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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CHOCOLATE DATE SMOOTHIE BOWL

We had our first winter storm of the year. The snow is falling outside and all I can think about is having a cup of hot chocolate. In order to get my chocolate fix, we’ve been making this chocolate smoothie bowl. When it comes to smoothie bowls, it’s important to have different textures. The chopped […]

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