Sides

Make Your Own Sauerkraut

Make Your Own Sauerkraut

It may take several weeks but the process is simple and the final product is well worth the wait. Sauerkraut is just fermented or “soured” cabbage that can be made right at home. First off, collect the following items: -a fermenting crock -a head (or […]

Pesto: Easy & Versatile

Pesto: Easy & Versatile

Pesto. Do you immediately think of basil + pine nuts? And needing lots of it? Well, you can actually make pesto at home, easily and with some other ingredients that may be in your fridge or an easy grab the next time you go shopping. […]

BBQs, Day Trips, and Parties Oh My!!

BBQs, Day Trips, and Parties Oh My!!

Would you like to have a healthier summer? You are not alone. It may feel like it is too hard to juggle all of the social events, the barbecues, the trips, the long days at the beach and the hundreds of other things going on […]

Quinoa {KEEN-WA}

Quinoa {KEEN-WA}

What is it? Whole Grain + Protein + Fiber  {Similar to cous cous} Where do you buy it? Most grocery stores found in the health food section or your local health food store. How do you cook it? You can use it as a side […]

Quinoa {Keen-WA}

Quinoa {Keen-WA}

What is it? Whole Grain and high in fiber Complete Protein Similar to cous cous Where do you buy it? Most grocery stores, like Stop & Shop in the health food section or your local health food store. How do you cook it? Side dish […]

Gluten-free Quinoa Stuffing

Gluten-free Quinoa Stuffing

This gluten-free quinoa stuffing brings an equivalent amount of flavor to the table as any other stuffing. The only difference is this dish is full of protein and fiber, without leaving you feeling bloated from an abundance of processed bread. It’s also an amazing option […]

Cranberry Apple Nut Butter

Cranberry Apple Nut Butter

2 cups Fresh Organic Cranberries 2 cups Organic Pecans 2 Apples, chopped Place ingredients into Vitamix or Food Processor and process until smooth consistency. Serve with Food Should Taste Good Chips, Mary Gone Crackers or sliced apples.

Coconut Sugared Fresh Cranberries

Coconut Sugared Fresh Cranberries

Along with the Concord grape and the blueberry, fresh cranberries are one of North America’s native fruits and were first cultivated in 1816 in Dennis, Massachusetts.  The tart berry bakes perfectly into sweet pumpkin breads or mixed into savory fall dishes such as stuffing and […]

DIY Vegetable Broth

DIY Vegetable Broth

The average 32 oz carton of vegetable broth costs $2.99. If you choose the organic vegetable broth, it increases to $3.99 on average. You can save money on your grocery list and get more health benefits by making your own broth out of vegetable scraps […]

Sweet Potato & Fig Gobbets

Sweet Potato & Fig Gobbets

In search for a new Thanksgiving appetizer, I have created these perfect easy to assemble bites of heaven. These ingredients provide protein and fiber for a great app, side, or even snack for the next day, if there are leftovers! My favorite part of this […]