When you cook for 4 children, some nights breakfast is the only thing that suits everyone’s palates.
remember how i told you about those sweet potatoes that we grew this past Summer? want to guess how many are left from that harvest? yep. you guessed it. more than we know what to do with. so in an effort to use them up before they spoil, we’ve been throwing them in all kinds […]
Fall is a fun time of year to start moving away from tropical fruits and heading towards more warm spices and heartier meals. it’s natural to crave more carbs and meats, this time of year, as your body is signaling to slow down for the upcoming cold months and to save energy. so pay attention […]
this is a family favorite of mine. i love it for many reasons. the flavor is just wow! see ya later flour quiche crust. something about the rich flavor of the sweet potato crust is a perfect compliment to the dish as a whole. and use the recipe as a guide, but fill the egg […]
i want you to know that every time i post a recipe, i run it by two really important taste-testers. they have curious palettes and give really honest feedback. kids, you know? these were given a: YUM, MOM!!
oh my goodness. these are like those little pecan pumpkin tarts. only not with all the weird corn syrup that will make you excited for 5 minutes and leave you wanting to nap soon there after. imagine making these and having your family walk in and say, “mmmm that smells good!” and ha! you’re not […]
If I say the words chia seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, coconut oil, honey, flax
A few weeks ago I took my children to a local strawberry farm. And it’s possible that I spent close to $20 on strawberries. Or not. Or maybe so. It was worth every penny and I even think we saved some pennies as they ate a few strawberries as they picked. Just a few (or […]
I don’t remember the last time I made pancakes out of a box mix. Disclaimer: that is not a snooty momma-who-cooks-all-her-food-from-scratch comment. It’s just fact that these pancakes are, without a doubt, the biggest fan favorite in my house. And when I make these, as the main chef around this house, I am so satisfied. […]
I love this recipe. A friend of mine shared it with me several years ago, and it’s now my go-to granola recipe. It’s simple, basic and has become the granola recipe I use to then build upon. I store my homemade granola in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator. My children enjoy […]