Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie

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I get really bored with our breakfast options on weekdays. Cereal, oatmeal, yogurt with granola, fruit, waffles.  Day in, day out. For whatever reason, none of the kids or I like having eggs during the week for breakfast. We always, always always have blueberries on hand because we have 2 huge bushes that produce gallons ...

Chile Relleno Scramble

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My daughter stopped eating meat a little over a year ago.  It's made things a little more interesting in the feeding the family department.  I'm always looking for ways to get protein in her body, especially with how active she is- and I always like to make sure everyone in the house starts their day ...

Rainbow Smoothie

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Whether your kids love to eat healthy with a variety of  fruits and vegetables or not they will slurp up this yummy smoothie. Not only is it fun for the eyes, but every layer is fruity and delicious!  Get the kids in on the fun from the start, take them to the grocery store or ...

Banana Oatmeal Nests Recipe

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Easter has a lot of significance in many of our lives....as a religious holiday, as a family time.  It's also a time of celebration and celebrating spring and all that comes with spring- new life, new growth, after a long and dreary winter.  It's in the spirit of family time and celebration that I'm sharing ...

Snickerdoodle Pancakes

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Do your kids love morning pancakes ( or even dinnertime) ?  Pancakes are a fantastic first recipe for little hands to work on- they get to measure, mix, scoop,  pour, shake, and of course eat!  The traditional spicy sweet flavor of Snickerdoodle  cookies makes an equally delicious pancake. Mom did the cooking part this time ...

Kid Friendly Overnight Oatmeal

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Get those Kids in The Kitchen with this simple AND delicious recipe. Only 4 ingredients make this Kid Friendly Overnight Oatmeal a snap!  This one is a great one for filling those bellies before a busy day on the slopes, building snowmen, etc. or just playing outside after a snowfall!  Who doesn't love  chocolate and ...

Strawberry Passionfruit Chia Smoothie

Strawberry Passionfruit Chia Smoothie

I am trying to work on filling, healthy breakfasts and snacks.  I'm usually rushing around in the morning getting kids where they need to be and my husband out the door, without forgetting any important things anyone needs.  I always get my coffee, but it's a rare morning when I get myself a healthy breakfast! ...

Apple Cobbler Yogurt Bites

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Being healthier and making conscious choices towards LIVING healthier are so much a part of my routine right now.  Snacks are a major downfall for me, especially sweets. Yoplait makes quick and healthy snacking easy with their 100 calorie Greek yogurts. They are delicious right out of the cup but if you wan’t to take it ...

Chunky Pear and Cranberry Bread

Chunky Pear and Cranberry Bread

This time of year I love to add cranberries to my baked goods.  I especially like to add cranberries with pears like in this delicious Chunky Pear and Cranberry Bread.  It's a great breakfast bread with a similar consistency to a muffin but also makes a wonderful dessert bread.  It is perfect for gifting as ...

American Heritage Chocolate Recipes #ChocolateHistory

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Last week, I had a REALLY fun day down in NYC in Times Square with my friend Julie.  It was a quick trip, but lots of fun and I love to see my blogging pals! All in all a great day.  Plus, it was full of chocolate.  Specifically, American Heritage Chocolate (a newer favorite) and M&Ms chocolates ...