Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Hummus has gotten really popular in the last few years, and for good reason. Its a delicious, healthy and quick snack thats very versatile. Hummus is one of those things I would buy week after week. When we are having things like chicken for dinner Avah (who is mostly vegetarian, I say mostly because she will eat some hamburger….. sometimes….) can always eat hummus for … Continue reading Homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus

Frozen Yogurt and Chia Bites

Im always trying to create fun healthy snacks for the kids. My hope is that when someone offers them, say, a pack of m&m’s, they politely decline, reflecting on the dye and artificial free snacks I have made them. We aren’t quite there yet, but I can be hopeful right? I have to be honest, over the years I have seen a lot of “whatever” … Continue reading Frozen Yogurt and Chia Bites

Probiotic Fermented Sauerkraut

Fermented foods have been used for centuries for their health benefits. They were talked about in ancient Roman manuscripts as being one of the finest vegetables for human health.¬†The last few years we have seen them increase in popularity, and this is a huge step in moving toward optimal health. In the past, the lack of fermented foods being consumed in the U.S. has led … Continue reading Probiotic Fermented Sauerkraut

Healthy Hot Chocolate with Coconut Whipped Cream

I think we all love hot chocolate now and then, but do you know what’s in it? I think it will shock you! In my journey to crack the label code, (and yes it is a code) every now and then I would stumble upon something and I didn’t think to turn the product over and check out the ingredients. I came across some packets … Continue reading Healthy Hot Chocolate with Coconut Whipped Cream

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

Thanksgiving is full of wonderful food and family. I think we all love the staples. Let’s see….. there’s turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, ¬†sweet potatoes….let’s stop there. Ahhh the sweet potato. They bring some health to our thanksgiving meal. They are rich in fiber, anti-inflammatory, rich in antioxidants, and help prevent rheumatoid arthritis! But…did you ever think the way most of us make them for the … Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Herbs