I always think of Tosca Reno when I make these Oatmeal Cookies because she’s such an oatmeal fanatic. But then, so am I. It’s great stuff if made properly. And these cookies are… well… very “proper”!
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This eggs and oats meal prep breakfast plan will give you alternate days of egg muffins and overnight oats. This is one of the simplest, easiest and fastest way to prep a full week of breakfasts with minimal ingredients and a small investment of time. I like to have an affordable, quick and easy prep […]
These mini egg muffins are the perfect meal prep breakfast! Make a couple of batches to get you through the entire week! As some of you know, I’m turning my focus on meal prep around here. It’s something you guys have been asking for for a long time and I am finally settling down into […]
I have to admit, I’ve never made a sweet potato casserole before, clean eating or otherwise. Maybe because I’ve never hosted Thanksgiving before. But DA-ANG!! This turned out yummy!
This pumpkin spice granola bark is a delicious treat for Fall! It’s portable, sweet, and filled with whole grain goodness. It’s been a long time since I made a sweet treat at home. Dessert just isn’t at the top of my list of things to cook or bake these days. I’m trying hard to manage […]
These spelt pancakes are a great option for an easy, healthy breakfast during the week. This pancake recipe creates whole grain pancakes that are fluffy, delicious, and loaded with the benefits of spelt flour. Pancakes are a family favorite breakfast for many people, including yours truly. But almost every pancake recipe calls for eggs. If […]
Not to long ago, I had a few teachers and Mom’s ask me if I could help with some ideas for school lunches, snacks and those hectic-school-day-mornings when you just have to get out of the house. Of course, there’s no way I was going to say no.
This mixed berry smoothie is packed with healthy carbs and fiber and will keep you going all morning long. Made with fresh berries, almond milk, oats, and flax seeds, this creamy smoothie recipe will be your go-to breakfast or refreshing afternoon snack. Hi y’all, I’m Marion, the author of Life Tastes Good, the website where […]
This date butter is wonderfully sweet and wholesome spread for your morning toast! If you’re looking for something to add a little flare to your morning toast, this cinnamon date butter could be the answer! It’s sweet and has that “brown sugar” type of depth to it’s sweetness. It’s warming and wonderful! HOW LONG DOES […]
This sweet potato smoothie is a deliciously sweet and filling way to start your morning! I’m a little ashamed to admit that I totally got out of the smoothie game for a while. It wasn’t for any reason in particular, I just stopped making them for quite a while and I’m wishing I hadn’t. The […]
These easy clean eating recipes for beginners are perfect for those who want to eat clean but don’t know where to start. If you’re just getting started with clean eating, it can feel pretty overwhelming. Trying to figure out labels and substitutes for the foods you usually buy can be a big headache. The important […]
Happy New year! Today I wanted to share 20 easy clean eating recipes to start your new year off right! After all, this time of year is well known for everyone getting “back on track”. So I thought I’d help you out with an array of recipes that can be made ahead of time, are […]
Tis’ the season for baking clean eating Christmas cookies!! Baking season is in full swing and few treats say Christmas like holiday cookies do. Most of us have our annual cookie traditions. Cookies we make every year, regardless of what else is going on, because it’s just not Christmas without them. My mom left me […]
Cranberry Butter is one of those fabulous treats that you get to enjoy only one time a year. That time of year when you see a lot of extra lights around town, you hear holiday music on the radio and homemade smells are prolific in the kitchen.
Can you even handle these 30 clean eating pumpkin recipes? I mean, how exciting is it that autumn has finally arrived!! Tis’ officially the season of the pumpkin!!!! YAAAASSSSS!!!!!!! My favorite time of the year!!!! While many of you are mourning the loss of summer, us fall lovers couldn’t be happier. Not to rub your […]
These 20 clean eating after school snacks are healthier options for snack time! I don’t know what it’s like in your house, but in mine, after school snacks are a must. After a long day of learning, my kid comes home hungry and waiting until dinner time is not an option. So I learned to […]
These back to school lunch ideas for kids are sure to keep those lunchboxes interesting this year! As parents, the whole “back to school” thing can really be a double edged sword. It’s great to have that extra time for doing other things, but then there’s homework to help with and lunches to pack. And […]
Today I’ve got 20 clean eating zucchini harvest recipes for you. It’s that time of year where zucchini is prolific! And if you’re not careful, it’s easy to have some of them go bad if you don’t preserve them in some way such as freezing. But if you don’t want to stuff your freezer with […]
This conveniently easy, 8-lesson plan will help you make that transition without stress or confusion! Let’s be honest… You’re here right now because you have at least a sneaking suspicion that clean eating might be what you need to improve your overall health. You want to eat healthier, but you don’t want it to be […]
Today I’m sharing 20 Clean Eating Brunch Recipes from around the web for the spring holiday season! Welcome to the first day of spring!! Do you have spring fever yet? I know I sure do! This first day of spring is beautiful here in the San Francisco east bay and I’m enjoying every sunshiny moment […]
The first time I heard about protein pancakes was from a Facebook friend. When she told me what was in them, I all but gagged. I just could not fathom the idea that these might actually be edible. However…
One of the things I love doing on this blog from time to time is resurrecting an old recipe. I’m not talking about an old recipe from my archives, I’m talking about an old recipe that goes back, sometimes hundreds of years. Those recipes that are disappearing and being replaced by modern, from-the-box recipes that […]
Packing school lunches can be frustrating for many parents. If your kids heading back to school soon, I know you are probably stressed about keeping lunch both nutritious and interesting for your kids. But there are some tips for making school lunches easier to pack. Whether you are talking about school lunches or your typical […]
I don’t know about you, but kids going back to school always fills me with “lunchbox dread”. I really hate the tedium of having to figure out what to put in Mini Chef’s lunchbox every day. It’s not fun. I don’t like it. Did I mention I hate packing lunches? So I’m starting a little […]
Many of you tell me time and time again how difficult it can be to prep food ahead of time. But when it comes to packing school lunches, it really does get pretty simple and basic. You aren’t really dealing with complicated recipes, just single ingredients that can be pre-cut/cooked and stored in small baggies […]
No bake granola bars are a healthy kid-friendly snack that are perfect for packing into a lunch box. Because the recipe uses clean ingredients, you can feel good knowing that your kids will be snacking well! The kids are heading back to school and moms everywhere are facing the “what to pack in their lunch” […]
Start the new year off right with this clean eating new start smoothie recipe! As much as we fight it or refuse to make resolutions, the new year always feels like a brand new start. At least to me. It’s a clean slate. A time to start over. The hustle and bustle of the holidays are […]
If cookies are your thing, then I’ve got the perfect ebook for you! This collection of 19 Clean Eating Cookie Recipes is a fabulous way to enjoy your favorites without giving up on your eating plan. I mean, if you’re going to make cookies anyway, why not make them clean! This collection includes 19 recipes for everything […]
Author and nutrition expert, Leann Forst, has launched her new cookbook “How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies: Quick & Easy Hidden Veggie Recipes the Whole Family Will Love” on Amazon.com. Forst, a board certified holistic health practitioner, developed this book to help parents find healthy, sensible and easy-to-prepare meals and snacks that […]
Make no mistake, whether you just eat clean or clean and low carb, this is a treat. Not a regular part of your eating plan. But the truth is, sometimes you need a treat. A delicious treat. And this Clean Eating Blueberry Lemon Mug Cake is just the thing to soothe a raging sweet tooth. […]