Crock Pot Sweet Potatoes with Maple Cinnamon Butter

February 25th, 2015

Crock Pot Sweet Potatoes with Maple Cinnamon Butter | Back To The Book Nutrition

Warning: Your life is about to get much easier. I’ve discovered yet another simple favorite that can be made in the slow cooker: sweet potatoes! (Did you know you can also make creamy homemade yogurt in the slow cooker?) This method can be used with russet or other potatoes as well, though cooking times may vary […]

Easy Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower (& House Seasoning Recipe)

February 23rd, 2015

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Real Texas Chili (Slow Cooker option)

February 19th, 2015

Authentic beef chili recipe with adjustable spices to suit your tastes. Great with cheddar, sour cream, and homemade cornbread! | Back To The Book Nutrition

  There’s nothing like a steaming bowl of chili and a piece of from-scratch cornbread to warm you on a cold day. At my house, it ranks right up there with beef stew and shepherd’s pie as one of our favorite comfort foods. And since we’re experiencing record low temperatures across most of the country, […]

Perfect Crostini for Soup {a simple recipe for under $1}

February 17th, 2015

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  Welcome to Soup-landia, otherwise known as February! Actually, I live in Houston, and we’ve only dipped into the 30s a few times this winter, which I know sounds like a dream to some of you (Check back with me in August and I’ll be living on popsicles and wishing for a taste of the […]

Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles for Cookies and Cupcakes

February 12th, 2015

Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles for Cookies and Cupcakes using only sugar and fruit juice. Unbelievably fast and easy

  Is anyone else fed up with all the “natural” products that aren’t really natural?? Natural toothpaste, natural chicken, and natural granola bars, just to name a few. I went in search of truly natural sugar sprinkles this Valentines Day. No luck. Even the expensive sprinkles colored with beet juice that I found on Amazon had […]

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt (& Probiotic Milkshake)

February 9th, 2015

Strawberry probiotic milkshake - made from healthy ingredients and no refined sugar - a sweet and healthy treat that's pretty too! | Back To The Book Nutrition

  Happy Valentines Week! You’ll have to indulge me today. Consider it a frozen yogurt #overgram in blog form. I just couldn’t stop with all the pictures because:  I love Valentines. I love pink. I love the hot pink polka dot straws my 5 year old sidekick picked out.  I love ice cream and frozen yogurt.  […]

The Best Cod Liver Oil for Vitamin D, Omega 3 & More! (FREE Shipping!)

February 5th, 2015

The Best Cod Liver Oil at the Best Price, only $46.95 + FREE Shipping inside the U.S.! Visit to buy now! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D and Omega 3? We hear a lot about Vitamin D and Omega-3 fats being essential to good health. And they are.  You may also have heard that most of us don’t get enough of these key nutrients in our diets. And we don’t.  But I’m excited to share with […]

Creamy Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Soup

February 2nd, 2015

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I love potatoes in any form – baked, mashed, even fried!  I also love potato soup. My husband? He’s with me on the baked, mashed, and fried, but not so much on the soup. So I’ve never served it at home…until now. And guess what? He really liked it! Sort of reminds me of how […]

Maple Bacon Twists (Super Bowl Party Appetizer)

January 29th, 2015

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So…. Maple and bacon are good together. Really, really good.  And they should totally be a thing at your Super Bowl party on Sunday (Did you know there was a football game going on this weekend?).   Bacon, Beyond Breakfast As I’ve embraced the value of saturated fat from healthy animals, bacon has regained it’s rightful place […]

Honey Roasted Almonds for Salads or Snacks

January 27th, 2015

Homemade Honey Roasted Almonds make delicious as salad toppings or a quick and healthy snack | Back To The Book Nutrition

  If you’re anything like me, January has meant a recommitment to planning, purchasing, and preparing healthy foods. Weekly menus include more smoothies in the morning, more salads at lunch, and more vegetables at the dinner table. But I have a confession to make. Even after all the effort I put into the planning and preparation phase of healthy eating, […]