Category Archives: Recipes and Food

Kids-friendly recipes and foods that has this mom’s stamp of approval.

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Banana Sorbet Recipe

Made in heart-shaped silicone molds, this strawberry banana sorbet recipe makes a great dessert for Valentine’s Day.  Your kids will never need to know it’s good for them! Each year on Valentine’s Day, our family has a special meal.  Everything is either heart-shaped or pink.  It is definitely something to look forward to during the dreariness of winter.  This… Keep Reading »

Stars and Stripes Forever Easy Yogurt Popsicle Recipe

This Stars and Stripes Forever Easy Yogurt Popsicle Recipe is absolutely yummy.  Your kids will gobble them up without ever knowing it is good for them!  They are a great patriotic treat to make for either Memorial Day or the 4th of July. I love to come up with special crafts and recipes for each holiday. The 4th… Keep Reading »

Healthy Homemade Tater Tots Recipe

Love Tater Tots but don’t love all the additives and preservatives? This healthy homemade tater tots recipe is simple to make and much better for you than the commercial variety. I used to love it when my mom made Tater Tots when I was little.  Truth be told, I still love them, even though I know they really… Keep Reading »

Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Balls

Even when you are committed to a healthy diet, sometimes you just need to satisfy your sweet tooth.  When I was younger, I would have just grabbed a candy bar.  Now that I endeavor to eat healthy, I make a healthy snack recipe like this one Peanut Chocolate Energy Balls. Reminiscent of those no bake cookies that you probably… Keep Reading »

Organic Eating on a Budget – 10 Money Saving Tips

I know firsthand how difficult organic eating on a budget can be. I am the mom of 4 growing kids with an ever-increasing grocery bill! Let’s face it, organic foods can be expensive. In most areas of the country organic foods can cost significantly more than their non-organic counterparts. My grocery bill rose by several hundreds of dollars… Keep Reading »

Soaked Whole Wheat Tortillas Recipe

I make this soaked whole wheat tortillas recipe on a weekly basis. There’s nothing quite like homemade tortillas!  So light and fluffy – my kids would gobble up a whole batch at one sitting if I let them. Have you ever made homemade tortillas?  It’s not as hard as you think.  This recipe is so ridiculously easy to make, you may… Keep Reading »

Easy Homemade Almond Milk

Do you buy almond milk at the store?  Did you know it’s less expensive and quite simple to make your own?  Keep reading to learn how to make easy homemade almond milk. In my recent quest to eliminate dairy from my diet (darn sinuses!) I have been taste-testing a lot of nut milks.  By far my favorite is… Keep Reading »

Healthy Peanut Butter Granola Bars Recipe

While they may seem like a healthy snack option, the granola bars you buy at the grocery store are typically full of sugar, preservatives, and fillers.  Did you know it is super easy to make your own?  With just 5 ingredients, this peanut butter granola bars recipe is a snap to throw together.   Since each recipe makes… Keep Reading »