Low fat, healthy, frugal and organic family-friendly recipes.

Black Bean Soup Recipe 1

Black beans are a staple of our pantry, and we usually incorporate them into our lunch or dinner menus at least once a week.  While I currently have a cupboard full of canned black beans, using dried black beans is even more economical for this black bean soup recipe. If […]


Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

Oatmeal Muffin Recipe with 8 Healthy Options

Muffins are a great way to use up leftover fresh and dried fruit and an easy way to sneak some healthy whole grains into your family’s diet. Homemade muffins can be baked in large batches, and most recipes freeze well.  Baking muffins from scratch is also an excellent way to […]

Yogurt Fruit Dip and Dressing Recipes

Best Yogurt Fruit Dip Recipes

Yogurt fruit dip or dressings makes a light end to a heavier meal, and is perfect for hot weather entertaining. The first recipe uses oranges poached in a spicy liquid combined with fresh berries and yogurt for a delicious fruit salad recipe that is suitable for late summer or autumn […]

molasses cookies

Blackstrap Molasses: A Healthy and Nutritious Addition to an Old-Fashioned Molasses Cookie Recipe

As a child, my mother used to give us a spoon of molasses when we were feeling tired and rundown. I remember looking at the shiny black goo on the spoon and thinking that I was going to either vomit or die from it. Neither happened. Generally, I felt better. […]

Kamut Bread Recipe

What is Kamut? Ancient grains are growing in popularity as people across the world search for organic and healthy whole grains.  Cookbooks and websites tout the benefits of quinoa, teff, amaranth and other whole grains as a high protein and low-fat alternative to processed white breads.  Many of these grains […]

Kamut Bread Recipe