Spring Picks from the Michigan Farmers Market

Most Michigan farmers markets are now open for the season. Have you visited one yet? Next time you're out shopping for fresh, local produce, try finding these 5 superfoods! 1) Strawberries - Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and low in calories, fresh strawberries are truly a "sweet" snack. They usually become available in mid-May and have a short season, so get them while you can! *Note: Strawberries are on the "dirty dozen" list. Always choose organic. 2) Mushrooms - April and May … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Ingredients: Bottom Layer: 2 Tbsp melted coconut oil 4 Tbsp smooth organic peanut butter 1/2 tsp vanilla stevia Top Layer: 2 Tbsp melted coconut oil 4 Tbsp smooth organic peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla stevia 1/4 cup cocoa powder Instructions: 1. Set 9 mini muffin cups on a plate 2. Stir together ingredients for bottom layer until smooth, and scoop 1 Tbsp of the mixture into each cup. 3. Place plate in the freezer for 5 minutes. 4. Stir together ingredients … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Superfood Seed Crackers

Ingredients: 2 cups flax seeds 1/4 cup chia seeds Filtered water 1/4 cup shelled hemp seeds 1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds 1/4 cup shelled pumpkin seeds 1/8 cup dried goji berries 1 pear 1 tsp. stevia 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup 100% cherry juice Instructions: Pour flax and chia seeds into a large bowl. Add 6 cups of filtered water and soak overnight. Add more water if the mixture seems stiff. The resulting mixture should have a pudding-like consistency. Dice pear and … [Read more...]