Millions of Americans are ditching dairy, should you?

The consumption of milk began approximately 7,500 years ago in central Europe. Milk was seen to be a rich source of vitmains and minerals. People were struggling to get these nutrients from food due to harsh winters and crop failures. It has since evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry with ads and campaigns at bus […]

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Lentil Veggie Soup

Print Recipe Lentil Veggie Soup This soup is loaded with nutrients from veggies! The mix of cruciferous veggies as well as onions, celery, carrots, and tomatoes makes this colorful soup a staple in our kitchen. It is very easy to make and is very customizable based on what vegetables your family enjoys. The broccoli provides […]

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Lentil & Mushroom Tacos with Mango Salsa

Print Recipe Lentil & Mushroom Tacos with Mango Salsa These lentil tacos will leave you satiated and full (of nutrients)! These are very quick and easy to make. They are also kid friendly, and can be made gluten free depending on the taco shells you choose to use! Course Main Dish Cuisine Gluten Free, Mexican, […]

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Baked Falafel

Instead of frying this Middle Eastern item, we bake it in the oven! Make patties for a pita or flatbread or make balls to top a salad, drizzle with Tahini sauces as an appetizer or enjoy as a snack.

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The Low-Down on Flax & Chia Seeds

Flax seeds and chia seeds are ‘trending’ in the health game right now. They’re added to almost every Instagram-worthy smoothie bowl, but does adding these superfoods really enhance your diet? Let’s find out!   Flax seeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are associated with decreased inflammation, reduced symptoms of depression, and help […]

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Kacy’s 7 Layer Burrito Salad

This quick and easy meal can be lunch or dinner! This is fully customizable and very simple to make. First, I start out with my greens on the bottom. I typically like to use spinach because it is packed with iron, chlorophyll, and carotenoids. Next, I add my protein: beans! I like to use black […]

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