pulled chicken tacos
mains, recipes

The Easiest Pulled Chicken Tacos

Continuing in this unofficial series of what to cook with it's too hot turn on the oven... I bring you these easiest ever pulled chicken tacos. And it's hands down THE easiest... (OK, I know I've called other recipes the easiest, but really this takes it to a whole new level) recipe of all recipes...… Continue reading The Easiest Pulled Chicken Tacos

tomato basil fruit salad
recipes, salads

Tomato Basil Fruit Salad

I shared this tomato basil fruit salad on my Instagram the other day and wanted to get it up on the blog so it doesn't get lost in the interwebs.... In the post I said... Something I've learned: Kids will eat anything if they can pick it out of the dirt. And they're more likely… Continue reading Tomato Basil Fruit Salad

breakfast ideas - simple smoothie
breakfast, recipes

5 Easy On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

I got lots of requests this week for healthy on-the-go breakfast ideas (read: summer's over and it's back to school, schedule, structure...) so today I want to share with you some of my and my littles' current favorites for quick, easy, healthy ways to break the fast. And then... because there's just so much to… Continue reading 5 Easy On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

beef tacos
mains, recipes

Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

We eat a lot of tacos around here, especially these beef tacos. Right now I'm averaging most days where two meals a day are a taco, in some form or fashion. Some healthier than others, yes. Regardless, most days I'm drawn toward all things roll-able. When I asked you in this survey last week what… Continue reading Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

watermelon gazpacho
recipes, soups

Watermelon Gazpacho

You know what the best part about this watermelon gazpacho is? The only thing you have to turn on is the blender. No heat required. Which is becoming my new requirement for summer cooking. If it requires a heat source other than a grill or a slow cooker, it's gonna have to wait till October.… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake
desserts, recipes

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake – vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free

I made this chocolate chocolate-chip banana bread cake last week and thought it would be just the recipe to follow up the last three posts about my healing story.  I love sharing with you the recipes I’ve adjusted and adapted that make food, cooking and life more enjoyable while healing. Lately though I’ve been thinking...… Continue reading Chocolate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cake – vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free

recipes

Pink Dip (a.k.a. Beet Dip)

I was just telling a group of parents about this pretty pink dip recipe (a.k.a. beet dip - shhhh, don't tell)... It was at a local private school here in Austin where I was invited to speak about child nutrition and the million dollar question... how to get kids to eat healthy food without making… Continue reading Pink Dip (a.k.a. Beet Dip)

recipes, salads

The Most Delicious Detox Salad

https://vimeo.com/327864156 Note: for this detox salad, you don't have to use a food processor. You can chop the broccoli and cauliflower florets by hand into small pieces. Use pre-cut shredded carrots as a short cut (like I did) and this salad can be quite quick to make. This recipe is out the the 30+ page… Continue reading The Most Delicious Detox Salad

dairy-free butternut squash soup
recipes, soups

Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup

https://vimeo.com/321575210 Originally I planned to make this dairy-free butternut squash soup part of The 7-Day RESET meal plan but if you've ever tried to cut up a butternut squash, you know it can be a pain in the you know what. I didn't want to do that to you. So for the RESET I went… Continue reading Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup