The #1 Vegetable in My Kitchen (& 10 Reasons You Should Love it Too!)

January 22nd, 2015

The number 1 vegetable in my kitchen, and 10 reasons you should love it too! | Back To The Book Nutrition

I have a short list of go-to vegetables – the ones that show up in my grocery cart more often than others. For some, it’s because they’re more nutritious. For others, it’s because they’re fast and easy to prepare. Still others are affordable and help stretch our precious grocery dollars. But, there’s one that does all […]

Rosemary and Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

January 19th, 2015

Rosemary and Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin is much easier to prepare than it looks, and makes a beautiful presentation for dinner guests or special occasions! | Back To The Book Nutrition

  I know we’re less than three weeks into January, which means lots of you are trying to load up on fresh fruits and green vegetables. Meanwhile, I’m posting a recipe for pork wrapped in pork.  Let me explain. The fruits and veggies? They’re wonderful. Really. I’m right there with you – more smoothies, more salads, […]

Apple Ring Pancakes {Whole wheat, Refined sugar free}

January 15th, 2015

Whole wheat, naturally sweetened apple pie spiced pancakes with sweet golden apple rings in the center, then topped with honey or maple syrup. Kids and adults alike will love this fun twist on everyone's favorite breakfast food! | Back To The Book Nutrition

  The weekend’s almost here again. That means more cold weather, more lazy mornings, and more Apple Ring Pancakes!   Note: This post contains affiliate links. By making purchases through these links, you pay the same amount for products, but a portion of the sale will be sent my way to help with blog expenses. Thanks! […]

Old Fashioned Beef Stew

January 12th, 2015

Old Fashioned Beef Stew - made with grass fed beef and extra vegetables, it's comfort food you can feel good about! | Back To The Book Nutrition

How about that weather last week, eh? The “eh” was for the Canadians out there, for whom above-zero temps have been a luxury recently. I really don’t know how you guys do it. As soon as the mercury dipped into the upper 20’s, this southern girl locked herself indoors with homemade biscuits and this old […]

Easy Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits

January 7th, 2015

Easy Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits are ready in about 20 minutes and are great any time of day! Whole grain and refined sugar free! | Back To The Book Nutrition

This post is brought to you courtesy of the bitter cold front hitting the country this week. Here in South Texas, we get pretty excited about words like “Arctic Blast.” We overbundle, we light a fire, we rush to the store for soup ingredients, and we stalk the weather forecast in hopes of snow. We […]

Orange Pineapple Green Smoothie

January 5th, 2015

This Orange Pineapple Green Smoothie is so easy to make and so refreshing. Dairy free. | Back To The Book Nutrition

    New Year, Fresh Start It’s the first full week of January and most of us are kicking off the month making healthy changes in one area or another of our lives. So, last week, I shared a list of over 25 Salad Recipes for a Healthy New Year, told you how you can […]

25+ Salad Recipes for a Healthy New Year!

December 31st, 2014

25 Salad Recipes for a Healthy New Year | Back To The Book Nutrition

Happy New Years Eve! Whether you’re just catching up on all the “Best of 2014″ lists floating around, or planning your New Years resolution, I hope you enjoy this list of over 25 great salad recipes from the past twelve months.   Green Salads    Beet Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Mustard Dressing from Live Simply  […]

Sheperd’s Pie – a Classic Comfort Food Recipe

December 30th, 2014

When you're looking for comfort food, nothing beats a classic shepherd's pie. Simple to make, easy to stock & frugal to boot! | Back To The Book Nutrition

  I hope all of you enjoyed a restful and worshipful Christmas last week just as my family did! We had a wonderful time celebrating Christ’s birth and visiting family and friends. But, for us, the week after Christmas is also a treasured time of relaxing and enjoying time together. My husband is home from […]

Easy DIY Christmas Coffee

December 22nd, 2014

An easy way to transform a basic pot of coffee into Christmas blend coffee! Add the spices to the filter basket and pour the maple syrup in the bottom of the pot before brewing. | Back To The Book Nutrition

Happy Christmas Week, everyone!  I’ll be signing off shortly to take a week-long break for worshipping the Savior and enjoying my family. But first, I wanted to share a super simple trick for turning a basic pot of coffee into Christmas flavored coffee! I actually borrowed this idea from a local steak house that does […]

Best Classic Eggnog (Easy, no-cook, refined sugar free recipe)

December 17th, 2014

Best Classic Eggnog, an easy, no-cook recipe | Back To The Book Nutrition

Eggnog seems to be a love-hate thing. Well, starting now, it’s a love-LOVE thing. This easy, classic eggnog recipe is thick and rich, with the perfect amount of natural sweetness and warm holiday spice – eggnog fans and skeptics alike will find it irresistible! Real Eggnog The raw cream and pastured egg yolks give it […]