Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup

 Shout it, scout it, read all about it, “COLD WEATHER HAS STRUCK THE MIDWEST and EAST COAST” causing cold bodies, runny noses, and frost bite! The remedy?This Homemade Crockpot Wild Rice Soup recipe!! It is absolutely delicious and ...more

So I'm a Vegan. How Do I Explain This to a Teenager?

My teenaged niece has expressed interest in learning about the vegan lifestyle. As honored as I feel, I’m not sure I even knew that being a vegan is a lifestyle. Image via Shutterstock ...more

Gluten-free Pierogi with Potatoes & Cheese

Any tradition I was exposed to growing up was related to Polish culture. My dad's parents were from Poland, so growing up around Polish food and customs was of course a heavy part of my dad's upbringing. My dad shared a slice of his upbringing during ...more

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."In a perfect world we'd all have time to spend hours playing Top Chef in our kitchens, whipping up gourmet ...more

Celebrating Chinese New Year & The Year of the Monkey

A little known fact – Way back in the 80's, before the world became this crazy place, I spent many of my informative years living in Saudi Arabia with my family. It was an interesting and culturally different place to live, and it provided so many opportunities to explore the world and learn about other cultures.  ...more

13 Whole30 Super Bowl Recipes

Hey y'all! Super Bowl 50 is upon us, and I have to tell you that I am SO excited! Not only am I a huge football fan in general, but Peyton Manning is one of my all time favorite celebrities. His career, philanthropy, and cheesy TV commercials have all been absolutely cherished by my family. The fact that this is (probably) his last season to play makes his Super Bowl appearance that much more exciting! GO PEYTON - VFL! ...more
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Pink Heart Beet Pancakes

These pink pancakes claim their power from iron rich beets! Oatmeal also adds to the iron power of these pancakes, making it a great vegetarian option as well.  White or wheat flour can be used; the white flour making the pink stand out a bit more, yet the wheat flour boasts a bit more nutrition....more

Orange Sesame Salmon in Foil

Easy tender and flavorful Orange Sesame Salmon baked in foil in a sweet and salty Asian glaze. With Chinese New Year just a few days away, I couldn’t let it slip away this year without sharing one dish to celebrate. I’ll be spending the next few days visiting both sides of our family for our.. ....more

Casserole Crock Saturdays: Slow Cooker Chicken Gravy and Biscuits from Slow Cooker Gourmet

For this week's Casserole Crock recipe we're featuring delicious-sounding Slow Cooker Chicken Gravy and Biscuits from Slow Cooker Gourmet....more

Weekly Dinner Meal Plan - 1

Meal Plan {2/8 – 2/12}

In a dinner rut? My weekly meal plan is the perfect inspiration for family-friendly weeknight meals. ...more

A Few St. Lucia Photos.

I’m only going to share a few St. Lucia photos with you here because the rest of the pictures are on my photography blog today. I took so many! ...more

10 Easy Recipes for your Super Bowl Party

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Asian Cucumber & Jicama Slaw Recipe

This is the slaw to beat all others! Fresh and flavorful, this cucumber and jicama slaw recipe, with an Asian flair, is great on its own or tucked inside of tacos. It’s hard not to be smitten with jicama when you first bite into the crisp, naturally sweet vegetable ....more

Healthy Meal Plan Week #29

Organize your week with a Meal Plan that will help you navigate through the next week of meals to make dinners easy, healthy, and something your family will absolutely love! Everything you need is in this meal plan, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and desert for the week! Super Bowl weekend people and I couldn’t beRead more The post Healthy Meal Plan Week #29 appeared first on JoyfulHealthyEats by Krista ....more

Raw Mini Hemp Chocolates

Heads up: highly visual recipe post ahead. Largely because no words can describe how delicious these raw mini hemp-filled chocolates are. I think these are right up there in my top 5 recipes ever ....more

4 Week No-Spending Challenge #4

4 Week No-Spending Challenge I’m doing it again! I’m embarking on my 4th 4 Week No-Spending Challenge. For us, this is in the grocery category only, although I will say, we don’t spend much money otherwise anyway ....more