These SWEET chickpea-based dips (aka “hummus”) will not only provide excellent protein and minerals, but will delight the tastebuds of pretty much anyone, making them perfect for dipping with apples, bananas, or strawberries and are lovely as an appetizer for holiday get-togethers, an after-school snack, or a healthy school lunch.
Pumpkin Pie Panna Cotta celebrates the popular Thanksgiving dessert without having to bake it. It comes together in about five minutes and is elegant to boot. (Hint: the secret is one of our ever-favorite ingredients!)
What’s Thanksgiving without Green Bean Casserole topped with crispy French Fried Onions? Our simple homemade recipe has got you covered.
Making your own simple homemade cream of mushroom soup to have on hand for casseroles and cravings will help you avoid food additives and save money.
Homemade pumpkin pie spice celebrates autumn and making it at home saves money, saves a unexpected last minute trip to the store, and avoids nasty additives. It tastes better too!
There are certain flavors that just sing of autumn. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, pumpkin, apple cider, honey…. Just think of a homey kitchen that’s cozy and comforting when you come in from the cool, autumn night and that’s full of heady, rich spices — these scents that sing their way into your soul. Also, I simply…
Whether you’re packing a lunch to go or preparing lunch to eat at home, midday meals tend to necessitate the need for quick, tidy, and portable food. Fermented foods are one of the best ways to pack a nutritional punch in any meal.
Our food landscape has changed in the last half-decade and as consumers, we can continue to fuel the fires of change. The new 100 Days of Real Food cookbook help leads the charge – in an unexpected way.
These homemade fruit on the bottom yogurt cups are simple, frugal, healthy, eco-friendly, customizable, and kids can even make them all by themselves! Homemade yogurt cups are the way to go for any busy, healthy family.
Dosas are a lentil-based wrap-style flatbread that is delicious whether you’re scooping up curried potatoes or munching on it all alone. It’s an excellent bread substitute in a gluten-free diet as well!
This fig butter is unlike any you’ve known – and it’s easier, tastier, and healthier too! If you love Fig Newtons, you’ll swoon for this simple version.
Classic cherry clafoutis is a scrumptious homage to delectable summer fruit – and it’s well worth the few minutes it takes to pull together. Whether it’s for breakfast or dessert, it deserves a place on your summer table!
Homemade string cheese is an easy, fun treat to pop in your child’s healthy school lunch. With this sneaky shortcut, you can make homemade string cheese at a fraction of the cost of the store-bought versions AND avoid most fillers and additives!
Homemade Velveeta and Homemade Cheez Whiz are your real food answers to the chemical-laden, “food” product the stores offer. Try these super-easy, nourishing recipes today!
Spoon this luxurious peanut sauce over rice or your favorite sautéed vegetables. It’s quick and delicious!
We should all eat more gelatin for deeply good health – and here are at least 35 simple ways to get more gelatin in your diet!
Bare Belly Organics has raised the bar by offering truly natural sunscreen and other skincare products. I took a few of their products for a test spin and here’s what I found.
Green tea ice cream provides a nourishing treat mid-summer, including healthy fats & potent antioxidants. Churn up a batch today for a feel-good pick-me-up!
These quick homemade pudding cups make a nourishing, HEALTHY substitute for store-bought pudding cups that are full of undesirable ingredients. Whip these up in 5-minutes flat! (These taste better too.)
SckoonPads are an organic, fair-trade, beautifully-sewn, reusable option for natural menstrual care. But are they really worth it?
Mango Cranberry Sherbet offers the balance of tart and sweet and promises to set your taste buds dancing. Plus, it deeply refreshes on a hot, sticky day.
Last month, I asked our newsletter subscribers to send me recipes they wished they could make with real food instead of buying them at the store. Basically – a real food makeover of your favorite recipes. I received dozens of e-mails, but very surprisingly, many of the same recipes were requested several times over. Evidently…
Panna cotta is every host’s dream, whether you’re planning an elegant dinner or a casual backyard open house. It’s delicious, nourishing, and can be made in under five minutes.
The benefits of gelatin extends into every aspect of health – physical, mental, and emotional. But the #1 reason to include more gelatin in your diet may surprise you. It did me!