Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower Pizza a vegan pizza w. homemade dough & topped w. vegan Ranch Dressing Ingredients: a head of cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces 4 tsp. avocado oil 1 tsp. garlic clove, minced & sautéed 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1/4 tsp. black pepper 3/4 c. buffalo sauce (separated), heat of your choice (I use mild!)…

| Vegan Breakfast Scones | Ready in 20 minutes Makes 9-12 scones Ingredients 3 ½  c. flour (I use 1 ¾  all-purpose & 1 ¾ whole wheat) 6 tbsp. coconut sugar 2 tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. sea salt 6 tbsp. cold-cubed vegan butter (I use Earth Balance) 2 flax eggs* 1 ¼  c. Silk Protein…

  Homemade Lemon & Garlic Hummus     Hummus is a family favorite in our house! My picky eater, anti-vegetable son will even dip veggies into this homemade hummus & gobble it up! A lot of store-bought hummus ingredients include additives & oils that are inflammatory fats, so I hope you’ll try this healthy, simple,…

  | Enjoy Life© Snack Review |     First, a few facts about Enjoy Life© and these snacks: ALL Enjoy Life© products are certified gluten-free and are free from the top 8 most common allergens (wheat, dairy, soy, egg, peanut, tree nut, fish and shellfish). All Enjoy Life© products are verified Non-GMO, certified Kosher and…

Homemade Granola a dairy & refined sugar free, delicious granola   Raise your hand if you love Granola! I’m always on the hunt for Granola that isn’t packed with sugars & other unhealthy ingredients. I decided to make it homemade & it came out great! My kids loved it on top of their yogurt &…

Summer Sips | Tazo Passion Tea a refreshing, caffeine-free summer beverage to enjoy in the sunshine!   Tazo Teas are my favorite! They are naturally sourced & caffeine-free which is helping my goal of quitting coffee (sigh!). They also partner with Mercy Corps to improve community wellness through education initiatives and increased access to clean…

Vegan Banana Bread   a fluffy, delicious breakfast the whole family will love! Ingredients -3 ripe bananas, mashed -3 tbsp. pure organic coconut oil, melted -1/3 c. unsweetened applesauce -a dash of vanilla extract -1 1/2 tsp. baking powder -1/2 tsp. baking soda -pinch of sea salt -pinch of nutmeg -1 tsp. cinnamon -1 1/2…

Rainy Day Crafts!   It’s been a gloomy few days here, so I decided some craft time was needed! I found all the supplies around the house & my kids spent hours creating & using their imaginations!       Craft #1: Textured Paint Brushes I found some random objects/materials around the house & attached…

PB & Chocolate Banana Sushi a fun lunch kids will ask you to make again & again!   I’m back with a healthy, creative lunch for kids! In the words of my son, these are “SO NUMMY!”   You Will Need: -1 medium-sized banana (not too ripe) -Justin’s Classic Peanut Butter (or a nut butter…

Strawberry Sorbet a dairy-free, clean eating, & refreshing sorbet perfect for summer!   Happy First Day of Summer! I wanted to surprise my kids with a healthy, yummy after-school treat to celebrate Summer! This sorbet is delicious, stores well in the freezer, & you can switch it up & make the sorbet in any fruit…

Non-Perishable “Brown Bag” Lunch Ideas ideas for fun Field Trip or Summer Camp bagged lunches!  My daughter has a few School Field Trips coming up as she nears her last weeks as 1st Grader (pause for a quick Mama Bear sob!). The students are required to bring a disposable, non-perishable lunch. Since this particular Field…

Homemade “Cheez-It” Star Crackers a healthier twist on a classic snack cracker I’m back with another homemade kids snack! This recipe includes very few ingredients & is simple to make! You can get creative with the shapes….my kids chose a star this time! I made these vegan, but even if you substitute for regular cheese…

Almond Raisin Power Muffins muffins packed with fiber & protein to get your “go” going in the morning!   Ingredients: 2 c. Kodiak Cake Mix 1/2 c. light brown sugar, packed 1/4 c. coconut oil, softened (NOT MELTED) 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 large egg (For an egg substitute you can combine 1 Tbsp of ground…

Freezer Meals!   time-saving, budget friendly meals you can make in just hours!  Freezer Meals will save you time, money & make your dinnertime prep simple & stress free! In this post, I will be sharing my Freezer Meals Pinterest Board with you & giving you helpful tips that have made the prep-process easier! Here…

Protein Waffles  the perfect breakfast packed with protein to jump-start your morning! We love homemade waffles in our house! Too add protein & fiber into my kids diet, I have been using Kodiak Cakes mixes! You can’t go wrong with 14g of Protein & 5g of Fiber! For my children’s age range, they should be…

 Homemade Cinnamon Teddy Grahams   a childhood favorite snack without the added “junk” I started recipe testing homemade versions of my kids’ favorite snacks in the attempt to limit as much processed food in their diets as possible. Some of the information I found on children’s snacks was disturbing…it’s crazy to me that cancer-causing ingredients are…

Lunch Box Favorites & Tips   I personally love making school lunches for my kids so I know exactly what they are eating & that what they are eating is nutritious. To ensure she’s finishing her whole lunch, I allow my daughter to pick what fruits & veggies she wants me to pack! On special…

Peanut Butter & Jelly “Sushi” If I present my kids with “creative plates”, they 99.9% of the time finish what is on them! These PB&J Sushi Rolls are simple & nutritious!  Ingredients Whole Grain Bread Justin’s Classic Peanut Butter Welch’s Natural Strawberry Spread (I love this spread because there is NO HIGH FRUCTOSE SYRUP! I…

No-Bake Energy Bites A quick, healthy snack your kids (and you) will love! Ingredients 1 c. Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1/2 c. Justin’s Classic Peanut Butter 1/3 c. Pure Raw Honey 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract 1/2 c. Ground Flax Seed 1 Tbsp. Chia Seeds 1/2 c. Enjoy Life…

Friday Favorites: Top 5 Beauty Products I use these beauty products daily & highly recommend them!  Finding inexpensive beauty products can be difficult, but more importantly finding beauty products that work for you is an even harder task! I despise spending money on high-end makeup, so I also research to try to find “drugstore dupes”…

Peanut Butter & Banana Protein Shake A quick, simple, healthy on-the-go breakfast  Ingredients: -1 medium-sized frozen banana (If not using a frozen banana, add 4-5 ice cubes) -1 c. unsweetened vanilla almond milk (I use the Silk brand) -1 scoop vanilla protein powder (I use VEGA Vanilla Protein & Greens) -2 Tbsp. Organic PBfit Powder…

Sun-dried Tomato & Mozzarella  Pressed Sandwiches This is one of my go-to quick & delicious Summertime recipes  For this recipe, you will need: fresh Garlic Ciabatta Bread, sliced into 1″ pieces 8.5 oz jar of Julienne Cut Sun-Dried Tomatoes w. Herbs, drained Oil from drained jar of Sun-Dried Tomatoes 8 oz. fresh mozzarella ball 1…

Berry-Topped Chia Seed Pudding This is a quick, simple, delicious, clean-eating recipe that requires just a few ingredients! You will need: 1/2 c. chia seeds (I use Bob’s Red Mill Whole Seed Chia Seeds) 1 c. coconut milk (I use So Delicious Unsweetened Vanilla CoconutMilk) Toppings of your choice! (I personally love how the raspberries…