46 Fresh Market Foods for August

In August, there are so many types of foods ripening in the fields and on the trees, I am just like a kid in a candy store when I hit up my local Farmers Market. Have you been to the market lately? I truly believe that we need to support our farmers and shopping at […]

Why you should try dino kale (+ a recipe)

Dino kale standing in a small glass next to a bowl of chopped dino kale

Chicken SoupThere are so many amazing health benefits you gain from eating dino kale. One cup of this wonderful Italian variety of kale gives you a walloping nutritional punch, providing 100% of your daily recommended amount of Vitamins K and A along with 88% of the Vitamin C you need in the run of a […]

Plump, Sweet and Juicy Red Raspberries

Red Raspberries on a white plate set on the corner of a linen napkin on a whitewashed wooden surface

Plump, sweet and juicy red raspberries are my personal favorite. In honor of my favorite berry, today I’m going to give you a trick, a tip and a brand new recipe featuring these gorgeous little treats! Now, there is much more to love about raspberries than their amazing flavor. They are also packed with nutrition, […]

5 ways to squash your dinner

You can tell by the bright yellow or orange flesh of winter squash (well, depending on the variety), that this fall harvest fruit is good for you. (Yes, squash is a fruit!) Winter squash, like acorn and butternut, are the more substantial varieties. And I’m sure you already knew it, but zucchini is considered a […]

Butternut Squash

It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a trick, a tip and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Today’s focus is on: BUTTERNUT SQUASH As the weather gets cooler, my mind goes to squash. That didn’t come out quite right, but you know […]

Paleo Tahini Pumpkin Pie and Maple Cardamom Coconut Whipped Cream

You can’t have the holidays without pumpkin EVERYTHING!! But for those of us trying to stay away from dairy, gluten, and refined sugar – the holidays can feel like the 7th circle of hell – running into temptation at every corner! So after some recipe testing, we finally found a delicious holiday classic that’s actually […]

Paleo and Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte “PSL” Recipe

  Fall is in full swing and we’re not above loving that infamous “basic” beverage that explodes EVERYWHERE this time of year: the sweet and spiced PSL (aka: Pumpkin Spice Latte). Since the Starbuck’s version, that must be credited for bringing this drink such fame, is sooo full of sugar and other mysterious-not-good-for-your-poor-body ingredients we […]

How to Make a Protein Packed Breakfast WITHOUT Protein Powder

Protein Packed Breakfast Without Protein Powder

Ask Leanne In my inbox today was a question from a gal who is trying our new Re-Boot Camp! She had a question regarding having a smoothie everyday— Dear Leanne, I just signed up for the Re-Boot Camp.  I did not realize that breakfast would be a smoothie and the recipe contains your protein powder, […]

How To Make One Meal for All Ages

Cooking for All Ages

Ask Leanne I get asked a lot of questions. And sometimes those questions follow a pattern—like how do I feed my family the same meal my husband and I want to eat when there’s children, toddlers and babies involved. Just got that one today as a matter of fact! Dear Leanne, My question is how […]

The REAL Unicorn Smoothie

Leave it to Starbucks to ruin the magic of Unicorns with a fake and dangerous imposter! (sigh of relief that they’ve vanished!) Want in on a secret?! Unicorns are REAL! And you can taste their full magic only when using REAL ingredients! Introducing the Real Unicorn: a smoothie worthy of consumption. Full of flavor, nutrients, […]