Looking for a delicious, easy, nutritious breakfast to get your family nourished in the morning? This oatmeal is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Apple Cider Oatmeal Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: • ¼ cup Quinoa • ¼ cup Rolled oats (Nature’s Path Organic canister) • 1T Flax • 1T Chia • 1 Apple, diced • […]

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How about a bean dip for your next snack? Any beans will work, a great source of plant-based protein and the kids will love dipping veggies, apple slices, or pita chips! My versions in the above video include beets for some fun pink pop of color and antioxidants. Bean Dip and Crudite Makes 1 ½ […]

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As my daughter will tell you, I love baking muffins. I try to incorporate vegetables and/or fruit in every muffin recipe and I always focus on minimal additional sugar from three sources only: honey, maple syrup, and/or maple sugar. These are natural sugar sources that offer additional vitamins and nutrients, such as iron, potassium, and […]

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Looking for a delicious, easy, healthy breakfast that will keep you and your gaggle of guests going this holiday season? Try my Apple Cider Oatmeal! I used Nature’s Path Organic rolled oats and Nature’s path multigrain cereal, available in canisters (great for the long winter!) Apple Cider Oatmeal Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: • ¼ cup […]

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Eating a rainbow of colors is a great way to ensure you’re getting a variety of nutrients and can be fun for the whole family! This bean salad tastes great and has a ton of color and crunch. Perfect for lunchboxes or a light dinner. Peppers are chock full of vitamins C and A, as […]

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This summertime favorite is perfect for all your summer picnics and cookouts! Tons of Vitamin C and the sweet/spicy combination is amazing. And here’s the best part – mix any leftovers with vodka or gin and you’ve got a great adult bev! You’re welcome. Watermelon Salad with Jalapeno and Lime Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 seedless watermelon […]

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This month’s Recipe Redux challenge is to “Beat the Heat with the Slow Cooker/Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker” – some of my favorite summertime cooking methods! I used my Instant Pot to create this Vegetable Curry – a delicious, easy meal to make midweek. Enjoy! Vegetable Curry Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 onions, […]

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In honor of Recipe Redux’s 6-year anniversary, this month’s Recipe Redux challenge is cake or a small bite dessert. Happy anniversary! Woo hoo! As my daughter will tell you, I love baking muffins. I try to incorporate vegetables and/or fruit in every muffin recipe and I always focus on minimal additional sugar from three sources […]

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Looking for a new way to prepare kale? I admit, I’m not a huge fan of raw kale so I’m always thinking about creative ways to prepare it. Here’s a great way to cook it without adding any oil or sticking it in an oven. Quick, easy, and delicious! I like to use crispy kale […]

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Spring is here and with that comes an array of amazing fruits and vegetables. Kicking off the season is the humble radish, one of my favorite veggies. It’s hard to beat the peppery crunch of a radish, a great addition to a variety of dishes. The typical radish is red on the outside with bright […]

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