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Chia Seed Bars

We’re always on the lookout for economical ways to boost our nutrition around here and although (at least here in New Zealand) chia seeds aren’t exactly cheap, the nutritional density of these bite sized treats makes a little go a long way. Our recipe is adapted from this one from Wellness Mama (Katie’s a fantastic reference for all … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Popcorn

No need to write much about this post. Mainly… EASY.  YUM. HEALTHY. TRY IT. Peanut Butter Popcorn Ingredients: 3/4 c. Popcorn Kernals 4 Tbs. Coconut Oil 2 tsp. Salt __________________ 1 c. Honey 1 1/2 c. Peanut Butter* 1 tsp. Vanilla (*We’ve used both smooth and crunchy peanut butter and both are great.) Instructions: Pop … Continue reading

Fussy Oatmeal

So it’s taken me much longer to write to you about oatmeal than I though it would!  Funny how life does that.  Our wee Nalia decided to have herself an adventure by trying out the world of seizures.  Yeah, I know, a silly thing to do when you are 4, or any age for that … Continue reading

Saltine Toffee

I gotta tell ya… this recipe is… WOWZA! (but first a pre-cursor) As we journey toward greater health and venture deeper into traditional-eating territory, I may, down the road, feel bad about posting recipes like these… Not because it contains an entire block of butter… NO… that is the GOOD part.  Sincerely!  Butter is actually … Continue reading

“Hot Tina”

The girls are on school holiday for the next two weeks, which means I am up at 5:45 a.m. to get Dusty off to work and will likely have a good 2 hours to myself while the kids sleep in!  Which means that YOU will likely hear from me more often since my favorite past-time … Continue reading