Banana Pear Vega Smoothie, and Masticating…yep, I do it!

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We HealthyMammas crack jokes about that word…masticating…and you have to admit, it sounds like a strange way to get your dose of healthy green juice…but, I’ve recently graduated from a centrifugal juicer to a masticating juicer and so far I really like it! You may or may not know the difference between the two.  When [...]

Orzo Pasta Salad and It Takes A Village

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We spent our 4th of July holiday with HealthyMamma Kimmy and her wonderful family…each of them I consider family of ours!  It was an absolute GREAT Independence Day!  We relaxed by the pool, watched the kiddos swim and play, enjoyed a yummy frozen drink (or two, but who’s counting?!) that Kimmy made with her crazy cool Vitamix, and grilled out some [...]

Manna Bread, Veggie Boats, and Escaping this Summer Heat!

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It’s hot outside…no, really…it’s HOT outside!  This Austin summer heat is unbearable at times.  We finished the month of June with a total of 18 triple-digit days!  Considering that July & August are typically the hottest months of the year in Austin…I’m not really looking forward to the heat these next two months.  A couple of things really change in my routine when [...]

Homegrown Tomatoes – Homemade Pasta Sauce

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To quote Guy Clark “What’d life be without homegrown tomatoes…Only two things that money can’t buy…That’s true love & homegrown tomatoes”  That just about sums up how we feel around our house about homegrown tomatoes!  We can’t get enough of them…our favorite slicers, cherry tomatoes, Romas…you name it, we love them!  We grow so many that [...]

Dilly Beans…I promise you can’t stop at one!

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One thing that our family could not live without…our organic veggie garden out back!  Well, we might be able to live without it…but, we’d definitely spend a lot more money on produce throughout the year!  Plus, I don’t know why…but, homegrown veggies simply taste SOOO MUCH better than store bought veggies!  Maybe it’s because you know that nothing has touched them [...]

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

My entire family LOVES salmon…but, sometimes we can’t get our hands on fresh wild Alaskan salmon…so, this recipe is a nice alternative.  You can easily find canned wild Alaskan salmon and even though it’s not fresh, it’s still a super healthy protein source that’s full of heart healthy omegas.  This is one of our “go to meals” because [...]