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Roasted Chickpea Salad

This is a new FAVORITE!! I made this last week when I was invited to a Middle Eastern Feast. I had no idea what to bring, like not a clue. So I reviewed a few recipes and this is the resulting recipe. It is so delicious and the warm flavors would pair so good with […]

Happiness and Pleasure: Do you know the difference?

HAPPINESS and PLEASURE Do you know the difference? We live in a culture of pleasure. Everywhere you turn, there is another opportunity to give yourself the feel goods. But are all the ” because I deserve it’s” actually NEGATIVELY effecting your happiness? The latest research says so!! The chemicals in the brain that have to […]

Veggie Tots

We have our produce box delivered every Thursday to the gym. It’s like Christmas to open it up and see all the beautiful fruits and veggies and herbs! We were looking to mix it up a bit and the boys are definitely at an age where hand-held foods are just so realistic. A client shared […]

Help! My kid won’t eat his veggies!!!

Whoaaaa! Take a big deep breath, smooth your feathers, and prepare to go to the dinner table just a little bit calmer tonight…. I don’t know any parent that isn’t familiar with the dinner time struggles. It’s hard enough to prepare a meal and get it on the table. But the coaxing and coercing and […]

Shrimp Bisque

I can think of a million reasons to eat Shrimp Bisque, but I’ll just stop at “…because it’s soooooooo yummy, Mommy!” 2 tablespoons (1/2 stick) Organic butter, divided 1 1/2 pound medium shrimp (about 45), peeled, deveined, shells reserved 2 bay leaves 2 carrots, peeled, chopped 1 Shallot, chopped 3/4 cup white cooking wine 1/4 […]

Oat Balls (aka Cookie Balls)

These Oat Balls are a great snack or quick breakfast that are popular in my house. We don’t eat a ton of grains but we all seem to handle oats well and these “Cookie Balls” (as Colt calls them) are incredibly satisfying. Ingredients: 1.5 C Old Fashioned Oats 1/2 C Vanilla Whey Protein (2 scoops) […]

Haka House Meal Prep- Week 2: Mon-Thur

Here we goooooooo! It’s time to take everything you did this weekend (Part 1 is HERE) and put it into action. You are all prepped to put healthy and delicious meals onto the table for your family this week. Monday Today could NOT be simpler– Rosemary and Lemon Soup!! You have two options: Put it […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Another quick and healthy weeknight meal! See how we put it all together in a week-long meal plan HERE! Ingredients: 2 Acorn Squash 1.5 lbs ground meat (I use 1 lb grass fed ground beef and 1/2 lb free range ground pork) 1 Tbsp rosemary 2 tsp thyme 1 Tbsp roasted garlic powder. 1 Tbsp […]

Tarragon Chicken Summer Salad

This is a great meal for the long summer days. Make the chicken salad ahead of time in a larger quantity. This will allow the flavors to combine and for you to have it for lettuce wraps at lunch! See how we use this recipe in a full week of meals HERE! Ingredients: Chopped or […]

Kids Cook: Chia Pudding

Feeding kids can be hard… Don’t Battle, OUTSMART! Lately, Colt has been exerting his opinion (and seeming power) more frequently at the dinner table… and the lunch table… and the breakfast table. He loves allllll sorts of foods but has realized that my sole purpose in life is to nourish him and his sole purpose […]

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