Food for Thriving


Dinner Changes Everything {with a Giveaway!} 10

There’s this magical time that we all get every day : it’s called dinner. The great thing is, it doesn’t have to be a fancy meal around a fancy table to have the magic. It could be pizza at the white picnic tables at Costco, or a quick meal standing […]


Low Carb Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks

Oh cauliflower, we’re seeing it pop up ALL over as a healthier alternative, aren’t we? Cauliflower mashed potatoes, cauliflower pizza crust, cauliflower alfredo sauce and cauliflower breadsticks—-just a few of the ways cauliflower is used in place of heavier foods. But is it really all that healthy?! Today I thought we’d […]


New Seasons Market, Seattle’s Newest Treasure 4

Recently this Mama of 3 little ones took her first solo rode-trip (ever!) to visit New Seasons Market in Portland. After featuring so many local farmers here on NW Healthy Mama, it was a dream come true to be in a store where the local grower/creator/small business owner is celebrated. […]


Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Walnuts, and Cranberries

Over the weekend, we did a huge family grocery shopping trip and of course, I couldn’t help but pick up my first Butternut Squash of the season. Ideally we would’ve grown it ourselves, but since we’re still waiting for a building permit (I need to write a post about building […]


Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies 4

Breakfast cookies are the number one thing we bake together around here. They’re usually a one bowl recipe, they’re inexpensive to make, usually fairly healthy and super versatile, which makes them great for those times when I don’t want to grocery shop. If you can keep some old fashioned oats, coconut […]


10 NW Washington Healthy Restaurants 5

One of the greatest things about living in this part of the world is being able to easily access incredible food, fresh from local farmers.   Locally made wine, vegan dishes and all sorts of meals, made with seasonal ingredients are at our finger tips, and they’re more affordable than […]


Road Trip Snack Package Giveaway! 12

  Happy Friday, friends! Because we love ya, we love road trips and we  love delicious, healthy snacks, we’ve partnered with Whole Foods Market and Organicgirl, for a really fun “Road Trip Snacks” giveaway!  From Lake Chelan to the coast, these are the local favs for summer trips. Whether girls […]