Hands-On Recipe: Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps!  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 house, too. If ginger is not your […]

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Hands-On Recipe: Beet Velvet Cupcakes

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 all indulge in.  Beets give these cupcakes their natural red […]

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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, so try to use small amounts and alternate it with oils that […]

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Moms’ Burning Questions: Coconut Oil

Is coconut oil good to bake and cook with? 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 evidence shows a more flattering side of coconut oil.  In fact, there […]

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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. These brownie bites are just what you need to indulge your chocolate craving.  This recipe containing healthy fats and […]

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