lentils, dry, carrots, red onion, garlic cloves, minced, medium bay leaf, thyme, dried, lemon juice, celery*, chopped parsley, fresh, black pepper, olive oil, , Dice vegetables. ; In a large saucepan, combine lentils, vegetable broth, carrots, onion, garlic, bay leaf, and thyme.; Cover with 1 inch [...]

Raw Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

2020-01-08T16:22:22-07:00August 1st, 2019|

Raw Creamy Tomato Basil Soup - - raw cashews, water, olive oil, yellow onion, rough chopped, garlic, minced, fresh tomatoes, rough chopped, vegetable broth*, fresh basil, kosher salt, , Place 1 cup of raw cashews in a bowl and add the water which should just barely cover the nuts. Let them soak for 20 minutes.; [...]

Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

2020-01-08T21:51:45-07:00November 19th, 2018|

[recipe]   When it comes to making fun, delicious food during the holiday season, you will always find these Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins on our counter! My kids gobble them up and I find myself creeping back for another as well!  Healthier Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins - - coconut sugar, coconut oil, melted*, eggs, [...]

#1 Way to Recognize Processed Foods

2020-01-09T11:05:18-07:00September 1st, 2018|

I want to tell you my best tip for identifying highly processed food so you can recognize 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. Without me bringing up my blog, the foods my kids [...]

Instant Pot Hamburger Veggie Soup

2020-01-08T21:59:07-07:00June 5th, 2017|

[recipe] I LOVE this recipe! The fact that it only cooks for 4 minutes is a dream come true when it comes to cooking dinner. Granted, the sauteing, warm-up, and pressure release takes the time up to about 20 minutes. But, still is a super fast dinner and makes my life easier. And...I ❤ my [...]

5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Sugar

2020-01-13T14:32:38-07:00April 24th, 2017|

While visiting family, I shared a delicious pancake syrup recipe that contains maple syrup. Upon placing the syrup on the table, it was said that the syrup was "sugar-free". Totally perplexed, I responded that it wasn't because it contained maple syrup and I didn't want to lead others into thinking it was sugar-free. Sure enough, this [...]

5 Food Myths That Do More Harm Than Good

2020-01-09T12:40:00-07:00January 2nd, 2017|

Every year around the holidays, I hear people say they must "diet" once the parties are over. I cringe at the word "diet" and dislike using it because it has a negative connotation when it comes to people wanting to lose weight and be healthy. The reality is there's not short term fix as the word "diet" [...]

Healthy Apple Cranberry Salad

2020-01-08T22:13:27-07:00September 29th, 2016|

[recipe] Ready to eat more salads? If you are like me, I used to eat salads because I knew I should. But, I wasn't excited about eating them and looked forward to the next part of the meal. I soon found out what it took to make a super simple, yet delicious salad, without all the [...]