Granny Smith Grilled Cheese Sandwich


April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day! Grilled cheese sandwiches, does it get any better than that?!? Since my family has switched to living a healthier lifestyle, we have tried to find ways to adapt recipes to better suit our way of eating. Of course we still want them to look and taste delicious! This […]

Homemade Salsa


Salsa is a must-have in our home. I love having homemade salsa on hand because it comes in so handy for many meals and it also makes a healthy snack. Last fall we had a lot of tomatoes given to us, so I made batch after batch of salsa to have us stocked over the […]

Easter Bunny Cake Surprise


  Easter Bunny Cake Surprise I have many great memories of Easter as a kid. My favorite was when my mom would go hide our Easter chocolates outside. I loved searching behind trees and in the bushes, jumping between puddles trying to be the first one to find their little treasure. I have wanted to have […]

Zucchini Lasagna

zucchini lasagna recipe

I LOVE PASTA – and although I do eat the occasional rice pasta dish now, our real food way of living has us coming up with new ways to make old favorites. This zucchini lasagna recipe has become a fast favorite in our home. The best part is that it is easy to make – […]

Easy Chicken Lettuce Wraps


One thing I have realized on my real food journey is that food actually tastes really good. I think I forgot what real food actually tasted like when it was always processed or covered in sugar filled, or artificially flavored sauces. Simple is often better – these chicken lettuce wraps are so tasty, healthy and […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad


Strawberry Spinach Salad is easy to make and it tastes delicious. I personally eat some variation of this strawberry spinach salad every week. This Strawberry Spinach Salad recipe that I am sharing with you today is so quick and easy to prepare. This salad recipe is very basic which makes it great for you to […]

Maple-Pecan Porridge


This Maple-Pecan Porridge is a common breakfast dish in our home. My whole family loves it and I love that my girls are having a healthy, filling breakfast before they head to school. Maple-Pecan Porridge Author: Jody Arsenault Recipe type: Breakfast Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  12 mins Total time:  17 mins Serves: 3-4 This maple-pecan porridge […]

Cheetah Cake

Cheetah Cake Finished

Cheetah prints are so fun! I’ve been wanting to make one for awhile now but there are so many ideas to choose from. One would think that it would be easier to decorate a cake when the sky is the limit, but that’s just the thing — the sky is very big! It doesn’t help […]

Healthy Fudge Stuffed Strawberries


  Healthy Fudge Stuffed Strawberries – Oh my, these stuffed strawberries are a little taste of heaven. With only 6 ingredients and no refined sugar, these are a scrumptious treat. Healthy Fudge Stuffed Strawberries Author: Jody Arsenault, Recipe type: Dessert These healthy fudge stuffed strawberries have only 6 ingredients and are free of refined sugar – […]

Sprouted Grain Blueberry Banana Bread


I had a lot of fun creating the recipe for this sprouted grain blueberry banana bread recipe. This is a healthy banana bread that is refined sugar free! Did you know that February 23 is National Banana Bread Day? I have also been working very hard to take beautiful photos to share along with my recipes. I am […]