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Category Archives: Good Recipes

How to Make Almond Butter at Home

Posted on September 12th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Homemade almond butter is a regular in my household. I like to slather it on rice cakes, mix it up in smoothies and use it make ants on a log for my son. It’s pretty incredible – and surprisingly easy to make. You only need a food processor, some high-quality […]

Vegan Dessert: Raw Coconut Chocolate Bites Recipe

Posted on September 9th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When your sweet tooth starts to ache, reach for something that looks sinful but secretly packed with healthy ingredients. I adore making individual-serving desserts to keep my calorie count in check. These chocolate bites are both gluten free and vegan. As a bonus, they easily tuck into a lunchbox […]

Healthy Homemade Baby Food Recipes for Autumn

Posted on September 9th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger There’s a lot of buzz about seasonal farm-fresh foods, and there’s no reason your baby should miss out on the experience. The next time you’re at the grocery store and tempted to grab prepackaged baby food, consider a detour to the produce section or local farmers’ market to pick up […]

How to Make Apple Cider at Home

Posted on August 17th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Growing up, my mom made homemade apple cider each fall. We drank it hot with a cinnamon stick. Now that I have my own child, I’ve been brewing up some of my own, especially during apple picking season when I end up with more apples than I know what to […]

Making Treats from Your Carved Pumpkin

Posted on August 15th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger As soon as students go back to school in autumn, it seems like Halloween and carved pumpkin decorations are right around the corner. Pumpkins are versatile vegetables that actually make delicious, savory treats, and it’s easy to combine the traditional pumpkin-carving fun with a tasty meal made up of the […]

Six Recipes to Kick Start a Clean Eating Diet

Posted on July 26th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Clean eating is a lifestyle. Several years ago, I decided to keep things simple and focus on enjoying whole, natural foods. This meant that overly processed foods, like microwave meals and frozen veggie burgers, were off the menu. Instead I focus on cooking from scratch with nutritious, single ingredients […]

An Easy Pasta Salad Recipe, Greek Style

Posted on July 25th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Move over, calorie-crushing creamy potato salad. There’s a new summer salad vying for a place on the picnic table. It’s my easy pasta salad recipe, Greek style. This healthy pasta salad recipe came together for me by accident, while attempting to make a quick lunch with leftover cooked pasta […]

Healthy Homemade Baby Food

Posted on July 15th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger A balanced diet is important, but not just for you. An infant’s development depends on healthy baby food, and this is particularly true for their teeth. Homemade baby food can reduce your baby’s sugar intake, which is important in avoiding tooth decay. Foods that are high in sugar and starch, […]