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Even if you're not dairy-free or vegan, our better-for-you banana based ice cream recipes, in a variety of flavors, are creamy, delicious and full of nutrients, not fat and sugar.
One of our favorite comfort food dinners is Spaghetti & Meatballs. This lightened up version is SO great! It features the same great flavors with nutritious ingredients, like a TON of veggies! Easy to make dairy-free too!
Garden produce is a beautiful thing! This week’s recipe came from an abundance of two crops in my garden: green beans and basil.
A perfect summer smoothie, blending fresh farmers market raspberries with frozen cranberries and lemon juice to create a refreshing and healthy drink.
This chicken salad makes for a great one-dish meal. Change it up by swapping out your favorite complimentary vegetables. The best part is that it’s top 8 free!
This wrap is full of flavor and possibilities! It's easy to adapt to fit many dietary needs - vegan, dairy-free, Paleo and can also be Whole30 Friendly!
French country meets a 1950's Americana classic in this cool, garden-fresh soup. It's like summer in a bowl!
This vegetable based couscous is a great gluten-free alternative to actual couscous. It makes the PERFECT dish to make for Fourth of July and all of those other social gatherings/cookouts you may be going to this summer.
This can hardly be called a recipe, it's so easy, but it's my favorite way to serve watermelon. The watermelon tames the saltiness of the feta & likewise, the feta tames the sweetness of the watermelon. The balsamic reduction balances the whole dish with just the right amount of tang.
If you deal with a nut allergy (peanut, tree nut, or both), you know that it’s nearly impossible to purchase trail mix from anywhere. In fact, except for Enjoy Life, I gave up trying long ago. Trail mix plays an important role in outdoor activities though . . . This trail mix is easy to whip up at home, is nut-free and as allergy-friendly as you need it to be, and is infinitely customizable--just swap out your favorite crackers, seeds, and dried fruits for a combination that is uniquely you!
My kids are picky about vegetables but these little patties remind them of tater tots so they LOVE them! These are great for meatless meals and can easily be made Paleo or vegan!
If you like the flavors of Asian food, try out this homemade Asian Salad Dressing with your next salad! It’s a refreshing change from your more common salad dressings!
Summertime usually features some last minute gatherings. This quick and easy salad is a great side for any meal. Plus it can be adapted to fit many dietary needs!
Hubby and I used to love getting Fried Rice at Chinese Food restaurants. With more fun and flavor than regular white rice, it was our staple choice! Then our son was diagnosed with an egg allergy. And while we still occasionally ordered it when we knew he wasn’t going to eat the Chinese food anyway, our use of it tapered off. I’m not sure I even remember the last time we had it. We miss it though, so last week, I decided to try making our own!
This is a drink I invented about eight months ago. I’d been thinking about all the foods, drinks, and nutrients “they” say you should consume every day, and how impossible it would be to come even close to the daily quota for most—much less trying to do ALL of them! I have even noticed one health benefit already: my Peak Flow. This is the primary reason why I kept drinking it, because I figured it was helping my poor, asthmatic lungs.
A beautiful and nutritious breakfast or midday snack to boost antioxidants, vitamins and minerals for the day. Easy to make, delicious to eat and the Zemas gluten-free Oatmeal Cranberry cookies on top make this meal that more special.
A warm, comforting bowl of breakfast oatmeal hits the spot on cool mornings. This version is completely grain-free but just as tasty and comforting! Plus, it's full of your favorite fruit!
This guilt-free Chicken Salad is the perfect dish for a Spring picnic.
Full of protein and veggies- it's the perfect vegan chili to warm you up on a cold night!
Skip the applesauce with added sugars and make your own at home! This colorful sauce is great for kids of all ages! Plus, it only has 4 simple ingredients!
If coffee doesn't agree with you, dandelion root makes a great alternative. This Iced Herbal Coffee is a great afternoon pick-me-up without the caffeine or acidity. It's also dairy-free!
This EASY breakfast food is completely customizable and a great use for some leftover potatoes or other vegetables.
Quince is a fruit that is similar to an apple and is great in this easy compote. We love it served with shortbread cookies and whipped coconut cream!
I got this recipe out of a magazine a while back, and it is scrum-diddle-e-umptious! If you're looking for a break from plain-old red sauce, cheese, and pepperoni, this pizza hits the spot! Whip one up for your next pizza night, or even for the Superbowl!
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