All Posts in the ‘Recipes’ Category

Candied Pecans

December 8th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
candied pecans

Candied pecans are great if you want a quick and easy snack–or if you need something homemade to give to all your friends and family as gifts this holiday season. Here’s what you’ll need: -2 cups pecans -1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil -2 tablespoons yacon syrup, maple syrup or honey -½ tsp celtic sea salt   Toss […]


How to cook an omelette perfectly [Video]

November 20th, 2014 | By in Cooking, How To Videos, Recipes
How to cook a great omelette easy

This dad shows you how to make the perfect omelette for your weekend family time. The key is in the technique, and the water makes it puff up, so don’t skip that simple part. Have on hand for a basic omelette: Non-stick frying pan spatula pat of butter or small amount of oil or spray […]


Raw Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

November 19th, 2014 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

Satisfy your mint chocolate chip ice cream craving without feeling guilty with this raw, vegan alternative made with some fruits, veggies, and a little non-dairy milk! Here’s what you’ll need: -2 frozen bananas -a big handful of baby spinach (40grams) -2 tbsp coconut or almond milk -¼ – ½ teaspoon peppermint extract -1 tablespoon chocolate chips […]


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

November 12th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Party Food, Recipes

Have you planned your Thanksgiving dinner yet? Why not add these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies to your menu? Sure, they won’t ever replace the traditional pumpkin pie’s honored spot as the main Thanksgiving dessert, but it’s always a good idea to have other options–especially if there are going to be kids. Cookies and kids, after all, are a […]


Witch Finger Cookies

October 29th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

They may look disgusting, but these bloody, severed witch finger cookies are actually quite yummy (they’re really just sugar cookies tinged with green food coloring) and are sure to be a hit with your friends this Halloween. Be warned, though–these cookies look so creepy, your guests are probably going to be too scared to eat […]


Pumpkin Almond Butter

October 22nd, 2014 | By in Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks

I hope you’re not tired of pumpkin yet, because Pumpkin Almond Butter is actually a thing… and it’s delicious. Here’s what you’ll need: -2 cups unsalted, roasted almonds -⅔ cup canned pumpkin -1 teaspoon cinnamon -1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice -2 to 3 tablespoons maple syrup -¼ teaspoon sea salt Ground the almonds in a […]


Jello Worms

October 20th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Home Makeover, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

Here’s another snack idea for that Halloween party you’ve been planning–jello worms! You’re going to want plenty of creepy/gross Halloween-themed snacks for your guests (who probably worked up a huge appetite while getting their costumes ready for your party) and these homemade jello worms are super easy to make.       Here’s what you’ll […]


Zombie Halloween Cupcakes

October 15th, 2014 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re planning on throwing a Halloween party for your friends, these Zombie Halloween Cupcakes would make the perfect dessert! Seriously, you need to make these cupcakes for your guests.       Here’s what you’ll need: Cake batter -1 cup + 2 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour -1/4 cup […]


Baked Sweet Potato Chips

October 13th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks

If you’re like me and you have an insatiable potato chip obsession, it’s pretty hard to maintain a healthy diet. But the thing is, it doesn’t have to be hard. Yes, one bag of potato chips usually contains thousands of calories, but that’s because they’re fried in oil and coated with all kinds of unhealthy additives. […]


Healthy Mac and Cheese

October 8th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks, Trending 7 Box

Mac and cheese is usually a crowd-pleaser among any age group. But if you’re into healthier diets, it’s probably not a good idea to add it to your meal plan. Or is it? Believe it or not, there’s actually a way to “healthify” your favorite cheesy dish by using cashews and nutritional yeast (it provides […]