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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 {Grain-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 My tip to make my date nights work – plan them ahead and make sure I’m not in a grouchy mood–so I need to eat breakfast.  I have a bad habit of skipping a meal if […]

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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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