Ingredients 1 cup basil leaves packed 2 cups baby spinach packed 1/2 cup pistachios 1 avocado peeled and pitted 1 lemon juiced 1/2 cup avocado oil I like Chosen Foods brand Instructions Add all ingredients except oil to a food processor and blend well. Drizzle in the avocado oil with the food processor running. More… Read More Pistachio Avocado Dip
A healthy, allergy-free snack for families and kids of all ages! Full of fiber, protein and healthy fat, these energy bites are a summer-time win! Ingredients 1 cup oats ½ cup whey protein (chocolate or vanilla) or non-fat dry milk powder ½ cup Sun Butter (sunflower seed butter) ¼ cup honey Directions Stir the peanut… Read More SunButter Energy Bites
These no bake energy bites are a portable, healthy snack perfect for anyone on the go! Ingredients 8 ounces (about 1 packed cup) chopped dates ½ cup honey 1 Tablespoon chia seeds (optional) 1 Tablespoon ground flax seeds pinch of salt 1 ½ cup old-fashioned oats (dry, not cooked) 1 cup shelled pistachio nuts 1… Read More Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites
Let’s face it, most houses are haunted with the remnants of piles of Halloween Candy the days and weeks following the festive eve. Most parents go crazy because their kids want to fill up on the sugary goodness instead of eating fruits and vegetables. And many moms (and single women who bought candy to give… Read More Here’s Looking at you Halloween Candy: What to do with Leftovers?!
One thing is for sure: Burgers and football season just go together! Most women (some men) tend to stay clear of burgers of all kinds fearing the fat and calories they might add to their diet, and this can be true, but does not have to be. When we think of the average burger, we… Read More Build a Better Burger this Football Season
You can’t seem to drop the extra pounds, your cholesterol is on an upward climb, and your blood pressure is far from regulated- even though you’re eating “healthy”? A new stat says almost 40% of Americans are obese! What’s even more alarming is that this at a time when we are spending more money on… Read More 5 “Healthy” Foods that Can May Not Always Be So Healthy
Fall and football…doesn’t get much better than that! This month try infusing some fall superfoods into your football party or tailgate. With a splash of color and freshness, your fall-infused bites will have everyone talking! Pomegranate salad martinis: Take martini glasses or even shooters and toss in some mixed greens, a sprinkle of bleu cheese,… Read More Decorating Food and Football with a Taste of Fall
Are you ready for football this weekend? And maybe some cheese? As fans in Dallas, we know the Cowboys are setting out to bEAT the cheese-heads, aka Packers, this Sunday afternoon. Your goal should be to eat the cheese! A popular member of the dairy family, cheese… Read More Cheese and Football! What’s not to love?
Shop seasonal this fall! Winter squash is available from August through March; however, they are at their best from October to November when they are in season. Winter squash, members of the Cucurbitaceae family and relatives of both the melon and the cucumber, come in many different varieties. While each type varies in shape, color,… Read More Favorite Fall Foods
Sipping a cold glass of milk, licking an ice cream cone and nibbling on cheese cubes and crackers are memories associated with my childhood, but did you know that kids are drinking less milk today than in years past? This is concerning because dairy cow’s milk is rich in the nutrients children need to grow… Read More Downfalls of a Dairy-Free Diet