As my family continues to quit sugar and eat more whole grains, I try harder and harder to find little ways to make meal time a little more special for the kids. Trust me here – I’m doing anything super crazy and the time investment is minimal. I know that my kids love chocolate, soClick to Continue »
I think everyone needs to have a few recipes in their back pocket. You know, for the times when you’re totally in a pinch for time / money / energy but you still need a dessert to bring to a luncheon / potluck / Christmas party? Yep, for cases like these, you need no-bake brownieClick to Continue »
I have to confess that I feel kind of silly writing up a homemade whipped cream recipe. It’s one of those things that you think everyone knows how to make, except that they don’t. I mean, I personally went 25+ years without knowing how to make it… I was clueless until my step-mom showed meClick to Continue »
Years ago, when we first started eating real food, we had to learn what all the ingredients were on a label. After much frustration and too many research rabbit trails (thank you Google), we decided that anything with hydrogenated oils or high fructose corn syrup weren’t allow in the house. I was a couponer atClick to Continue »
Even though my daughter LOVES roasted broccoli and creamy mashed cauliflower, getting her to eat any other vegetable is pretty much like pulling teeth. Bread? Tortillas? Biscuits? Waffles? Muffins? No problem. She’ll eat them all day, every day without any prodding from me. She’ll even gladly have seconds! But vegetables? Nope. Not happening. So ifClick to Continue »
Cooler temperatures usually has me craving comforting meals likes home-style slow cooker pot roast or slow cooker pumpkin chili or even one of my favorite dump recipes, slow cooker peach cobbler. But sometimes I want something that feels a bit fresher and a bit cleaner. Still easy and delicious of course, but maybe a littleClick to Continue »
Friday night pizza has been our family tradition for over a decade. From buffalo chicken pizza to cast iron skillet pizza to pizza on the grill – we’ve made them all! Unfortunately, we stopped having pizza while working through the Whole30 and during re-introduction, we learned that both my husband and my daughter are sensitiveClick to Continue »
After spending WAAAY to long cooking dinner back when we did the Whole30, I felt the need to get back to the basics. I shared our go-to recipe for roasted potatoes, and everyone LOVES them. What’s weird though (although I’m not complaining!!), is that they love this recipe for roasted broccoli just as much!