If you have recently gone apple picking, this recipe is for you! It's a perfect way to use this seasonal fruit in a healthy & delicious way... Ingredients: - 1 medium diced apple, fresh or baked (to bake apples I simply place in a dish, add a tbsp of water and sprinkle with cinnamon. Make a few shallow cuts in the skin & bake at 425 degrees for about 20 minutes or until apple has softer consisitency inside) - 1 5-6 oz. container of organic plain greek yogurt or Siggis Vanilla) - 1/2 mashed banana - 1/2 tsp cinnamon - 1/2 tsp vanilla extract - 1-2 tbsp granola or 1-2 graham cracker squares, crushed Directions: Mix mashed banana into the yogurt. Next add the cinnamon & vanilla and mix well. In
This fun & easy to make snack is perfect for kids & adults of all ages... Wash cucumber & cut into thick slices. With a knife or small melon baller, scoop out the middle section of the cucumber & fill with cheese & veggies of choice! Semi-soft cheeses, such as brie or goat cheese work well as do bell peppers & carrots for the veggies!
Full of chocolate! And full of nutrients - all while being gluten free and so easy to make... Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, peeled & cooked 1 large ripe banana 2 eggs 1/4 cup nut butter (peanut butter or a flavored almond butter work well) 3-4 tbsp applesauce 1-2 tsp. cinammon 1-2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1-2 tbsp cocoa powder (to make double chocolate muffins) 1-2 tbsp agave or maple syrup (optional but good for some added sweetness) Directions: Preheat oven to 375 Grease muffin or mini muffins tins with butter or oil spray (I used coconut oil) Mash sweet potato & banana well Next, add nut butter, eggs, applesauce, cinnamon, vanilla, cocoa powder; if you want it swee
This easy soup is hearty & perfect for a chilly day... Ingredients: - 1 head fresh broccoli, chopped - 1/4-1/2 cup shredded cheese (I use organic cheddar but you can use any variety) - 1/2 onion, chopped - 1-2 tbsp coconut milk or half & half - 2 tsp. grassfed butter Directions: In a pot, place broccoli & onion in just enough water to cover it. Place lid on pot & cook until veggies are soft - make sure broccoli still has a vibrant green color. When done, place veggies, without the liquid in a blender along with milk/half & half and butter. Add a pinch of sea salt & blend until creamy. When done, mix in shredded cheese & serve!
This savory soup is a perfect snack, appetizer or light meal... Ingredients - 4 large carrots, peeled and chopped (large chunks are fine) - 1 turnip, peeled & chopped - 1 onion, chopped - 1-2 cups organic broth (I use low-sodium chicken broth) - 1 tbsp. coconut oil Directions Place chopped vegetables in pot along & use just enough broth to cover them. Cover & cook until veggies are soft. In blender, place veggies, coconut oil & some of the remaining liquid and blend until smooth. If consisitency is too thick, add more broth until desired thickness is reached.