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.

Baked quinoa mac and cheese

Quinoa Mac & Cheese

When I was a young child, I enjoyed eating hot dogs with the blue box macaroni and cheese. Who else ate that?! Now it’s still comforting in a way… though we know that it is not too healthy and there were no vegetables. I made this baked quinoa…

BBQ Pork Skillet

BBQ Pulled Pork Skillet

Is it obvious yet that I use a lot of cabbage in my recipes? Cabbage and carrots are super cheap and they are also super healthy. What’s not to love? I buy those two vegetables almost every week and then add anything to them. This time…

Gyro Salad with tzatziki dressing

Gyro Salad

If you’ve ever eaten a gyro before, you’ll remember that sauce it comes with more than anything. That’s tzatziki sauce. A blend of cucumber and greek yogurt. It’s amazing. Here is an idea for a healthy lunch: a gyro salad with tzatziki dressing. *Mindyfresh is a…

gingerbread greek yogurt with spoon

Gingerbread Greek Yogurt

Yogurt: the famed health food with probiotic appeal. Much to our surprise many yogurts are not healthy at all. The typical flavored varieties are full of sugar and not to mention super processed. This offsets the probiotic effect because sugar is the opposite of what your gut…

Banana coconut chia seed cookies

Banana Coconut Chia Cookies

Want to make an easy cookie that anyone can eat? It takes only 5 ingredients to make these banana coconut chia cookies. We all know someone with food allergies and this cookie takes out all the common ones! I’d think eating the whole bunch is okay, due…

Cabbage and carrot stir fry

Simple Stir Fry

Dinner plans can be stressful when you don’t know what to make each week. Fortunately, a recipe such as this is easy to fit in a weekly rotation. Stir fry with cabbage and carrots is a staple in my household. I make this recipe almost every week…

Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfredo

Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfredo

Spaghetti squash chicken alfredo has become a favorite of mine and is a great alternative to pasta.  Regular pasta does not have much flavor to begin with, so replacing it with a vegetable is quite easy. Creaminess and flavor of alfredo are retained in this recipe…

Latte with art

Healthier Latte

There is a healthier latte that my husband and I enjoy from time to time. We call it “fancy coffee” that we make with our Ninja coffee bar. A healthier latte is simply a latte without artificial ingredients. I have for you a wonderful blend of real, healthy ingredients to…

cacao date bars

Cacao Date Bars

Dates, walnuts, and cacao powder come together in a delicious,  raw, and healthy chocolate snack that is a great source of energy especially when you hit that mid-day slump. *Mindyfresh is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to…

Crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes with side of avocado

Chicken Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I have been trying my best to make recipes that are super easy and easily prepared ahead of time. These crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes were very easy and ready when I arrived home from work. That’s exactly what I am going for and…