Chipotle Taco Seasoning ingredients

Chipotle Taco Seasoning

Why buy a packet when you can make your own chipotle taco seasoning? Two reasons not to: It costs money when you already have the spices Ok, true it is only 1 or 2 dollars, but the next reason might be convincing It has nasty ingredients mixed in…

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Simple Stretches for the Lower Body

Stretching is the easiest exercise out there and it prevents injury. Stretching even just once per day can provide benefit and even promote relaxation to our stressed out days. Lower body stretches especially may counteract sitting all day. Here I provide some easy lower body stretches that anyone can try,…

crock pot bone broth ingredients

Bone Broth

Bone broth is simply wonderful for the body. I am talking about cooking bones until every nutrient is extracted out, not the kind you buy in a carton at the store (though some are good, like this one). Today I will show you a simple homemade crock…

Eggplant parmesan lasagna

Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

Eggplant is a great alternative to pasta in lasagna. It also goes great with any type of marinara sauce. Eggplant parmesan lasagna soaks up flavors and delivers them to your taste buds. It is a wise choice to replace the noodles in a lasagna with some eggplant…

Butter melting in a pan

What Fats Are Best For Cooking?

Choosing a healthy cooking fat is important. The fats that are least refined and in a natural form are preferable. Healthy cooking fats also tend to be saturated in nature, which we have been told is bad for us. Contrary to popular belief, saturated fats do have benefits…

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How to Eat Healthy On A Budget

An argument I often hear is “eating healthy is so expensive”. I’m here to tell you that you can eat healthy on a budget. It’s all about good choices, planning, and avoiding packaged foods. Making good choices with food goes well with making good choices financially.…

Freezer Fudge

Freezer Fudge

This freezer fudge recipe is easy, quick, and delicious. It was an experiment of having chocolate on hand but not out in the open. It’s fudge that I am pleasantly surprised about because I forget it’s there while looking around for a sweet snack. You know, opening the…

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 cookies…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

It’s pumpkin season and we have to stay healthy for winter. Since it’s not entirely cold out yet, a cold smoothie for breakfast is reasonable. Wouldn’t you like to sip a creamy pumpkin pie smoothie? *Mindyfresh is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,…