Clean eating · Real Food · Recipes

Just when you thought you didn’t like beets…

  I used to hate beets. I didn’t understand how anyone could eat those slimy, weird things, they were NOT good. And then, as a young bride, my mother-in-law fed them to me. You have to make a good impression on your mother-in-law, especially at first, right? You have to eat what she serves when… Continue reading Just when you thought you didn’t like beets…

Clean eating · Real Food · Recipes

Kicked Up Cranberry Sauce

What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner? Everyone has their thing. Some people can’t get enough of the mashed potatoes with gravy, others need that green bean casserole or it doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving. Pumpkin pie is pretty high on my list, but sitting firmly at the top is something that a lot of… Continue reading Kicked Up Cranberry Sauce

Clean eating · Desserts · Recipes

Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars

Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars Yep, I said spinach. In dessert. I love making these to hand out when I’m teaching a class, especially to kids/teenagers. I have them grab one to munch on before I get started. Then halfway through my presentation when they are grabbing seconds, I get to the part where I’m telling… Continue reading Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars

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Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

This dressing really couldn’t be any more simple. You probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen already, and it takes approximately 2.6 seconds to put together. It’s way healthier than anything you can buy in a bottle at the store, tastes better, and is so much better for you than all those processed ingredients… Continue reading Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Clean eating · Healthy Habits Challenge · Unprocessed Food

Quinoa Sweet Potato Bowl

When you are cutting processed foods, there are two main tactics. First, you can take the things you already eat and try to convert them to clean eating, unprocessed versions. This can be very effective sometimes, and other times the results can be… questionable. Thankfully in this recipe I’m giving you an awesome dressing that… Continue reading Quinoa Sweet Potato Bowl

Clean eating · Green Smoothie Challenge · Real Food · Recipes

Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

The leaves are starting to turn, the air is getting cooler, and with fall each year there is an inevitable invasion.   Soon the season of all things pumpkin will be descending, and I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t be happier about the impending pumpkin onslaught. And why not? Pumpkins are not only delicious… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie