Category Archives: Snacks

Crispy Cashews

Now this is the way to eat nuts! Nuts even in the raw form have an anti-nutrient called phytic acid. In order to get the most from our nuts, seeds and grains soaking is an age old time tested process. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It’s the pumpkin time of year and our neighborhood stores are touting their pumpkin product – really pumpkin everything! So here’s more pumpkin for you. I’ve been mixing up a single serving pumpkin concoction. Double the recipe if you’re making … Continue reading

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Creamy Vanilla Avocado Smoothie

Summer is the time for warm weather and cool downs. If you’re out exercising and need a quick nourishing cool down here’s a creamy, slightly sweet smoothie with lots of good fats in the whole milk and avocado. If you … Continue reading

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Zucchini Banana Nut Muffins

From experience, I would say that it’s difficult to find a good solid recipe for gluten free/paleo baked goods. Most I’ve tried have turned out mushy and not good. I recently tried a recipe I adapted from Paleogrubs.comĀ and their Paleo … Continue reading

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Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

I’ve been buying large bags of frozen fruit for a few months from Costco for smoothies. I noticed last time I stocked up they had a new product – frozen organic cherries. I thought cherries would be a nice add … Continue reading

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Multigrain Cherry Granola

This is the first time I’ve made granola and it was so easy and the product is tastier than I can buy in a waxed bag and box from the grocery. The grains are fresh and the yummy coconut oil … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

This week was high school tryouts for soccer and the first cross country week for our newly minted family member. We are hosting an exchange student from Denmark and she is very excited to be in the US for the … Continue reading

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Blueberry Banana Walnut Breakfast Bars

The inspiration for these bars was a Pinterest find from Kumquat and in true Jackie style I modified the recipe, omitted and changed a few ingredients. These bars are EASY to put together, are full of whole food ingredients and … Continue reading

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Peach Refresher

I was picking up a big bag of frozen strawberries for my daughter’s favorite strawberry smoothie and a big bag of frozen peach slices were calling my name. The big bag of peaches has provided us peach smoothies and this … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Bites

I saw these on Pinterest posted by Gimme Some Oven and I’m always intrigued by a no-bake bite option, especially one with seemingly decent ingredients. I’m not one to bake cookies often, I’ll be honest, I’m more of a cook … Continue reading

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