Roasted Garlic & Cranberry Bean Dip

Roasted Garlic & Cranberry Bean Dip

Have you ever tried cranberry beans? No, these aren’t actual cranberries (despite my adoration for all things cranberry), but cranberry beans are simply a basic white bean, but speckled an oh-so-pretty red. They’re not super-common, but they’re not rare, either, so if you can find them, you’re most definitely in for a treat. Their flavor…

Turkey Salad with Tarragon

Turkey Salad with Tarragon

Turkey salad with tarragon is the perfect, simple way to not just use up leftover turkey, but to thoroughly enjoy it.

Homemade Caramel Corn

Homemade Caramel Corn

Naturally-sweetened homemade caramel corn provides the sweet treat you love without any of the junk that’s often added. Besides, it tastes delectably good.

3 Irresistible Healthy Holiday Dips for Kids of All Ages

3 Irresistible Healthy Holiday Dips for Kids of All Ages

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.

Homemade Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt Cups

Homemade Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt Cups

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.

Probiotic Fig Newton Butter

Probiotic Fig Newton Butter

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.

Homemade String Cheese

Homemade String Cheese

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!

Easy 5-Minute Homemade Pudding Cups

Easy 5-Minute Homemade Pudding Cups

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.)

Real Food Makeover: Pigs in a Blanket

Real Food Makeover: Pigs in a Blanket

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…

Rhubarb Salsa

Rhubarb Salsa

Rhubarb salsa is the perfect NON-sweet use of this prolific spring fruit. We can’t get enough of it in our house!

Perfect Homemade Granola Bars

Perfect Homemade Granola Bars

These homemade granola bars can be customized to nearly anyone’s favorite flavor and texture, due to the basic science of sugar and how sugars hardens as it cools.

Super Creamy Peanut Butter

Super Creamy Peanut Butter

Making creamy homemade peanut butter is easy and fun – and not to mention finger-licking delicious (for all you peanut butter lovers out there!)

Homemade Cheerios

Homemade Cheerios

Homemade Cheerios are healthier than the commercial version and easy to make! This informative article includes two recipes and more information than you can shake a toy at.

Lox Pizza

Lox Pizza

This lox pizza sings of the flavors of spring. It’s a little like a grown-up version of lox and bagels and it always disappears quickly in our house.