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Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

Salted Caramel Oats

Salted Caramel Oats

Avocado, Corn and Tomato Bruschetta

Avocado, Corn and Tomato Bruschetta

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Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies

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Healthy Chocolate Caramel Apple Nachos

Healthy Chocolate Caramel Apple Nachos

Rawchos? Raw nachos? Apple nachos? Nachos without cheese? Huh? My thoughts exactly until one year ago when I through together poorly sliced apples, sunflower seed butter and chocolate syrup. Which, I might add is a totally acceptable way to make apple nachos unless you really want to create a super healthy version that you can stash away in your virtual recipe “box” for years to come.

Healthy Green Smoothie

Healthy Green Smoothie

First, let me start by saying that I don’t have and never had an aversion to foods based on color alone. I haven’t met a food that I don’t like period. It’s similar to the way that I view movies. Even if the movie is not entertaining and basically no good I still sit through the entirety for the experience. So, yes I have been known to eat some pretty random foods that I will likely not eat again but I did at least try them.

Raw Strawberry Oat Balls

Raw Strawberry Oat Balls

Yes, I am the mom that fed my babies and had to have a bit of whatever they were having…just to taste it. I was also that 3 foot tall toddler that stood by my grandpa’s chair at the dinner table basically begging for a bite of what he was having. LOL!

Rainbow Fruit with Pineapple Dip

Rainbow Fruit with Pineapple Dip

When I was asked by Whole Foods Market to share my most favorite healthy and allergy friendly kids snacks for Back to School I could not have been happier. Why? The “whole” idea of working with “Whole Foods” is

Loaded Red Skin Potato Salad

Loaded Red Skin Potato Salad

Who doesn’t love a potato? As a child, I remember eating french fries for lunch, french fries for dinner…and french fries any other time I could get my hands on them. Bottom line…I loved those little night shades. I also have fond memories of my  sweet neighbor lady,