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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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July 4th Dessert: Rice Krispie Star Wands

July 4th is upon us! But here in our neck of the woods, you wouldn’t even know it. There are no fireworks, no red, white and blue, no flags proudly waving in yards… nothing. Oh and my favorite, no parades to sit out on the curb of the street and watch as you keep cool with an ice cream cone […]

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Strawberry Watermelon Slushie

Summer fun is here! The kids have been playing outdoors all day, every day! That brings great joy to my heart. It also means, dirty, sweaty little faces constantly asking for some kind of frozen treat. I’ve been freezing yogurt and making yogurt pops for them.  It’s healthier than ice cream.  This slushie is also healthy with no […]

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Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie treats are one of my favorite ways to make a simple dessert–fun!  We’ve made watermelon shaped, ice cream cone shaped, soccer ball shaped and I just realize I don’t have a simple traditional recipe. Rice Krispie Treats ingredients: (makes a 9×15 pan) traditional recipe 30 normal size marshmallows 3 tablespoons of butter 6 […]

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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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Mini Reece’s Pieces Pies (Low Sugar, Gluten Free…)

I was craving something naughty but I wasn’t prepared to completely commit and splurge. I’m very familiar with the after thoughts of feeling guilty for the remainder of the day. Well, actually I’ve gotten better about enjoying food and sweets in small portions and making healthy choices. But now with there being a scale in my […]

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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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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars Healthy & Gluten Free

These bars are AMAZING! A few of my friends decided to get off white food(pasta, potatoes, sugar, bread…) for 3 days.  It’s been hard not to enjoy food with refined sugar.  But it has helped me think through what is going into my mouth before it goes in, it’s amazing how many times in these past […]

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Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Tarts {Gluten Free & No Bake}

All I can say is you have to try one.  They are divine.  The combination of dark chocolate with mildly sweet pomegranate arils makes my taste buds scream for more. I want More. Mas. Look at them, they’re beautiful. How can you resist? Since I’ve been eating healthier I’ve been trying to find ways to […]

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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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Fruit Flower Pot Snack for Kids

Fruit Flower Pot Snack for Kids is the perfect spring or Earth day fun to enjoy with your kids.  No baking is required and it’s some what healthy. I made this snack to go with our Flowers & Seeds preschool unit go and check out all of the great ideas but you can make it any […]

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Lemon Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

Oatmeal is the comfort food for breakfast, at least it is in our house. Oatmeal is like your favorite pair of yoga pants, it always puts a smile on your face.  According to Eva Mendes, it’s sweat pants that will end your marriage, not yoga pants so we’re safe, lol. In our house, we like to […]

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Mexican Chocolate Caramel Trifle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PinThatTwist #CollectiveBias One of the lovely things I remember from my childhood was sipping on Mexican hot chocolate on cold winter days.  The chocolatey, vanilla, cinnamon and spicy kick on my lips, was the perfect mix to warm […]

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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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