Watermelon Salad with Baby Kale and Maple Vinaigrette

Watermelon and Baby Kale Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

    I have to admit, I was a little giddy the other day when I received my first organic watermelon of the season in my organic delivery box. It ain’t officially summer til you bite into a juicy slice of watermelon AND this watermelon salad with baby kale and maple vinaigrette will just dance in your…

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Cacao vs. Cocoa. Which is healthier?

What’s the Difference Between Cacao and Cocoa?

There are many things that make me go hmmmm – like why does the server always come around to ask you how your meal is right when you’ve just taken a big bite of your lunch? Another head scratcher is what’s the difference between cacao and cocoa AND which one is healthier? I’ll break it down… Cacao…

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Easy, No-Bake Energy Bites! Grain Free and Paleo!

No Bake Energy Bites (GF, Paleo)

 I’m a snacker.    There. I said it.   I like to nibble between meals. Yes, yes, there are plenty of schools of thought out there that outlaw mid-meal snacks, and yes, *maybe* I used to snack on potato chips and other unmentionables but now…NOW, I snack on healthy, whole foods. Which is why I…

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Curry Chickpea Salad - You need to make this!

Curry Chickpea Salad

I <3 spring! My mom brought me over a beautiful Hyacinth plant the other day. I had no idea the blooms were so fragrant! My entire kitchen is lit up with this beautiful scent. In fact it’s the first thing everyone smells when they walk through the front door! I love it! Its beautiful fragrance reminds me…

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No Bake Chocolate Peppermint Bites #dairyfree and #glutenfree

No Bake Chocolate Peppermint Bites

A grasshopper walks into a bar, and the bartender says, “Hey, we have a drink named after you!” The grasshopper looks surprised and asks, “You have a drink named Steve?” I know, super cheesy, but I couldn’t resist… I was never into Grasshopper drinks but remember the grasshopper bar? I mean the ones packed with sugar,…

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Paleo Coconut Chocolate Mouse (No Egg, No Dairy)

18 Homemade Snacks for Kids

Spring break – how I love thee! The weather is warming, the birds are chirping, my boys are home AND hungry….constantly. Having 4 boys has taught me many things, like looking first before sitting to use the loo (I’ve made that mistake more than once), and of course, having snacks ready for when they say…

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