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October 20, 2014

Welcome back to the Halloween Recipe Party! 

Today, I am sharing with you how to make a “Caramel” Date Glazed Apples. This glaze (which is a recipe from the Healthy Holiday Dessert Guide, Get Yours Here!), is easy to make and really a two-in-one recipe. This recipe can be a delicious dip for apple slices or use this recipe as a glaze to make… “Caramel” Date Glazed Apples!


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Tips For Making This Recipe Successful:

This glaze is a little high maintenance in that is does take some patience to ensure that the date glaze sticks to the apples. The first time I tried…

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October 19, 2014

Halloween Recipes & Treats 

Happy Monday! Today kicks off our Halloween Party Recipe Series! All week long I will be sharing healthy treat and recipe ideas perfect for Halloween parties or just to celebrate the season!

Halloween Party Invite

In today’s video, I’m sharing my picks for Halloween candy for 2014.  We all know that candy is not a health food, however there are “healthier” choices available to us.  I spent hours researching what healthier Halloween candy options are available. My picks for 2014 are Organic, vegan and gluten-free. These treats also do not contain any artificial ingredients, food dyes, or artificial sweeteners and… they taste amazing! The candy featured in today’s video are the exact treats I will be passing out to trick-or-treaters this year. 

Then, Tuesday-Friday I have delicious, colorful, fun and simple party recipes to share with you!

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October 15, 2014

An Easy Healthy Recipe

Happy Thursday! Today’s recipe and how-to video is all about an everyday staple that I love and use to add texture, taste and visual “wow” to my meals! I’m sharing with you how to make, Cashew Cream Sauce. This is a great alternative for sour cream and this recipe is plant-based, vegan, delicious and easy! I hope that this recipe becomes a staple for you and your family as well!

So let’s get rolling! You can watch the how-to video and get the recipe below! If you give this sauce a try, I’d love to know! Simply leave a comment below and let me know what you think!

 This Recipe Is:

  • Vegan

  • Plant-Based

  • Gluten-Free

  • Dairy-Free

  • Delicious!


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October 15, 2014

Happy Wednesday Friends! It is a blustery Fall day here in the Pacific Northwest. How are things in your part of the world?

Recently I shared with you our newest website development project, partnering with brands I am passionate about that in turn are passionate about HGG and wish to support our mission of providing you with weekly recipes, how-to cooking videos and more! It’s a win-win for everyone, as we are all creating products, resources and content to help everyone live a healthy life! You can read more about sponsorship by clicking here. 

Today I am excited to introduce you to one of our new sponsors, Urban Oreganics. Urban Oreganics (formerly Homespun Northwest) handcrafts the highest quality body care using only natural, sustainable, organic, and vegan ingredients. Their handmade creations are lovingly fashioned in small batches and tested on friends + family, never on animals. This lovely company…

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October 10, 2014

Organic, Gluten-Free, Vegan & Natural Halloween Candy 

Tomorrow I will be a guest on ABC Television Network’s KATU during the 7am hour, sharing healthier halloween candy options! It may sound odd that “healthy” and “candy” are in the same sentence. While candy, as we all know, is not a health food, healthier candy options do exist. Today more kids and adults have food allergies, food sensitivities and dietary restrictions. With more people learning about “what’s in our food” we are also more passionate about real food and avoiding artificial ingredients. This means that the holidays, such as Halloween, can be a challenge. However, it doesn’t have to be! As the Healthy Grocery Girl® and a Registered Dietitian, I have done the research for you and I am sharing Organic, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free and no artificial ingredient treats for a healthier Halloween. Halloween is already spooky enough, we do…

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