Vegan Mac & Cheese Chili

Vegan Mac & Cheese Chili Ingredients2 cloves garlic (minced) 1 regular yellow onion (chopped) 1 package Smart Ground Mexican Crumbles (meatless) 4 cups veggie broth 1 large can diced tomatoes 1 can kidney beans (drained) 1 can black beans (drained) 2 Tbsp chili powder 2 Tbsp cumin black pepper 10 oz whole wheat elbow pasta […]

TKS Healthy Hummus & Pita Chips

TKS Healthy Hummus & Pita Chips This is one of my favorite party snacks (just made this plate last night for some friends), it has plenty of fiber, protein and good fats. The kids love to take it in their lunch too!Ingredients1 15 oz can garbanzo beans (drained & rinsed) 4 cloves (peeled & pressed) […]

The Kitchen Skinny Standard Weekly Grocery List

The Kitchen Skinny Standard Grocery List This is the basic things we eat above and beyond dinners. You can use this to your Ziplist and starting point and customize it as your own. Ingredientscoffee (organic) green tea Ezekiel Cereal Steel Cut Oats Chia Seeds Hemp Seeds Pepitas (raw) Almonds (raw) Walnuts (raw) Coconut Oil Olive […]

The “Mr. Grinch” – Green Smoothie

The “mr. grinch” – Green Smoothie In our house we make 3 batches of green smoothies per day. A batch is about 8 cups (or about 64 oz). We split this in the morning with our girls (Tyler takes about 30 oz, Kady about 15 oz and we split the rest). The other two batches […]

Pita Pizza

Pita Pizza Yield: 4 Having quick healthier alternatives to pizza is never a bad thing. Here is a quick and easy one that tastes great! Give it a whirl when you are in a hurry!Ingredients1 cup arugula 1 cup basil (chopped) 1 regular red bell pepper (sliced) ½ regular red onion (sliced) 3 regular tomatoes […]

Brown Rice, Lentils & Kale

Brown Rice, Lentils & Kale Yield: 4 Tyler loved this one! This one is easy to pull together too (plus you get to julienne some carrots). Give it a try!Ingredients1 regular red bell pepper (diced) 1 regular orange bell pepper (diced) 2 large carrots (julienned – see preparation tips) 3 cloves garlic (peeled & pressed) […]

Flax Burgers & Sweet Potato Fries

Flax Burgers & Sweet Potato Fries Yield: 5 These have great flavor! They are not as firm as the Black Bean Burger or Beet Burger, but you should definitely give them a try. also for great leftover on salad for lunch!Ingredients1 large avocado (sliced) 4 leaves lettuce 1 clove garlic (peeled & pressed) 1 regular […]

Avocado Broccoli Pesto Quinoa

Avocado Broccoli Pesto Quinoa Yield: 4 This is a great way to get some broccoli into dinner time. This is a green one, so if you have kids, just change the name to something like “The Green Lantern Quinoa” and chop the broccoli really small. They will l eat it up.Ingredients1 large avocados (sliced) 1 […]

Sweetie Pies

Sweetie Pies Yield: 6 This is a fun one with CRAZY good flavors. I would not call it quick and easy by any means, but it is tasty and makes a nice treat for your family. Give it a try. These are great leftover, too!Ingredients1 cup basil fresh (chopped) 2 regular red bell peppers (chopped) […]

Quick & Easy Black Bean Corn Salad

Quick & Easy Black Bean Corn Salad Yield: 4 This one is very yummy, fresh and so easy to make. Give it a try when you are in a hurry to get dinner on the table.Ingredients1 regular avocado (diced) 1 regular red bell pepper (chopped) ½ cup cilantro (chopped) 1 regular red onion (chopped) 2 […]