Tofu Scramble

Veggies for breakfast???    Yes! eat veggies all day every day!   The bottom line is the more vegetables you eat the healthier you will be, so try to incorporate as many vegetables as you can into every meal.    Serves: 2 to 4 Prep time: 15 min Cook Time: 15 min Ingredients: 2 onions, finely chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped or thinly sliced 1 red bell pepper, chopped or thinly sliced…

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Banana Apple Oatmeal

We love Oatmeal for breakfast, especially when it’s loaded up with lots of fresh fruit.  We used to add fruit at the table, to each of our bowls individually, until I tried adding fruit while the oatmeal is cooking…  The result is AMAZING!!  The flavor and natural sweetness from the fruit is absorbed into the oats as they cook, making every bite absolutely delicious! Prep time: 10 min Serves: 6…

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Apple Guacamole

What?  Yup, that’s right, apple guacamole! It actually sounds more complicated than it is.  I basically make a traditional guacamole and add diced apples.  We’ve been making mango guacamole in the summer time for years.  I was recently making guacamole to bring to a party and I didn’t feel right adding mangos with snow on the ground, so I went for a fall fruit.  The result is something pretty special! …

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Lentil Sloppy Joe

This one is a REAL crowd pleaser.  You could serve this to anyone and I would expect them to like it.  It’s got that tangy flavor that I remember from so many years ago, and the texture works really well.  The kids like it, my parents like it, and my friends like it.  Give it a try for yourself and I think you will like it too!! The recipe is…

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Lentil Dahl Soup

This dish is soooo easy and so delish it is a staple in our house these days. 50% of our kids like it! Okay, that is only one kid, but that is still pretty good! This started as my sister-in-law’s friend’s recipe, but we have modified it qua bit: We usually eat it over steamed or raw baby greens.  Yum! Lentil Dahl Soup Print Recipe type: Stew Author: Veggies for…

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Best. Birthday cake. Ever.

I’ll be honest with you, I was a little nervous when Evan told me he wanted to have a healthy birthday cake at his birthday party this year. I was very proud of him for making that choice, but yes, nervous. We have made kids cry before with our healthy desserts. Multiple kids cry. Luckily they were part of our immediate family so they got over it quickly. But now…

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