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Eggs Meet Waffle Maker–Fraffle

What happened when I put eggs in a  waffle iron? I got a Fraffle! This is my version of a frittata and a waffle all in one! Plus it’s  gluten-free and in my opinion healthy!  I wasn’t sure what was going to happen but it was super easy and it was yummy! Eggs Meet Waffle […]

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My Favorite Light and Fluffy Pancake Recipe

I had to come up with this pancake recipe since  my favorite pancake mix is a bulk recipe. According to the Pancake Man of the house, mixing up a bulk recipe batch is not convenient. Apparently, when we run out of the bulk pancake mix my husband is in the midst of three little hungry […]

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Chocolate Almond Raspberry Smoothie

I’m on a chocolate almond raspberry kick right now! I just can’t seem to get enough of it and every morning I have one of these smoothies. Sometimes I add spinach but not always. After a workout, I add protein powder to it. I drink these high protein smoothies for breakfast or as a snack […]

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Back to School Breakfast Waffles

Back to school is a bittersweet time for me. I’m excited for summer to be over and get back to our normal schedule but also that gnawing feeling that these years are slipping away from me. Do you have a back to school ritual?  It doesn’t have to be elaborate to be special–you can have […]

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The Perfect Waffles

I’ve been trying to figure out, for some time now, how to make the perfect waffle.  I should say the perfect waffle that doesn’t take a long time to make.  This recipe makes a crunchy but soft waffle that’s slightly sweet.   It’s also on the healthier side with oats, honey, coconut oil and coconut […]

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French Toast Fruit Kabobs

The other day I served up the boys french toast like this and they went wild.  They were amazed by my creativity–it doesn’t take much to amaze little ones. Or maybe they were just amazed that I made french toast, I usually don’t. These french toast kabobs are the perfect way to add a simple […]

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Piña Colada Green Smoothie

I am down 10 pounds since I first started getting serious about eating better.  At first it was two steps back and one step forward and though I’m in a better place now, I’m still in process. As a counselor, that’s one phrase that helps me get through the day–We are all in process.  As […]

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Donut You Know You’re the Best Dad! Free Printable

Donut You Know You’re the Best Dad! Free Printable This adorable printable will go great with your box of donuts for dad this Father’s day! If you’re not following us just subscribe to get ALL of our free printables!  We are using a new system for our subscribers so if you’ve already done it in the […]

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Healthy Fun Snack for Kids: Dinosaur

This is a fun and healthy snack for kids when studying dinosaurs!  Or it goes along great with any of these dinosaur books I share here. Since we were starting school with my preschooler we made this snack together and read the book Dinosaur Starts School by Pamela Duncan Edwards.  We made the dinosaur together […]

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Protein Snack Recipes to Get You Through the Day

Protein is what gives us that energy boost we need in the middle of the day, so it’s smart to snack on protein instead of high in content sugar snacks.  Though I would give you thumbs up for eating a carrot over a chocolate bar, know that certain healthy foods are high in sugar-carrots, apples, bananas, […]

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Healthy Crepes (gluten free)

I bought another crate of strawberries, so I’ve been trying to come up with healthy ways to enjoy it for breakfast or dessert.  Of course, we’ve had our fill of eating them just as they are–which is the best way to eat them. Okay, so just to give you a heads up, these are similar […]

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Refreshing Coconut Cucumber Limeade

Adding refreshing, healthy juice or smoothie drinks to your day doesn’t have to be an all or nothing type of thing.  I like to enjoy them at different times of the day. Sometimes I have one at breakfast but I usually have one as a midmorning or afternoon snack to get me through the day. […]

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How To Boil Eggs at High Altitude

After doing my “research”, I’ve discovered there are lots of ways to make the perfect boiled egg.  Here’s what I have found to work when boiling an egg at high altitude. Also, if you’re dyeing eggs for Easter I just shared how to dye white and brown eggs so hop on over and check that out. […]

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Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Banana Bread {Healthy}

My kids love when they see ripe bananas on our kitchen counter because it usually means I’ll be making some kind of baked banana treat for them. I wouldn’t be surprised if they plotted out to purposely leave 3 ripe bananas every time I buy a bunch. This recipe is sugar free (refined sugar)! It’s dairy free […]

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Amazing Breakfast Cake

My children dream of having cake for breakfast and their dream came true thanks to a cold winter morning and my need to warm up our house. Rest assured, this is one cake you won’t feel guilty serving at breakfast.  It’s packed with nutrients and every bite makes you say yummmm (at least that’s what […]

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Breakfast Bars: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookie Bars {Gluten-free}

I’ve been dying to get my hands on some coconut flour.  It’s hard to come by here. A friend told of me of a place where I could get it, so I immediately went out looking for this vegetarian restaurant slash health food products store.  I sat in traffic, rushed through my errands and finally saw […]

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Intentional Marriage: 25 Fun Date Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewBreakfastRoutine #CollectiveBias Here’s my tip to make my date nights work – plan them ahead. Oh and make sure you’re not in a grouchy mood–so eat breakfast.  I have a bad habit of skipping a meal if I […]

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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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