I love when kids snacks are cute and can be made healthier. I mean, what kid doesn’t like gummies?! Mine are no exception. Anything sweet and gummy-like that contains fruit or anything sweet seems to be a big hit!  This recipe is so versatile, and you could use any kind of fruit your kids like.

Personally, I think the best frozen fruits to use would be strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, mango, pineapple, banana or a mixture. A berry mixture would be great, or a more tropical mixture with mango/pineapple/banana.

Since we’re in Feb and not at the time of year with an abundance of fresh fruit, this recipe calls for frozen fruit which is the easiest to get this time of year.

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Healthy Turkey Bolognese

February 2, 2019

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Not only is this healthy turkey bolognese easy, its also quick. You can get this on the table in the same amount of time it takes to cook the pasta. If you have a bit more time, its even better when its had extra time to simmer. But sometimes, during the week, getting something on the table fast is what its all about. I get it! One of the girls has gymnastics or dance every day of the week, so managing dinnertime can be a challenge. The faster the better, and something the whole family loves.

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Is it ever a bad idea when there’s chocolate?! These Healthier Nanaimo Bars are pretty darn close to the original, as I was having a craving for them post-Christmas. All the same flavors are there…the graham cracker/coconut/chocolate base in addition to the creamy custard middle layer and the rich chocolate on top. Traditional Nanaimo Bars have loads of butter, but in these, I traded out the butter in the custard layer with non-fat greek yogurt.

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Clam chowder is one of those meals that provide a lot of nostalgia. The first time I remember having really good clam chowder was as a kid in San Francisco out of a sourdough bread bowl on the pier. It was amazing and one of my fondest food memories!  While this version won’t be as rich as what you’ll find in San Francisco, all the delicious clam chowder flavor is there, probably about 1/4 of the calories, and is done in under 20 minutes using an Instant Pot.

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Salmon is such an easy and healthy weeknight dinner. It cooks quickly, has all those healthy fats, and it doesn’t take much to elevate it to make it even more delicious. This combination of gluten-free panko, parmesan, garlic and parsley is a classic combo. What’s also fantastic is that its done in 20 minutes!

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Happy New Year guys! Been meaning to get this recipe up for a while, and I know some of you have already made it following my recipe highlight on Instagram. It’s sooooo good and probably the easiest butter chicken you’ll ever make! While it may not be super authentic, the flavors are amazing, and considering there is no marinating or crazy long ingredient list of spices, its a huge win!

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