10 Blueberry Recipes for National Blueberry Month

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It's National Blueberry Month! Blueberries are my favorite fruit, and when they are in season, I just can't get enough. With toddler twins at home, we have blueberries in our fridge at all times. They are such an easy finger food for my girls and a fabulous snack for me. But sometimes I want more than just a handful of these delicious little treats. Sometimes mom needs a goodie … [Read more...]

10 Unique Popsicle Recipes

Unique Popsicle Recipes

I don't love hot weather, but I do love cold foods, especially popsicles. The sweltering summer months may not be my cup of tea, but they do give me an excuse to reach for a popsicle morning, noon, and night. If you're making your own, you can turn almost any meal or snack into a popsicle, and even find recipes to fit almost any diet! Check out these 10 unique popsicle recipes … [Read more...]

25 Vegan Crockpot Recipes

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I've been trying to eat healthier and transition toward more and more vegan meals. But with three little ones, it can be hard to keep the food interesting and flavorful without getting to difficult and complicated. I'm so glad I can use my slow cooker to make amazing vegan crockpot recipes that everyone loves, yet still keep my prep and clean up to a minimum. Whether you are … [Read more...]

10 Fabulous Crockpot Paleo Meals

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Aren't we all trying to eat healthier? I've been trying to introduce more paleo meals into my family meal planning, but it can be hard to make the switch. I don't know about you, but I often feel like paleo meals, or any healthy meals for that matter, seem to take so long to make and prep. Well, get out that crockpot and get ready to have your mind blown! Here are some super … [Read more...]

15 Easy Artichoke Recipes

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Artichokes are in season, and I'm seeing them in overflowing displays at every grocery store. Though I love the flavor, I have to admit, I find them intimidating to prepare at home. Turns out there's no need for fear of this delicious, seasonal treat. I can make crowd pleasing dishes without breaking a sweat. This summer my table will be over-flowing with quick, easy, … [Read more...]

Roasted Coconut Cinnamon Apples

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For years I collected those "5 Ingredients Or Less" type of recipes. Simple speaks to me. I love these recipes because they're easy, less expensive and almost always, quite delicious! That's why I'm sharing my recipe for roasted coconut cinnamon apples today. It is a big hit around here - the perfect breakfast side, afternoon snack or when topped with a dollop of whipped cream, … [Read more...]

Protein Pancakes

Protein Pancakes

Protein pancakes are a delicious way to start your morning and fuel up for your day. If you are watching what you eat, maybe even cutting back on carbs and sugars, protein pancakes are a wonderful, hearty breakfast that fills that need for a sweet, comforting (sugary) breakfast.These also make a great addition to your kids' morning meals or afternoon snack! They'll … [Read more...]

Veggie Egg Scramble

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I'll start off by saying - THIS IS A WHOLE30 COMPLIANT RECIPE - yay!But, even if you're not on the Whole30 bandwagon, this veggie egg scramble is delicious and has been a breakfast staple of mine for quite some time. It's fresh and filling, and exactly what busy parents need to start their day off strong.If you're not on Whole30 feel free to add a side of toast with jam … [Read more...]

Breakfast Recipes For National Breakfast Month

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I just decided that September is my favorite month because it's National Breakfast Month! As far as I'm concerned, we should eat breakfast for every meal of the day, everyday. Today I've rounded up some delicious ideas for you to try this month! Just because it's National Breakfast Month, of course, Not because you could be craving waffles for dinner....Homemade Waffles … [Read more...]

Zucchini Goat Cheese Enchiladas AND Quiche Cups

Zucchini Goat Cheese Enchiladas

With a bunch of tinies running around, mama don't play when it comes to meal prep. I don't have time to slowly, calmly dice and slice and saute. And I certainly don't have time to do a sink full of dishes three times a day.I fell in love with these two recipes and modified them, so I could use fewer dishes and make breakfast and dinner at the same time, with six servings … [Read more...]

Monte Cristo Sandwiches With Rhubarb + Blueberry Jam

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I'm kind of a foodie. Not a chef by any means, but I binge watch the Food Network and love eating out at restaurants. There are a few particular menu items I always try if they're on the menu ... 1) bread pudding 2) any chocolate type cocktails 3) chef salads 4)  monte cristo sandwiches. Since I can't eat out for every meal, I've attempted to learn how to make my favorites at … [Read more...]

Paleo Pancakes

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For years I've had a favorite buttermilk pancake recipe - it's fluffy and scrumptious, and my absolute favorite way to begin the morning. So, why go hunting for a new option? Well, I'm trying to reduce our white flour intake and thus, I've been led to more primal recipes. Not everyone considers almond and coconut flour paleo, but some do, so for title ease, we'll call these … [Read more...]

Good Morning Bear Toast

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Ready to add a new favorite to your breakfast line up?Look no further than a hearty slice of good morning bear toast! It's perfect for mamas, dads and kiddos.Truly, bear toast is the cutest little snack around and packed with protein and other wholesome ingredients to start the day off right. Our favorite ingredient line up includes Dave's Killer Bread, Wild Friends nut … [Read more...]

How to Get Kids to Eat Spinach (with a smile!) VIDEO

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 Welcome to How-To Monday! Now, it is no secret that I've been on a healthy kick for the past 6 weeks. Here's the funny thing about families though - when mom is on a "kick", everyone in the house participates. Why? Because mom makes the meals in my house which means I have free reign to include everyone in my healthy eating. I only make one meal and if you are hungry, … [Read more...]

Smoothie Packs

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I'm the kind of cook who has grand aspirations and fails about half the time. Especially when it comes to a healthy and filling breakfast. Those cookies from the previous night are just so tempting some times, but definitely not an appropriate breakfast! I've learned my lesson with this recently while trying to explain to my 3 year old why mommy is eating a cookies at 8am, ha! … [Read more...]