Recipe: Simple Superfood Yogurt Bowl

Simple Superfood Yogurt Bowl

Thank you to Stonyfield for sponsoring this post. Small but mighty. That's the way my weekday breakfasts need to be. Something easy to make but that will keep me satisfied until lunch. I've found that getting a good amount of protein in my breakfast is the key for that lasting energy. Plus fiber to keep me full longer. Avocado … [Continue reading]

Mistakes I’ve Made Brewing Kombucha and the Method that Works for Me

Homemade Kombucha Lessons Learned

Homemade kombucha is surprisingly easy to make. I've been brewing it pretty consistently for over 2 years now. But there are some rookie mistakes that can cause you to ruin the whole batch, and worse, your entire scoby. Believe me, I know, because I've made them. In light of that, I'd like to share two of the worst mistakes I've made - … [Continue reading]

Easy Mango Chia Overnight Oats

Mango Chia Overnight Oats via mindfulmomma.com

Easy, kid-friendly overnight oats recipe using frozen mango, chia seeds and almond milk. Getting a healthy breakfast in on school days can be tough because... 1.)  I'm not the kind of mom who makes healthy breakfast muffins and mini quiches the day before (seriously, who has the time?) 2.) I don't want a lot of dishes to wash … [Continue reading]

Cooking with Coconut Oil – 8 Recipes to Try

Cooking with Coconut Oil - Recipes to Try

That coconut oil has health benefits is not new news. Even so, I have not embraced it in cooking as much as I would expect. I tend to stick with the more familiar fats - butter, olive oil and canola oil (organic as much as possible!), simply because I know what works for me and what I read most often in recipes. Lately, I've been on a … [Continue reading]

Make It: Maple Vanilla Frozen Yogurt with a YayLabs! Ice Cream Ball

Maple Vanilla Frozen Yogurt with YayLabs! Ice Cream Ball

Thank you to Stonyfield for sponsoring this yummy post! Summertime. When I think back on my childhood, summer seemed like an endless string of perfect days, fun friends, special vacations and cool things to do. One of my favorite parts of being a parent is helping to create those magical summer memories for my kids. I always wonder … [Continue reading]