PROTEIN PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

 Having food on hand that doesn’t require a lot of time and effort is really helpful for staying on track and eating healthy. These cookies are super quick and easy and can be made in about 10 minutes. Basically just put all the ingredients into a food processor, mix until the ingredients become a creamy […]

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CHICKEN POT PIE SOUP

Chicken pot pie is such a delicious comfort food and is loved by everyone in my family. So I wanted to make a version that was healthy and packed with vegetables but still had the flavor of a traditional pot pie. I prefer to eat this as a soup because the filling of a chicken pot […]

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APPLE DOUGHNUTS – CHEESE AND YOGURT

I have a few favorite mid-morning or afternoon healthy snacks that I eat often  – and fruit and dip is usually one of them. I sometimes eat apples with savory toppings/dips and when I am craving something sweet, I’ll choose a sweeter topping. My kids really like these apples because they are fun to eat […]

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DAIRY-FREE HOT COCOA

I was beginning to think I needed to put all my winter recipes on the shelf. It’s February and I was playing basketball outside with the boys without jackets or coats. It was too warm for cozy soups or hot cocoa. But yesterday we woke up with a blanket of snow. The boys ran to […]

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RED CABBAGE BERRY SMOOTHIE BOWL

My kids get really excited about smoothies and smoothie bowls. I think it’s because they get to help make them. Davis, my toddler, pulls his chair next to the counter and loads the blender full of whatever is on the cutting board. He loves dumping in the liquid and measuring out the powder. If I […]

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LIME PAD THAI

We’ve hit the dead of winter and the snow has been falling for days. The snow really is beautiful and we get a lot of it up here in the mountains. I love cooking winter meals because they are so comforting but I needed a break from vegetable soups and roasted vegetables. I’ve really been […]

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CREAMY RED CHICKEN OVER BASMATI

Every year around this time I make a full-fledged Brazilian meal for my family. I lived in Brazil as a missionary for 18 months and returned home to the states several years ago in January. So every January I like to remember the awesome experience I had in Brazil and I recreate some of my favorite […]

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