Simple Zucchini Cranberry Cookies

_____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Here’s a recipe the whole family will love, and you will be able to let them have seconds too because there will be a lot! These are a simple, healthy’ish alternative to boxed cookies, and you won’t have to stress about doubling the recipe. This one makes anywhere between 24-48 cookies depending on size. Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups grated zucchini (2 small zucchini) 3 tsp vanilla 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp…

Spinach Broccoli Mac and Cheese Muffin Cups

_____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ These tiny little lunch time faves will be a hit with your little ones  and a go-to lunch time favorite because they can be easily frozen and used in bento boxes and lunch containers. Veggies included too! Ingredients: 2 cups pasta of choice 1 tbs unsalted butter 1 egg 1 cup milk 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded) 1 cup mozarella cheese (shredded) 2/3 cup bread crumbs *seasoned or non seasoned* 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese 1/cup spinach (raw or dethawed from freezer)…

Healthy, Organic & Easy Mealtime Ideas #SeedsOfChangeCA

With the school rush just around the corner, mama is already stressing and trying to get new ideas for quick, nutritious meals for those after school rushes between homework and the dinner table. I am always looking for easy dinner ideas with sustainable nutritious ingredients for my little monsters and let me tell you first hand, this one can’t be beat! Seeds of Change offers bags of microwavable or stove-top rice flavors that you can quickly warm and serve! Read to eat in just 90 seconds flat – yes that’s right, 90 seconds!!…

Jana Kramer Feeds Her Child The Unthinkable!

_____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ – – Recently, the 32-year-old actress, Jana Kramer hit the supermarket to purchase some baby food for her adorable daughter, and to everyone on social media’s dismay – it was jarred organic food NOT homemade from scratch. Can you imagine the horror? As a mom of two children who were fed exclusively breast milk and homemade baby food I am surprised that this is such a big deal in the social realm. Yes, to me natural foods were the healthiest, simplest and most ideal option for our family –…

Zucchini Chip Recipe

_____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ It’s no secret that when my husband is told to pick up an item at the grocery store he often overstocks on a particular fruit or vegetable, leaving me to come up with ideas on how to use and reuse the item for the next week and a half. Sometimes I am thankful for these purchases, especially when it forces me to attempt new recipes that both my children and I can indulge in. I have been making vegetable chips for quite some time now but I never…

The Secret To A Happy, Healthy Period

_____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Let me introduce you to my latest life saver – Lunapanties  No more running out of pads when aunt flow decides to visit, no more worry that perhaps she’ll come a day earlier than expected and absolutely no more money thrown down the drain! I know what you are thinking, ewwww I don’t wanna see blood let alone wash bloody underwear! Right? WRONG! Honestly, it isn’t as bad as you may think and Lunapanties makes it easy to avoid even seeing the red stuff. Their liners come in black-…

Delicious Stuffed Chicken Thigh Recipe

This recipe is well worth the indulgence, and it is really easy to make too! I always serve this meal with veggies and ‘healthier’ options on the side…yum! What you need: Approximately 12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 green pepper sliced lengthwise Provolone Cheese or Mozzarella (12 slices or pieces) BBq Rub – Olive Oil 12 strips of Bacon   Instructions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put a slice of provolone cheese or mozzarella and 1 slice of green pepper in the middle of each thigh and roll up. Wrap each…

Yummy Zucchini and Carrot Muffins!

They taste so good, you won’t believe veggies are hidden inside! Here is a great recipe for kids and adults alike! I gave these to my sister to taste, and she couldn’t even tell there were vegetables in them! **TIP** I always sprinkle with granulated sugar or caramel chipits on top. Gives this recipe a little more ‘sweetness’ but they still taste great on their own too!!           Before you start: Grease and flour 12 muffin cups. Ingredients: 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2/3 cup…