Happy Healthy Homestead

Cinnamon Apple Apricot Granola

I have been trying various home made granola recipes for awhile now. I used to do mostly nuts and seeds with no oats. However, that made for a pretty chunky granola even when sliced small.


These waffles are so delicious! We have them every Saturday as our special weekend breakfast. This is similar to my pancake recipe except I double the portion and have different instructions. They are gluten free

Cookie Balls / Power Balls

If you are a low-sugar, healthy-eater type of person then for you this recipe is called “Cookie Balls”. To you this will feel like a very special treat. If you tend to eat sugar regularly

Chocolate Banana Avocado Mousse

My son and I were both craving something chocolaty and cold so that’s when I decided to experiment with a chocolate mousse in my kitchen with the items I had on hand. It turned out

Super Smoothie

I am not a fan of drinking smoothies everyday. Eating the foods in their whole form can be more satisfying to keep you full longer. Also, one of the biggest problems with smoothies is that

Blueberry Muffins

It took me a little while to get these right. Texture is important to me when it comes to muffins. I also don’t like to have muffins taste like a cupcake if I am eating

Veggie Sausage & Tomato Soup

Last week I wrote about my meal planning method. In that post I mentioned that I like to keep a fall/winter dinner template for a month that we re-use throughout the cold months. One of

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This is one of my favorite cold weather recipes. I hope you enjoy it! A note on substitutions: If you are following a strict paleo diet, omit the corn. I follow a paleo-ish diet for

Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

This is one of those good comfort food recipes. While I enjoy making these throughout the year, I especially feel the need to in the fall when I don’t mind heating up the kitchen with