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Homemade Energy Bars

By Fredrica Syren: I used to eat energy bars before I had kids. Considering they cost many dollars each, it for sure was an expensive habit and not very sustainable for either my wallet or the planet. These days, I really don’t eat individually packaged processed food, so power bars are something I would …

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Green Smoothies—Health in a Cup

By Fredrica Syren: My life is crazy busy sometimes, and that’s when I find myself forgetting to eat or having to eat on the fly. Food on the fly is not a good idea by any means and, at the same time, it’s hard to make something that’s fast and …

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Gluten-free and Vegan Banana Muffins

By Fredrica Syren:  Between my husband’s being gluten and lactose intolerant and my being vegan, baking surely is a challenge. Challenging but not impossible☺ During the cold season, I like to make muffins for the kids to eat when we’re outside, and these banana muffins are perfect for that. They …

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Kids Smoothies

My friend Chef Centehua has written an article posted today on my web site Green-Mom.com. It’s about smoothies for kids and fun ways to add nutrition to a smoothie. Check it out!!! 

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Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

It’s so hot and I’m miserable. I liked it better in Sweden with “normal” temperatures. To cool of I made frozen yogurt for snack and served it with raspberries. It’s was very refreshing and cooling, just what we needed. 2 cups plain yogurt 1/4 cup milk 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds …

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Homemade popsicles

In two days we’re leaving Sweden to go home to San Diego again. It’s been great to be here and I sad to go. The bummer is that I’m been feeling sick that last couple of days so I’ve not had too much of an appetite. When I feel sick …

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Yogurt Green Smoothie

Today I’ve been eating a lot and not necessary all good. After lunch I craved a green juice or smoothie so I made one which was not easy because there is no blender here so I had to use an old hand held one   instead. I love being here …

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Nectarine and Berry Green Smoothie

I’ve been enjoying eating tons of nectarines lately since it’s in season along with strawberries. We have a few strawberry plants in our garden and thanks to my dear friend’s dad who gave me some advice on how to care for them, this year they’ve been producing a lot of …

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Nut cheese stuffed dates

I was giving a friend a recipe for an appetizer and it was for nut cheese stuffed dates, which are one of my favorite ones to serve. The salty and sweet combination are wonderful and dates are so much fun. Dates are rich in antioxidants and its natural sweetness revitalizes …

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Strawberry soy yogurt

Since I’ve been making my own coconut yogurt and my kids both love yogurt it seemed like it was about time I made my own soy yogurt. I made vanilla soy yogurt but added strawberries when it was done since they both love strawberries. I have a yogurt maker I …

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