{Gluten Free} Sweet Spinach Muffins – the healthy comfort food

Originally published February 27, 2018 Power up your day with these {Gluten Free} Sweet Spinach Muffins! I did it again… I went to the store and bought a ridiculous amount of spinach with the intention of using it right away. Little did I know that soon after this trip my whole family would get sick, … Read more

Fried vegetable dumplings – the healthy home cooking

Delicious fried vegetable dumplings filled with spicy cabbage, mushrooms, ginger and sesame. The perfect main course or party appetizer! WHAT ARE PAN STICKERS / PAN DUMPLINGS? Pot stickers are “steam fried” dumplings, meaning they are first lightly browned in oil before being steamed. They are made with wonton wrappers and filled with fillings, traditionally pork … Read more

Lemon poppy seed {sheet pan} pancakes – the healthy home cooking

Your favorite muffin flavor now in pancake form! My family loves to have “breakfast for dinner” a few times a month. It’s an easy dinner that I know everyone will enjoy. But you could probably guess that pancakes are my kids’ favorite food. Once you make these easy Lemon Poppy Seed Skillet Pancakes, you’ll never … Read more

Kid-Friendly {Healthier} Valentine’s Treats – The healthy comfort food

Originally published February 3, 2020 With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s nice to have some healthy treats in your arsenal. This Kid-friendly {healthier} Valentine’s treats are perfect if you are planning a classroom celebration or a party at home this Valentine’s Day! These popular recipes are delicious, easy, and kid-friendly! Satisfy your sweet tooth without … Read more

Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Bites – The healthy comfort food

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. We may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through our links. These Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Bites are the perfect little high protein treat. Fresh lemon flavor, easy to make, NO BAKING! I love making protein bites! They require few … Read more

High Sodium Foods to Avoid – The Healthy Home Food

Originally published April 25, 2017 Your diet plays a HUGE role in your overall well-being. Instead of just focusing on fitness, also focus on what you’re putting into your body. Are you someone who likes salty or sweet foods? Personally, I’d much rather eat a bag of chips than cookies. But as we all know, … Read more

Sauteed Mushroom and Spinach Quesadillas – the healthy comfort food

Originally published January 29, 2016 These Vegetarian Sauteed Mushroom and Spinach Quesadillas are packed with so much flavor and seasoned to perfection. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner! I don’t make quesadillas very often. When I’m in the mood for Mexican food, I usually eat tacos, fajitas, or tortilla soup. But with this recipe, quesadillas … Read more

Flourless Breakfast Cookies – The healthy home cooking chef

Originally published March 17, 2015. Simple and delicious cookies that are nutritious enough for breakfast or a quick snack. cookies for breakfast? Um, YES PLEASE! It’s like a little kid’s dream come true…or an adult’s dream, if I think about it. I’ve been making these recipes for years! In fact, this was one of the … Read more

One Pot Lemon Herb Chicken Broccoli & Rice – The healthy comfort food

Amazingly tender rice with succulent chicken and broccoli. Everything from one pot! It’s a delicious meal for the whole family with love. Everyone loves an easy one pot meal. Any time you can reduce the amount of dishes you wash, it’s a big win. This Lemon Herb Chicken Broccoli & Rice is a flavorful one-pot … Read more

Oven Baked Chicken Meatballs – the healthy comfort food

Delicious homemade meatballs that are tender, juicy and flavorful. Perfect for dinner or as an appetizer for your next party. My family loves meatballs! Beef, turkey, chicken… they love all kinds. However, this new Oven Baked Chicken Meatballs recipe is our new favorite. It’s incredibly easy to make and gives you wonderfully tender, filling, and … Read more