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Hearty and Healthy Lamb Stew (It can be made Vegan!)

Hearty Lamb Stew Oh, the weather outside is frightful… but in here it SMELLS delightful! This intense cold has my body craving warm, comforting, filling foods. I love spending an evening making soups and stews to satisfy my need for cozy. I love to stroll the isles of my grocery store (usually with Olivia and Cullen in the double stroller, eating apples and carrots as we shop) looking for flavor and ingredient inspiration, devising a plan as I fill my […]

Chocolate Cupcakes! (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free)

It seems like every weekend we have another birthday party. Sometimes we even have two. And with each birthday party comes the inevitable meal of pizza and birthday cake. Olivia LOVES pizza and she REALLY LOVES birthday cake. My general food philosophy is to not make a big deal out of any food. Nothing is NO or OFF LIMITS. There is a time and a place for all types of foods. I try to remind Olivia and Cullen that some […]

Brussel Sprout and Sunflower Seed Medley In Less Than 10 Minutes

Nourishing Fall and Winter vegan dish with all seasonal ingredients. Prep and cooking time in under 10 minutes. Brussel Sprouts are antioxidants rich, promotes healthy digestion, alkalizes the body and much more. One-cup serving of Brussels Sprouts meets your vitamin C and vitamin K percentages for the day, while also providing folate, potassium, B vitamins, manganese and other key nutrients. Radishes and their leaves are a good source of vitamin C too.  Studies have found radishes can help lower cholesterol, […]

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Who doesn’t love a good pumpkin pie? This recipe subs out dairy, grains and refined sugar while retaining all the delicious, warming spices that are the hallmark of the season. Organic, nut-free and paleo, this pumpkin pie is allergy friendly and sure to be a crowd pleaser. THE CRUST 3/4 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup melted ghee 1/4 cup coconut nectar 2 eggs Pinch of salt Combine, roll out, set and bake for 10 min at 400 F. THE FILLING […]

Spicy Turmeric and Dulse Roasted Chickpeas

Who doesn’t want a family-friendly healthy snack that is high in fiber and protein, anti-inflammatory and made with all WHOLE FOODS? We also adore these as “croutons” on our salads and in our soups. Enjoy a spicy and sweet variation below. Spicy: *use organic ingredients 1 15 oz BPA-free can chickpeas drained and rinsed, or make your cook your own dried chickpeas (2 cups of cooked/sprouted chickpeas). Ensure you dry the chickpeas as much as possible. We also like to […]

Sweet Potato, Kale and Lentil Coconut Vegan Curry

There is something so nourishing and warming about curry during this time of year! This is a perfect one pot healthy family friendly vegan curry in 30 minutes. Loaded with anti-inflammatory spices like turmeric, garlic, ginger, cayenne and more. It also contains healthy fats from the coconut milk and is loaded with greens and protein. It will become a family favorite. The beauty of this recipe is that you can swap in whatever veggies you desire and instead of lentils, […]

Ooey Gooey, Creamy Mac N Cheesy! EWC Kids in the Kitchen!

Get ready to indulge! We took the classic comfort food, the ultimate toddler treat, the staple to every children’s menu and steakhouse side and elevated it to EMBODY Wellness status. This healified Mac N Cheese was gobbled up by both kids and parents – second helpings were heaped. The best part? It is so simple and easy to make, even your toddlers can lend a hand in the kitchen. Our version of Mac N Cheese is creamy, crunchy, gooey and delicious. […]

Cucumber and Tomato Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

When the ingredients are REAL, local and organic, everything just seems to taste better. The cucumbers and tomatoes are from our garden, so this salad was extra fresh and special to us. The superfood green goddess dressing is one of our favorites. It’s oil free with a tahini base.  We used spirulina, a blue-green algae, to add additional nutrients. Spirulina has a high percentage of protein and iron, as well as all eight essential amino acids, potassium, zinc, calcium, and […]

Lemon Almond Butter Dressing

We love creative dips, marinades and dressings! They make an ordinary meal into something delicious and creative. They also help our kids (and us!) eat more veggies. You are also getting extra protein in this dressing with the nut butter. Gluten-free and vegan too. It’s so good, you may want to double the recipe and store in the fridge for the week. Enjoy! Ingredients: *Use organic 3 tsp nut butter (we love “Nutzo” brand) Juice from 1 lemon 1 garlic […]

July’s Guide for Locavores: Get Your Greens In!

This is part one in a recurring series spotlighting seasonal, locally available produce at farmer’s markets and via CSAs in the Tri-State area. 1. Baby spinach Ideal storage time: 3 days Nutritional highlights: High in Vitamins K and A. Also a good source of manganese, magnesium and calcium. Try this: Lightly sautee spinach with chopped red onion, dill, salt, pepper and feta cheese (optional) for a spinach pie-inspired flavor. Season generously with fresh lemon juice. Spinach can also be enjoyed […]