If you have children at home you know how important it is to have snacks! As parents, we want things to be easy, but also nutritious. Here’s 4 snacks that pack in the nutrients and are so easy to make, even the kids can help out!
This is my absolute favorite juice right now. It’s sweet, refreshing and packed with benefits! Beets are one of the best foods we can eat for optimal health. This is an easy and delicious way to get them in.
These BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches are a healthier alternative to a pulled pork sandwich! The texture is identical and the flavor is always in the sauce!
This healthy, plant-based cereal is made with 4 ingredients, high in protein, no refined sugars and can be made gluten-free! Cereal is such a nostalgic breakfast option for me. Unfortunately, the mainstream cereal has artificial dyes, preservatives, refined sugars and other chemicals that aren’t good for our health – especially children!
People are more aware of keeping their immune systems boosted with everything that’s going on with Covid-19, but this is really something we should always be striving to do! Fruits and vegetables are packed with antioxidants that protect our cells from viruses and diseases.
Chia pudding is filled with omega-3’s, fiber and protein, making it a healthy snack option! Beet chia pudding is even better because it gets in a nutritious veggie and ups the antioxidant content. It’s also a great to have before or after a workout.
We’re in the middle of Coronavirus right now. With so much uncertainty ahead, one thing I’m doing is making the most of the food I have on hand. One of my easy go-to meals is a buddha bowl. The thing I love about these bowls are they have no rules!
This soup is a cross between tortilla soup and enchilada soup, but since it has tortillas in it, that’s the name I went with. This one’s made healthier than most with baked tortillas and plant-based protein.
You might have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s TRUE! This week on ABC10 I showed 3 easy and healthy breakfast options for people on the go (recipes + video below), but first let me tell you why you should be eating breakfast.
I’ve recently had some requests for nut-free options so that’s one of the reasons behind these Tahini Lentil Brownies. They’re also oil-free and gluten-free but trust me, no one will know they’re healthy!
Healthy, plant-based tacos full of benefits and they easily come together in under 15 minutes! They’re a favorite weeknight meal around here because of the minimal work and cleanup! The cauliflower/walnut mixture gives it a “meaty” texture and the seasonings make it explode with taco flavor!
Only 4 ingredients for this homemade sour cream and it can be whipped up in minutes. I make it almost every week, and it’s just the bump dishes need to take them to the next level.
This drink is cozy, comforting and filled with lots of health benefits! It’s perfect for the colder weather because it boosts your immune system and helps keep the body thriving. Turmeric is one of the best things we can add to our diet and this is a sweet way to do it.
Ever have a sweet craving, but you’re trying to eat healthy so you don’t know how to satisfy it? I find this happens especially around the holidays when sugar is EVERYWHERE! Enter these Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies! They’re made from garbanzo beans, healthier sugars and a couple other simple ingredients.
Nobody will miss the chicken with these Baked Cauliflower Buffalo Wings!
Lately, I’ve been all about taking simple dishes to the next level. Making it fancy, but keeping it simple. And this hearty salad does just that.
If you’re looking for a recipe to impress, this “Meaty” Mushroom Eggplant Rollatini is it. It might seem a little intimidating but, trust me, it looks fancy but it’s not that hard to make.
This Beet Hummus is packed with healthy ingredients that help improve digestion, assist with weight-loss and even improve cognitive function! It makes a delicious snack that can be meal prepped ahead of time. I make this beet hummus oil-free unless I want it to look pretty on top, then I add a little there.
Apple season’s here and this baked oatmeal recipe is a yummy way to use them, and perfect for all things fall.
Watermelon is such a refreshing fruit, and it’s also very hydrating for our bodies. Grilled Watermelon Pizza is a fun way to eat more fruit. It also makes a healthy snack or appetizer. This is a great recipe to get kids involved in and let them create their own pizza.
Before peach season is over you MUST make these Grilled Peach Crostinis. It’s such an easy appetizer or finger food to whip up, and they literally explode with flavor in your mouth. My mouth is watering right now just thinking of them!
Do you ever go for the banana bread when buying a pastry, thinking that it has to be healthier since it has bananas, right? Well, the majority of those loafs are filled with refined sugar, oils and preservatives.
Summer tomatoes are so good, I can just eat ’em like candy! This simple recipe is one of my favorite ways to use tomatoes, and it makes a quick and easy meal!
You know the way to not get bored of vegetables? It’s pretty simple – just cook and season them differently! That’s exactly what curry does. It takes veggies to a whole new flavor level, am I right?