Summer Ideas

As soon as the weather warms up and the days get brighter, we all want to change our eating habits. There’s just something about an increase in heat that makes you want to go for fresher, lighter, and less indulgent food choices. But, at the same time, you still want to be able to enjoy […]…

Tasty Summer Recipes- Part Two! — foodwasteaced

With summer getting even closer and closer, we’ve planned out a delicious menu for the season that you can use for your family and friends whether your hosting one person or a party of 100! As promised, here is the highly- requested part two to our summer recipes post! This time, the theme is picnic […]…

Expiring Fresh Fruit

Papaya and Mango…YUM! After a busy weekend of fun.  I looked at my counter and yes, there they were looking back at me… very ripe mangos and papaya.  This fruit is delicious in its peak, but after that not so tasty fresh anymore.  Having you found yourself in this exact situation?  Don’t waste it! After…

Ripe and Ready….Mission Banana!

How many times have you found yourself with too many over ripe bananas to eat?  Good timing this time.  You may have guests over the Spring/Easter vacation staying with you or you may want to prepare ahead for a Sunday brunch, these bananas are not going in the freezer for smoothies this time. I have…

More Carrots!

  More Carrots!  Growing up, this brightly colored, happy veggie reminds me of Spring.  Even today, I really enjoy the simplicity of eating carrot sticks dipped in peanut butter as when we were kids.   The other ingredient in the recipe below that reminds me of  the season upon us is white chocolate.   Feeling…

Carrot Honey Mini Cakes-Popability!

Local carrots.  Giant, sweet in flavor and colorful.     Since we are so fortunate to have an abundance of produce in our area of the world, it is extra convenient to incorporate into our diets creatively.   The recipe below is easy to make ahead and freeze for a quick snack any time of…

Pure Love Granola Bars

  Pure Love Granola Bars Pure Love Granola Bars are made with whole grains and kiss of chocolate to leave you satisfied.  They are gluten free and nut free.  Super excited for you to give it a try, your family will be glad you did. Ingredients 4 cups of rolled oats 3/4 cups of unsalted,…

Protein Nutty Butter Balls

Wishing Everyone a Happy, Healthy Start to 2017! With the start of 2017 many people are making resolutions for the year.  One of my resolutions is to share recipes that are fast, simple and with a delicious explanation point to brighten your day! That being said…let’s have a Ball!  Really, let’s have a Protein Nutty…