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Creamy Lemon Potato Bisque with Carrot Top Pesto

This creamy lemon potato bisque is the perfect mix of Winter and Spring --- both in color and in taste. And it's anything but boring. It gets its creaminess from the Silk Protein nut milk and roasted potatoes, zucchini, and carrots (white + yellow, to give it its golden color)... and the carrot top pesto gives it that oomph to take it to next-level-awesome.  ... Read more » about Creamy Lemon Potato Bisque with Carrot Top Pesto

Blueberry Ginger Oatmeal Bowl

This blueberry ginger oatmeal bowl is sooooo cozy and delish, and it's perfect for cold, winter mornings --- it starts with Good Food Made Simple's organic unsweetened steel cut oatmeal and is then topped with a homemade blueberry syrup (more about that below!), a handful of walnuts, and a few fresh berries. Ie. It's deliciousness in bowl form.  ... Read more » about Blueberry Ginger Oatmeal Bowl

Purple Power Salad

This chopped purple power salad is packed full of good-for-you ingredients like kale, red (errr... purple) cabbage, and walnuts + quinoa from Nuts.com to name a few!. It has a fabulous crunch and a delicious dressing that everyone loves!!

This salad is a family favorite. ... Read more » about Purple Power Salad

Chili Mango Energy Balls

These chili mango energy balls (or bites, whatever you want to call them) are packed with good-for-you things like cashews and pecans and sesame seeds and coconut oil. They are the perfect combo of salty and sweet with a little kick.  

They are perfect as an afternoon snack, or a little treat in the lunchbox or after dinner. I like to keep them in the fridge and grab one whenever I need a little energy boost. 

Let's get a close-up view: nutty seedy deliciousness!! ... Read more » about Chili Mango Energy Balls

Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Packing lunch is a little easier thanks to Bob's Red Mill and the versatility of their products... whether it be a yummy sesame rice with chicken and roasted veggies (recipe below!) or cornbread and chili, or pancake dippers and turkey sausage.

We are finally getting into the swing of things. ... Read more » about Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies

10 Healthy Kids' Recipes They'll Gobble Down

It has been important to me since day 1 to feed Babycakes a variety of healthy foods, to limit sugar-y desserts and drinks, and to encourage play/movement/exercise.  I wanted to give her the best possibility of a happy healthy life, something I believe is taught and modeled. Because of this, she is really willing to try any new food...which I love. ... Read more » about 10 Healthy Kids' Recipes They'll Gobble Down