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Easy Raspberry Mocktail

February 5th, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in Drinks | holiday | recipe - (3 Comments)
Valentine’s day is a little bit different for me this year. Instead of sharing classy glasses of bubbly with my wife, I am celebrating the day with my the cutest little guy ever, over glasses of Raspberry Mocktails. It’s definitely a change of pace for me, but I’m learning to adjust for the time being, while my wife is away.

 

I have decided that I will send my wife a gushy card for Valentine’s Day, but in all honesty, it’s not going to be anything new. (more…)

German Chocolate Cake Pockets

February 4th, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in Dessert | recipe - (5 Comments)

German Chocolate Cake Pockets - Cake and Frosting all packaged up in a neat little pocket. Seriously YUM! www.happyfoodhealthylife.com

These days, I’m all about an easy recipe. Something that can come together in a matter of minutes. Lately, life has just been a whirlwind! Trying to keep up with all the chores by myself. Trying to fit in lots of exercise. And don’t even get my started on laundry. It’s kind of a joke how stressed I am these days.

But of course, I still want to be able to enjoy little treats (more…)

10 of the Best Healthier Comfort Foods

February 2nd, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in Round-ups - (7 Comments)

10 Healthier Comfort Foods - Enjoying Comfort Foods without compromising your health www.happyfoodhealthylife.com It’s no secret that I love me some comfort foods! Especially this time of year. There has been research done that this time of year is the most common time for seasonal depression. The daylight is still short. The weather is cold. We’re stuck inside for long periods of time. It’s no wonder why many of us turn to our favorite comforting foods during this time.

I thought, what better time than now to bring you a quick round-up of some healthier comfort foods from my talented blogging friends. This way, you’re not completely compromising your health and wellness goals by enjoying your favorite foods during this cold season.

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Copycat Zupas Ultimate Grilled Cheese

January 31st, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in recipe | Sandwiches {Vegetarian} | Vegetarian - (10 Comments)

Copycat Zupas Ultimate Grilled Cheese. This is what Comfort Food looks like! www.happyfoodhealthylife.com

I’ve been talking about comfort food all week here. Seriously, who doesn’t love food that warms them from the inside out? Most likely you don’t know what Zupas is, as they are only in a few select Western states, but it is a soup and sandwich restaurant that I just love. I crave it like no other. Especially on Sundays. When they’re closed.

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Comforting Corn Bread

January 29th, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in Bread | recipe - (6 Comments)

Comforting Corn Bread. There's just something about Corn Bread that warms from the inside out. www.happyfoodhealthylife.com

 

There is just something about corn bread. You take a bite, and it’s like you’re getting wrapped in a blanket. Seriously. It’s some powerful stuff. You know what’s more powerful? When you combine comforting corn bread with a big bowl of chili that’s been simmering for house. This is truly one of my favorite meals. Especially when it’s cold outside, and even more so when my heart could use a hug.

Comfort food. That’s kind of where I’m going this week. (more…)

How Bread Helped me to Find myself

January 28th, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in Uncategorized - (8 Comments)

How Bread Helped me Find Myself

 

This is a different kind of post for me today. This isn’t a recipe. And this isn’t a motivational post telling you how you can be happier. This is kind of a merging of the two. Or at least, it’s a story about my experience with therapy in my kitchen. This is a story of how making bread began a healing process from within my soul. This is a story of how I begin to put the pieces back together. (more…)

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How Walgreens is Helping me take control of my Family's Health with Medication Refills

In my family, as much as we absolutely despise medication and would much rather go the holistic route, modern day medication is necessary for all of us. And that means, that on a monthly basis, we are having to deal with medication refills. There was a time in my life that I absolutely hated having to take care of the couple refills we have. It was an out-of-the-way stop I didn’t want to have to make. It meant getting out of my car and back into the cold. And it meant going through the ridiculous automated system at the other pharmacy I was dealing with. Thank goodness, I have since learned about the awesomeness that Walgreens is!

You see, my son has asthma. (more…)

18 {of the Best} Tofu Recipes

January 26th, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in recipe | Round-ups | Vegetarian - (4 Comments)
Do you see all of those delicious-looking tofu recipes up there?! Seriously some beautiful food! I am bringing you these recipes because I want to de-bunk the “tofu is disgusting” myth. I will tell you one thing: Tofu that you order from a restaurant is almost always prepared disgustingly. (more…)

How Can My Family Support Me In Making Healthy Choices?

January 23rd, 2014 | Posted by Holly Waterfall in healthy living | Life - (0 Comments)

How Can My Family Help Support Me In Making Healthy Choices - www.happyfoodhealthylife.com

Get healthy. Eat better. Become more active. Improve your fitness level.

We are hearing things like this all the time from all different directions, so it’s no surprise that one of the most common resolutions and goals is related to live a healthy lifestyle.

So let’s say you’ve set that goal. (more…)

Marinated Tofu and Vegetable Bowl over Quinoa. Seriously one of the best things I've ever eaten! www.happyfoodhealthylife.com

So this post has the potential of being told with one of three stories.

1. The huge production I made over this dinner made just for myself.

2. The type of food I eat when I’m just cooking for me.

3. The wine that I “accidentally” spilled

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