DIY Salad Dressings

March 1, 2017

Salads are an important part of eating a healthy, whole food, plant based, diet.  I eat at least one, and often two huge salads a day.  For me, the key to enjoying so much salad, is to keep them flavorful and interesting.  Making a new dressing does that in an instant, and add some fresh fruit, nuts, or seeds on top and you will end up with something that is…

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Black Rice Cereal

March 3, 2016

This cereal is a sweet, tasty breakfast treat that everyone seems to like! I usually make a double batch of it so we can just heat it up quickly on busy school mornings. I got the recipe from Dr. Fuhrman’s email newsletter a couple of years back, but it can also be found in his book Super Immunity. A few notes about the ingredients: *  Make sure you use short…

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Cashew Hot Chocolate

December 8, 2014

My 10 year old and I were invited to a get together where hot chocolate was going to be served.  Since we try to eat as healthy as possible, avoiding all dairy, sugar, and processed foods, I’m not into giving him traditional hot chocolate…  I still wanted to go, so I was thrilled when I found this recipe!  I made a batch and brought it with us so he wouldn’t feel…

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Fruit Pops!

June 18, 2012

Fruit pops for the last day of school. If you have a hard time getting your kid to eat fruit, put it on a stick! They love it!!

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Spinach banana whip

January 11, 2012

Posting this to hopefully inspire those who want to eat more healthfully and want their kids to also. My kids begged me to make them this for dessert. Spinach banana whip with a dollop of all-natural peanut butter. They love it! If you stop eating junk, you will no longer crave it!!

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Fruit & nuts for breakfast??

October 1, 2009

I eat fruit and nuts for breakfast every day during the week and I switch it up a little on the weekends. Today I’m having strawberries, pineapple, a banana, and some almonds. I usually buy fruit from the cafeteria at work, which gets a little pricey, but they almost always have strawberries, and sometimes blueberries, and on those days I know it’s worth it. I fill one of those containers,…

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