All Posts in the ‘Recipes’ Category

Homemade Sugar Free Powdered Sugar

June 10th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Recipes
powdered sugar

“Sugar free powdered sugar” sure sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? If you enjoy baking yummy desserts, powdered sugar is something that you have to have in your pantry at all times. However, if you or any member of your family cannot have sugar, then using the store-bought kind is out of the question. Homemade […]


How to Make French Toast Sticks [Video from The Chew]

June 9th, 2015 | By in Budget, Cooking, For Kids, How To Videos, Recipes, Uncategorized

Most people use just eggs and mill but this receipt take French Toast up a notch! This recipe is also great for the youngest kids who can eat these tasty French Toast sticks with their fingers. Ingredients needed are below. Watch the video to see how easy it is to prep and cook! [and make […]


Healthy Homemade Fruit Leathers

June 3rd, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
homemade fruit leather

Fruit Roll-Ups are super delicious–not to mention incredibly addictive. However, they aren’t particularly nutritious. But the good news is, it’s actually possible to make your own healthy homemade fruit leathers (which is basically what Fruit Roll-Ups are) with all-natural ingredients. Intrigued? Here’s what you’ll need: -strawberries and raspberries, or your fruit of choice -sweetener of choice (preferably […]


Homemade Marshmallows

May 27th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
homemade marshmallows

Why buy marshmallows at the grocery store when you can make your own? Homemade marshmallows are actually pretty easy to make–and they cost less, too. Here’s what you’ll need: -butter -confectioners’ sugar -2 tablespoons gelatin -1 1/4 cups water -2 cups granulated sugar -1/8 teaspoon salt -1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract Use a bit of […]


Homemade Salad Dressings in a Mason Jar

May 25th, 2015 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Recipes
salad dressing in mason jar

Everyone knows it’s the dressing that can make or break a salad. On their own, a bowl of leafy greens, tomatoes, carrots, and croutons can be terribly bland. But once you mix in a delicious dressing, it suddenly becomes the most delicious thing ever–especially if that dressing is your own homemade salad dressing, because you […]


Vegan Ice Cream (Made with Coconut Milk)

May 20th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks, Uncategorized
vegan ice cream

Whatever your reasons are for wanting a non-dairy ice cream–whether you’re a vegan or are suffering from lactose intolerance–this delicious vegan ice cream (made with coconut milk) is going to be your new favorite dessert. Here’s what you’ll need: -1 can of coconut milk -1 can of lite coconut milk -choice of sweetener -2 tablespoons […]


From The Chew: DIY Flavored Butter [Video]

May 19th, 2015 | By in Cooking, How To Videos, Recipes

The Chew host shares her tip for easy DIY citrus brown sugar flavored compound butter. What you need: Equipment: Vitamix or Food processor zester spatula parchment paper Ingredients: 4 sticks unsalted butter (softened) zest fo 2 lemons zest of 1 orange 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 teaspoons salt plus thyme (optional) apprx 1 tablespoon […]


Vegan Cashew Cheese

May 11th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Recipes
vegan cashew cheese

Vegans follow a very restricted diet–but luckily, there are a lot of creative ways to make it a little less restrictive. The one thing most vegans say that they miss about not being vegan is eating cheese–which is how vegan cashew cheese came to existence. Whether you’re a vegan or not, this vegan cashew cheese […]


Healthy Cookie Dough

April 27th, 2015 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
healthy cookie dough

For those of you who are fond of cookie dough but not quite as fond of catching salmonella from eating raw egg, here’s a healthy cookie dough recipe that is not only perfectly edible, but also totally healthy! Here’s what you’ll need: -1 can of chickpeas (rinsed and drained) -1/4 cup raw peanut or almond butter […]


Homemade Butter

April 15th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Recipes, Uncategorized
homemade butter

Butter is a staple in any home. It’s used in most recipes, plus let’s face it–butter just makes everything taste better. However, the store-bought kind is usually full of all kinds of ingredients that you can’t even pronounce. Luckily, it’s super easy to make your own. All you need is one ingredient! Here’s what you’ll […]