Masala French Toast


By Emily My kids became huge fans of this savory French toast with masala spices from the moment they first tried it. They first had a slice as an after school snack. Then they asked if they could have it again at breakfast. Then came “Can we also have this in our lunches?” Needless to […]

Raspberry and Hemp Heart Frozen Yogurt Bark


Looking for a quick, healthy Valentine’s treat to make with your kids? We did a poll on our Instagram stories asking if your kids like frozen treats year-round and most everyone said yes! So we came up with a recipe for Raspberry and Hemp Heart Frozen Yogurt Bark that is so fun and easy to […]

Parmesan Wafers

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Looking for a new, easy snack to add to your rotation? This recipe is so simple– it just has one ingredient. You just bake grated Parmesan cheese for around 5 minutes and turn it into thin, crispy wafers. If your kids like Goldfish or Cheez-it crackers, this is a more nutrient-dense alternative that they may […]

Vegan Fennel Sausage Patties


Ready for some vegan sausages that are delicious AND made with simple whole food ingredients? This super easy recipe allows you to make your own patties and skip the commercial options that are often made with fillers and preservatives. Many of our followers are vegan or vegetarian, or just trying to limit the amount of […]

Golden Gingersnap Cookies


Flavored by ginger and turmeric and sweetened with golden raisins, these gorgeous cookies add a bright and warm element to holiday festivities. Think of them as the embodiment of a warm mug of golden milk in a cookie. In addition to being free from added sugars, they also happen to be vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and […]

Sicilian Almond Cookies


By Emily Looking for a beautiful, healthy holiday cookie that tastes like a treat but will leave you and your kids feeling good, even hours after you eat it? This, my friends, is your cookie.  Don’t get me wrong, my kids and I do enjoy some of the regular holiday sweets around this time of […]

Fennel, Orange, and Mint Salad


By Emily Are you a fennel fan? I never tried it as a kid, but I started to really get into it in my 30s when living in Italy, where it is more common than it is in the States or the UK. I started to like it in salads, in soups, dipped in bagna […]

Sugarproof No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

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This pumpkin pie recipe is a serious winner. First and foremost, it’s delicious. Also, it has no added sugar, doesn’t require baking, and fits with many different dietary needs including vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and paleo. It’s a recipe that lends to inclusion at the Thanksgiving table: those who can’t have some of the standard pumpkin […]

Warm Jeweled Brussels Sprouts Salad


This easy Brussels sprouts recipe results in tender, vibrantly green and flavorful sprouts. Often Brussels can be tough or overcooked, making them either hard for young kids to chew or too mushy or bitter to be appreciated. By chopping them smaller, sauteeing them, and adding flavorful toppings, this recipe helps you avoid those pitfalls and […]

Sugarproof Blueberry Banana Muffins


A blueberry muffin from a coffee shop can easily have around 7 teaspoons of added sugar, whereas our Sugarproof muffins are sweetened only with bananas and blueberries and have no added sugar.

Meet Guac-enstein: A Spooky, Savory Halloween Snack


To balance out the Halloween festivities, we like to prepare a savory snack to start off with, like this Guac-enstein dip, which is a guacamole platter decorated like Frankenstein. Giving kids something healthy that isn’t sweet at the start of the evening on Halloween (or at a Halloween party) will take the edge off their […]

Roasted Red Cabbage Crisps


Cabbage can be so underrated. It’s such a wonderful high-fiber vegetable that gives you tons of nutritional bang for your 2 bucks (the average cost of an organic red cabbage). The red/purple variety is especially high in antioxidants which boost the immune system. One cup of red cabbage has 56% of the Daily Value (DV) […]

Sugarproof No-Bake Chocolate Sesame Squares


This is a recipe we included in Sugarproof that we have gotten rave reviews from testers on. We wanted to share it with you now so you can start enjoying them ASAP. They are really quick to make and are super satisfying.

Sugarproof Summer Treats: Popsicles and Nice Creams

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In one of our finer moments during packing for our move from the UK to the US last summer, my kids and I chased an ice cream truck in our car. After a long day of filling boxes, we drove to our friends’ house to return some books. Parked in their driveway, buckling up to […]

International Breakfasts, Part1: Korean-Inspired Savory Pancakes with Tamari Dipping Sauce

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One of my kids’ favorite things to watch these days is a series on Youtube called “American Kids Try Food from Around the World.” The first episode is about breakfast, and my boys howl with laugher when they see the kids’ reactions to things like Korean fermented soybean soup. Yet at the same time, they have become curious to taste-test some of these foods themselves.

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