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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 }

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 { 7 }


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 { 16 }

Vegetarian Salad: Red Quinoa with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Written by contributor Felicia Clark of A Simply Raw Life. If you’re like me, you don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen, but you still want to create delicious healthy meals for your family.  I LOVE to make grain salads because they are very nutritious, full of flavor and color, and you can make […]

POSTED BY ON October 22, 2012         |           Comments { 1 }
beet salad

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Citrus & Toasted Almonds

Written by contributor Marieke Beeler of M for Mommy. This Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese is the perfect summer salad. Every Saturday morning I pick up my crate of organic/ locally grown fruits and vegetables.  We started doing this in August of last year and I’m loving it!  Supporting the local farmers, receiving organic fruits […]

POSTED BY ON September 2, 2012         |           Comments { 1 }
balsamic pasta

5-Color Balsamic Pasta : Pure Italian Freshness

Written by contributor Marieke Beeler of M for Mommy. This Balsamic Pasta is the ultimate summer dish, enjoyable year-round.  It can be served at room temperature, so it’s perfect for a warm summer evening.  With fresh “garden” ingredients it is healthy, light and delicious.  The basil and tomatoes add freshness to the dish, while the […]

POSTED BY ON August 6, 2012         |           Comments { 0 }

A plant-based diet: a better wife, mother and human being

Being a green smoothie advocate, I eliminated meat from my diet and have been searching for vegan-friendly recipes. I stumbled upon Lindsey’s site and fell in love with her beautifully photographed gluten-free and vegan recipes. So I asked Lindsey of Cafe Johnsonia to share her awesome journey towards a plant-based diet. Don’t miss her awesome […]

POSTED BY ON July 10, 2012         |           Comments { 5 }
broccoli cheese soup

Fresh Broccoli and Cheese Soup with Croutons

Written by contributor Marieke Beeler of M for Mommy. This Broccoli and Cheese Soup with Croutons is absolutely divine. I have to admit: I am not a soup person. My husband is. That’s where we differ. As a soup person he confirms that this is, indeed, a delicious soup. As a non-soup person, I confirm: this […]

POSTED BY ON May 3, 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 { 2 }
rain gutter herb garden

Hanging Herb Garden: A DIY Project

Written by contributor Marieke Beeler of M for Mommy. It’s spring! And just like every year in spring, I uttered the same words this year: “It’d be nice to have my own herb garden.” When I was browsing around on Pinterest, I came across this picture of the perfect hanging herb garden. It was my […]

POSTED BY ON April 26, 2012         |           Comments { 3 }

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 }
tomato basil mozarella cheese sandwich recipe

Mamma mia! Quick, fresh and easy sandwich

Basil + Mozzarella + Tomato = quick, fresh and easy sandwich recipe. I always have ingredients on hand to make tuna sandwiches and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Life as a mom. But during my grocery trip to Trader Joes last week, I was inspired to purchase a mozzarella cheese log. I know a […]

POSTED BY ON January 20, 2012         |           Comments { 4 }