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Fun Halloween Ideas

    Halloween is this week! Here are some fun, healthy options for Halloween that are fast to put together.  Most of these ideas have ingredients that you probably already have on hand! 1. Scary Yogurt Bark You can make all … Continue reading

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Real Food for Travel

Summer is here, and that means lazy days, lots of sun, and an amazing family vacation. Unfortunately, family vacations can often involve quick trips through drive-throughs, and other unhealthy foods. For me, those typical travel foods bog me down and … Continue reading

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Herbed Popcorn

There are so many things to love about summer! No schedules, no homework and most of all, less time in the kitchen. We love to pack up and head to the mountains for a hike or to the pool to … Continue reading

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Baking with a Toddler – Mango and Passionfruit Tea Cake Recipe

I love to measure and make cakes from scratch.  No need for a cake mixer or any fancy equipment.  A mixing bowl, measuring cup, a big spoon to stir and a cake tin to bake it in are all we need. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bliss Balls

These are perfect for lunchbox treats, or for an energy boost when hiking or exercising. Ingredients: 1 cup of cashews 2 tablespoons of raw honey 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 tablespoons of raw cacao or cocoa 8 dates, pitted … Continue reading

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Skinny Greek Yogurt Dip

Skinny Greek Yogurt Dip I have tried a few recipes for veggie dip and until now I haven’t found a recipe that I love.  I wanted a recipe that was easy, tasted good, good for you, and that my kids … Continue reading

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Creamy Chia Pudding

Creamy Chia Pudding Lately I have been craving chia pudding for breakfast, which is nice because it is a lot healthier than the other things I have been craving! It is worth all the morning sickness though to have baby … Continue reading

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The Perfect Recovery Bar

 The Perfect Recovery Bar I am so excited to do another FUN GIVE AWAY and post a fantastic recovery bar that has become a staple in our house! A few months back I did a mountain bike race, 12 hours … Continue reading

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Homemade Larabar Recipe

Homemade Larabar Recipe It is important to have healthy snacks on hand so that you aren’t tempted to grab something that isn’t.   The trick is to plan ahead,  pre-wash and chop your veggies and lettuce, make double batches of … Continue reading

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