Recipes

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Favorite batch of granola yet. So good. Good for you. No refined sugars. Loaded with protein and iron and minerals galore. Made a TON. And I’m not mad about it. Mix up: 4 cups @onedegreeorganics gf rolled oats 1 cup nuts/seeds sprouted if you have them - I added...

Swiss Chard Soup

Swiss Chard Soup

It’s in season and a neighbor hooked us up with a huge haul! I used half to make a big batch of soup and froze the other half for another time. Soup is a major favorite for many reasons. It’s easy to throw together. It packs loads of nourishment into every bowl. It’s...

Buttermilk Ranch

Buttermilk Ranch

In a food processor, blender, or by hand, finely chop leaves of about a handful (a loose cup?) of fresh parsley and about 1/4 cup fresh dill. Do this first or end up with green ranch. Trust me. To the chopped herbs, add in 1/2 cup good sour cream...

Acai Bowl

Acai Bowl

Açaí berries are native to Brazil. They: ✨ Are crazy high in antioxidants ✨ Resume production of free radicals ✨ Are high in fiber ✨ Are low glycemic ✨ Are rich in an array of vitamins and minerals ✨ Are yummy Place in our @nutribullet or whatever blender you have: A...

Red Lentil Dal

Red Lentil Dal

This is a family favorite. Ezekiel can’t decide if this or my spaghetti is his favorite meal. I hope you’ll give it a try. We’re obsessed. Ingredients: 2 cups of organic red lentils One yellow onion, diced 3-27 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 Tbsp grated ginger 2 18 oz...

Soaking & Sprouting

Soaking & Sprouting

Beans, nuts, grains, and legumes are all seeds. Yeah. You know how I learned this? My 3 year old asked me if a pistachio is a seed. 🤯  I’d never thought much about it. It IS a seed. The part of the pistachio plant that will enable new pistachio plants to form. The DNA...

Mac Salad

Mac Salad

Summertime is in full swing and BBQ's are in abundance. This side is a crowd pleaser and has only real food ingredients. It was so yummy I doubled the batch last time I made it. Whisk up the sauce: 1 cup organic mayo like @sirkensingtons 1 cup organic sour cream or...

Pasta Pot

Pasta Pot

“Pasta Pot” “Bubble bubble pasta pot, make me some pasta nice and hot.” -Strega Nona. Because having children means things get silly names sometimes. This is my random repeat meal that is very easily thrown together in under 30 minutes and is full of nourishment and...

Yonanas Ice Cream Bowls

Yonanas Ice Cream Bowls

🍌🍍🥥  That’s It. Frozen fruit = Ice Cream? I popped some frozen chunks of banana, pineapple, and coconut into this awesome machine called @yonanas and out comes the sweetest, creamiest, tastiest ice cream without any added sugars or gums or preservatives. You can add...

Maple Cinnamon Marshmallows

Maple Cinnamon Marshmallows

Homemade clean sweets are possible. AND Delicious! In a large bowl sprinkle 3 Tbsp grass fed gelatin like @greatlakesgelatin on top of 1/2 cup of filtered water (🙌🏼 @berkey_filters everythangggg). Don’t stir. Just leave to “bloom.” In a medium saucepan bring 1 cup...

Easy Sheet Pan Dinner

Easy Sheet Pan Dinner

Easy peasy sheet pan dinner. In a large bowl whisk up some avocado oil, mustard. Add seasonings like garlic powder, onion powder, mustard powder, coriander, salt, pepper, paprika, and oregano. Spiralize or chop onions, bell pepper, and potato. Cut up thinly sliced...

Bacon Bean Salad

Bacon Bean Salad

When random meals come together and are this good, I try and write it down so I can repeat it. Plus this was very simple. Writing it here so you can use it too. Soak organic cannellini beans in filtered water and a splash of @bragglivefoodproducts apple cider vinegar...

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Using the Instant Pot on the “Sauté” setting, add a little oil and a pound of your choice of pasture raised organic meat and brown. While your meat cooks, #spiralize or finely chop a whole cabbage and an onion. When the meat is done, stop the sauté and add cabbage,...

Lentil Veggie Bowl

Lentil Veggie Bowl

Sometimes putting things nicely in a bowl makes it seem extra special. Rice, lentils, and veggies look pretty all paired and plated this way. And they were delicious together. Cooked organic sprouted rice in the #instantpot in bone broth. Use water or veggie broth to...

Vanilla Bean Coconut Creamer

Vanilla Bean Coconut Creamer

Clean ingredients and so yum! Take a can of organic coconut cream. (Fun fact: Trader Joe’s does not use BPA lining in coconut cream or in most of their canned goods. Check their site for a list) Blend up with 1 tsp vanilla extract or 1/2 tsp @sunnydayorganics organic...

Seared Scallops

Seared Scallops

I seared these up and served on top of our pasta and it was such a hit. Why don’t I make these more? They’re entering the rotation. Easy. Quick. Nutritionally dense. Delicious. Like other fish, I look at the source. Wild Alaskan is what I found. Crazy expensive at a...

Grain Free Meatballs

Grain Free Meatballs

Crowd pleaser. Use any ground meat you like for this. This batch is grass fed organic ground beef. Turkey or chicken are other favorites of ours. We served these alongside some #alltbrusselsprouts and a whole roasted head of cauliflower. Paired with a drizzle or...

Grain Free Fish Sticks

Grain Free Fish Sticks

I love Wild Mahi Mahi or Wild Atlantic Cod is the perfect fish for a fish stick. I can’t find a store bought version I love so I make them at home. We love these. Serve with some homemade tartar sauce, coleslaw, and oven fries and have a childhood favorite grown up...

Grain Free Jalapeno Cheddar Rolls

Grain Free Jalapeno Cheddar Rolls

Grain Free Jalapeño Cheddar Rolls Mix up a box of @simplemills grain free bread mix following the instructions for rolls. Add about 1/4 cup of pickled jalapeño slices. I used @riolunapeppers organic jalapeños and gave them a coarse chop. Include a drizzle of the juice...

Cauliflower Gnocchi Spring Edition

Cauliflower Gnocchi Spring Edition

Cauliflower Gnocchi, Spring Edition Have you tried these? Do you feel like you’ve mastered your own instructions because the ones on the bag are nothing but wicked, wicked lies? I storied this one today and saved it in my "cooking" highlight with my pretty foolproof...

Rice & Beans Bowl

Rice & Beans Bowl

Inexpensive and easy, delicious bowl of nourishment. Sprouted organic rice cooked in #bonebroth in the #instantpot + organic dried black beans soaked overnight in @berkey_filters filtered water and a splash of @bragglivefoodproducts #applecidervinegar. Cooked the...

Family Style Charcuterie Board

Family Style Charcuterie Board

I love that this is such a thing right now. It’s truly easy to put together and can add such a special pop to any event. It doesn’t have to be a special occasion either. This was our family lunch one day this past weekend. Protein, healthy fats, fruit, fiber,...

Berry Chia Jam

Berry Chia Jam

Berry Chia Jam Super easy and always delicious. Totally customizable too. I don’t measure a single thing and it always turns out just fine. These are estimates but I promise, you’ve got this. 2 cups frozen fruit of choice 1 Tbsp honey or sweetener of choice...

Lemon Tahini Chicken Bowl

Lemon Tahini Chicken Bowl

Easy Peasy Dinner! Cooked up sprouted organic rice in bone broth in my @instantpotofficial Heated up some frozen organic broccoli in some @vitalfarms pastured butter. Grilled up chicken thighs I earlier marinated in EVOO, lemon, thyme, rosemary, paprika, garlic...

Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard Boiled Eggs

Eating well doesn’t have to be complicated. Pick quality items as best you can. Pair it however you feel like. Nourish and feel energized. The best eggs I can find at any store around here are @vitalfarms They are from pasture raised chickens. Terms can be tricky to...

Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie

Happy Pi Day! 🥧 Shepherds Pie for dinner because we like math, puns, and yummy nourishment. Prepare some #alltinstantpotmashedpotatoes at some point in the day. For a lasagna pan I used about 9 larger Yukon gold potatoes. Rinse and add to IP whole. Add a cup of...

Snack Jar for Littles

Snack Jar for Littles

Little Tiny Snack Jar These 4 oz @ballcanning mason jars have carried us from homemade first foods to on the go snacks for toddlers and dressings or condiments for restaurant outings for all of us. It’s the perfect size for little hands and small amounts of things. We...

Rainbow Salad for Littles

Rainbow Salad for Littles

How we serve up Chopped Rainbow Salad 🌈 1- The kids get theirs in a bowl with some avocado stirred in and topped with something fermented like this @wildbrine beet and red cabbage fermented sauerkraut. The older one wanted to try some arugula like Mommy so there’s a...

Crispy Lemon Pepper Chickpeas

Crispy Lemon Pepper Chickpeas

🍋  Crispy Lemon Pepper Chickpeas I made a big batch of soaked organic garbanzo beans and used half the batch to make some crispy to switch it up. It’s super easy. One way to do it is in the oven. Toss about 2 cups of mostly dry cooked garbanzo beans in 2 Tbsp EVOO Add...

Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade beans are simple, much more affordable, better for your body, loaded with protein, minerals, fiber, and vitamins including iron, B1, & B6. One 1 lb bag of organic dried beans is about $2. This will make about 8+ cups of cooked beans, making them half the...

Baked Yam Fries

Baked Yam Fries

🍠  Baked Yam Fries 🍟 In typical Shawna fashion, I made too much food. I baked some Japanese Yams for us and two massive ones went uneaten. So I peeled off the skin by hand and sliced them into sticks. Put them on a parchment lined baking sheet. Drizzled avocado oil...

Strawberry Coconut Whipped Cream Hearts

Strawberry Coconut Whipped Cream Hearts

Strawberry coconut whipped cream hearts and a @traderjoes soft bake snickerdoodle for my little loves. I used my regular whipped coconut cream recipe, but did it all in the food processor. Add a half a bag of freeze dried strawberries. Crush those up in the food...