Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Muffins


Instead of reaching for those mini blueberry muffins that come in a package try baking these instead! They are way more delicious and nutritious than any store-bought variety. Plus, I added ground flax seeds to kick up the nutritional content. Flax seeds help ward off colds and add fiber to your diet. Check out the… Read More

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes


  We love pancakes at our house. I used to make pancakes from  the premixed boxed kind (yes don’t judge!) but they are limited on what type of pancakes you can make, and honestly, can never compare to pancakes made from scratch. Once you learn how to make homemade pancakes you will realize they are… Read More

Mango Coconut Chicken Nuggets


How about adding a tropical spin to your kids chicken nuggets? I have never met a kid that doesn’t love chicken nuggets. They are a great source of protein and easy to make a win-win for everyone!  Why not add a tropical spin and add mango and coconut to the breading?! I added dehydrated mangos… Read More

Blackberry Banana Flax Seed Smoothie


Instead of buying store-bought smoothies try this recipe next time.  I kick up the nutritional content by adding ground flax seeds to a blackberry banana smoothie. You can add whatever fruit you have on hand. I usually have an assortment of fruit in the freezer chopped up in individual bags. If you don’t have fresh… Read More

Mini Apple Pies


How about a handheld apple pie? This recipe is super simple because I used a store bought pie crust to save myself time so I can eat these little yummy pies sooner!  Summer is here so I love going to the Farmer’s Market and picking up the freshest local produce available.  I picked up these apples on… Read More

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Muffins


The kids could eat pancakes every morning because it’s their favorite breakfast hands down. Who doesn’t love pancakes?!? How about  pancake muffins?! I thought of this recipe for those busy mornings where I have to get everyone dressed, out the door and we don’t have time for a sit down breakfast. I make the batter the night… Read More

Homemade Fish Bites


I find it challenging to get my kids to eat any kind of fish…okay even the hubby! I want the kids to have a well rounded diet and eat seafood. I try to incorporate seafood into things they already like for example tacos or nuggets. One of my favorite ways to get the kids to eat… Read More

Pasta with Mozzarella and Cherry Tomatoes


If you are looking for a quick 10 minute meal for the kiddies (shhhhh you may love this recipe too) here it is. Pasta with mozzarella and cherry tomatoes is the recipe for you and the family. This is my quick go-to lunch/dinner for everyone when I am short on time but need to feed… Read More

Easter Bunny Cookies on a Stick


I have the perfect Easter cookies for your little ones this holiday – Easter Bunny Cookies on a stick. I made my own sugar cookie dough and cut out bunny shapes with a cookie cutter. I decided to coat them with coconut to resemble bunny fur. I made a sweetened cream cheese frosting as the… Read More

Mini Easter Egg Baskets


Easter is right around the corner and all I can think about are eggs and bunnies. My two little ones have been talking about Easter all month long. So, I filled a store bought pie crust with a mixture of egg, ham and cheese and made mini egg Easter baskets one morning…yummy! They are super… Read More

Chicken Salad Ranch Roll Ups


I love recipes where I can sneak in healthy stuff that my kids would otherwise never eat. I add kale to a variety of meals such as sandwiches, soups and salads. Since kale is high in vitamins, calcium and iron – it’s the perfect vegetable. You can sauté kale with olive oil and garlic and… Read More

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Cookies


I love baking homemade cookies. I decided to take my original chocolate chip cookie recipe and kick it up a few chocolate notches and add cocoa powder to make chocolate-chocolate chip cookies.  I have to admit this was my 6 year olds idea for our chocolate theme this month.  He would eat everything chocolate if… Read More

Chocolate Covered Pretzels


In keeping with the chocolate theme for this month I made chocolate covered pretzels.  In my opinion the perfect snack is both salty and sweet. This snack is super easy to make and my two little assistants really enjoyed sprinkling the toppings and drizzling the chocolate. I don’t really have a lot of fancy baking… Read More

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup


Flu and cold season are here with no signs of leaving soon, so I thought this would be a good time to share my homemade chicken noodle soup recipe.  I usually make a large batch of chicken stock from scratch and keep it in the freezer for when a little one gets sick.  This weekend… Read More

Parmesan Chicken Tenders


If you have a toddler, you know they would eat chicken tenders everyday if they could.  I try to come up with different types of healthy chicken recipes to keep it fun and interesting for kiddies and mommy!  I love making a large quantity of them and freezing them for later meals. If you don’t… Read More

Homemade Hot Chocolate


Chocolate is the blog theme for the month of February! We woke up this morning to a major snow storm. What better way to beat the cold then with homemade hot chocolate! I usually find the store-bought packs of hot chocolate to be loaded with sugar and not enough chocolate. I added my favorite dark… Read More

Cheerios French Toast Sticks


What kid wouldn’t love to eat cheerios and french toast for breakfast? Imagine if you combined the two you would be super mom (as if you weren’t already). I though of this recipe when I was in the supermarket and saw french toast sticks in the freezer section but I wanted to come up with… Read More

Cheeseburger Roll Ups

Cheeseburger Roll ups

  My little guy loves cheeseburgers! He would eat them every day if he could. Who doesn’t love a good cheeseburger, right?!? To fix his burger craving I make them at home and try different varieties. My kids have never had fast food because it is something I don’t believe in introducing in kids diets.… Read More

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

One of the kids’ favorite things to bake are homemade chocolate chip cookies. It’s a family event everyone helps and we all sit by the oven  door waiting for  our cookies to bake.  This time we added pumpkin puree to our original chocolate chip cookie recipe and they were delicious! This recipe is the best… Read More

Pumpkin French Toast

Pumpkin French toast

II saved the best pumpkin recipes for last….Pumpkin French toast.  I basically kicked up a traditional french toast recipe with pumpkin puree.  The pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spices adds such a warm, delicious pumpkin flavor that you may never make plain French toast again! The pumpkin puree gives the batter such a nice orange color… Read More