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Recipes

Pure Food is where it’s at… By Natalie Kemp

Strawberry Banana Milkshake Pure food can taste surprisingly sweet and delicious!  Here’s a super easy and tasty drink that can be a quick on the go breakfast or a healthy snack.  It’s full of antioxidants, protein, potassium, fiber, vitamin C, and B vitamins… Ingredients: 2 cups frozen strawberries 2 frozen very ripe frozen bananas 3-4 cups of…

Quinoa Burritos … by Natalie Kemp

Have you ever thought about making something … then wondered if you were crazy for even trying it?  That’s how I made this recipe that ended up tasting amazing!  Seriously, I kept wanting to just chow down on more of it! The recipe is my favorite kind … easy, inexpensive and tasty! Quinoa has been…

Sausage and Peppers … 4 Ingredients for an Easy Dinner

by Natalie Kemp Back in college I couldn’t cook anything. I burned grilled cheese sandwiches every time I cooked them, and set off the smoke alarm on a frequent and regular basis. Somehow in the mist of all the food burning I stumbled upon something great, and I didn’t mess it up because it was easy,…

Colorful and Easy Popsicles … by Natalie Kemp

Here are some fun, colorful, and super easy treats to help cool you off this summer. And by easy, I mean it’s ridiculous how easy these are to make. Watermelon Popsicles Watermelon is good for your heart, bones, and it’s very hydrating! To make the popsicles use a spoon or knife to carve out the…

Spicy Baked Chicken Recipe

Spicy Baked Chicken Recipe Don’t let the spices in this dish scare you away – if you have them in your pantry, then this is a quick, satisfying, and easy dish to make for dinner. You can eat the chicken breast as is or serve it with rice, toasted pita bread, or turn it in…

Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna Some of you seasonal purist might be cringing at the title.  I know it isn’t the season for zucchini yet, but sometimes I just get a hankerin’ for it.   🙂 This recipe is a healthier take on the traditional lasagna recipe, while also being gluten free for those who need it. To…

Tarte Flambee- Grain Free Pizza

Tarte Flambee- Grain Free Side note…we rarely eat fruit with other foods for digestion reasons, but it looked so pretty together that I couldn’t resist.  🙂 Tired of the same old same old recipes?  How about a recipe that is surprising, unique, healthy, and easy!  Um, yeah!! Tarte Flambee is a take on the French…

Colorful and Easy Popsicles

As far as summers go this has been a cold one for Minnesota (it was still snowing here on May 16th!), but that’s not all bad.  Most days have been at about 78 degrees with a breeze, which has been awesome! However, we are about to have another small bout of temperatures in the 90’s,…

Zucchini Alfredo

Zucchini Alfredo Photo by Zsuzsanna Kilian It’s zucchini season again, and there are tons of ways to season and combine this very versatile veggie. With 28% protein and no fat, as well as vitamins C and A, you can eat all that you want guilt free! The zucchini is left raw in this recipe because raw…

Creamy Beef and Potato Soup

Creamy Potato and Beef Stew Here is a new take on the old favorite beef stew.  This adapted version has loads of vegetables, and adds a creaminess that is like wrapping up in warm blanket just out of the dryer. Creamy Potato Beef Soup   1 lb. ground beef 4 carrots, cut into chunks 1 large onion, cut…