Category Archives: Parenting

How to cook a Vegan for Meat Eaters (Shhhhhhhh-don’t tell them I told you!)

One of the things I do when entertaining for meat eaters is to make food that is hearty. Adding shitake mushrooms to a lentil stew is the perfect way to give some “toothiness.” Don’t tell them though! No reason to … Continue reading

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How to finally achieve your weight loss goals this year!

The holidays are over and now what? Do you feel like a big stuffed turkey still? Well, you could go on an extreme weight loss plan whose results might last you until the following weekend, or you can slowly chip … Continue reading

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Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples 1 cup maple syrup 1 ¼ cups coconut cream (not coconut milk) ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt apples, sliced, for dipping Heat maple syrup in a saucepan until tiny bubbles form around the edges –a very low simmer. Continue heating … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Butternut Squash Pizza (super kid friendly!)

The first time I served this was as an appetizer cut into little triangles when friends came to dinner. It was SO yummy that it has become a weeknight favorite for my whole family! Gluten Free or sprouted grain Pizza … Continue reading

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What is UP with the Food We are Feeding Our Kids?

Lately, I have had a lot of either parents with children and/or teenagers coming in to seek my advice. These kids are coming in with tummy and brain issues way more intense than we have ever seen before. Growing up, … Continue reading

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Snow Day Recipe Suggestions

Another day stuck at home wanting to snack on junk?  Needing to occupy yourself? You are not alone! Here are several ideas to keep you occupied and satiated; 1) Warm up some almond or hemp milk and add cocoa powder … Continue reading

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Busy Parents/Healthy Kids – Lemonade Ice Cubes

Here’s a healthy tip for a delicious, easy, kid friendly lemonade to kick start your day. Try alkalizing lemonade with apple cider vinegar – make lemonade ice cubes! Morning time is precious time.  I found these perfectly shaped ice cube … Continue reading

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