We love to eat smoothies, and we eat them nearly everyday for our mid-morning snack. It’s a great way to get some healthy nutrients into my kiddos (and myself!)
I pull out the blender and toss in the following: 1-2 Tbsp of orange juice concentrate, banana, handful of baby spinach, frozen . . . → Read More: Smoothie Recipe Round-Up
I use this heritage recipe for waffles from the family cookbook. I double the recipe and use half whole wheat flour. We have always been a syrup loving family, but we are now mostly using powdered sugar as a topping (slightly healthier, right?!).
But I am thinking of switching things up a . . . → Read More: Breakfast at Our House
When my husband and I were married, one of the most helpful gifts we received was a copy of The Family Cookbook. My husband comes from a family with 5 sisters and a brother and they all enjoy cooking (well, I know the sisters do but I have a feeling his younger brother might be . . . → Read More: The Family Cookbook is now a blog!
At the beginning of the summer we sat down as a family and made a list of the things that we wanted to be sure and do this summer. We recently crossed off “Host an Unbirthday Party” on our list. Who doesn’t love an excuse to play games and eat cake?!The Ant Bug pretty much . . . → Read More: Unbirthday Party
One of my favorite food blogs to read is Our Best Bites. Sara and Kate are “Mormon Moms in the Kitchen”, and their blog is full of tasty recipes. I like that their recipes use mostly “normal” ingredients–things that I typically already have on hand, or at least I know what the ingredients are! . . . → Read More: Recipes for one of my new favorite meals
My little baby boy Z recently passed the 10 month old marker. He is growing up so quickly, and of course I have mixed feelings about that! But I sure am loving this sweet little boy.Lately I’ve been thinking about spicing up Baby Z’s menu. (I’m actually thinking a lot about the menu plan for . . . → Read More: Best Foods for Baby
Monday night for dinner we had White Chicken Chili. Living in Florida does not lend itself to many cozy, warm, soup-making days, so I haven’t made this recipe since last winter. I have to say, it was delicious and enjoyed by all (well, except for the Sweet Bee, but she really only eats frozen bananas . . . → Read More: A chicken soup recipe worth repeating
I’ve been little absent from this blog this month. December is always the craziest time of year. Ward parties, school parties, work parties, piano recital, and all of the hustle and bustle of shopping and gift giving. I’ve been making a number of gifts this year (details to be posted someday), so a lot of . . . → Read More: A Christmas Eve Menu
When it comes to snacks and lunches, it is easy to fall into a rut of eating the same thing all the time. So I made up quick reference list to serve as a reminder to branch out a little bit when it comes to the snack menu.
Some of our typical snacks
Crackers and . . . → Read More: An index of kid snack ideas