Healthy Recipes

Grain Free Chicken Tenders

Grain Free Chicken Tenders

There are a lot of diets out there.  Many of them have been around for decades or even centuries.  Some are fads and quickly fade.  Not all “diets” are bad, and there are specific reasons for adhering to certain rules that can be beneficial.  The […]

Banana Skillet Bread

Banana Skillet Bread

Everyone likes banana bread, right?  If the answer is not right, I’m not sure what to do with my hands.  I grew up on banana bread.  If there were ripe bananas, you can bet there would be banana bread in our future.  This banana bread […]

beet cacao pancakes

beet cacao pancakes

What?  Beets in pancakes?  You better believe it, babe.  I told you I like sneaky vegetables, right?  Beets are beautiful!  I think they’re tasty, but not everyone agrees with that.  My kids are often unsure of them.  On a good day, they’ll eat them roasted, […]

tropical green smoothie

tropical green smoothie

It’s late October, but it still feels like summer here in Maryland.  This gives the excuse to have pumpkin spice some days and a totally tropical treat another. That’s my takeaway anyway.   This smoothie recipe is one of my classics and favorites. I used […]

Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

I’ve done it.  I’ve made the perfect fall smoothie.  It tastes like dessert, because it kind of is. But I promise you it will pass for breakfast in any house because it’s loaded with secret vegetables and healthy fats!  And apples.  (Freshly picked by my […]

sneaky spinach waffles

sneaky spinach waffles

I make green waffles. And pancakes. And my friends think I’m strange. I am. But let me explain myself…   We give kids bright green popsicles and neon pink candy and we eat red velvet cake, so why should it be unexpected or strange to […]

zucchini bread for everyone

zucchini bread for everyone

Summer is all about sunshine, swimming, and squash!  I don’t do enough of the swimming lately, but the squash is something I’m all about on the daily.  I like to put zucchini in my smoothies, we use it as pasta or “zoodles”, and of course, […]