Chocolate Banana Breakfast Bars

My kids love to eat cereal, toast and waffles for breakfast – not a drop of protein or fruit. It’s a constant struggle to sneak in something healthy (and not packed with a ton of gluten).

Chocolate Banana Breakfast Bars - This is the perfect quick and easy breakfast recipe. Totally kid friendly too!

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Pressure Cooker Hard Boiled Eggs

Pressure Cooker Hard Boiled Eggs - The best thing about an elecrtic pressure cooker is that it can hard boil eggs that are SUPER easy to peel.

We love hard boiled eggs…hard to believe I know, but 2 of my 3 kids will actually choose a hard boiled egg as a snack almost every day (the other one flat out refuses to eat any kind of egg…you can’t win them all).

Alphabet Pancakes

Alphabet Pancakes - Pancakes are a great way to sneak vegetables into kids. And by making them into fun shapes...they never know they're actually eating something healthy.

My kids love pancakes. And I love them too because I can hide things in them and sneak some healthy vegetables in on them (check out my sweet potato pancakes).

Orange Infused Honey Simple Syrup

Orange Infused Honey Simple Syrup - This is the perfect sweetener for drinks and treats. It's a quick and easy recipe that can be added to drinks and food to give it a little sweetness without all the sugar.

I love sweet tea! I mean like…LOVE! But I’m really working to get my blood sugars under control naturally…which means I need to really cut back on the sugars. Yes, I know honey still has sugar, but it doesn’t raise your blood sugar as much as sugar. And by making a simple syrup with it,…

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Kid Friendly Dessert Recipes for Summer

Kid Friendly Dessert Recipes for Summer - These recipes will help you create that perfect summer night while still being healthy choices for your family.

Summer equals fun…and everyone knows that fun usually includes dessert! Today I wanted to share some of my favorite kid friendly dessert recipes for summer PLUS some of friends favorite summer recipes.

11 Uses for Lemon Essential Oils

11 Uses for Lemon Essential Oils - Lemons are amazingly useful for everything from cleaning your house to detoxifying your body. These tips are sure to make it one of your favorite essential oils.

With all of Maddi’s surgeries and issues last year, I really started to look more closely at essential oils. I’ve used them to make homemade baby wipes, ward off colds, relieve headaches, take the itch out of bug bites and many more daily uses.

12 Alternate Sources of Protein

12 Alternate Sources of Protein - Switching to a plant based diet can be tricky. These 12 alternate sources of protein will help keep you full and on track.

I’m really working hard to switch to a more plant based diet, but meeting protein needs can be difficult. I did a little research and discovered these 12 alternate sources of protein that are sure to fill me up and keep me on track….and I thought you might find them helpful too!

Tips for Freezing Vegetables

Vegetables You Can Freeze - 10 vegetables that can easily be frozen and tips for how to properly freeze them

I LOVE to shop at Costco because they have so many organic options these days, but everything comes in such large quantities that we can’t possibly eat it all before it goes bad. So I’ve started reading up about fermenting and freezing vegetables so that we can stop so much of the food waste that…

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Make Your Own Yogurt

Make Your Own Yogurt - This yogurt is sooo good and sooo easy to make, you'll never buy yogurt again.

I’m on this BIG kick to get healthy and cut out all processed foods…which means I need to figure out how to make most of the foods in our house (kind of daunting, but I’m just going one at a time…eventually they’ll all be homemade). My kids (and my husband) eat a TON of yogurt…and…

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