Looking for a quick, easy, “grab and go” type recipe? Eden’s Spicy Toasted Nori Strips aren’t just great for homemade sushi. They can be used in all kinds of snacks. Wrap up some cut-up cucumber, scallions, avocado and carrots in some nori strips and you’ve got yourself a tasty snack that will beat the pants of anything Subway could offer.
If you’re looking for a fun and quick way to introduce your children to growing their own food, sprouting seeds is a great place to start. It’s quick, cheap, extremely nutritious, clean (no dirt under the fingernails!), is arguably the most local food source EVER, and is super simple. If you can pour water into a cup, then you can sprout seeds.
This recipe from the book Crazy Sexy Diet is called “I Am Loved Nori Rolls”. It sounded so good that I decided to try it out with my kids. It was a big hit, with both kids eating at least one roll themselves, and asking me to make more. Making sushi at home is healthier and cheaper than going out to eat it and this recipe is a great place to start.
It’s way too easy to put on some unwanted pounds around Easter and other candy-centric holidays. This home made Cadbury Creme Egg recipe could be a great way to enjoy some chocolate Easter treats without totally blowing your diet. Plus, making your own versions of your favorite indulgences also lets you control what ingredients go into the mix.
Who doesn’t love swooshing around some minty or cinnamon-y mouthwash a couple of times throughout the day to help keep things fresh. Unfortunately, Health Food Store mouthwashes can cost upwards of $10 a bottle. This tasty and much more affordable homemade mouthwash recipe is one to try if you’re a fan of dental hygiene.
Are you a soda or diet soda addict? Most of us would admit that we LOVE the fizzy goodness of a nice can of Coca-Cola. In my search for a low-calorie fizzy drink I discovered kombucha, a fermented “tea” made from a culture comprised of yeast and bacteria. But then came water kefir, kombucha’s easier to make cousin. Here is my favorite recipe.