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Gifts from the Kitchen

Hello friends!

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is that it gives me an opportunity to give a gift fro the heart. For me that generally means making a gift from the kitchen. This family tradition started when I was a young girl and the tradition still continues. You may be thinking. […]

Healthy After-school Treats for Kids and Adults

Laura’s back this week, with a delicious twist on fruit smoothies! — Denise

The fall weather is fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean I am giving up my morning fresh fruit smoothies! This is one part of my diet that stays consistent, no matter how crazy life gets. My daughter is almost 2-years-old and […]

Labor Day Menu

Bye-bye, Summer. Hello, September!

Labor Day weekend means it’s the end of summer 🙁 Although it was fantastic, I have to confess that I am looking forward to September. I actually think it’s one of my favorite months – the weather, sense of a fresh start, and the overflowing bounty of fruits and vegetables […]

Healthy Snacks to Fuel The Body

Hello friends! Last week, I talked about why it was important to incorporate more raw plant-based foods into your diet. Why? Because I know that plant-based foods can be so protective for the body – keeping it vibrant and free from disease. And another reason: I’m human – some of the summer temptations have triumphed […]

Gluten, Nut & Dairy-free Baking!

Chocolate Sunshine Bars: gluten, nut and dairy free!

Amy is baking “without” this week: come taste the delicious results! — Denise

When my family went gluten-free last year, I started to notice that many gluten-free products weren’t nut- or soy- or dairy-free. Normally, that wouldn’t be a problem, but I also began to realize […]