Although there is a lot at stake, we need to be patient and loving with our kiddos as we haul them into a world of unprocessed foods. Here are a few things that I wish someone told me when I began the messy business of healthy parenthood… along with a recipe for Pumpkin Dip that I’ve served to toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, tweens, teenagers, and adults. In other words, this unprocessed recipe is loved by everyone!
This Sriracha hot sauce recipe consists of only a few ingredients, and as with anything homemade, you can tweak it to use your favorite chiles, or to reflect what is currently in season. It’s a perfect condiment for, well, everything!
This quick BBQ sauce includes whole food ingredients and half the sugar of the regular stuff…and doesn’t require any ketchup. You can ramp up the sweetness or the spiciness according to your tastes.
Got a recipe with undesirable packaged food? You can probably make it even better yourself. Grab the recipe and ingredients list and get to work!
Roasted squash blended with pantry staples bring together a spicy, savory dip that tastes like fall.
Some recipes are made to simmer all day, it’s a great way to combine and intensify flavor. But for some recipes, like this Roasted Tomato Sauce, you can get the same “simmered-all-day” flavor by roasting the ingredients.
Chia seeds can seem intimidating to begin with, but once you get to know them and understand not only what they have to offer you nutritionally, but what they can do for you in the kitchen, you will start adding them to everything… like this chia jam!
This is a beautiful flavor combination. A splash of vanilla really makes this almond butter sing – adding that home-baked taste and sweetness, without sugar. So, so good….and healthy, too!