kid friendly recipes

Chocolately Freezer Fudge

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  Coconut oil has to be one of my top five foods that I eat every day. Not only do the healthy fats keep me full and satiated, but they keep my skin soft and smooth and they’re also great for metabolism and hormonal balance. Coconut oil is over 90% saturated fat, but the cool thing is all this saturated fat is actually medium chain triglycerides. MCTs are completely different than long chain triglycerides that you find in saturated fats from animal sources. MCTs are small enough that they don’t need to be packaged into chylomicrons and transported to the […]

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Smoky, Tangy Sloppy Joes

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As a young child, some of my favorite meals were sloppy joes! They were fun to eat, messy (and what child doesn’t love that), and quite delicious. Sadly though, the best part of the whole shebang, came from a can. As someone who prefers to only feed her family freshly prepared foods, canned sloppy joes simply do not pass muster in our house. I wanted my daughter to be able to experience the fun of eating a sloppy joe so I crafted a recipe that our whole family loves. This blend of sweet, smoky, and tangy come together to create […]

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DIY: Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments

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I love homemade gifts and decorations, so you can imagine how excited I was when I found out you can make your own cookie ornaments. They are very simple to make and it was a lot of fun to decorate them afterwards! You can choose any shape you want for your ornaments, but I chose elephants! Cookie Ingredients: 1/2 cup Kelapo Coconut Oil1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup maple syrup2 cups flour1 1/2 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. salt1 tsp. ground ginger Cookie Directions: 1. In a medium bowl cream coconut oil, sugar and syrup. 2. Sift dry ingredients together; […]

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