Black Bean Brownies

What is it with kids and eating green???? Growing up in era where things were just a little different, what worked then didnt work now.  I had to learn years ago to be sly if I wanted to get more veggies into my kids including cutting carrots in zig zag shapes,  I needed to be … Continue reading Black Bean Brownies

Vanilla-Strawberry Oat Bars

You do it everyday, I am unsure of who "said it" "TO GET AHEAD PLAN AHEAD". People most often plan for their finances; which bills to pay when, depositing in savings or rainy day or retirement accounts. The same skill is required in planning for your health. You most likely have the long term goal. … Continue reading Vanilla-Strawberry Oat Bars

Warm Feta and Roasted Red Pepper Spread

On a whim last fall, we roasted red peppers for the very first time. Actually now that's a lie.  I did spend a day several years ago with a friend and her family as they invited me to their family ritual. Although having the roasted treat all winter was wonderful what I remember most was … Continue reading Warm Feta and Roasted Red Pepper Spread

Healthier Quinoa Cookies

The original name of this recipe was "healthy" Quinoa cookies.  With 1 1/2 cups of brown sugar I had some resistance posting the original with the label of "healthy".  In being very aware of the issues surrounding labeling and the level of deception that something is "healthy"  (like the fat free yoghurt that indeed when … Continue reading Healthier Quinoa Cookies