Category Archives: Recipes

21 Simple Summer Treats: Recipe Round Up

Ready for summer to start? I guess that’s a lame question. Ready for fall or winter? Yeah not always. But everyone’s down for summer, right? We’ve had an unusually warm and sunny spring here in the Pacific northwest and it feels like summer already started several weeks ago. I’ve been busting out my ice cream machine,…

Oranges & Coconut Creamsicle Ombre-Pops

  “That’s it. I’m buying a popsicle mold.” …my immediate reaction upon seeing the forecast this week for 80+ degree weather. ALL week. This is the Pacific Northwest. In May. A week of summer-weather is cause for serious celebration. And obviously popsicles. So, two days later, these bad boys showed up on my doorstep: And it…

Recipe: Real Food Rum Cake

[This post is brought to you by my friend Julia of Coco's Well. I am so excited to get to share this delicious recipe with you! And, for our gluten-free friends, please be sure to check out Julia's gluten-free version of her real food rum cake. Enjoy!] Every year since…well forever, my parents’ neighbor gives…

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

[This recipe is brought to you by Sara from Homemade Eden. Sara blogs about her faith, family, and her love of real food. You can also find her on Facebook. Enjoy!] ‘Tis the season for pumpkin-flavored everything! It seems like every store around the nation is taking advantage of everyone’s deep love of pumpkin by…

Homemade Magnesium Gummies—A Chewable “Chill Pill” and Natural Sleep Aid

Homemade MAGNESIUM gummies!! Magnesium is a natural relaxant and helps you sleep! Easy and tasty way to take it (and great for calming kids!)

  “Take a chill pill, man!” Ever wish that was a thing that really existed? Guess what?! It does! I mean, basically. Well, you see, I kind of created it. It’s in gummy form, and it’s pretty amazing, and it also helps you sleep, too. For reals. Also, it’s delicious. I’ve been on a bit…

Raspberry & Pear Crostata

This incredible recipe is brought to you today by my friend Rachel, from Nourishing Minimalism! I have written before about Rachel’s blog (one of my absolute FAVES!), ebook, and awesome recipes that are deliciously simple, easy-to-make, and often made with only 5 ingredients or less! How cool is that?! Thank you, Rachel, for guest-posting today…

Tasty Orange & Honey Homemade Vitamin C Gummies

Did you know that around 1 in 3 people are deficient in vitamin C? Sure, you may not be walking around with a gnarly case of scurvy, but it’s estimated that many people aren’t even meeting the RDA for vitamin C, which is more like a bare-minimum recommendation, rather than the amount you’d need to…

Recipe: Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Topping

  Pie. Sweet potatoes. Sign me up. This new recipe is a sweet twist on an old favorite comfort food—classic shepherd’s pie. Instead of ground beef, it’s filled with savory veggies and beans flavored with earthy spices and topped with a thick, creamy layer of taters. Delicious, caramely, sweet potaters, that is. Where’s the beef?…

Recipe: Spinach Apple Bacon Salad with Coconut Almond Dressing

Spinach Apple Bacon Salad with Coconut Almond Dressing, from Food Renegade! Amazing.

Everyone knows that everything’s better with bacon. Even salad! Oh, who am I kidding—especially salad. But we don’t mess around with no piddly-little artificially-flavored “bits” or anything like that here—nooo, no. I’m talking the REAL deal—thick, juicy, succulent crumbles of bacon from happy, pastured piggies snorting around in the dirt as any good pig should,…

Recipe: Fresh Shrimp Ceviche with Homemade Tortilla Chips

  Ever have an appetizer that’s just sooo satisfying and delicious, that you just want to keep noshing on it all night instead of moving onto the main course? Well, why not just have a big ‘ol serving of an amazing appetizer dish for dinner instead!?    I’m really excited to share with you guys…