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Nut Butter Protein Power Balls

In our house, something is always being created: a craft project, imaginative play, a dance party, and lots of cooking and baking. We are not the best recipe followers, and the kids love to taste the batter, so making “freezer cookies” (aka Power Balls) are one of our go-to ways to pass the “witching hour” (4:30-5:30pm) or early morning hours before school. Olivia and Cullen can scoop, pour, mix, shake in whatever ingredients we have at home until the consistency […]

EWC’s Top 10 Pregnancy Superfoods!

Hello everyone! We get asked all the time: What should we eat while pregnant. Well, here is our list of the top 10 superfoods to eat while pregnant. Hint: They are amazing for you when breastfeeding too…. and just for everyday health and wellness! After our list, keep reading for some recipes to sneak them in! EWC’s Top Ten Pregnancy Superfoods: (Goal: one or more per day!) Lentils – protein, iron, folate, fiber and calcium Spinach – folic acid, iron, […]

Chocolate Superfood Bark

This is homemade chocolate made fuss free in less than 20 minutes! Vegan, gluten-free, protein and antioxidant packed goodness. Move over sugary refined chocolate bars, there IS something better. Unlike processed dark chocolate, antioxidants are preserved in raw cacao. We added in protein packed seeds and nuts with other superfoods like chia and flax seeds to amp up their nutritional value! These are husband and kid approved! They will melt much faster than normal chocolate. Be sure to keep them […]

Anti-Inflammatory Banana Muffins

I love to cook, but I am not a baker. I experiment in the kitchen, making concoctions and adding in a little of this and some of that, an avid recipe reader, but not a very good recipe follower. So, baking, which is more of a science than an art, is not really my forte. So, when Olivia’s first birthday approached and I knew I wanted to make her a healthy Smash Cake, I got a little anxious. How would I make […]

Breakfast Bars: A New Family Favorite

It was January 1st and I resolved to use up some of the superfoods stored in my pantry. I walked in to face bags of chia, hemp, flax, seeds, cacao and more. A Holistic Health Coach’s playground! But how to use them all in a delicious, easy, family friendly way? And then it hit me: Breakfast Bars! I took all of the superfoods out of my pantry, spread them out on the counter and grabbed a large mixing bowl, measuring […]

Sweet Super Seed Bread: Vegan, Gluten-Free and Addicting

Recipe: Sweet Seed Bread I’ve been wanting to make a vegan, gluten-free superfood seed bread for so long! I’ve read countless recipes and tasted dozens of dense and delicious creations at healthy bakeries. They always seems so daunting to make, but this slightly sweet version is super simple, quick and too good to miss out on. This loaf is jam packed with protein, fiber, omegas, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents and more. Most of us already know about the vast […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites

These little Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites pack a big punch. Don’t be fooled by their truffle-like appearance and decadently delicious taste. They are nutrient dense, protein rich, Omega-3 boasting, energy enhancing powerhouses! Say that three times fast! Made from superfoods without any refined grains or sugars, these vegan, take-anywhere snacks are great for pre or post workout fueling, breakfast on-the-go, or a mid afternoon snack to power you through that 4pm slump. We even love them as dessert. Almonds are […]

Oatmeal Smoothie Bowl: Grab and Go, Make Ahead, Fast and Easy!

We love breakfast. We love oatmeal. We love smoothies. We love fast, easy, nutritious and satisfying meals! So why not combine our loves to make one fabulous way to start your morning?! Perfect to bring to work, on a picnic, for your family on the go… or to enjoy leisurely with the Sunday paper and a cup of tea. This recipe is simple and easy. You can make a large batch ahead of time and store individual servings in pint sized mason […]

Superfood Brownies? They’re Real… and Really Good!

Superfood Brownies? They’re Real… and Really Good! Check out the full article featured in the Epoch Times, just in times for Valentine’s Day!!: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1248849-superfood-brownies-the-perfect-valentine/?amp Black beans in a brownie? Oh yes we did! You can still indulge in a rich, chocolate brownie experience while getting your fill of superfoods and protein! These brownies are jam packed with blueberries, chia and flax seeds, cocao, cinnamon and coconut oil, making them nutritional powerhouses. Did we mention that they are also vegan and […]

A Simple, Quick, Portable Superfood Breakfast

Join the chia seed revolution! To read the full article in the Epoch Times, click here If you haven’t tried chia seeds yet, this simple pudding with endless variations may be what gets you started. With a prep time of less than five minutes and overnight refridgeration, chia pudding makes my mornings smoother, and solves the issue of getting the kids nutritiously fed without making a complete mess in the kitchen. This recipe is a family affair at our home. My […]