Vegetarian Slow Cooker Chili

There's something about a winter's day meal cooking in the slow cooker all day long, that warms the soul. This vegetarian chili is one even a meat-lover will enjoy, too. It's hearty and filling with the six different types of beans! … [Read more...]

Healthy Breakfast for Dinner with Delicious Whole Wheat Waffles

As you begin the new year, I'm sure that it's at least a goal of yours or someone you know to watch what you eat. But, who says you have to eat raw broccoli and brussel sprouts all day to be healthy???   Not me! These belgium waffles are packed with whole grains and protein to keep you full and healthy. And why not top your waffles with some fresh fruit and throw in a side of bacon for some EXTRA protein? This full balanced meal (besides not having a lick of vegetable) is a great family favorite...made healthier! Give it a go! You're family won't be able to tell it's good for them! Whole Wheat Waffles adapted from Baker Bettie Ingredients 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground … [Read more...]

Homemade Whole Wheat Bread

There's nothing better than the smell of a yeast bread rising in your kitchen. And it's an easy and healthy bread recipe, too! This recipe is a fun way to get kids involved in making a healthy version of their favorite sandwich, too! If they help make the bread, they are more likely to want to eat it! As an added bonus, the method of rolling the dough before putting it in the loaf pan gives a beautiful swirl to the bread. Homemade whole wheat bread is definitely a must have every week in our house...and should be in yours too! Homemade Whole Wheat Bread adapted from The Southern Heritage Breads Cookbook Ingredients 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup warm water (should feel like warm bath water) 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon … [Read more...]

10 Must-Have Christmas Cake and Pie Recipes

How about sprucing up those dessert tables at Christmas time with some of these classics and modern cakes and pies? [imagebrowser id=20] Your dessert table won't go empty with these 10 Christmas cakes and pies to choose from! … [Read more...]