Double Chocolate Muffins

Do you ever wake up and crave something but you do not feel like making anything that takes a while and is a pain to make? Then these Double Chocolate Muffins are perfect for you! They are super easy to make and you are rewarded with a decadent treat! And shhh, don’t tell anyone that… Read more »

Our Mission

From the very start, we have had a mission:  to get families in the kitchen cooking with natural, whole foods.  Why? Because it’s fun to cook and spend time in the kitchen and healthy foods really taste good. We have this mission because we think people will feel better if they cook most of their meals themselves instead… Read more »

Emily and Lyla’s 8 Great Reasons to Eat Kale

Here are our 8 Great Reasons to eat kale! 1) Tastes good (we especially like our chips) 2) Keeps you strong and fit because kale has a ton of iron. 3) Makes your hair healthy and shiny and strong because it a has tons of vitamin A and C. Very good in summer especially if you swim a lot. 4)… Read more »

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    Makes about 14 bars Ingredients:  2 cups rolled oats 2 cups Coconut Almond Quinoa Crunch (by The Perfect SNAQUE). This is about 1 bag. 1/2 cup ground flax germ 3 TBS coconut oil 2/3 cup maple syrup 2 Tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350… Read more »

  • Veggie Person

    You might be reading my blog and think ‘where is the meat? Is she a vegetarian?’ Well, if you were thinking that you are close to correct, my family and I are all pescatarian (pescatarian means you are close to vegetarian, but you eat seafood). Being Pescatarian is not as hard as you might think it… Read more »

  • What is CARRAGEENAN, and why it is bad for you…

    One day we were out shopping when my mom taught us about Carrageenan – she had just learned about this ingredient being a carcinogen. What is it? It is an ingredient added to foods and and it comes from red algae. Why is it added to foods and beverages? It is added to thicken  or change… Read more »

  • Recipe for Adventure

    A new ‘cookbook’. These books I got from my school book fair, and they happen to have 2 recipes in them. I highly recommend them for kids who enjoy reading adventures. Lyla

  • Gluten Free Carrot Muffins

    These muffins are amazing.  They are very moist and light. You can make this with eggs or chia seeds. We use chia a lot in baking and sometimes that’s just because we like the chia texture or because we ran out of eggs. We hope you like this recipe too! This recipe post was first published we think… Read more »

  • Keeping Healthy

    Keeping healthy is an easy way of life. The way we keep healthy and active is eating the right food and playing lacrosse. Going on a diet can be hard, so do not pressure yourself and choose the right foods. Once and a while a little piece of candy or some chips are fine. To… Read more »

  • Granny’s Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce

    Granny’s Pancakes Here is a recipe passed down from my great grandma to my mom. We updated it a touch and they are as delicious as when my mom enjoyed them when she was young (and a touch healthier)! You will Need: 1 cup almond milk 1 egg 1 tablespoon coconut sugar  1 tablespoon oil… Read more »

  • Potato Hashbrowns

    I was watching a cooking show one day and Ree Drummond was making something with potatoes and eggs and that inspired me to make hashbrowns. I use organic gold potatoes because they are grown in the ground, and they have no chemicals  added to them when they are grown. Gold potatoes have a excellent source… Read more »

  • Carrot Ginger Dressing

      Now, and when we were younger we liked and did not like to try foods. When we were young, the Carrot Ginger Dressing at Japanese restaurants was one of those things that we did not want to try. Emily ended up trying it just a couple times and she loved it, and so we worked on our… Read more »

  • Fancy Kitchen Gloves!

    Fancy kitchen gloves were our parents Valentine’s gift to us. Guess they are serious about clean up duty! ( ; ( ; at least chocolate was included!  –Emily & Lyla