Lunch, Recipe Box

Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is such a simple and easy lunch to have on hand. It goes perfectly on top of cucumber slices or in between a fluffy, flaky croissant. Whether you're trying to keep it healthy or classic, you can't really go wrong this chicken salad recipe. I am always looking for ways to transform leftovers… Continue reading Chicken Salad

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condiments/sauces, Recipe Box

Homemade Mayonnaise

I've never really been a huge fan of mayonnaise. Like, I could live without it. Those grocery store jars of mayo are never really appealing to me so it isn't a condiment that I always have on hand, but when I do need it, I NEED it! While store-bought mayo is convenient, it is also… Continue reading Homemade Mayonnaise

Dinner, Recipe Box

Veggie Pasta Primavera (Dairy-Free)

Who doesn't love pasta? Pasta is one thing I just can not (and do not really want to) give up.  I blame it all on my Italian blood.  I am a believer in moderation, so we do limit it.  I do think that pasta gets a bad rap, though. Of course, if you eat multiple… Continue reading Veggie Pasta Primavera (Dairy-Free)

Recipe Box, Side Dishes

Roasted Summer Veggies

I love this time of year. The weather is perfect, flowers are blooming, and (my favorite part) the local produce stands are all set up. There's just something about getting your fruits and veggies from the outdoor markets! I live for summer vegetables this time of year. Sometimes the most simple of recipes turn out… Continue reading Roasted Summer Veggies

Dinner, Recipe Box

Chicken and Brocolli Casserole (Dairy-Free)

Scrolling through Pinterest for easy dinner ideas is not easy when trying to avoid dairy. With pictures of golden cheesy casseroles and creamy alfredo with pasta, it really makes you crave for dairy back in your life! Back before our allergy situation with my three-year-old, my go-to for a quick and easy dinner was a… Continue reading Chicken and Brocolli Casserole (Dairy-Free)

Healing with Whole Foods

Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds come from the plant Cannabis Sativa. Although they come from the same family as marijuana, hemp seeds only contain trace amounts of THC. They do not cause any psychotropic reactions.  Hemp seeds are actually very healthy for you.  They are considered a super food and there are many benefits to consuming them. Here… Continue reading Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Healing with Whole Foods, Recipe Box, Smoothies

Strawberry Mango Avocado Smoothie

The mornings are a little rough around my house.  I have a three year who does not like to sleep, so, we never really know what they are going to consist of. Are they going to be all rainbows and sunshine, or will there be temper tantrums and crying about not wanting to get dressed… Continue reading Strawberry Mango Avocado Smoothie

Healing with Whole Foods, Recipe Box

Apple Cider Vinegar Tea

It is cold and flu season! Unfortunately, there is no avoiding this. But, I do have a tried and true, and also natural natural way to help fight those symptoms.  It all starts with Apple Cider Vinegar. There are many proven health benefits to Apple Cider Vinegar. Here are just a few: • Lowers blood… Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar Tea

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker

Un-stuffed Peppers

Who doesn't love a good slow cooker recipe? They are super convenient and simple for families on the go. Just throw it on in the morning and it is good to go by the time every body is home and ready for dinner. They are also great for those on a budget. These Un-stuffed Peppers… Continue reading Un-stuffed Peppers