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 benefits here.This muffin recipe make a great snack and a … [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 super easy, tastier and  less expensive than the premixed box … [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 and unsweetened coconut to the breading and I instantly transformed these nuggets … [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 frozen fruit you can always add a few ice cubes in the blender. … [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 our last trip and immediately thought of apple pie but I didn't want to make a … [Read more...]