I plan to have one of my good friends over for breakfast and coffee today in celebration of her birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARIA! I’m making my all-time favorite pastry: cranberry orange scones. She wasn’t available for consultation when it came down to figuring out what to make for breakfast. Besides, even if she hated cranberry orangeClick to Continue »
This post contains affiliate links. Me: Morning guys! Would you like cookies for breakfast? Kids: (in unison) YEAH! (give hugs to Mommy) Oh yes, I did offer healthy cookies to my kids for breakfast. For those who know me, you shouldn’t be the least surprised. I found this totally awesome recipe from Jessica at GoodClick to Continue »
Making a meal plan is the BEST way to keep your family eating real food on a real budget. After a lot of trial and error, I’ve learned my favorite method of meal planning and it saves me food, time and money! Whether you plan meals for an entire month or plan one week at aClick to Continue »
Happy Friday Everyone! My daughter was the first to come down the stairs this morning and after our morning hugs and kisses, I told her it was Friday and asked her what that meant. In this house there’s only two possible answers: trash man or pizza. Which answer do you think she gave? Well, youClick to Continue »
This post contains affiliate links. Almond milk seems to be the go-to drink for those who are lactose intolerant or have milk allergies. I personally don’t fall into either category, but after one sip of Silk PureAlmond Vanilla, my taste buds were in heaven, immediately demanding that I have another sip (which will inevitably turnClick to Continue »
This post contains affiliate links. I told you about the most-amazing-banana-chocolate-chip-muffins-ever-baked-on-the-face-of-the-earth right here, but in case you run out of bananas (or heaven forbid, chocolate!), I devised a back-up muffin that is just as award-winning to my family as the original. Cranberry Almond Muffins. Plus the variation in fruit gives me a thumbs-up in theClick to Continue »
This post contains affiliate links. When did oatmeal get so expensive?! Last time I checked the price of plain, old-fashioned oatmeal it was $2.50 for 8 servings at Walmart. That will last a family of 4 merely two days and at 150 calories per serving, you’ll need to add something to that meal in orderClick to Continue »
My kids adore muffins. We make zucchini muffins with apples and carrots in the summer and freeze the raw muffin batter with this method so we an enjoy them after zucchini season is over. When both fresh zucchini and frozen zucchini muffins are long gone, this recipe for banana chocolate chip muffins becomes our staple.