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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. ... 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