The Mindful Mommie


I wanted to make something different than a green salad to serve with dinner, and this is what I came up with! Sugar plum tomatoes are firm, sweet, and juicy and can definitely be more than just a salad topper. This recipe is a little tangy and a little sweet, so it makes a nice side if you are serving up a super savory main dish! Ingredients: 4 cups sugar plum tomatoes,… Read More

Tonight is Taco Tuesday at the Mindful Mommie house, and I am serving up this tasty black bean and corn salad as our side dish. It is super simple and full of fresh flavors! It also makes a super delicious lunch if you have leftovers. You can even top it with grilled chicken to make it a meal all on its own! Ingredients: 1 can organic black beans, drained and rinsed 1… Read More

This is my favorite way to prepare asparagus. It makes the perfect side dish for almost any meal. Plus asparagus is amazing for your health! Did you know it has more folic acid than any other vegetable, is good for urinary health, and prevents depression? AMAZING! Ingredients: 2 pounds asparagus, tough ends trimmed, washed & patted dry 3 tbsp organic extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tbsp minced garlic Celtic sea salt… Read More

This is my Grandma Rice’s recipe for sweet potatoes. It is simple and delicious. Remember, don’t be afraid to use good healthy fats, like butter and ghee! Our brains and bodies need them to function! Ingredients: 3 sweet potatoes (use Japanese sweet potatoes if you can find them), washed and cut into rounds 2-4 tbsp unsalted grass-fed butter (KerryGold is my favorite) or Ghee 2 tbsp sesame seeds Melt butter or ghee… Read More