Category: Fresh Flavors

Here are recipes to give the average person a healthy, nutrient dense, real food recipes to try. Healthy means real and nutrient dense. There are no rules or restrictions here. You will find a recipe that could suit anyone. I am well aware of the dietary needs and preferences out there and most recipes can be adjusted appropriately. Do what you can and leave the rest. It takes time and small steps.

brussel sprouts

Brussel Sprouts

They are the famous “worst food ever” when you’re a kid. Most kids, anyway. I can say for certain I never had the experience as a child because my mother recently thought brussel sprouts were kohlrabi…Hi Mom! There are ways to make brussel sprouts taste good, believe it or…

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay, so everything I do is with a food processor and involves chocolate chips. Who is to complain about that? Chickpea chocolate chip cookies are at the top of the list, yet there are so many recipes that can be made in the food processor. These…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

It’s pumpkin season and we should probably stay healthy for winter. Since it’s not entirely cold out yet, a cold smoothie for breakfast is reasonable. *Mindyfresh is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for…

Sourdough bread loaf

How to Make Homemade Sourdough Bread

** Update: I have since found and tweaked a much better recipe that I prefer. I will eventually figure out how to post that for you and give proper credit.  After I watched the Cooked documentary on Netflix, I was immediately on the homemade sourdough bread train.…

Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut Squash Fries

Why not make butternut squash fries? Fries are made from potatoes, sweet potatoes, turnips.  I will make a note, if you have an air fryer (which wasn’t a thing that I knew about when I first made this), everything will turn out much better, especially if…

chocolate chip coconut cookies

Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

I want to share my favorite cookies. These chocolate chip coconut cookies are crunchy and chewy at the same time. They are filled with healthy fats. I like to keep these in the fridge or freezer for a quick snack. This recipe is from Fat Burning Man. *Mindyfresh is a participant…

bowl of apples

Crock Pot Cinnamon Applesauce

A house smelling of apples and cinnamon on a slightly chilly day is the best way to get in the fall mood. Crock pot cinnamon applesauce is great for the current fall weather.  With no added sugar and a bit of cinnamon, applesauce in the crock pot is…

healthy candy bars

Healthy Candy Bars

Stop what you’re doing and make this healthy candy bar recipe! The ingredients are nutritious and even your most skeptical friends and family will like this one.  *Mindyfresh is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a…

banana ice cream with chocolate and walnuts

Healthy Ice Cream

Quick, easy healthy banana ice cream? Not ice or cream, just bananas? How is that even possible? I was skeptical at first as I am not a huge fan of bananas by themselves (unless hidden in bread of course) so you can gather that this might…

healthy brownie bites

Healthy Brownie Bites Recipe

I love chocolate. Especially when it’s paired with something nutritious like this healthy brownie bites recipe provides. I am always looking for a snack and craving chocolate (I know, it’s a problem). This is a snack I don’t feel bad about eating and it definitely cures…