Whole Wheat Blueberry Banana Muffins


Instead of reaching for those mini blueberry muffins that come in a package try baking these instead! They are way more delicious and nutritious than any store-bought variety. Plus, I added ground flax seeds to kick up the nutritional content. Flax seeds help ward off colds and add fiber to your diet. Check out the […]

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes


  We love pancakes at our house. I used to make pancakes from  the premixed boxed kind (yes don’t judge!) but they are limited on what type of pancakes you can make, and honestly, can never compare to pancakes made from scratch. Once you learn how to make homemade pancakes you will realize they are […]

Mango Coconut Chicken Nuggets


How about adding a tropical spin to your kids chicken nuggets? I have never met a kid that doesn’t love chicken nuggets. They are a great source of protein and easy to make a win-win for everyone!  Why not add a tropical spin and add mango and coconut to the breading?! I added dehydrated mangos […]

Blackberry Banana Flax Seed Smoothie


Instead of buying store-bought smoothies try this recipe next time.  I kick up the nutritional content by adding ground flax seeds to a blackberry banana smoothie. You can add whatever fruit you have on hand. I usually have an assortment of fruit in the freezer chopped up in individual bags. If you don’t have fresh […]

Mini Apple Pies


How about a handheld apple pie? This recipe is super simple because I used a store bought pie crust to save myself time so I can eat these little yummy pies sooner!  Summer is here so I love going to the Farmer’s Market and picking up the freshest local produce available.  I picked up these apples on […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake Muffins


The kids could eat pancakes every morning because it’s their favorite breakfast hands down. Who doesn’t love pancakes?!? How about  pancake muffins?! I thought of this recipe for those busy mornings where I have to get everyone dressed, out the door and we don’t have time for a sit down breakfast. I make the batter the night […]

Homemade Fish Bites


I find it challenging to get my kids to eat any kind of fish…okay even the hubby! I want the kids to have a well rounded diet and eat seafood. I try to incorporate seafood into things they already like for example tacos or nuggets. One of my favorite ways to get the kids to eat […]

Pasta with Mozzarella and Cherry Tomatoes


If you are looking for a quick 10 minute meal for the kiddies (shhhhh you may love this recipe too) here it is. Pasta with mozzarella and cherry tomatoes is the recipe for you and the family. This is my quick go-to lunch/dinner for everyone when I am short on time but need to feed […]

Easter Bunny Cookies on a Stick


I have the perfect Easter cookies for your little ones this holiday – Easter Bunny Cookies on a stick. I made my own sugar cookie dough and cut out bunny shapes with a cookie cutter. I decided to coat them with coconut to resemble bunny fur. I made a sweetened cream cheese frosting as the […]

Mini Easter Egg Baskets


Easter is right around the corner and all I can think about are eggs and bunnies. My two little ones have been talking about Easter all month long. So, I filled a store bought pie crust with a mixture of egg, ham and cheese and made mini egg Easter baskets one morning…yummy! They are super […]