SNACKS

YUM Bars

YUM Bars

YUM Bars Paleo and Whole30 compliant 4 c dates, pitted and blended up 2 c unsalted cashews, blended 1.5 cups shredded coconut, toasted, then blended. 1 c water 2 tsp gold Hawaiian salt Juice from 1 lemon After each item is blended individually, put dates, […]

Good Ol’ Fashioned Guacamole Dip

No big bash is complete without a good guacamole dip! We all want to indulge but don’t necessarily want to pay the prince the next day after we have eaten EVERYTHING on the tables because all the sides and snacks just looked too good to […]

Shop LOCAL + Eat LOCAL + Play LOCAL

Summertime is about being out in the beautiful outdoors with family and friends enjoying life. Life for me is all about great food, wine, craft beer, and family. There’s nothing better than being in the middle of a vineyard with stunning views soaking up the […]

Snack Bars

These snack bars are like Larabars. I have been trying to emulate the larabar since I discovered it about 4 months ago. It’s expensive and delicious…. This unfortunately has dried fruit that DOES have sugar in it. BUT you can find unsweetened dried fruit- it’s […]

Cauliflower Quick Bread

Cauliflower Quick Bread Whole30 Approved/Paleo   This is for those who would like to feel like they are eating a form of bread and are simply looking for something to spread something on, rather than dip. It is cauliflower based so it will taste like […]

Cucumber Radish Spring Salad

Cucumber Radish Spring Salad Whole30 Approved You’ll Need: 1 English cucumber, peeled and quartered lengthwise, then sliced 10 radishes, sliced thin 1 large avocado cut into chunks 2 tbsp lemon herb vinaigrette  salt & pepper to taste Method: In a bowl mix all produce with vinaigrette […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips Whole30 Approved I LOVE these. I did not think that I would and have been putting of making them because I knew they were a lot of work. Well, they are worth it! These are the perfect snack that is sure to satisfy […]

Roasted Cauliflower- A Staple for the Healthy Household

Roasted Cauliflower: Kid Tested…Mother Approved 🙂 My boys LOVE this as does my chef hubby!! Everyone likes to start to think “Healthy” for a new year, and we all have those New Year’s resolutions… but how can we eat healthy all of the time when […]

A Cruciferous Salad

Ever since I was a teenager I loved this salad. It’s super simple to make, it lasts about a week in the fridge, and tastes great. It’s really good for you too. It’s chalk full of iron. You’ll Need: 4 Broccoli heads with some stem […]

Quick + Easy Padron Peppers

Eyeing those baskets of freshly harvested Padron peppers at the farmers market but not quite sure what to do with them? They are so full of flavor on their own so the little you do, the better. Heat up olive oil in a pan, just […]