Healthy recipes for family and friends.

Meyer Lemon Thumbprint Cookies | Sweetening Winter

The Meyer lemon is most definitely my favorite of all the varieties.  Soft to the touch, juicy, and slightly sweet.  Its versatility in baking and cooking add an interesting dynamic to any dish, its almost unfair to the other lemons. Well into the winter months when these lemons are ready for harvest is such a… Continue reading Meyer Lemon Thumbprint Cookies | Sweetening Winter

Almond Milk

I have been intimidated to try and make Almond milk… forever… Why?  I am not sure, but after I made it, the simplicity and ease left me somewhat embarrassed at my ridiculous fear.  The recipe is so easy, and after your first attempt, you will never want to buy store bought Almond milk again. The… Continue reading Almond Milk

Almond Milk Cheese

After going Gluten free AND Dairy free due to medical reasons, I’ve been missing all those yummy goodies like cheese and crackers, lasagne, and my favorite savory splurge… pizza.  There are substitutes, but I often need to drive over 30 min to the natural food store to get them, and over an hour and half… Continue reading Almond Milk Cheese

Chocolate Almond Clusters

These little clusters are so easy and delicious to make and fun to do with little ones. The almonds used here are the most sought after premium Nonpareil variety.  Normally, when you purchase a cluster like this from a chocolatier you are eating a smaller variety that on its own isn’t great for snacking.  I… Continue reading Chocolate Almond Clusters

Almond Milk Chia Seed Pudding

Homemade Almond Milk Chia Seed Pudding Fresh, simple, and healthy this is such a fun treat.  The possibilities for additional ingredients are only limited by your imagination.   Ingredients: Homemade Almond Milk Chia Seeds FARM to KIDS Natural Sliced Almonds Coconut Flakes Mint Method: Combine almond milk in 8 oz. Mason Jar Add 2 Tbsp.… Continue reading Almond Milk Chia Seed Pudding

Smoothie Bowls >> Power Greens + Berries

If you follow me on Instagram you know my love affair is strong with the Smoothie Bowl.  While they look fussy and give the illusion that they take an exorbitant amount of time to prepare.  Well, let me assure you they are easy and worth every bit of the 5 minutes they take!   Power… Continue reading Smoothie Bowls >> Power Greens + Berries