Kale Chips Recipe – Amazing!

January 4, 2014 Carrie Hill 0

Share List Yum! I made kale chips tonight – they are pretty trendy and sometimes not worth the effort.  I bought one bunch of kale for $1.20 at the market today and removed the stems when I got home – after washing and spinning in my salad spinner – i baked them up – in about 20 minutes I had a REALLY tasty snack. If you’ve ever wondered, but haven’t >> Get the Recipe!

brown bag lunch ideas

Healthy Bag Lunch Ideas

September 11, 2013 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I’ve had quite a few request for some quick, easy and inexpensive ways to pack lunches for the kiddos, or for grown-ups! I pack my kids’ lunches every day – and for the most part, I think they eat them.  We do have runs of peanut butter & jelly – or cup o noodles – I’m not superwoman, but I do try to mix things up a lot >> Get the Recipe!

Homemade Paleo Salad Dressings

September 8, 2013 Carrie Hill 0

Share List First, don’t despair – I am not a paleo addict – I think the principles behind it are interesting, but some of their “eat this-don’t eat that” rules bother me – example?  Organic butter is bad, duck fat is good? That being said, eating more fruits and veggies cannot be a bad thing, and grass fed meats, and game, add leanness to your diet, that’s a good thing. >> Get the Recipe!

Easy Cauliflower Soup

August 25, 2013 Carrie Hill 0

Share List This soup is adapted from a Pioneer Woman recipe.  I have used fresh or frozen cauliflower in this – frozen doesn’t need to be cooked as much, but still tastes great. If you like, you CAN take your immersion blender to this or dump it in the VitaMix to make a creamy smooth soup.  I like it chunky when I use fresh cauliflower, creamy when I use frozen. >> Get the Recipe!

Lentil & Vegetable Soup

February 14, 2013 Carrie Hill 0

On a cold day, there is nothing more filling and satisfying than a bowl of soup. I adapted this recipe from a Taste of Home recipe for Lentil & Tomato soup. My version has more vegetables, and a bit more liquid. Let me know what you think!

8 great snack ideas you can make at home

8 Quick Snacks To Make At Home

January 21, 2013 Carrie Hill 0

Looking for a quick snacks to make at home? Here are 8 ideas that will keep you on track and away from the super sugary and salty snacks that could derail your healthy eating intentions. Give these a try next time you want something quick.