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Pumpkin Carbonara with Sage

Pumpkin Carbonara with Sage
Check out this new recipe by Chef Sally Jane - she puts a twist on the old classic carbonara by swapping in some pumpkin puree and whole wheat pasta!

Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe
I’m always searching for healthy snack recipes from here and there for him and later on Nouni, replacing some ingredients and making sure they are yummy. So here’s my favorite eggless chocolate cake recipe!  

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions
A quick and easy recipe to create pickled red onions using healthier ingredients. Picked red onions are something I keep in my fridge at all times to add a zing to everything!

Savory Oatmeal with Garlicky Greens

Savory Oatmeal with Garlicky Greens

Chef Sally Jane cooks a savory oatmeal with garlicky greens and a fried egg - a hardy meal to get you through the day!

Kids Approved & Nutritious Penne Pomodoro Recipe With My Hidden Nutrients Boosting Secrets For Your Little Ones. ⏱ 20 min

Kids Approved & Nutritious Penne Pomodoro Recipe With My Hidden Nutrients Boosting Secrets For Your Little Ones. ⏱ 20 min
I am NOT a big fan of cooking! But I do it every single day because I have 2 little munchkins (naughty) that need to be fed. Therefore, I had to come up with easy and nutritious recipes that cover all my kids daily nutrients that are: Protein, Carbohydrates, Fats, Calcium, Iron and Folate in less than 30 min. Because I believe that a healthy child is a well-fed child. But that doesn’t mean you need to spend your day cooking.

Crunchy Granola Recipe

Crunchy Granola Recipe

I know how stressful Back To School mornings can be so here’s an easy, healthy granola recipe that you can prep ahead that will make an amazing breakfast for your children to get them on a healthy happy start!

Chocolate Sweet Potato Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Sweet Potato Cupcakes Recipe
Back to School doesn't have to be stressful. Mint Basil Market is here to help you get prepared with lots of great easy recipes from health experts and fellow moms. Here is a fun and super easy chocolate sweet potato cupcake recipe from Sana Toukan along with the products used to make it.

Beat the Back-to-school Blues with These Simple Tips

Beat the Back-to-school Blues with These Simple Tips
We’ve all been there: we finally got our peaceful summer routine in order and it seemed like it was going to last forever! Come September, we are so “funned out” and exhausted from those long days running after the kids in the sun that we haven’t the energy for those early school mornings, lunchbox preps and everyday prompt family lunches. Here are some tips to ease you into those first days of school!

What Are Sulfates and Should We Avoid Them?

What Are Sulfates and Should We Avoid Them?
Despite only being put in the limelight recently, sulfates have been commonly used in personal care and cleaning products for years. Sulfates are chemicals that are added to products in order to serve as a preservative and...

Healthy Travel Tips

Healthy Travel Tips

Stay Energized and Healthy While Traveling!

I’ve done my fair share of travel and I know first hand that unhealthy habits can leave you feeling sick, bloated and exhausted during an otherwise relaxing vacation. Here are some quick easy ways to stay healthy and energized even when you’re traveling and on the go!

Gluten & Dairy Free Vegan Friendly Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

Gluten & Dairy Free Vegan Friendly Pumpkin Chocolate Cake
It’s perfectly sweet, extra chocolatey, and has the most amazing fudge-y texture. I’m in love. If you’re a chocolate lover, then this recipe is for you!

Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho

Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho

Summer is a time for keeping your oven off and serving up something cool for lunch and dinner instead, this recipe for gazpacho is the perfect seasonal meal solution. The cucumbers really give the soup a nice, refreshing taste. And nothing beats the sweetness of a good ripe pineapple!