Archive for January, 2014

Beet, Apple and Carrot Slaw

Beet, Apple and Carrot Slaw

Appetizers & Sides,Lunch & Dinner

Still trying to stick with a New Years resolution of healthier eating?   Well, here's a great cleansing dish to add into your rotation.  It's a great lunch -or even breakfast.   We might as well start the day off right!  It's easy to get stuck in the frame of mind that breakfast has to be granola or oatmeal or even eggs.   Leftover dinner usually makes a great breakfast- and it's quick because you just have to heat it up.   I challenge you to expand your idea of breakfast and enjoy this slaw one morning. Beets are an incredibly healthy vegetable full of antioxidants, magnesium and vitamin C.  They have a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains which provide anti-inflammatory and…

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins (grain free)

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins (grain free)

Baked Goods,Breakfast,Kid Friendly,Snacks & Sweets

Packing the kids lunch everyday can be a little overwhelming.   We try to keep a nice variety of healthy items in their lunchbox but it seems easy to run out of ideas.   That's where these little muffins come in.  The muffins are made with coconut flour which is packed with fiber, protein and healthy fat so it actually fills the kids up!  About 50% of the fat in coconut oil is  lauric acid which is very health supportive and anti-bacterial.  I feel good about including these in their lunch box and the kids love them. (more…)