Homemade Granola Bars

These granola bars are so simple to make I can even convince my kids to make them sometimes 🙂 Homemade Granola Bars 1/2 c. coconut oil 1/2 cup to 1 cup honey (depending on how sweet you like your food) 2 cups cooking quick cooking oats (I use old-fashioned oats for everything else but not […]

Healthy Ranch Dip/Dressing

Healthy Ranch Dressing/Dip This dip is a great way to get in your probiotics and avoid all the msg found in a lot of store bought ranch dressings 1 ½ c. plain full fat yogurt (I use Dannon since it’s the only full fat yogurt I can find at the local store) ½ tsp. Chives […]

Homemade Super Easy Jam

            I got this idea from my co-worker Erin, because really, what busy mom has time to make jam the old fashioned way?? This jam is quick, easy AND healthy. Homemade Jam 1 pound chopped fruit of your choice ¼ c. honey (more or less to your desired level of […]

Homemade Power Bars

Chewy and sweet, these make a great “dessert” for after lunch or dinner Cashew Power Bar 1 cup pitted Medjool dates 1/2 cup raw unsalted cashews 1 Tbsp water – if needed Apple Pie Power Bar 1 cup mixed almonds and walnuts 1 cup dates 1 cup mixed raisins and dried apple 2 tbsp cinnamon […]

Banana Coconut Chia Seed Muffins

Packed with protein and fiber these muffins are a great healthy way to start your day. Make ahead of time and freeze so you have them already made when it’s morning rush time. You Will Need: ¾ cup blanched almond meal ¼ c. unsweetened shredded coconut (optional) 2 tablespoons coconut flour 2 tablespoons chia seeds […]

Dear Parents, Let’s Feed Our Kids Right

  Dear Parents, Let’s get together and start making healthy breakfasts a priority for our kids. I can’t tell you the number of times I have looked out in my classroom and seen handfuls of students shoving Pop-Tarts down their faces for breakfast.  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, providing base fuel […]

Sassy you say?

Yesterday I received this email from a friend who had loaned out my book to a co-worker. All it takes is a little bit of knowledge and the willingness to take baby steps in the journey to achieving life long health and wellness. I think this lady is well on her way, plus I can’t […]