Author Archives: Whitney

Merry Christmas!

I wish you all a Merry Christmas! And for Santa, how about a kale smoothie to go along with all of those cookies! Merry Christmas! Whitney


Chili with Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

It’s officially cold!!  Time for big pots of slow-cooking, yummy goodness.  Like a big bowl of chili!  The chili I make these days has come a long way from when I first started cooking.  Back in the day, it had … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream (Dairy Free)

SLOW DOWN!!!!  Time is going too fast!  I remember being in the 3rd grade watching the clock tick tock, tick tock, tick tock.  It seemed like an eternity until recess!  My Mom said  ”the older you get the faster time … Continue reading

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How to make Organic Butter

Something happened the other day in my kitchen.  It was kind of magical.  It all started with a leftover container of heavy cream that I had purchased and used some to make my Cauliflower Cream Sauce.  I didn’t know what … Continue reading

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OMG Let’s talk about GMOs!

I’m a mom to a vibrant little girl and a baby girl.  My days are filled with all kinds of messes, meltdowns, sticky stuff and, thanks to my Moms’ group, the occasional adult conversation.  At the most recent Moms’ group … Continue reading


Mini Lentil Loaf

This recipe is one of the very first recipes I wrote for this blog.  I decided to take a few new pictures and highlight this recipe again.  It’s one of my family’s favorites!  Lentils are very good for you and … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

This recipe is for a melt-in-your-mouth, super healthy, vegan, whole wheat, clean, clean, clean Pumpkin Bread!  YES!!  I was at a friend’s house earlier this week, and she had some pumpkin bread and warm apple cider.  It just made my … Continue reading

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Avocado Pesto with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

You know that moment around 5:30 when you realize you don’t have anything planned for dinner?  Well, the other day I had that moment!  The panic started to set in as I realized running to the grocery store was not … Continue reading

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I have a secret! Onion Dip

I have a secret!  I’m going to set up a scene for you….It’s Sunday afternoon, we’ve had a full morning at church and then spent too much time and too much money at the grocery store.  The leaves are starting … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Acorns

I really love Halloween!  I love dressing up and getting costumes ready.  AND I especially love making special treats!  But in recent years I have become very anti-food coloring.  There are still tons of options for Halloween treats without all … Continue reading

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