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Power Muffins

A hearty muffin to get your day started right. These muffins are flexible. To make them gluten-free simply replace the spelt flour with oat flour. You can mix up the type of fruit you use in them and even add cinnamon for a bite of spice. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Healthy Power Muffins You wouldn’t know that these muffins are healthy if I hadn’t told you. The combination of flours really do the trick. Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 16 People Calories: 212kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 cup Garbanzo Bean Flour1 cup Spelt …

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Three Bean Chili

A delicious chili recipe that is fast and easy to throw together! I created this on the fly one day as we were getting ready to spend an afternoon watching football. A perfect, healthy comfort food meal. Get creative with the leftovers and post comments below :­)   Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Three Bean Chili Prep Time15 minsCook Time4 hrsTotal Time4 hrs 15 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 10 Servings Calories: 318kcal Ingredients1 lb Hamburger (or ground chicken/turkey)2 cups Garbanzo Beans (or white kidney beans)2 cups Kidney Beans2 cups Black Beans (may substitute beans of choice)1 Onion (diced)2 Jalapenos (seeded …

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Beef, Barley & Vegetable Stew

This is a delicious, hearty beef stew that has long been one of our favorites. You’ll need a 6 qt or larger crock­-pot and a skillet or dutch oven to caramelize the onions. The first step involves cooking the roast. I generally use a chuck roast or arm roast for this meal. Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Beef, Barley & Vegetable Stew This is my mom’s recipe and is the best beef and barley stew I’ve ever had! Prep Time1 hrCook Time9 hrsTotal Time10 hrs Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 24 People Calories: 199kcal Author: Kim Gilbert IngredientsFor the Roast2 lbs Beef …

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Chicken Three Bean Chili: A Crock-Pot Recipe

A simple, delicious chicken chili I created one day after finding organic chicken breasts on sale at Whole Foods. This recipe fills a large 6 quart crock-­pot and yields 24 cups. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Chicken Three Bean Chili: A Crock-Pot Recipe This chicken chili crockpot recipe uses three different kind of beans for a robust flavor and texture. Feel free to mix and match different types of beans as you wish! I usually use what I have on hand or whatever fits my current mood 🙂 I just love easy crockpot recipes, don’t you? Prep Time1 hrCook Time5 …

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Mexican Chicken, A Recipe for your Crockpot

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Easy)Mexican Chicken Recipe for the crockpot ( This is an easy chicken crock-pot recipe. You can use this to make burritos, tacos, enchiladas as a topping for taco salads or a filling for lettuce wraps! Prep Time20 minsCook Time6 hrsTotal Time6 hrs 20 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 16 People Calories: 98kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients2 lbs chicken breast1 can Pinto Bean (salt­-free) 1 can Red Kidney Beans (salt­-free)2 cups Salsa (no sugar added)1 cup organic corn (frozen)1 medium Onion (chopped)dash Cayenne Pepper1 tbsp Mexican seasoning (such as Southwest Seasoning by Penzys (to taste))Optional …

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Cornbread Muffins with Real Corn

I created this recipe after having success baking with greek yogurt. This recipe packs a protein punch which helps you feel full longer and uses real corn kernels. Dare we call it a serving of vegetables? Yield is approximately ­12 muffins ­­depending on how full you fill your muffin cups! Consider making mini-­muffins as well and drizzling with honey. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Healthy Cornbread Muffins Have you ever had Famous Daves cornbread muffins? Yeah. So good! They inspired me to create a just-as-delicious healthy version to make at home. IF they last long enough, these muffins freeze very well and make …

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Baked Orange Essence Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries and Raisins

This is a delicious side dish for the Holidays or any time of year. I was inspired by a recipe I came across on Dr. Fuhrman’s website that used orange juice and changed it up to create this delicious combination. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Baked Orange Essence Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries and Raisins I created this healthy sweet potato casserole for a Thanksgiving we had away from home. It’s now a regular dish on our Holiday table. It’s a great alternative to the junk-food sweet potato casseroles of the past. Prep Time30 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 15 mins Cuisine: …

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Pumpkin Spice Protein Muffins

This is a delicious pumpkin muffin that is sure to please your tastebuds. The bonus is that it’s packed with nutrients and protein to please your body as well! An excellent “on­the­go” option for your busy morning. We like to make a batch and keep extra’s (if there are any) in the freezer. This recipe yields 12 large muffins. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Pumpkin Spice Superfood Muffins These pumpkin spice superfood muffins are loaded with raisins, pecans, unsweetened coconut, bananas and honey. I like to make a double batch of these and freeze them for the kids to grab and go …

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Waffles, an old family recipe cleaned up

A healthy waffle that is as light and crisp as the original version that’s been passed down to me by my mother. This recipe brings back many happy childhood memories! The yield here will vary by the size of your waffle maker. It makes us 8 to 10 large waffles with 4 squares each. Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Waffles, an old family recipe cleaned up The making of this recipe takes me back to my childhood. Weekends generally featured my mom making us these waffles for us. The original recipe used white flour and I’ve made these whole grain waffles …