Zucchini Soup

Zucchini Soup I know kids can be hard to get veggies into, much less GREEN veggies but this soft and creamy soup had my kids licking their bowls and asking for seconds. I sometimes let them drink their soup through a straw, which 1. makes it more FUN and 2. gets them to actually eat the soup without making a huge mess.  Even though zucchini can seem like a bland veggie, this soup is full of flavor and is one of my personal favorites! Stock up by making lots of double batches in the summer and you can enjoy this tasty soup into the winter, long after the zucchini harvest is gone.       Save Print Zucchini Soup Author: Emilie Toups   Ingredients 1 large onion chopped 5-6 carrots chopped 3 stalks celery chopped 6 zucchini chopped (more if you have tiny ones) 6 cloves of garlic chopped 5-6 tbs butter or refined coconut oil a quart of good chicken ... [read more]

Nourishing Chocolate Shake

  My family occasionally request sweets. We usually have lack of sweet goodness in our house because the bulk of my cooking time is spent preparing nutrient dense meals (and most of the time I’m out of time for a dessert!). Now don’t get me wrong… I love dessert, especially a chocolaty one. I mean who doesn’t? But with EVERYTHING and I mean almost all desserts contain HFCS (high-fructose corn syrup) and the recipes for homemade ones usually contain a load white sugar. Solution – think  nourishing chocolate shake! It can be tasty while at the same time nourishing and caring for our kids body. Yep, you heard me right. A chocolate shake can be nourishing and healthy! Thick, rich and just the right amount of sweetness, with NO sugar. Nope…..just naturally occurring sweetness from bananas and dates. Dates pack a punch of potassium, calcium, magnesium and other ... [read more]

Homemade Cream of Wheat

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A Day in My Shoes

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Homemade Vanilla Granola

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Homemade Farmhouse Waffles

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