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Cranberry Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These little balls are packed with wholesome ingredients.  The lovely thing about them is that my kids beg for these Cranberry Peanut Butter Energy Balls, since they are a healthy snack I don’t mind letting them eat it throughout the day.  I like all things peanut butter so they are also one of my favorite […]

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Healthy Eating Weekly Meal Plan

If you’ve been following along we are now starting week 2 of healthy eating!  This has been so good for me and I’m really excited to see how this will change my attitude, energy and hopefully waistline. I shared with you last week TONS of links to healthier options for meals you can go here.  […]

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30 Days of Healthy Eating Weekly Meal Plan

My wish for this month is to eat better and I’m hoping it continues for the rest of the year.  As we all know eating healthy and exercise go hand in hand, so I also plan on exercising at least 5 days a week for 30 minutes. I’m feeling positive about this with my 30 Days […]

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10 + Skinny Breakfast Ideas

Here are some skinny and/or healthy breakfast ideas that we regularly enjoy as a family!  Whether you’re wanting to turn a new leaf and eat better or just needing some new breakfast options–these are great! 10+ Skinny Breakfast Ideas for the Family Gluten Free Pancakes with Lemon Whipped Cream & Berries   Healthy Chocolate Belgian […]

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Fun Christmas Food: Santa Pancakes

This past weekend we enjoyed some Christmas pancakes! My oldest had his first sleepover and even though they were all tweens, they all got into our Christmas activities, especially our Santa’s Elves Scavenger Hunt.  Hopefully, I’ll have time to share that with you. Our schedule is super crazy for the next two week but I’m […]

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Pumpkin French Toast Rolls

Amazing is the only word I can think of to describe these Pumpkin French Toast Rolls for breakfast!  Seriously amazing! I’m definitely making this again, they are perfect for brunch with the family or a special Saturday morning breakfast. And I would even venture to say they are sweet enough to enjoy as dessert. Though […]

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Nutella Stuffed Bread: Frankenstein, Mummy & Zombie

Holidays for our global nomad family  usually consist of a mix of many activities.  This past weekend we decided to incorporate most of them into one Sunday afternoon.  I know sounds crazy, but we did it! Ecuadorians enjoy Colada morada and Guagas de pan for Day of the Dead and Mexicans enjoy Pan de Muertos and Atole.  Then theirs our […]

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Fall Snack with Edible Paint

Fall Snack with Edible Paint Last weeks preschool theme which I haven’t blogged about (sorry it was a CRAZY week with lots of drama) was on All Things Fall and P is for Pumpkin.  It was also my week to host our preschool co-op so I made lots of pumpkin shaped pb & j’s for the […]

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Epic Pinterest Fails in the Kitchen

I’m always sharing with you my delicious recipes with beautiful photos of the end product, but today I’m going to show you what happens behind the scenes. Warning–it’s not pretty. It all started with my persistence, determination or some would call it–stubbornness.  Some months ago, I got a srong desire to try baking something new […]

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Cranberry Apple Pumpkin Bread

Cranberry Apple Pumpkin Bread If you’ve been following along this past couple of months, you know that I love moist bread!  I shared my Chocolate Dulce de Leche bread recipe to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month a few weeks ago and just before summer was over I had to get my lemon kick in with some Lemon […]

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Chocolate Dulce de Leche Banana Bread

This recipe is perfect for this time of the year not only because of it’s rich caramel flavor but it’s Latin inspired, just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month! I don’t know why I’m so particular about banana bread you would think I wouldn’t be so picky since I’ve eaten BIG ants in the jungle, guinea […]

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Moist Lemon Blueberry Bread {Healthy}

Moist Lemon Blueberry Bread {Healthy} I love all things lemons. Especially sweet lemony things. I moved into a house with a lemon tree! (jumping up and down with joy) Need I say more. The funny thing is that I live in a town house apartment type of setting. So our little complex is enclosed and […]

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Thick, Creamy & Delicious Chocolate Shake {secret ingredient}

Thick, Creamy & Delicious Chocolate Shake {secret ingredient} There’s something about that ice cream scoop in your shake that makes it thick and creamy and not to mention yummy.  But I just got back from my doctors appointment and they confirmed my suspicion, I’ve gained weight. If you’ve been keeping up with me here on […]

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Healthy Chocolate Belgian Waffle Sticks with Peanut Butter Sauce

Don’t let the title– “Belgian Waffles” scare you away. It sounds fancy schmancy but they are actually really easy to make with this recipe I’m sharing below.  Turning our Belgian Waffles into waffle sticks is a big hit with our kids and perfect for our little familia trying to get out the door in the […]

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Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Is it possible to have cookies for breakfast?  Well, with these Healthy Breakfast Cookies, I don’t’ feel guilty giving my children cookies for breakfast.  This recipe doesn’t have butter and I use oats as the “flour”. Or you can just use oat flour which I make by blending it until it’s resembles a fine powder. […]

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Easy Vanilla Chai Latte

It’s still cold here. Winter has felt like an eternity even though spring is officially here.  Today I was so cold, I was tempted to walk around with a scarf on in my house.  We don’t have central heat and air so to warm up I either: exercise, bake or build a fire.  I didn’t […]

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Easy Carrot Cake Waffles Recipe

Carrot cake takes me back to my childhood.  There was a time when I was a little girl, I couldn’t wait for Sunday because it meant my father would bring home from work a wonderfully amazing carrot cake.  It seemed like he did that for months on end around spring but it was probably like a couple […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Applesauce Recipe {NO Peeling Required}

Applesauce can be pricey at least in our neck of the woods so as the saying goes “necessity is the mother of invention”.   Actually this would probably fit better for my life–”necessity is the mother of homemade connoctions.” Applesauce is super easy to make whether you’re making it over the stovetop or in the crockpot.  And especially easy […]

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