October 30, 2019

So this has been an interesting week for us. Our power was cut again due to high winds and this presenting a huge fire danger. Honestly, I am a combination of really pissed off and annoyed, but also very very grateful that so far we have been spared from a real disaste...

October 27, 2019

Spider chocolate mousse

With Halloween approaching quickly I thought I would round up my favorite recipes for you to try out. They are all big crowd pleasers and are great for kids and adults alike. 

Halloween guacamole

Coconut chocolate cups

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies


October 23, 2019

Halloween is just a week away, and my pumpkin recipes are going wild in the kitchen right now. We are eating some kind of pumpkin every single day: roasted with garlic, stirred into pumpkin spinach dahl, blended into a soup, spiralized into pumpkin noddles (Baby Z...

October 8, 2019

This salad is the perfect fall companion at the table. It makes you feel full and comforted while also filling up your plate with goodness. You can even serve it warm if you prefer a warmer dish at this time of the year. 

The key to this recipe is that each co...

October 25, 2018

Here is the next Halloween recipe I promised you after the delicious pumpkin chocolate rice crispy treats. As you can tell, we take Halloween very seriously. Our fridge is stocked with healthy treats for the big day, and our costume has been in production for the last...

October 23, 2018

It's that time of the year again when I make my favorite treats into healthier versions! Have you checked out some of the previous year's yumminess? 

October 17, 2018

My very first recipe on this blog was from the slow cooker. Then I gave mine away, moved countries, eventually got a new one I never used, and now I am dusting it off to more easily have dinner ready when we get home from a long day. Desperate to make it feel like fall...

October 27, 2017

I am a huge fan of celebrating all holidays, and always love the challenge of making the special treats healthy AND delicious. Halloween is probably one of the biggest refined sugar and super processed crap holidays out there. Yes, I get it when parents say that it's o...

October 24, 2017

I just can't get enough of the pumpkin and squash season. And today my dreams came true! When I went to pick up Baby Zand from school, she was playing with homemade pumpkin spice play dough!!! I mean, can it seriously get any better than that? Yes, actually it can, it...

October 5, 2017

Pumpkin season is finally here! I started early, and have been enjoying my pumpkin almond smoothie with pumpkin spice all of last week already! Pumpkin is such an amazing, filling vegetable. Yes, it's a starchy vegetable, but you do not have to go all no-carbs crazy on...

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