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What makes a meal great? Real food and real ingredients. The more I go out to eat, the more disappointed I become. Real food is lacking in the restaurant industry. Why? Because real food takes time to make. And I get it, everyone needs to make money, so out with whole and real food ingredients…… Continue reading Naturally Made… Vegetarian Eggplant Parmesan and Roasted Maple Acorn Squash
Sliced tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and balsamic, rich marinara sauce, Sun dried Tomatoes on top of pizza, in your pasta or on top of salads! I love tomatoes. They are such a great addition to so many meals and they are incredibly versatile. Sun dried tomatoes have so much flavor and are also full…… Continue reading Homemade Sun Dried Tomatoes… In the Oven!
There was a time when I believed red meat was bad for us. When I began eating meat more regularly in high school, it gave me a stomach ache (former vegetarian here!). The problem was not the red meat, it was the quality, or lack there of, of the meat I was choosing to eat.…… Continue reading Naturally Made…. Grilled Flank Steak with Salsa Verde
Chia seed is a fantastic way to increase fiber in your diet. 1 Tbs has 5 grams of Fiber! You can sprinkle it on top of yogurt, salads, replace them for poppy seeds, add to your smoothies, oatmeal or make a delicious, powerful, Chia Pudding! What is so great about Chia is that unlike Flax…… Continue reading Naturally Made Chia Pudding
Okay, I couldn’t do a post on Chocolate Chip COOKIES without one on MILK! Don’t those go hand in hand!? I think so. Almond milk is so delicious and so good for you! It has roughly only 30-40 calories per cup and is full of nutrients, such as calcium (bones, teeth), manganese (activating enzymes in…… Continue reading The Best Homemade Almond Milk Recipe
Choosing to live a clean, natural, organic, unprocessed life style, doesn’t mean boring or tasteless food. It doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself and eat only salad, carrots and celery all day. Eating a natural diet is an adventurous way of eating, and is much more satisfying. A naturally made dessert can also be…… Continue reading Raw Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
There is such a misconception out there that fat makes you fat. I used to be one of those believers! I remember being in college and not wanting to each cheese unless it was the low-fat/fat-free kind (yuck!). Or only using reduced fat margarine or sour cream. I read labels and I thought I was…… Continue reading Grass-Fed Butter Spread for Your Perfect Toast