Sweet Treats

Maple Pumpkin Pie With Whole Wheat & Flax Crust

November 24, 2013

    Maple Pumpkin Pie with Whole Wheat & Flax Crust Ingredients: 3 eggs, separated 1/4 C pure maple syrup 1 3/4 C fresh pumpkin puree 1 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp cloves 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp ginger 1/4 C heavy cream 1/4 C half and half single Whole Wheat & Flax Pie Crust  1 […]

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Berry Veggie Creamsicles & Sweepstakes

June 13, 2013

                                      When offered the opportunity to create another family fresh recipe using Naked Juice, we jumped at the chance!  Naked Juice has just come out with their new Power Garden juices which combine over 1 pound of […]

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Strawberry Beet Ice Cream

May 28, 2013

                            The farmers market has been ripe with beets and strawberries.  I love the rich colors of both the golden beets, and the deep red beets, but my kids are certainly NOT fans.  Unable to resist these beauties, I found myself needing […]

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ICEE makeover – Fresh Juice Treat

March 25, 2013

  I’m no stranger to the challenge of getting kids to eat fruit and veggies.  I have one child that will eat pretty much any veggie you put in front of him – – but won’t touch fruit.  And another who literally would hide blueberries under his highchair cushion when he was a baby for […]

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Cookies for Santa

December 23, 2012

                      Santa will be popping down chimney’s across the world tomorrow night, greeted by plates, and plates…and plates of cookies.  Want to give Santa something a little healthier this year to help battle the bulge?  We’ve put together a list of a few of our […]

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Homemade Pop Tarts – With a Twist

December 9, 2012

I’ve seen quite a few homemade Pop Tart recipes on the internet.  They look delicious and fun, but for me they were still made with white flour, and well –  I wanted to find a way to bring them even further Out of the Box.  These homemade Pop Tarts are chock full of whole grain […]

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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Crepes

July 14, 2012

                                  It’s up for debate.  Which are better, thick, spongy pancakes or thin, crisp pancakes.  In our house, they both win.  We love thick, spongy pancakes to soak up our rich berry syrup on a cold Sunday morning, but […]

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School’s Out For Summer – And Berries Are In

June 17, 2012

                      School is officially out for summer, and berry picking is in full swing.  With deep red strawberries, plump blueberries and vibrant blackberries already decorating U-pick farms and backyards across the country – it’s clear it’s summer and it’s berry season!

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Jello Fruit Wedges

March 17, 2012

                    What kid doesn’t love jello?  It’s chilled, wiggly texture make it a fun treat for kids of all ages.  But packaged jello contains a litany of artificial colors and ingredients, making it not only unhealthy, but a bit frightening as well. This week we’ve taken […]

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Dark Chocolate Fudge-Almond Brownies & Giveaway

January 29, 2012

Our King Arthur Flour Giveaway series continues this week with another decadently delicious, yet equally nutritious recipe.  Last week my son chose to develop a recipe for Chocolate Cake.  Adapting King Arthur Flour’s, Chocolate Zucchini Cake from their Whole Grain Baking cookbook was fun and rewarding when we discovered we could up the nutrition ante […]

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