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! ...

Homemade Cereal Bars- Kids in The Kitchen

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Welcome to the first week of This Mama Loves Kids in The Kitchen! I am delighted that you are following along with our series and  hope that you will enjoy letting your little one in the kitchen to create healthy and delicious recipes as much as I did.  This week we are replacing store bought cereal bars ...

Vegan Cookies

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Vegan Cookies Ingredients 3 Ripe Bananas 2 ½ Cups Oats ½ Cup Golden Raisins, chopped ½ Cup Sweetened Coconut, chopped 1/3 Cup Pecans, finely chopped 1 teas. Cinnamon 2 teas. Vanilla 1/3 Cup Oil Instructions In a large bowl mash the Bananas with a fork. Add in the remaining ingredients and thoroughly combine Take a rounded tablespoon full and roll into a ball, place on an ungreased cookie ...

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 ...

Cooking with Kids- Kids in The Kitchen

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I am so excited to bring you this new, ongoing series Kids in The Kitchen. I have a passion for  cooking and an even greater passion for my kids so it seemed natural to bring the two together.  There are so many reasons letting kids in the kitchen to help is a great idea,especially when ...

Cranberry BBQ Turkey Meatballs

cranberry bbq turkey meatballs

I am forever looking up recipes on my phone when cooking but the screen is never quite big enough to show enough of the recipe and I can never find a good way to prop the phone while I cook.  This week while making Cranberry BBQ Turkey Meatballs for a get together I used our ...

3 Ingredient Crab Dip

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It's playoff season, friends. With that comes parties, and snacks, tailgating and lots and lots of appetizers. If you want simple and quick, but also delicious, check out this SUPER simple and quick 3 ingredient crab dip. No one ever has to know that you made it in under 5 minutes unless you tell them (and ...

Four Surefire Ways to Stick to Your Resolutions

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Now that all of the holiday decorations are packed away for another year, it is time to look forward to the New Year. For many of us, we will make those traditional New Year’s resolutions to do a variety of things. Some will vow to lose weight or stop smoking while others want to get ...

Daisy Scouts: Respect Myself and Others (and Frozen)

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This week at our Daisy Girl Scout meeting, we worked on the petal for Respect Myself and Others. The folks at Cakes.com had sent me a bunch of Frozen cake goodies- edible toppers, rings, blue edible glitter, and more, and since we are super lucky in our little troop of Daisies to have no food allergies, ...

Lower Holiday Stress with Marie Callender’s #HolidaySecrets #sponsored

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When it comes to the holidays, our to-do list seems to grow by a mile. The transition from the kids starting school to the holidays seems like it has about a day and a half in between the two! As much fun as it is to entertain, bake, cook, shop and wrap during the holidays, ...