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This segment on healthy holiday recipe substitutes originally aired in December 2018, but the concepts are still true, and especially applicable since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You can make recipes healthier, whether for holiday or everyday baking. So what are some of the best healthy recipe swaps you ask? Dairy Alternatives…(Read More)

I love the taste of coffee and I love alcoholic coffee drinks like Kahlua and Bailey’s, I just don’t want the alcohol. This is my special version of a creamy coffee after dinner drink. You probably wouldn’t think that combining rosemary and coffee would be a winning combination, but they actually pair…(Read More)

One of my favorite drinks of all time is the margarita. But it has to be made just right. Too strong and I’m crying while dancing on the table, too weak and it’s mostly sugar. In the non-alcoholic version it’s even more important to have the correct mix or you could…(Read More)

I think I am pretty much obsessed with creating non-alcoholic drinks I can have at dinners and parties. I am, an adult, after all! I choose to abstain from alcohol because of health reasons and I don’t really miss how I felt after a night of drinking. What I don’t like though…(Read More)

I love Fall! One of my favorite reasons is pumpkin spice lattes. One of the things I don’t like is all the sugar that normally accompanies a pumpkin spice latte. So what can I do except make it fresh at home? I like to start with two tablespoons fresh pumpkin puree that I’ve…(Read More)

It’s not just younger kids living at home that need healthy snacks when school starts. College students going back to school also need to think about nutrition and healthy food habits. It’s August and kids on the west coast have returned to school and kids on the east coast are preparing to go…(Read More)

It’s that time of year again when our kiddos go back to school. It’s also the time when we as parents get to think about how we can help them be successful in the classroom. One of those ways is to make sure our kids have a nourishing breakfast before they head off…(Read More)

My recipe this week is basically an “everything-but-the-kitchen-sink” conglomerate. The one thing that makes it different is instead of using tofu (which is made out of soy), I used hempfu (a tofu-type product made out of hemp). I stopped eating soy when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and…(Read More)

Today is Earth Day. It’s also Monday. It brought new meaning to #meatlessmondays. On our nutrition segments this month, we chose to focus on sustainable food. Sustainably growing your food and eating in a way that is a win-win proposition for healthy humans and a healthy earth. So it was the perfect day…(Read More)