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Simple Cobb Salad

Simple Cobb Salad

Usually, when I’m not feeling very creative for dinner or I’m just out of ideas, this is my go to “Cobb salad.”  I use quotes on the words Cobb salad because it doesn’t have bleu cheese on it.  Not that I am against bleu cheese, […]

Cowboy Dip

Cowboy Dip

This is one of my favorite appetizers to bring to a party, it’s easy, delicious and healthy… three things that are hard to find all in one recipe! There are a ton of variations of this dip floating around, this is mine: 1 can organic […]

Perfect Easter dessert

Perfect Easter dessert

  Carrot cake isn’t for everyone, and I completely understand! It really requires a certain palette.   But, if you happen to love carrot cake (like me!), THIS is the cake to make! It is so moist and loaded with flavor!  There are so many […]

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Easy, convenient and healthy. 1/3 c. oats 1/3 c. vanilla almond milk 1 mashed banana 1/4 cup of raspberries or desired fruit 1 mason jar… obviously things taste better in mason jars Mix up, seal, refrigerate overnight and enjoy in the morning!

Easter egg fun!

Easter egg fun!

  Coloring Easter eggs is so much fun, no matter how old you are! It’s a great excuse to get the family together! Coloring eggs with G-ma, G-pa & JJ is much more exciting than mom & dad, anyways!  It can really test the little […]

PB&J smoothie?…Yes please!

PB&J smoothie?…Yes please!

  We just can’t get enough of our smoothies! In all honestly, you really can’t mess up a smoothie! Not, loving it? Add something else! Still not a big fan? Add more! It’s quick, easy, & healthy! In the mommy world it’s a treat, when […]

Mommy Fuel

Mommy Fuel

How do you start your mornings? Whether you consider it a good or bad habit, my morning routine remains the same no matter what the plans are for the day! Coffee is something I look forward to every morning!  I like it with a heaping […]

Nothing but veggie wrap

Nothing but veggie wrap

Veggie wraps and sandwiches have become one of my new favorites! They’re full of flavor and so good for you, especially if you’re trying to eat clean. Also great for on the go meals… I packed this and took it with me to the playground […]