I welcome you into my crazy kitchen for a midweek dinner where I attempt to get as much kale in us as possible. I share my thoughts, tips and ideas on how I use kale in a practical way for my family. Read the rest of this post
When my mom sees this recipe she may literally laugh out loud. As a child I declared my hate of both mushrooms and onions more times than I can count!
My 7-year-old is the same as I was, making faces, sticking his tongue out and looking at them in disgust. Read the rest of this post
Every time I hear people say it takes too much time or money to eat healthier/lighter I cringe. Sure it CAN be but there are plenty of ways to make small changes to your diet that can be done on a budget and made just as fast as waiting in a drive-thru line. Because let’s be honest, fast food may be convenient but it isn’t always fast and it’s rarely good for you. Read the rest of this post
- Whole Wheat Mini Bagel with Cream Cheese Spread
- Yogurt Cup
- Fresh Mango
- Canned Green Beans
- Snack: Plum Kids Organic Crunch ‘Ola, Peanutty Pretzel
What Came Home? Read the rest of this post
With a ripe pineapple aging on the counter and 2 kids who refuse to eat it, I had to come up with something fast. I’m always shocked how yummy a smoothie can be with minimal ingredients. There’s no need for protein powder or mixes. Just put some yummy stuff in your blender and let them do their thing. Read the rest of this post
This will be my last maple syrup idea for a while, I promise!
I just came home from Vermont so inspired with my big ol’ jug and it’s so darn good!
This salad came out way better than I thought because honestly, there’s nothing to it! Read the rest of this post
I was planning on posting a salad I made for lunch yesterday, but last night’s dinner was such an adventure it totally trumped it.
I’m a little obsessed with maple syrup at the moment, so I decided to make a simple sweet pork chop for dinner with some sweet potato fries mixed with regular potato fries and roasted Brussels sprouts. Read the rest of this post
OK, hear me out — I know it’s not pumpkin season, but I just got back from a FABULOUS 5-day vacation in Vermont with The Husband. It was our 12th anniversary trip and we went completely kid-less. Can you say heaven?
‘Cause it was!
I know they aren’t in season yet locally, but the strawberries in my grocery store smelled amazing! I couldn’t pass them up and I don’t regret it one bit. It’s like a little prequel to summer. I can’t wait!
I decided to make tuna salad for lunch yesterday since the boys were eating leftover Chinese. At first I was just going to make one of my standard tuna ideas but then I spied the strawberries and thought, why not? Read the rest of this post