Easy Kale Chips Recipe

Easy Kale Chips Recipe

I think people who are a little weary of eating kale would come around to these kale chips.  What’s not to love?  They’re crispy and salty, so after making these you should dare one of your friends to have some too, they may just convert (if you’re willing to share)!  I like easy recipes, and…

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Pumpkin Spice Granola

We’re well into the second week of October, and everywhere I look it’s pumpkin spice everything!  Sometimes I’m thinking “overkill!”.  Then other times I’m thinking, “oh, yum!”.  While I do love some pumpkin-spiced foods, it can be difficult to find ones that aren’t loaded with ‘natural flavors’ and other additives and chemicals, so it steers…

Easy Hummus Recipe (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Easy Hummus Recipe (Gluten Free & Vegan)

Hummus is one of those foods that’s about as easy to make as it is to pick up at the grocery store.  If you keep chickpeas (garbanzo beans) stocked in the pantry, you’re halfway there.  This recipe can take just minutes to whip up and keep in the fridge for the week.  Not only is…

Hemp Protein Energy Bars

Hemp Protein Energy Bars

Dear Leah Renee,  I love using hemp protein, but I’m getting tired of only using it in smoothies.  Do you have any suggestions?  ~Veronica, CA I love hemp protein.  It’s the only one I personally use because it’s a complete source of protein (it contains all the essential amino acids!) and is easily digested.  Just three…

Antioxidant Pico de Gallo Salsa Recipe

Antioxidant Pico de Gallo Salsa Recipe

Dear Leah Renee,  I usually purchase all my condiments because I’m kind of intimidated to do it myself. Salsa doesn’t seems too hard but I don’t know where to start.  Do you have a recipe you like?  Thanks! ~Lilly, MI I just love making my own condiments at home.  We don’t always have time, the…

Mary’s Gone Crackers: Product Review & Recipes

Mary’s Gone Crackers: Product Review & Recipes

There are few brands I really trust to deliver.  Taste, texture, flavor, non-GMO, nutrient dense, easy-on-the-go, gluten free, low sodium, low in sugar, not too many calories, certified organic; these are all elements I look for when choosing a packaged product in the grocery store.  With that many expectations, that doesn’t leave too many options….

Easy Baked Corn Chips!

Easy Baked Corn Chips!

Dear Leah Renee,  I always buy corn chips, but are they pretty easy to make at home?  ~Maria, CA Yes!  Corn chips are super easy to make at home–no deep-fryer needed!  They’re a lot healthier and easy to make organic. It saves a little money, too.  The average bag of chips, organic, are around $4-$5! depending…