Hands-On Recipe: Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps!  Thumbs up for baking fun! The holiday season is a favorite time of year for baking!  Engage the whole family with healthy cookie fun.  These crunchy snaps are hard to keep in the cookie jar because they’re a family favorite at HealthBarn, and they’re sure to be a hit in your [...]

2017-05-08T10:47:16+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Current Happenings|

Hands-On Recipe: Beet Velvet Cupcakes

Omigod… how good is our Beet Velvet Cupcake? I'm going to share a "dark" food secret with you: my FAVORITE dessert is red velvet cupcakes!  I can hear your gasps at the very thought of this food dye laden treat!  Knowing this, we had to make a HealthBarn USA version that we could [...]

2017-05-08T22:03:24+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Current Happenings|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Substitutes for Butter

What’s a good substitute for butter? For starters, I’m not opposed to butter.  It’s a product that comes from nature, and it’s ok to use in moderation.  The important thing to keep in mind is that butter has a high saturated fat content, Earth Balance spread is a great alternative to butter (http://www.earthbalancenatural.com) [...]

2017-05-06T17:06:59+00:00 December 6th, 2012|Moms' Burning Questions|

Moms’ Burning Questions: Coconut Oil

Is coconut oil good to bake and cook with? Coconuts to be used to make coconut oil (from wikipedia.com) Coconut oil has received a bad reputation over the years because of its high levels of saturated fat—beginning in the 90s, it was seen as the enemy of oils.  However, a growing body of [...]

2017-05-06T16:18:01+00:00 November 15th, 2012|Moms' Burning Questions|

Fudgy Brownie Bites

These brownies are spiked with black beans and kids and grown-ups can't eat enough of them, "I can't believe that I'm eating black beans in my brownie and lovin' it," Young Harvester at HealthBarn USA. Brownies never tasted so good, double thumbs up! These brownie bites are just what you need to indulge [...]

2017-05-06T16:05:38+00:00 November 8th, 2012|Current Happenings|