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  • Coconut Cashew Butter

    Coconut Cashew Butter

    Have you tried cashew butter? If you haven’t you are really missing out! And when you add a touch of coconut flavor to it – oh, it is pure heaven!   I have had a lot of fun lately experimenting with making my own nut butter. Well, actually, I only got as far as making... Read More »Read More »

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  • Star Wars Bento Round-up

    Star Wars Bento Round-up

    May the 4th is coming up in a couple of weeks, so if you are planning on doing anything Star Wars related, it’s time to start getting some ideas. My bento blogging friends and I have had some pretty great Star Wars blog hops the past few years, so I thought I’d share my past... Read More »Read More »
  • Pork and Rice Bento

    Pork and Rice Bento

    Here is a simple bento I made for my son to take to work. I packed it in my Goodbyn Bynto. I love Goodbyn because even ordinary food looks great in it – the box itself is so colorful, it makes whatever food you put in it look like a ” happy meal”   In... Read More »Read More »
  • Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

    Here’s a great little poppy seed dressing recipe that seems just right for a light spring lunch. I paired it with a salad bento in my LunchBots Bento Uno with chicken, cranberries, walnuts, and carrot curls. I couldn’t resist making some cute little daisies to top it off   The daisies couldn’t be easier to make,... Read More »Read More »
  • Best Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Cauliflower/Potato Crust

    Best Shepherd’s Pie Recipe with Cauliflower/Potato Crust

    Shepherd’s Pie is one of those good, old-fashioned, stick-to-your-ribs dinners that just makes you feel like all is right with the world. Some might say it’s because of the heavy carbs – but not with this dish! The creamy, cheesy, potato crust on top is made with about 40% cauliflower, and the rich, cheesy-ness comes... Read More »Read More »
  • Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

    Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

    I have been making this super easy, healthy, and completely delicious chocolate smoothie recipe for over a year now – it’s about time I shared it here. This is so simple to make, I can just about make it in my sleep!   This is our family’s go-to breakfast when someone is running late, and... Read More »Read More »
  • Recipe for Baked Ziti Casserole

    Recipe for Baked Ziti Casserole

    Baked Ziti is a real family-pleasing meal – and your family would never guess that this deliciously creamy pasta dish with tomatoes, sausage, beef, and cheese is actually good for them! My recipe is made with gluten free pasta, tomatoes, carrots, and fresh basil. What could be better than scooping a sizzling, hot spoonful- with... Read More »Read More »
  • Breakfast Smoothie Bowls

    Breakfast Smoothie Bowls

    Smoothies are a great way to pack a meal’s worth of nutrients into a super fast, grab-and-go breakfast. But have you ever tried a  Breakfast Smoothie Bowl? It’s got the heavenly taste of a smoothie, ice cream, and fruit salad. It’s delicious enough to eat for dessert, but so healthy you could ( and should... Read More »Read More »
  • Healthy Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

    Healthy Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

      It’s one thing to say you’re going to eat more vegetables, but then what do you do when you are in a hurry, super hungry, and need something to eat FAST!  If you’re like my me you grab the first thing you can find, and run off to your next big thing. And when... Read More »Read More »
  • Easter Bunny Bento Box

    Easter Bunny Bento Box

    Ah, the first day of Spring! Today seems like a great day to post an Easter bento, and here is one I made for my grandson. I packed this in one of my EasyLunchboxes , and it contains 2 bunny ham and cheese sandwiches. I made the sandwiches by cutting the bread, ham, and cheese with... Read More »Read More »
  • St. Patricks Day Bento Box Lunch

    St. Patricks Day Bento Box Lunch

    I just have to get one more St. Patrick’s Day bento in before it’s too late! Here is one I made for my husband that contains chicken pasta salad with Irish colors -orange carrots, broccoli, and some cheese in green, white, and orange.   How I made the pasta salad: I used cooked regular macaroni... Read More »Read More »

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