Secret Weapons

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It’s not easy finding meals that everyone in the family loves, especially the younger members of the household. May we present to you a few tried and true crowd pleasers or, as we like to call them, ‘secret weapons.’ [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584307889277{margin-top: 10px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″ el_width=”90″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″ css=”.vc_custom_1586990049554{margin-top: 10px […]

Snack Time

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Toss the junk food and keep your cupboards and fridge stocked with these healthy snack choices instead.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584307889277{margin-top: 10px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator border_width=”2″ el_width=”90″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″ css=”.vc_custom_1586990049554{margin-top: 10px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_basic_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”-1″ style=”lazy” items_per_page=”8″ element_width=”6″ gap=”10″ item=”5933″ initial_loading_animation=”none” grid_id=”vc_gid:1587061554820-f55c44ba-eb80-1″ taxonomies=”823″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584215403674{margin-top: 25px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”3″ accent_color=”#ffffff”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Homemade Ketchup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Homemade ketchup is a wonderful accompaniment to fries, burgers and hotdogs, but most store bought brands contain preservatives and unhealthy sweeteners like corn syrup. Try making your own ketchup instead. It’s better for you and, arguably, even more delicious.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 3 cups TIME: 1 hour[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px […]

Homemade Fruit Leather

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It takes a long time to make this fruit snack but, for the most part, you can leave it unattended in the oven at a low temperature until it sets. For younger kids, cut the leather into fun shapes, using cookie cutters.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 10 servings TIME: 8 hours[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: […]

Soft Pretzels

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]High quality finishing salt will make all the difference in this recipe. Enjoy your pretzels plain or with hot mustard and, for maximum enjoyment, eat them while still warm.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 8 servings TIME: 60 minutes[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584307889277{margin-top: 10px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1584215381739{margin-right: 20px !important;padding-top: 20px !important;padding-right: […]

Mussels with Chorizo

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This combination of chorizo and mussels in a rich tomato sauce is comfort food at its best. Be sure to serve this dish with crusty bread so that none of that precious broth goes to waste.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 2 servings TIME: 20 minutes[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584307889277{margin-top: 10px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator […]

Salmon en Croute

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is a sophisticated meal, lovely for a brunch gathering or special occasion. Be sure to use the freshest salmon and herbs available. A hollandaise sauce pairs wonderfully with this elegantly prepared salmon.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 4-6 servings TIME: 30 minutes[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584307889277{margin-top: 10px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column […]

Granola Bars

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]These granola bars require quite a few ingredients but they are a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. Make a large batch and freeze them in large, ziploc bags so that you have a convenient snack to grab when you wake up or before a workout.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 12 servings TIME: 15 minutes[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text […]

Strawberry Smoothie

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This smoothie doesn’t just taste delicious, it’s healthy as well. Strawberries are high in antioxidants and chia seeds are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, fibre, antioxidants and iron. So, drink up![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 1 serving TIME: 5 minutes[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584307889277{margin-top: 10px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1584215381739{margin-right: […]

Chicken Skewers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Feel free to use chicken breast for this recipe but chicken thighs will have the most flavor. You can also add vegetables, such as red onion and bell pepper, to the skewers for extra nutrients and a nice pop of color![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]YIELD: 4 servings TIME: 1 hour[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″ css=”.vc_custom_1583889745287{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1583889848445{padding-top: 0px […]