Sweet Potato and Quinoa Bake

Sweet Potato Quinoa Bake

Sometimes a warm comforting all-in-one meal is the best dinner solution.  When we are planning our meals, we like to have a casserole or a baked dish like this on our meal plan at least once a week.    This sweet potato and quinoa bake combines sweet and hearty sweet potatoes, with the wholesome and filling goodness of quinoa.  Add…

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Less Spicy Pepper Poppers

Less Spicy Pepper Popper Appetizer

This less spicy pepper popper appetizer is perfect for a game day appetizer for kids who don't like the heat!  Around our house we love spicy food.  For my husband, the spicier the better!  But our kids are an entirely different story.   They ask a lot before trying a new food if it is spicy.    These Less Spicy…

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Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream

Homemade Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream {Dairy Free}

No matter the season, my kids love to eat ice cream.  My 6 year old has a hard time eating most fruits.  She is fine with veggies, but for some reason, she can't handle fruit.  I have come to learn that it is mostly a texture issue for her.   She will drink a smoothie with any kind of fruit…

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Mushroom Pizza Bites

We love having parties at our house.  The thing I don't love is all of the unhealthy food at a party and the way I feel afterward if I indulge.  It is always nice to have healthy appetizers and snacks at a party to enjoy while also enjoying hanging out with friends and family. These pizza bites use mushrooms as…

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nut free chocolate pumpkin butter cups from super healthy kids

Chocolate Pumpkin Butter Cups

We have a healthy valentines treat for your kids today!  Chocolate pumpkin Butter cups! These are a yummy nut free option for any kid! Blending up nuts and seeds with dates has long time been a delicious healthy snack or treat for me and the kids.  Much like a Larabar, they are dense with nutrients, and easy to take hiking…

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pancakes with cauliflower

Fluffy Cauliflower Pancake Recipe!

Adding cauliflower to your pancake recipe can make a delicious, fluffy cauliflower pancake.  The added nutrients you'll give your kids are a bonus!  Some of the best ideas for this blog come from you, the readers.  When I made hamburger pancakes a while ago, Jenny P MD, MPH left a comment that they love to add cauliflower to their pancakes…

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Two Bean-Cornmeal Casserole Recipe

For  a quick, healthy, meat-free meal, this two bean corn meal casserole pie is one of our go-to meals!   This Cornmeal pie is a type of casserole with tomato, veggie, and bean mixture, similar to my chili recipe, but less soupy.  The topping is made from cornmeal and whole wheat flour, making the perfect crust! We've always added loads…

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10 Minute Creamy Cauliflower Soup

10 Minute Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Soup is a meal my kids will always eat.  We love soup because you can pack it full of veggies, and my kids love it because it is warm, comforting and delicious!  This 1o minute creamy cauliflower soup is one of our favorites because it is super fast to make, and is packed full of cauliflower and all its nutrients.…

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Cauliflower Recipe: Marinated Cauliflower Steak

A new cauliflower recipe for you! Have you ever heard of Cauliflower steak?  Have you tried slicing cauliflower like this?  Instead of florets,  you can slice it from the top to the bottom, creating long, easy to eat thin slices.  To make "cauliflower steaks" simply marinate it in your favorite steak marinade and roast it!  The marinade can be anything,…

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10 Kid Friendly Broccoli Recipes

10 Kid-Friendly Broccoli Recipes

If your kids don't like just plain steamed broccoli, try one of these really yummy 10 Kid-Friendly Broccoli Recipes.  Broccoli is a power packed vegetable that can also have a powerful taste to kids.  We have found that when we serve veggies different ways, it brings out different flavors and textures and kids will try a veggie they may not…

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