Posted in November 2012

Ten Ways to be Greener Today

Ten Ways to be Greener Today

There are many ways from simple to more complicated that we can all be greener. Here are a few of the easiest ones. My hope is that you will commit to making one of these changes. Keep Water in the Fridge Keeping water in a pitcher in the fridge saves water every time you don’t … Continue reading

Fruit Snacks

Fruit Snacks

Have you ever taken a look at the ingredients in a package of fruit snacks? I have and let me tell you all three of the leading brands had corn syrup and sugar as two of the top three ingredients. There was however one brand available that is 100% fruit. It’s just dried fruit formed … Continue reading

Quinoa Spelt Cakes

Quinoa Spelt Cakes

Now if Quinoa Spelt Cakes don’t sound super appetizing to you the other name I have for these are little cakes of deliciousness. For a cake without sugar these have just the right amount of sweetness…seriously you could put icing on them and serve them at a birthday. Here’s how it done. Rinse 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Apple Crumble Bars

Apple Crumble Bars

Remember the applesauce I made awhile ago well I had put some away in the freezer for later use. Here’s later. Put 1 cup into a sauce pan and add 7- 10 finely chopped dates and 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Add more dates if you want it sweeter, less if you don’t. Simmer the mix until … Continue reading

Stuffed Manicotti

Stuffed Manicotti

Today was a cold windy day perfect for slow cooking sauce and baked pasta. Here’s how made it. Brown 1 pound grass fed ground beef in a large sauce pan. Add seasonings that your family enjoys. I added an organic Italian blend. Once browned remove the meat and set aside. Once the meat has cooled … Continue reading

Kitchen Tour – the pantry

Kitchen Tour – the pantry

The key to eating whole healthy foods is having whole healthy foods on hand. I like to keep a variety of ingredients on hand so that I can make a batch of muffins or pull together a quick dinner without having to run off to the store to pick up a can of something or … Continue reading

Apple Carrot Berry Sauce

Apple Carrot Berry Sauce

My littles love apple sauce. I usually just buy the unsweetened at the store but then I got to thinking that it would be really easy to make it instead. Right now is really good timing because apples are on sale. I bought three pounds of organic apples for under 4 dollars. Here is my … Continue reading

Meatless Monday under 15

Meatless Monday under 15

Going meatless one or more days a week is beneficial to both you and the environment. By enjoying meat free fare every Monday you are helping to lower greenhouse gas emissions thereby reducing your carbon footprint by up to 28% a week, saving money, meat is expensive, and experiencing a bunch of health benefits. Going … Continue reading