Recipes

Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, Sides

Healthiest Mac n’ Cheese

Traditional Mac n’ Cheese is Not Nutritious Traditional mac n’ cheese is heavy! It traditionally has lots of saturated fat, poor quality pasta, and very little nutritional value. Some mac and cheese is even totally processed. Aside from the convenience, boxed mac and cheese is even worse. However, sometimes you crave that home style, comforting […]

Dinner, Garnishes, Recipes, Sides

Magical Mushroom Gravy

Okay, so no this is not a magical ‘shroom gravy… I am so sorry to disappoint those of you that may have gotten excited to “trip balls” again like a 20-something at an EDM concert. However, this mushroom gravy is quite magical in it’s savory umami taste and how wonderfully it compliments typically “boring” foods […]

A bowl full of colorful vegetables
Dinner, Lunch, Salads

Buddha Bowls!

Colorful and fun bowls full of flavors and healthy ingredients These buddha bowls are a hit in our house! Since I follow a more plant-based diet than my boyfriend and the kids all like different vegetables, I made it a fun “build your own” buddha bowl. Kids are more likely to eat their vegetables and […]

second fermentation of kombucha flavors
Drinks, Fermented foods, Recipes

Kombucha Second Fermentation

So, if you’ve come to this text about kombucha’s second fermentation, I guess your emerging kombucha is in some nice, dark, and warm corner, or maybe it’s already done and waiting for all those interesting and fun flavor combinations we’ll explore in this text.  If not, you can always go back to my previous text […]

Drinks, Fermented foods, Recipes

How to Make Kombucha

If you have read my previous two texts about kombucha, Benefits of Kombucha, and How Kombucha Can Benefit with Health Issues, you learned how beneficial kombucha can be for your body. In this post, we will go through the first part of the kombucha home-making process. Making it at home, we can be sure that […]

Daughter trying to steal a pumpkin oatmeal cookie
Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Cookies

Craving pumpkin pie as fall season approaches and also looking for a quick and easy whole food recipe for an on-the-go breakfast, healthy dessert, or snack? Look no further! These pumpkin oatmeal cookies (with an optional addition of dark chocolate) will become one of your favorite healthy pumpkin recipes, and even one of your favorite […]