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NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | June – Aug 2016

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | June – Aug 2016

By Jasmin Schellenberg –   HEALTHY SNACKS Breakfast Bars   Ingredients 1 1/4 cup almond flour (soaked, dehydrated nuts, ground to a flour) 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup maple syrup (organic, grade B) 1/8 cup filtered water * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup shredded coconut […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | April – May 2016

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | April – May 2016

By Jasmin Schellenberg – HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY – Sriracha Hummus Flavourful, loaded with micronutrients and with just the right hint of spice. Fantastic served with fresh vegetables. Great snack.   Ingredients 2 cups dry chickpeas ¼ teaspoon baking soda 4 cloves garlic, smashed 2½ teaspoons finely ground sea salt 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ¼ […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Feb – March 2016

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Feb – March 2016

By Jasmin Schellenberg – Anytime Cookies (makes 12) Sweetened by dried fruit, these cookies make a great start to your kids’ day. Ingredients ¼ cup coconut flour ½ cup almond butter 6 pitted dates (soaked in warm water for 15 min) ¾ cup shredded unsweetened coconut ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce 2 eggs 1 ½ […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Nov – Jan 15/16

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Nov – Jan 15/16

By Jasmin Schellenberg —   HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY High Protein Energy Snacks (makes 30) 1/2 cup almonds 1 can chickpeas, rinsed & drained 3/4 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup chocolate chips tablespoon (optional) Line a tray with parchment paper. In a food processor, mix almonds until they are a fine […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Sept – Oct 2015

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Sept – Oct 2015

By Jasmin Schellenberg —   HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY Almond Crackers with Garlic & Rosemary 2 cups almond flour/meal ¾ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon chopped, dried rosemary 1 large egg 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter Preheat oven to 350 degrees C. Grease baking sheet liberally. Mix all dry ingredients […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | June – August 2015

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | June – August 2015

By Jasmin Schellenberg — HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY   Rhubarb Slush This is a refreshing spring time beverage. Ingredients 6 cups fresh rhubarb, chopped 2 cups brown sugar 6 ounces fresh or frozen orange juice 6 ounces fresh or frozen lemon juice 3 cups water 2 liters of carbonated water, chilled Method Place rhubarb in […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | April – May 2015

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | April – May 2015

By Jasmin Schellenberg — HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY Yogurt & Dill Crackers (makes 5 dozen 1-1/2 inch crackers) 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 1/2 tsp dried dill 6 Tbsp butter, 4 Tbsp soft and 2 Tbsp melted 1/2 cup yogurt Mix all dry ingredients then add the soft […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | February – March 2015

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | February – March 2015

By Jasmin Schellenberg —   HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY Power Smoothie Ingredients 4 cups kefir 1/2 cup raw cultured cream 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted 2 eggs 2 Tbsp honey 1 tsp cold-pressed flax oil 1 banana 1/2 cup raspberries or other frozen fruits 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions Mix well in a blender. Serves […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Dec 2014 – Jan 2015

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Dec 2014 – Jan 2015

By Jasmin Schellenberg —   HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY Holiday Pecans Ingredients: 4 cups pecan halves 2 tsp sea salt 3 eggs pinch of salt 1 Tbsp vanilla 1/2 cup maple syrup Directions: Cover pecans with water and soak overnight. Bake the next day at 150 degrees F until crisp. This could take 12 or […]

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Oct – Nov 2014

NOURISHING OUR CHILDREN | Healthy Snacks and Why | Oct – Nov 2014

By Jasmin Schellenberg —   HEALTHY SNACKS AND WHY Popcorn (makes 8 cups) ¼ cup organic popcorn 2 Tbsp coconut oil ¼ – ½ cup melted butter or coconut oil sea salt, to taste In a skillet, heat the oil and popcorn over medium heat shaking constantly until popping starts. On lower heat, cook, shaking, […]