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Mango Creamsicles

By Britney Manuel of Btanjerine & A Simply Raw Life With summer in full swing, longer days, and warmer temperatures, eating dessert for breakfast seems apropos.  And when there’s no added sugar or dairy you can indulge the little people and let them think they are being totally naughty, without the mom guilt.  Recently my […]

POSTED BY ON July 8, 2013         |           Comments { 8 }
Homemade Raw Nutella

Homemade Raw Nutella

Written by contributor Felicia Clark of A Simply Raw Life. Say what?  Homemade raw Nutella?  Why yes!  Who doesn’t like Nutella, right?  For those of you who are not familiar with Nutella it is a very delicious chocolate hazelnut spread that tastes great on just about anything.  I don’t know about you, but I grew up […]

POSTED BY ON January 3, 2013         |           Comments { 9 }
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How to get enough calcium without milk

Written by contributor Angela Stanford, MBA, RD, RYT Registered Dietitian/Holistic Nutritionist & Owner of Vital Nutrition and Wellness.   Q: My kids aren’t fans of milk and we don’t push it. Are we missing out on calcium or other nutrients to build strong bones and teeth? We do drink some almond milk and occasionally coconut milk, but […]

POSTED BY ON December 10, 2012         |           Comments { 2 }

A Yummy Vegan Pumpkin Coffee Cake

This post is brought to you by Method, a socially responsible company that makes non-toxic cleaning products that are good for the earth and good for people against dirty! Written by contributor Felicia Clark of A Simply Raw Life. Dessert for breakfast?  Yes, please!  Who doesn’t like to eat dessert for breakfast, especially this time of […]

POSTED BY ON November 26, 2012         |           Comments { 6 }
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Ask the Nutrition Expert: 10 Immune Boosting Foods

Written by contributor Angela Stanford, MBA, RD, RYT Registered Dietitian/Holistic Nutritionist & Owner of Vital Nutrition and Wellness. *image via Q: What foods can I feed my family to ward of colds and flu this season? A: With fall upon us and temperatures dropping, people are catching colds and getting sick. Help protect your family by feeding […]

POSTED BY ON November 12, 2012         |           Comments { 4 }

VEGAN: CRANBERRY ALMOND ENERGY BARS + CHOCOLATE FROSTING

Written by Contributor Britney Manuel of BtanJerine, and A Simply Raw Life.  At about 3 o’clock PM everyday a little man inside of me says, “it’s time for chocolate!”, and when he talks…I listen! And sometimes much to my dismay, this little man has cheap taste. So in an effort to be proactive I knew […]

POSTED BY ON November 5, 2012         |           Comments { 14 }
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Blackberry Lemonade Popsicles

Written by contributor Marieke Beeler of M for Mommy. With the temperatures on the rise and summer vacation in full swing, it is time to bust out the molds and find a good popsicle recipe.  After all, there are few things more fun than making, enjoying…and possibly wearing popsicles with your little one on a […]

POSTED BY ON July 9, 2012         |           Comments { 4 }
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Pork Chops with Bacon and Thyme

Written by contributor Marieke Beeler of M for Mommy. These pork chops with bacon and thyme are packed with flavor and my kids, who are funny with tougher types of meat, can’t resist them.  Score! Here’s the deal: I’m married to a Texan.  And though he certainly is not the “cowboy type”, he does like […]

POSTED BY ON May 17, 2012         |           Comments { 0 }

Kid-Friendly Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is a fun excuse to spice up your meal plan for the week. Celebrate this year with some kid-friendly vegetarian dishes that are super yummy and fun to make. Tostada Salad: For a fresh, lighter meal this Cino de Mayo, make a tostada salad!

POSTED BY ON April 30, 2012         |           Comments { 1 }
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Dutch Pancakes : The whole wheat version

Written by contributor Marieke Beeler of M for Mommy. I was born and raised in The Netherlands.  And, like many countries, the Dutch have their own version of pancakes. These Dutch whole wheat pancakes are the healthier version of the traditional Dutch pancakes. Instead of regular flour, I used organic whole wheat flour and added […]

POSTED BY ON April 12, 2012         |           Comments { 4 }
homemade veggie pasta sauce for kids

Easy Veggie Pasta Sauce for Kids

Looking for an easy marinara sauce that is filled with plenty of veggies for you and your kids? My good friend shared her pasta sauce recipe with me that she makes for her family. Shauna Bryant is a proud mama to two adorable boys– she is the master of serving veggies on the plate for […]

POSTED BY ON February 9, 2012         |           Comments { 5 }

Brown Rice Pudding Recipe

I found my new favorite comfort dessert: brown rice pudding. I stumbled upon this recipe over on Weelicious– I wish I had known about this site when I was making baby food for my daughter Zoe. We always have brown rice on hand, so this is the perfect dessert to make if you’ve got a […]

POSTED BY ON February 6, 2012         |           Comments { 3 }