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Month: March 2017

Nutrient Dense Scotcheroos (Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Nutrient Dense Scotcheroos (Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Scotcheroos are a crowd pleaser! Who doesn’t love that peanut butter and chocolate combination. It is also easy to eat a ton of them. A friend of mine asked for a healthier version of these bad boys, and I was happy to oblige. So, I found a regular Scotcheroo recipe like this one. Then, I modified the ingredients. This still doesn’t make Scotcheroos a health food, but it makes you feel a little bit better about eating a treat. In…

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Homemade Larabar

Homemade Larabar

Easy, Quick, Healthy Snack or Treat for Kids Homemade Larabar recipe for a fun, healthy snack treat for your kids! I tried a recipe experiment this morning for Noah’s afternoon snack today, and it turned out great. WIthin one minute, I had blended some pitted dates and macadamia nuts in a blender cup, formed little logs, placed them in a container, and packed them in his lunch box. So easy, quick, and healthy! Plus, this is much less expensive than…

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Chocolate Nut Butter Fudge – A Healthy Kid’s Treat

Chocolate Nut Butter Fudge – A Healthy Kid’s Treat

Kids love treats! But, as parents we want to have healthy, easy options. Ever have a kid begging for dessert or to go to the corner ice cream shop? Yeah, me too. It’s expensive, and those are loaded with tons of sugars and artificial ingredients that leave them low on nutrients and craving for more junk. There are many bloggers out there with healthy recipe options for treats, but some are time consuming and the ingredients are expensive. Plus, there…

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Feed Your Family Beans for Longevity and 1 Nutrient Dense Bean Quesadilla Recipe for Kids

Feed Your Family Beans for Longevity and 1 Nutrient Dense Bean Quesadilla Recipe for Kids

Why should I eat beans? Our bodies need carbohydrates, and beans are one of the foods that healthy, traditional cultures have eaten for thousands of years. Beans are a great source of phosphorus, iron, and fiber. In today’s world where our bodies are bombarded with toxins and environmental pollutants, we need that fiber. Honestly, when starting on a paleo, ancestral diet, I got a phobia of beans. However, I came across Dan Buettner, who wrote The Blue Zone about populations…

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