All Posts in the ‘Cooking’ Category

Microwave Potato Chips

April 6th, 2015 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
potato chips

Potato chips are incredibly delicious and addictive–it’s just too bad that they are also extremely unhealthy for you! It can’t be good for your body to ingest all that oil and all that sodium, not to mention all those other unknown ingredients in there. The good news is, healthier homemade potato chips–made with absolutely no oil–are […]


Healthy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

April 1st, 2015 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
carrot cake cupcakes

Easter is almost here, which means everyone will soon be munching on egg-shaped chocolates and adorable bird-shaped marshmallows. Not exactly the best holiday to celebrate if you’re trying to cut back on the sugar now, is it? If you want to enjoy Easter without overdosing on the sweets, try these delicious (and nutritious) healthy carrot […]


Chocolate-Covered Peeps Rice Krispies Treats

March 25th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
chocolate covered peeps rice krispies treats

Easter just isn’t the same without Peeps. But if you want to kick your Peep game up a notch, these Chocolate-Covered Peeps Rice Krispies Treats are just the thing. Here’s what you’ll need: -Rice Krispies Treats bars -Peeps -chocolate chunks or chocolate chips (white, dark, or milk chocolate) -sprinkles -popsicle sticks (optional) First, carefully cut your […]


Homemade Taco Seasoning

March 23rd, 2015 | By in Budget, Cooking, Recipes, Trending 7 Box
homemade taco seasoning

If your family loves Mexican food, taco seasoning is probably a staple at your house. Unfortunately, if you still rely on those pre-packaged taco seasonings you find in grocery stores, which are usually loaded with plenty of sodium and various other questionable ingredients, this is probably not the healthiest thing for you and your family […]


Vegan Shamrock Shake

March 16th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
vegan shamrock shake

If you are looking for a healthy, vegan version of McDonald’s famous Shamrock Shake to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with, this recipe is exactly what you need! It’s creamy, minty, tasty, and absolutely good for you. Here’s what you’ll need: -2/3 cup cashew milk (or any other vegan milk of choice) -1/2 frozen banana -1/4 […]


Homemade Natural Toothpaste

March 11th, 2015 | By in Recipes
homemade natural toothpaste

Some of the most popular toothpaste brands on the market today are full of harmful ingredients, which is worrying considering it’s something you use in your mouth. Fortunately, all-natural toothpastes aren’t all that hard to find these days–although they can still be quite expensive. If you’re intent on getting rid of all the harmful chemicals […]


Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce Recipe [Video]

March 9th, 2015 | By in Cooking, How To Videos
Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce Dressing

Whether you use it a stunning topper for simple vegetable soup purees or as a savory dressing for fish tacos or almost any meat, this recipe for this refreshing Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce (or a ‘crema”) will become a go-to favorite for you and your family –especially as the weather starts to heat up and […]


Recipe for Apricot Old Fashion Drink Using Blender [Video]

March 9th, 2015 | By in Cooking, How To Videos, Recipes
recipe apricot old fashion using vitamix

The Chew’s host shows you how to use that fancy Vitamix you got a a wedding present to create a refreshing new take on the “Old Fashion” cocktail. Leave out the alcohol out in this recipe, if you prefer. BTW, the unexpected secret ingredient here is apricots. Check out ABC’s The Chew website for even more […]


Raw Vegan Cherry Coconut Fudge

March 4th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
cherry coconut fudge

If you’re a fan of cherries and coconut, then this Cherry Coconut Fudge recipe for is for you. It’s easy, and healthy, too! -2 tablespoons coconut butter -2 tablespoons cocoa powder -1/2 a medium banana (very ripe) -1/16 teaspoon salt (add more if peanut butter is unsalted) -red glace cherries -shredded coconut -maple syrup or […]


Homemade “Nutella” Chocolate Spread

February 25th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
chocolate spread

Here’s a healthier version of your favorite Nutella spread–made with cashews! -450g unsalted cashew nuts -60 grams icing sugar -25 grams cocoa powder -pinch of sea salt -5 tablespoons vegetable oil -2 teaspoons vanilla extract Process the cashew nuts and oil in a food processor or high-speed blender until you get a smooth texture. You […]