No Churn Mango Pineapple Ice Cream (Refined sugar free)

July 19th, 2016

All natural, no churn Mango Pineapple Ice Cream | Back To The Book Nutrition

No ice cream maker? No problem! This 5-ingredient, No Churn Mango Pineapple Ice Cream whips up in the blender. So creamy and sweet, you’d never know it was refined sugar free! (with dairy free option) I can’t believe we’re half way through July and this the first homemade ice cream I’ve made this year! But […]

Best Slow Cooker Beef Roast

July 13th, 2016

This easy slow cooker beef roast with potatoes and carrots is a family favorite! Made with just a few real food ingredients you already have on hand - no packets of soup mix or canned broth. | Back To The Book Nutrition

This is the absolute BEST beef roast I’ve ever had! A healthy take on the famous slow cooker Mississippi Roast, this easy recipe has only four real food ingredients – no dried gravy mixes or packaged seasonings.  So apparently there’s this thing called the Mississippi Roast.  It’s a Sunday dinner recipe from a church cookbook […]

Easy Probiotic Fermented Carrots

July 6th, 2016

Save money by fermenting veggies at home - these easy probiotic carrots are delicious and 75 percent cheaper than store bought! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Cultured and fermented foods are rich in probiotics, which are essential to gut health and proper immune function. Of all the fermented foods I’ve made, these easy probiotic fermented carrots are one of the fastest and best tasting, plus they’re 75% cheaper than store bought! Benefits of Probiotic Rich Lacto-Fermented Foods Most of us know that […]

Healthy 5 Minute Ranch Dip

June 28th, 2016

Amazing and healthy 5 min ranch dip - so much better than store bought dips with unwanted fillers and flavors! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Delicious, homemade Ranch dip in only 5 minutes! Plus, it’s made with just 5 real food ingredients so it’s healthier than pre-made dips and Ranch seasoning packets from the store! We’re on a dip kick at our house lately. And, with July 4th coming up, I just had to share one of the latest favorites […]

10 Steps to Teach Your Kids to Make Their Own Meals

June 20th, 2016

10 Steps to Teach Your Kids to Make Their Own Food | Back To The Book Nutrition

With these 10 steps, teaching your kids to make their own meals is easier than you might think and has big payoffs for you and them!    Picture this:   It’s 5pm, everyone’s hungry, and you’re on the couch with your feet propped up and your nose in a book (or eyes glued to the […]

4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Larabars (Gluten + dairy free)

June 13th, 2016

These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Larabars are cheaper and taste better than the original! Plus, they're made with just 4 healthy ingredients, and are gluten, grain, and dairy free! | Back To The Book Nutrition

  I’m on an energy bar kick lately because, summer snacks should be simple. And make ahead. And portable. And healthy. But should taste like dessert.  Right?    As soon as I saw how easy it was to make my own homemade Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Larabars, I was hooked.  Now I’m whipping up new flavors […]

Cheap + Easy Homemade Larabars – Salted Dark Chocolate Almond

June 6th, 2016

Homemade Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Larabars with only 4 ingredients and only $0.80 each! | Back To The Book Nutrition

I love Larabars. I do not love paying $1.30 every time someone in my family wants to eat one. So, I made my own healthy, homemade version with only five ingredients and for nearly 40% cheaper than the original!     Larabars have always been one of my favorite energy bars – they’re super healthy […]

8 Podcasts for Summer (Food, Health, Faith, & Parenting)

June 1st, 2016

8 Podcasts for Summer - Food, Health, Faith, & Parenting | Back To The Book Nutrition

Today I’m sharing my eight favorite podcasts focused on food, health, faith, and parenting. These will be streaming all summer long to keep me informed, entertained, and inspired!  I’ve recently rediscovered my love for podcasts when a friend challenged me to start running again. It’s amazing how much longer and more enjoyable exercise can be […]

12 Reasons Every Child Should Learn to Cook

May 23rd, 2016

12 Reasons Every Child Should Learn to Cook - some of these might surprise you! | Back To The Book Nutrition

The benefits of cooking with kids go far beyond having fun together and teaching them basic kitchen skills. Here’s my list of 12 reasons every child should learn to cook – some of them might surprise you!   Both of my kids have been in the kitchen with me from the moment they could hold a wooden […]

Caramelized Onion and Shallot Dip

May 16th, 2016

Caramelized Onion and Shallot Dip is the perfect appetizer for your next dinner party or picnic! | Back To The Book Nutrition

This beats any French Onion Dip I’ve ever tasted, thanks to the caramelized onions, shallots, and garlic. It takes a little time to make, but is very easy and will be a instant hit at your next dinner party or picnic!   We all know homemade chip and vegetable dips taste better than ready made dips or […]

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