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Healthy Potato Salad

Potato salad is one picnic staple that shouldn’t be missing from a holiday spread. Our version is made without mayonnaise–olive oil and chopped onion add moisture and flavor.

Gluten-Free Almond Butter Blondies

Gluten-Free Almond Butter Blondies

This recipe using almond butter is not only gluten-free, it’s free of dairy and refined sugar. Our two-year-old taste tester gave it a “great big smile” rating.

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Homemade Whole Wheat Flat Bread with Rosemary

This whole wheat flat bread is the first result of my desire to make my own healthy bread without any sugar that the kids will enjoy too.

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Semi-Sweet Eggless Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Choco

These easy to make semi-sweet and eggless oatmeal cookies are not only a nutritious snack but also a fun recipe to try with your kids in the kitchen.

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Easy Eggless Whole Wheat Pancakes with Blueberries

This simple recipe for nutritious homemade pancakes allows for a lot of creativity for both flavor and shape.

White Asparagus Risotto

The appearance of asparagus heralds spring and offers an elegant addition to healthy seasonal recipes.

Eggplant Chops

Eggplant Chops

Buttery eggplant is delicious and easy to prepare–add mozzarella cheese and it and makes a great burger alternative.

Healthy cookies

Anytime Oatmeal Cookies

These fresh-baked homemade healthy oatmeal cookies boast whole grain goodness, and they’re a great way to warm up the kitchen in cool autumn weather (they make a perfect lunchbox treat, too). They are also a great way to get kids to snack healthy.

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Fresh Coconut Macaroons with Chocolate

Making coconut macaroons from fresh coconut might take a while, but the result is worth it.

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Vánočka: Sweet Holiday Egg Bread

Though the name means “Christmas bread” in Czech, this sweet and moist bread filled with dried fruit and nuts was my grandmother’s staple for any special occasion.

Whole Grain Lasagna with Chicken and Vegetables

Whole Grain Lasagna with Chicken and Vegetables

Whole grain lasagna adds nutrients; layering lets you sneak sneak some in some veggies between oodles of glorious cheese.

An Afternoon Smoothie Is Absolute Bliss

Who doesn’t love fruit drinks? And if they’re healthy and easy to prepare, what’s not to love?

Healthy Homemade Chocolate Banana Pops

It’s hard to resist the great-together flavors of a frozen banana with a crisp dark chocolate shell.

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Healthy Breakfast Burrito

A healthy breakfast is an important foundation for a busy day. Wraps and pockets are a smart way to make sure picky eaters get the nutrients they need.

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Chocolate Black Bean Brownies with Coconut Chunks

This surprise ingredient yields a rich and subtle–and nutritious–treat that will not disappoint any dessert connoisseur.