7 Fun Seasonal Snacks

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  Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer This is a pretty awesome time of year.  At the end of July, almost everything is in season!  Yes, strawberries and greens and a few other “early” things are gone, but there is such an abundance of other produce now.  And maybe you have some strawberries frozen from when they were in season! At least in my area, you can find peaches, blueberries, tomatoes, corn, some types of squash, kale, swiss chard, grapes, sweet cherries, garlic, onions, peppers, […]

Spring Giveaway Week: Win a Large Gift Box from Healthy Surprise ($79)

My eager children, helping me open up our box from Healthy Surprise

I was pleasantly surprised last week as I opened up my review box from Healthy Surprise. The idea behind this novel business? We all know that it’s easy to fall into snacking in unhealthy ways, and sometimes it’s difficult to source out various kinds of truly wholesome snacks. Healthy Surprise does the work for you, seeking out new and unique (but always healthy) snacks that your whole family can enjoy, packs them up and sends them to your door on a subscription basis. Each month’s box […]

How to Make Delicious Kale Chips

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Written by Rachel, Contributing Writer I have been hearing about kale chips a lot lately. Growing up in a traditional American home I was raised eating potato chips at 4th of July celebrations, picnics and just because sometimes, a lot like some of you, so deep down I like them or at least the memories associated with them! Being a real food advocate however, we don’t really eat potato chips anymore, sometimes on a rare occasion you might catch us with regular plain potato chips… […]

Healthy Holiday Eats and Sweets Carnival

It’s time to share all of our favorite, tried-and-true recipes! You know, the ones that you can’t really imagine not having at your holiday table and that just taste like Christmas to you. Traditions are such an important part of how we celebrate holidays, and traditions involve all of the senses- including our smell and taste. Establishing food traditions, alongside our other relationally and spiritually significant traditions, helps to ingrain both the special times spent with loved ones as well as the rich meaning of […]