Posts Tagged ‘healthy recipes’

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 […]


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 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Healthy Red Velvet Cupcakes

February 18th, 2015 | By in Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
red velvet cupcakes

For those of you who are trying to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle, all those decadent, sinful desserts you’ve always indulged in are no longer an option… or are they? With the right ingredients, they most certainly are–so there’s no need for you to deprive yourself of those delicious treats you’ve always loved. […]


Spinach Tortilla Wraps

January 21st, 2015 | By in Appetizers, Budget, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Recipes, Snacks
spinach tortilla wrap

Tortilla wraps make delicious and easy lunch options for those who don’t want to put too much effort into preparing their meals. They’re also extremely easy to customize–just fill them with different kinds of fresh veggies, meat, or cheese (the options are endless) each day… and you’ll never be bored! Now, if you want to […]


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. […]