Spinach-Artichoke Egg Salad Wrap

Spinach-Artichoke Egg Salad Wrap

Spinach-Artichoke Egg Salad Wrap by Skinny Ninja Mom This is all about indulging in party food. Who hasn’t gone to a party, seen the spinach-artichoke dip, lost a sense of where they were, and eaten half the bowl in 15 minutes? OK, or just really,…

Apple Avocado Grilled Cheese

Apple Avocado Grilled Cheese

  Butter is pretty hard to compete with, taste-wise, in just about every recipe, especially in baked goods and as a spread on toast. Coconut oil, however, is a worthy competitor. Spread onto the bread in this grilled cheese sandwich, coconut oil browns nicely and…

No-Bake Peanut Buttery Flax Bars

No-Bake Peanut Buttery Flax Bars

  Kids will love helping you make – and eat! – these tasty little bars. You can make them as thin or thick as you like. And if “square” is a little too boring for you, try using cookie cutters to make them into fun…

Coconut Cake Oatmeal Squares

Coconut Cake Oatmeal Squares

  I’m always looking for ways to take sugar out of recipes. Dried fruits like dates and raisins are sweet whole foods that offer vitamins, minerals, and proteins – all of which are stripped from processed sugars. Coconut palm sugar is the dried nectar of…

Sea Salt and Black Pepper Parsnip Chips

Sea Salt and Black Pepper Parsnip Chips

      Ever since I discovered sweet potato chips a few years ago, I’ve been experimenting with different roots to make chips. There’s the sunchoke chip, the beet chip, the carrot chip, and the turnip chip. I like parsnips because they’re easily available and…

Roasted garlic twice baked sweet potato

I was out running errands with my Mom the other afternoon when hunger struck us both so we stopped into the grocery store salad bar to try and keep things healthy. And apparently their idea of healthy is slimy cubed deli ham and white iceberg…

Pumpkin pancakes

Pumpkin pancakes

I’ve tried all the logical solutions; showering just leaves me colder, driving around with heat blasting is only economically feasible for so many miles, and making a warm comforting breakfast only really works when you’re not trying to blog about it… 20 minutes of fussing…

Parsley Smoothie

’m not giving up coffee, chocolate, wine, or long island iced teas no matter what studies may inevitably say about them. But I also eat sardines and take fish oil pills because I know they are healthy, insist on buying certain kinds of butter, eggs,…

Homemade Coconut Milk

Yesterday was my first day not consuming some form of the rich beverage and it felt wrong. So this morning I did what any desperate addict would do. I made my own. I’ve made almond milk. I’ve macadamia nut milk. It was only a matter…

Extra Fat Deviled Eggs

Paleo eating emphasized fat. Saturated fats to be exact, from animal sources mostly. I dabble in the world of paleo eating, honestly because it tastes so good! (For more info on the paleo lifestyle visit Marks Daily Apple ) Back to those eggs… After deciding…