Morning Glory Muffins Made Even Healthier

Full of apples, carrots, coconut and raisins, morning glory muffins have been one of our family’s favorite breakfast recipes for years. Just recently, though, I decided to see how I could make this healthy muffin even healthier, and we couldn’t have been happier with the results. We replaced white flour with whole wheat, sugar with [...]

Our Favorite Food Bloggers

Photo by Simple Bites If you’re like me, and cooking doesn’t come easily, then food blogs are pretty much the best thing since sliced bread. Step-by-step photos, notes and tips from the recipe developer and comments from readers who’ve tried the recipe all help answer my type-A, give-me-all-the-details questions so that I have more success [...]

Mix & Match Fruit Smoothies

Because all of my girls have dealt with dairy intolerances when they were infants and toddlers, I’ve never made yogurt/milk smoothies. Instead, I make pure fruit smoothies — usually with whatever fruit combinations I have on hand. Here’s the Ehman Family Guide to Smoothies: 1. Start with a green. Spinach and kale are our favorites, [...]

Easy Ways to Go Green in Your Kitchen

Photo by Lauren Mitchell Going green means different things to different people. To me, it’s the intersection between eco-friendly, frugal and simple living, where there’s less waste and more appreciation for the simple things in life. Some aspects of “going green” can feel complicated and overwhelming, like learning about natural and herbal remedies, but today [...]