Quinoa and Nut Butter Healthy Dog Treats

Not only do I like to eat healthy but I make sure my dogs do also. And I’m very picky about the types of treats they get. This is a super easy recipe anyone can make! It’s also gluten and grain free. You can use peanut, cashew or almond butter but make sure there are […]

Raw Sprouted Hummus

Making your own Hummus is easy, nutritious, less expensive and you can add your own flavors. And when you use “Sprouted” Chickpeas (Garbanzos) it becomes even more nutritious. If you want to learn more about the benefits of sprouting, here’s a link to a blog I wrote: http://livebalancednaturally.com/you-need-to-grow-these-anti-aging-sprouts/ Use Hummus as a sandwich spread, on some […]

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Before you throw away the seeds from your pumpkin, you may want to consider how many health benefits there are in those little seeds and start adding them to your diet. Magnesium, manganese, copper, protein, zinc are some of the nutrients. Plus they are an antioxidant, contain fiber, may help with heart, liver and bone health and […]

Slow Cooker Multi-Bean Chili

This is a deliciously nutritious and easy recipe. I always have some in the freezer – not matter what season. If using dry beans (which are better for you than canned), you want to soak them in water at least overnight, if not 24 hours, before using them. Rinse after. This makes the beans much […]

Mix and Match Breakfast Sandwiches

I have never been a “traditional” breakfast eater and smoothies just don’t get it for me either, so sandwiches are a breakfast staple. I usually make them open faced so there aren’t as many carbs. Depending on how you mix up the ingredients and condiments, you can have a variety of meals with different flavors. […]

Krispy, Cheesy Kale Chips

There probably isn’t a single person who hasn’t heard of Kale. It’s become super popular in the last few years and with good reason. It contains Vitamins A, K, C, B1, B2, B3, B6, Manganese, Calcium, Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron and Phosphorous making it one of the most nutrient dense foods you can eat. Kale […]

Fig Bread

This delicious, light and tasty bread is good for breakfast, brunch or anytime with a cup of your favorite tea. Makes 2 loaves. Fig Bread Print Recipe CourseOther CuisineBreads Fig Bread Print Recipe CourseOther CuisineBreads Ingredients 1 stick (4oz) unsalted butter softened 1 1/3 cup brown sugar 4 large eggs 1/2 cup plain low fat […]