Recipe: Gluten-Free Italian Meatballs

meatballs5I’ve learned (sometimes the hard way) that healthy eating involves planning ahead.  Shopping, prepping, corking, cooking, clean-up, can all be made easier given some thought in advance.  I usually cook 4-5 nights a week in abundance, making enough for leftovers and freezer meals.  On busy days, it’s pure joy to pull food out of the freezer or serve leftovers.  As my mom taught me, “Second verse, same as the first.  Could be better, might be worse.”  But it truly makes me giddy to know I’m feeding my family well (even if we have to quickly stuff our mouths to make it out the door).  And the time and effort to get it on the table has already been done. There's more…

Recipe: Superpower Balls

My friend Carlye passed along the recipe for these family jewels.  In her original notes, they were called No Bake Chia Bites.  In the spirit of Eat Clean, Live Dirty – and because I tweaked the recipe a bit – I am calling them Superpower Balls.

Super Power Balls

Let me start by saying my boys (The Dirty) LOVE Superpower Balls.  Gus and Ben helped me perfect the formula and now I offer them up any time I hear, “I’m hungry!” Even the boys agree that if you invest personal effort, your food tastes better.  Especially if it’s sweet and tastes more like candy than a health food. There's more…