Zucchini Texas Sheet Cake

Zucchini Texas Sheet Cake – Divinely delicious and packed with health promoting ingredients. This recipe is the perfect guilt free healthy treat! The perfect way to use up zucchini. It’s zucchini season! Do you love zucchini? We are HUGE fans. So far we’ve shared our Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Stuffed Zucchini, and Classic Grilled Zucchini.

Veggie Packed Tri-Grain Bowl

Veggie Packed Tri-Grain Bowl – Grain bowls are very fast, super easy and packed full of nutrition. One bowl of food for a total meal. It really doesn’t get any better than that! Grain bowls are a favorite around here! They are very fast, super easy and packed full of nutrition. One bowl of food

Roasted Beets & Goat Cheese Grain Bowl

Get ready to taste heaven! This grain bowl is full of the most mouthwatering flavor you have ever tasted. It also happens to be a pretty pink color so if you are wanting a healthy Valentine’s Day recipe that is free of artificial colors, then you are in the right spot. Our Roasted Beets with

Healthy Last Minute Love Brownies

Can a brownie be guilt-free? You bet it can! When you use the right ingredients, anything is possible. We’ve got the perfect last minute, quick and easy gift for your Valentine this year. After all, chocolate makes the heart grow fonder 😉 Healthy Last Minute Love Brownies – Can a brownie be guilt-free? You bet

Herby German Pancakes

Fall is in the air! Leaves are changing, pumpkins are popping up everywhere and the air is crisp. A savory, filling breakfast is in order. This recipe has been adapted from our Clean Eating German Pancakes. It happens to be one of our most popular recipes! It’s sweet where this one is savory and filled

Easy Peasy Apricot Chicken over Forbidden Rice

Oh. My. Goodness! You are in for a treat. This is one of our quickest, easiest and most delicious healthy eating tricks. When we have fresh apricots on hand we like to blend them in our Vitamix or food processor and freeze them in a glass mason jar (leaving about 2 inches of space from

Healthy Garden Pizza with Alfredo Sauce

It’s pizza time! Friday is the perfect time for pizza, right? We recently realized that the only pizza recipe we have shared is our Classy Pear Pizza (unless you count our Clean Eating Margarita Pizza Pockets). This is strange because we LOVE pizza at our house. Often pizza is considered junk food. Although it can

Healthy is a Lifestyle Not a Diet

For a long time we ate as healthy as we could be but still didn’t feel good. We did all the right things, our food was pure, we made everything from scratch, we spent hours in the kitchen but to little avail. We did feel better than before we started eating pure but we still

Healthy Homemade Cold Cereal

We all have those crazy mornings when we need to be somewhere right away and just don’t have time for a long breakfast. Some German Pancakes or Pumpkin Cinnamon Pancakes would be nice but there’s no time. We have certainly been in this situation! Cold cereal comes in very, very handy at times like this.

Fast and Filling Back to School Smoothie

Some mornings are just hectic. Especially with school starting again (for both kids and adults). We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but what do you do when you are late? This is where a Fast and Filling Back to School Smoothie comes in! Smoothies are well loved in

Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins

Zucchini, zucchini zucchini! It’s certainly that time of year. This delicious vegetable produces almost insistently in the summer. Thankfully, it’s an incredibly healthy and tasty food. Whether it comes in the form of Zucchini Texas Sheet Cake, Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Classic Grilled Zucchini or Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins there are plenty of ways to

Clean Eating Strawberry Basil Crepes

Who’s ready for a light and tasty breakfast recipe? With the weather warming up we have been experimenting with easy recipes that won’t heat the house up. Now, we love a good Egg Casserole, some Prune Muffins, Potato Pancakes or Raspberry French Toast Casserole but we have been feeling the need for something a bit

Minty Kaniwa Fruit Salad

You’ve probably heard of quinoa but have you ever heard of kaniwa? We tried it for the first time and couldn’t wait to share it with you! It’s the “cousin” of quinoa and has been named a new super food! Kaniwa is actually an ancient grain and is grown in South American. It has more

Clean Eating Banana Cream Pie

Who doesn’t love pie? We sure do! This recipe is fantastic because it’s totally good for you! You could even have it for breakfast the day after thanksgiving (not that we’ve ever tried that 😉 ). It’s a clean eating recipe for so many reasons. We use organic ingredients, as always, the raw dairy has

Gingered Fruit Salad

Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time of year! All the family time, traditions and of course good food! Each family has their own traditions and we are no exception. Fruit salad plays a big part in our Thanksgiving morning. First off we get up and start to the kitchen to get things ready. We know

Clean Eating Apple Crisp

Fall. *Sigh 🙂 What a fun time of year! We’ve been floundering on tasty autumn treats like our Easy Peasy Pumpkin Squares and Pumpkin Scones, crafting cute Pumpkin Crafts and Terracotta Pot Trick or Treaters and now we think it’s time for apples to take center stage! We brought in our gorgeous apple harvest and

Clean Eating German Pancakes

We have a very special recipe for you today! It tastes great and is a very easy peasy, clean eating breakfast. We have a free E-book coming out very soon and this recipe is one we will be sharing in the E-book! We just couldn’t hold back. We wanted to give you a sneak peek.

Raspberry Peach Crisp with Homemade Ice Cream

It’s the weekend! We think that calls for a special treat don’t you? For breakfast today we had some peaches and raspberries on hand so we whipped up a tasty crisp. Nothing says summer quite like peaches! To go on top we had Homemade Ice Cream. It really doesn’t get any better than that! The

Caramel Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seeds are amazing! They have been said to help with brain function, be high in omega-3’s, have high fiber and protein. No wonder everyone is finding fun ways to fit them into recipes. This Caramel Chia Seed pudding is a fantastic treat, snack or fun breakfast idea. It tastes just like caramel and you

Party Fruit Bar

Parties are known for junk food and binge eating. The fact is though that junk food is not necessary to have a good time! We have found that when there are healthy snacks we actually have a much more enjoyable time at parties. Healthy snacks are tasty, colorful, light and don’t have the gross after

Fantastic Fiber Fig Bars

We don’t hear too much about fiber these days and most of us don’t even think about it unless we have a stomach ache. The truth is though that fiber is good for so many more things than just helping to clean out the ol’ pipes (although that is one really good benefit as well).

Buttermilk Syrup

Last winter we tried buttermilk syrup for the first time and boy did we fall in love! It’s so creamy and tastes like liquid caramel. With this new found love we decided to make up a whole bunch and give some away for Christmas gifts. We wanted to share it with you to go along

Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Summer = Zucchini! We love (yes love) zucchini! Our mouths water for it in the spring and then we can’t get enough of it. Thankfully when it is finally ready to harvest there is a ton to harvest. This chocolate bread is a great way to use it up when you need a healthy treat.

Figuring out Fiber – What’s up Wednesday

Welcome to another wonderful What’s up Wednesday! Fiber is our topic of choice today. Most of us unknowingly consume nowhere near enough fiber and are unaware of it’s many health benefits. While studying from Dr. Sears Wellness Institute we have been reminded of how essential fiber really is. In his book Dr. Sears’ LEAN Kids

Easy Peasy Egg in the Hole

Good breakfasts are essential for good health. Kids and adults alike need the proper nutrients for our brains and bodies to function properly. This is one of the main reasons we love this quick, easy and tasty meal! An Egg in the Hole is an incredibly fast meal to whip up. Perfect for busy school

Easy Peasy Strawberry Shortcake

Who’s ready for a healthy treat?! We are big on these at our house. There is absolutely nothing wrong with a treat now and then that is made with pure, health promoting ingredients. Everything from Mint Dole Whip and Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches to Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread and Sourdough Carrot Cake, we LOVE guilt

Tomatillo Chicken Over Forbidden Rice

Have you ever tried Forbidden Rice? We tasted it for the first time when we made our Forbidden Rice and Veggie Salad. We’ve been hooked ever since! It has since made it’s way into our Picky Eater Tuna Salad and now it shines in Tomatillo Chicken Over Forbidden Rice. Boy, you are going to love

3 Healthy Back to School Waffles

It’s back to school time! Can you believe how quickly the summer went by? One of the common struggles about packing a lunch is how to make it healthy. This is where waffles can come to the rescue! They freeze very well, are easy to make in bulk and when made right have tons of

Clean Eating Margarita Pizza Pockets

Eating healthy can be a struggle on really busy days. With work, summer activities and school starting soon (for both kids and adults) it’s really nice to have some healthy recipes that can be whipped up in no time. These delicious Margarita Pizza Pockets are just that! This recipe was inspired by our All in

Healthy Spaghetti Garden Salad

Healthy Spaghetti Garden Salad- Did you know pasta can be healthy? Add it to these gorgeous veggies and chicken and you have a very healthy salad! We LOVE salads around here! They are such an easy and highly appetizing way to get a whole bunch of nutrition in just one dish. Salads are quick to

Quick and Classy Chicken Salad Sandwich

Get ready for a delicious summer recipe! Nothing is easier or quicker than a traditional Chicken Salad Sandwich. We originally shared it in our free E-Book Clean Eating for Beginners. We were looking through pictures and it looked so tasty we just had to share it here too! Add some Easy Peasy French Onion Dip

Orange Wheat Berry Fruit Salad

Orange Wheat Berry Fruit Salad – A light and healthy salad packed with good grains for extra protein and energy! Fruit salads are simply perfect for spring and summer! They are light, refreshing, tasty, quick and easy. No wonder we are in a fruit salad kind of mood! As we mentioned in our Minty Kaniwa

Easy Peasy Indian Potatoes

We’ve spoken often about our absolute love for Mexican food. However, we haven’t talked quite as much about another of our food passions. Indian Food! If you’ve never tasted Indian Food it’s hard to describe. So many wonderful flavors and spices that your taste buds will do a dance right in your mouth! Because of

Healthy Breakfast Bruschetta

Just perfect for a healthy breakfast, quick snack or some tasty party food! Happy Memorial Day! Before we get started with today’s post we want to take a moment and thank all those who serve and their families. Having family and friends who have served in the armed forces this is something that hits close

Easy Peasy Prune Muffins

The last several years we have had an amazing crop of plums! We only have a couple trees but they have been very plentiful. We’ve eaten them fresh, frozen them and dehydrated them. As we have experimented on how to use them up we discovered that they taste fantastic in muffins! They bring extra fiber

Valentine Ebelskivers

An elegant and tasty breakfast for Valentines Day. With a pretty pink syrup made without artificial ingredients! Want to surprise your Valentine with breakfast in bed? These Ebelskivers are simple yet elegant and incredibly adorable! As we mentioned in Great Aunt Boline’s Poppy Seed Bread we have Danish ancestry. We think it is incredibly fun

Clean Eating Christmas Chip Dip

Clean Eating Christmas Chip Dip – A very healthy and filling party dish! It’s Christmas time which means lots of parties, reunions and get togethers. While there’s nothing wrong with healthy treats (such as Poppy Seed Bread, Secret Ingredient Hot Cacao and Last Minute Christmas Bark) it is also nice to bring something a little

Chocolate Kale Smoothie

Chocolate Kale Smoothie – This smoothie happens to be a beautiful green color (perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day free of artificial colors) AND it has a well-loved ingredient. Chocolate! Smoothies are the monarchs of the health world! They are incredibly quick to make, very tasty and so simple to pack with nutrition. We have

Creamy Italian Panzanella

Creamy Italian Panzanella – A delicious and easy peasy recipe! The perfect way to use up garden produce. It seems like we can’t go too long without adding another gorgeous salad! Salads are such a great way to pack nutrition into your diet and they are so quick to make. With garden produce coming on

Creamy Italian Corn Salad

Creamy Italian Corn Salad – A healthy and nutritious salad or chip dip! #RealFood #CleanEating #WholeWheat #Bulgur Doesn’t a Corn Salad sound really good right now? We’ve shared Chickpea Salads, Quinoa Salads, Bulgur Salads and even Forbidden Rice Salads but this is our first Corn Salad and oh, is it delicious! Did you know organic

2 Clean Eating Salad Dressings

Homemade a healthy salad dressing without any bad stuff! If you have had much time to look around our site you know that we are a little in love with salads. Healthy Spaghetti Garden Salad, Eat Your Greens Salad, Geek Quinoa Salad, Bulgur Chickpea Salad, we seriously love them all! Salads are a fantastic way

Quick and Easy Bulgur Chickpea Salad

Quick and Easy Bulgur Chickpea Salad – This nutritious and delicious salad is just perfect for any picnic, potluck or barbecue! It’s the weekend! Not just any weekend though, it’s the 4th of July weekend. If you are still looking for a quick, easy and tasty potluck salad you have come to the right place!

Healthy Spaghetti Garden Salad

Healthy Spaghetti Garden Salad- Did you know pasta can be healthy? Add it to these gorgeous veggies and chicken and you have a very healthy salad! #RealFood #SummerRecipes #HealthyRecipes #CleanEating We LOVE salads around here! They are such an easy and highly appetizing way to get a whole bunch of nutrition in just one dish.

Picky Eater Tuna Salad

Picky Eater Tuna Salad – A health and easy recipe that even picky eaters will enjoy! Just right for summer picnics, barbecues and potlucks! Okay, it’s confession time… We are not big fish fans around here! There are so many healthy benefits to fish that we have tried to like it but just don’t. This

Buckwheat Berry Salad

Buckwheat Berry Salad – A quick, easy and delicious salad that is simply perfect for picnics and barbecues! Memorial Day is quickly approaching and picnics and barbecues with it. One of the easiest, quickest, healthiest and tastiest dishes to bring to a potluck is a gorgeous salad. This one just happens to fill that bill!

Chickpea Summer Salad

Chickpea Summer Salad – A complete meal in a salad! So healthy and so delicious! Have you ever heard of one dish meals? Well this delicious salad is just that! One whole meal in just one beautiful salad. When you are down to the wire and just don’t have a lot of time this salad

Easy Peasy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Easy Peasy Chicken Enchilada Soup – A delicious and easy soup with so much amazing flavor! #RealFood #CleanEating #Healthy #Recipes Rainy days call for a delicious bowl of soup! Our weather has turned rainy the last several days and it has us thinking about this glorious soup. If you’ve been following us for a while

Orange Wheat Berry Fruit Salad

Orange Wheat Berry Fruit Salad – A light and healthy salad packed with good grains for extra protein and energy! Fruit salads are simply perfect for spring and summer! They are light, refreshing, tasty, quick and easy. No wonder we are in a fruit salad kind of mood! As we mentioned in our Minty Kaniwa

Eat Your Greens Salad

Eat Your Greens Salad – A St. Patrick’s Day special that is healthy, tasty and free of artificial colors! It’s salad time! St. Patrick’s Day is known for it’s celebrated green color. However, artificial coloring is in no way good for you. Not to worry! As we mentioned in Green Potato Pancakes, there are tons

Clean Eating Taco Soup

Clean Eating Taco Soup – A healthy, hearty meal that is sure to please the whole family! #RealFood We had a taste of spring around here for about a week! The weather was so nice we started longing to play in the dirt. Today the forecast says snow! It’s dark and cold again. Cold days

4 Herb and Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

The most delicious salad dressing ever created! Perfect for a light spring or summer meal. Oh, have we got a treat for you today! We just realized that we haven’t shared anything salad related lately. Well, we can’t have that! So we are bringing you the most delicious salad dressing that has ever been eaten!

Wilted Winter Salad

Wilted Winter Salad – Eating veggies in the winter can be quick, easy and delicious! We are really feeling the winter theme when it comes to veggies! We’ve talked a little in the last week about how difficult it can be to find fresh produce in the winter. Since eating veggies always gives a good

Cabbage Quinoa Winter Salad

Cabbage Quinoa Winter Salad – A tasty and filling salad for those cold winter months #CleanEating #RealFood Don’t you just love the feeling you get after eating a big nutrient filled salad? It’s the best feeling ever! One problem we run into though is finding fresh ingredients in January. Where we live the lettuce starts

Bone Broth in the Pressure Cooker

Bone Broth in the Pressure Cooker – The quickest and easiest way to make bone broth! Bone broth makes the most amazing base for soups, stuffings, gravies… and really everything else! We use it in place of chicken stock and you cannot believe the difference in flavor. There are also fantastic health benefits to bone

Sweet and Savory Pear Salad

Sweet and Savory Pear Salad – A tasty fall treat! Perfect when bringing in the harvest. Salads are our favorite! We love everything from Cabbage Salad with Popped Sorghum and Super Food Wilted Salad to Layered Taco Salad and Super Cruciferous Salad. We have found personally that simply adding a nice green salad everyday is

Layered Taco Salad Plus Mexican Black Beans Recipe!

Layered Taco Salad Plus a Mexican Black Beans Recipe! So cute to take to any party! If you have seen very many of our posts you know that we are definitely salad lovers! We love everything from Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta and Super Food Wilted Salad to Last Minute Potato and Greek Quinoa Salads. However

Chickpea Feta Salad

Chickpea Feta Salad – With a good explanation of why we need beans and probiotics! #cleaneating If you’ve been reading our posts for a while you have probably heard us say that we try to add beans into our daily diets (like Meatless Monday Chickpeas). You’ve probably also noticed that we often have an emphasis

Broccoli Cauliflower Summer Salad

Broccoli and Cauliflower Summer Salad. Such a good way to get those good cruciferous veggies in and keep barbecues healthy! Summer is a time for lots of parties and barbecues. Now they sometimes get a bad rep but the fact is that keeping them healthy is totally doable! Cruciferous veggies have so many wonderful health

Super Food Wilted Salad

Super Food Wilted Salad. Super foods are the best to eat! This salad makes them quick and tasty Super foods are of course the perfect foods to be incorporating into our diets! It’s always a good bonus when you have a dish that is not only fast to make but also has a lot of