I hope your Easter was a blessed one, friends. We had such a lovely weekend…a ton of family time, endless fun for the kiddos and food galore.
Ham was on the menu over here and I know for many of you, as well. So in an effort to simplify your meal plans for the week, lets find a way to use up that leftover ham in 5 Simple, Delicious Weeknight-Worthy Meals! Continue reading
Man can breakfasts get mundane in my home. Finding something thats quick and healthful while still tasting yummy for the kiddos can be quite the challenge. I am thankful they love eggs in all shapes and forms but, as it is, we darn near need to buy a family of chickens to keep up with that whole deal.
Sweet treats can be so fun for breakfast…and these muffins fit right in that category. My kids love my pumpkin muffins and sometimes for something fun I add in chocolate chips. So I thought…if pumpkin is so yummy in a baked good, why wouldn’t sweet potato be? Continue reading
So these have sort of become a weekend breakfast staple for us. They are quick and easy to put together and the leftovers freeze wonderfully for quick breakfasts later on in the week.
They are healthful and full of nutrients without refined sugars and flours which makes me pretty darn happy…and pretty darn ok with the fact that my kids always want seconds. Continue reading
Breakfasts can get a bit monotonous in my home. This Apple Pie Oatmeal is a favorite of my kids and an awesome way to switch things up from these, these and these breakfast favorites around here.
My four year old named this simple, healthy, quick number “Apple Pie Oatmeal” and for very valid reasons. It’s rich, comforting and has all those wonderful flavors that apple pie has to offer without all of the hassle and useless ingredients. Continue reading
One bite of these yummy bars and I was immediately taken back to grade school. My elementary school had some pretty amazing hot lunches they served; the same ladies in the kitchen every morning as the sun came up whipping the children up homemade, heart-filled food. We were lucky; so different than things today, and because of it, I have serious aspirations of doing that lunch lady thing someday myself, in some capacity.
Getting nutritious, balanced meals into children’s bodies just once a day over lunch at school could be so beneficial for their health. Regardless of what they are getting at home, how comforting to know they can be guaranteed one solid meal at school. In my opinion, that should be part of the curriculum, along with a quick five minute chat with them about what they are eating, where it came from, and what it can do for their impressionable bodies. Man, wouldn’t that be a game changer. To me, this is just as important as learning about history or 2 + 2. Because none of those fun facts and concepts can be properly maintained and applied without a healthy, nourished body to absorb it all. Continue reading
Anything that tastes like dessert but is eligible to be served for breakfast is always welcomed around here. And this Pumpkin Spice Smoothie definitely fits that bill. Continue reading
So school is upon us, friends. Tis the season for structure, routine and, around here, super quick breakfasts. Continue reading