Simple French Toast Recipe


French toast is a favorite for most families but it’s messy and drippy and takes time to make. How about this yummy breakfast option that tastes like French toast without the mess? Ingredients 1 1/2 Tbsp butter spread 1 Tbsp. firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon 4 slices whole grain bread, toasted Directions Combine […]

Buffalo Roasted Chickpeas


This recipe is quick, easy, and contains only 3 ingredients! Beans are a super food. They are rich in protein, fiber, and antioxidants. According to some, they may aid in disease prevention too! Im always on the lookout for creative ways to add beans to my diet. Our family has a special love for hot sauce, and so it only made sense to mix the two for a winning combination! Buffalo roasted chickpeas are a great addition to salads, or eaten as a snack all on their own.

Three Cheese Brainfood Mac and Cheese Recipe


Want some healthy and tasty ideas for your little one? Check out this great recipe from Mika Shino, author of Smart Bites for Baby. This is a brainfood version of the classic macncheese because it contains vegetables and whole grains, as well as flaxseeds and wheat germs. It is very simple to make and very similar in flavor to the classic macncheese, but it features the added benefits of protein, added vitamins and DHA Omega 3 fatty acid. Ingredients (makes 4 servings)

Seaweed Veggie Wraps


Everyone wants a healthy lunch. Large sheets of seaweed can be found in most health food stores and they’re a great replacement for bread or tortilla wraps! Ingredients seaweed sheets hummus baked yams cucumber, cut into spears avocado quinoa, prepared and cool Directions

A Favorite Recipe – Spaghetti Squash


When I was a kid pasta was one of my favorite dinners. It still is! The first time I decided to try making spaghetti squash as a pasta substitute I didn’t believe there was any way I could like it as much. In fact, I was reluctant to try it for that reason. I’m so […]

How to Freeze Cooked & Smoked Ham


If you’re like me, you’re probably on the lookout for ways to save on your groceries. One of the best ways to do this is to buy in bulk and ham is no exception to this tip. If you don’t have a large family, however, you’re going to need a way to keep it fresh […]

Non-Alcoholic St. Patrick’s Day Drinks


From green beer to Irish Car Bombs, St. Patrick’s Day is one holiday where the drinks are always flowing. But what if you want to include your kids in the festivities? What if you’re pregnant? Or what if you just don’t drink? For those who would prefer to skip the cocktails, we’ve got you covered. These four non-alcoholic drink recipes are so delicious, they’re sure to put you in the mood to celebrate! St. Patrick’s Day Punch

Make Your Own Shamrock Shake


St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, and one of the things I think about every year is the Shamrock Shake from McDonald’s. I remember them being soooo good, but last year when I had one it tasted different! I think they must of changed the recipe! So of course I set out to make my “own” version of the shake and I think it tastes delicious!Ingredients (makes 3 medium-sized drinks)4 Cups …

How to Roast Frozen Corn With Olive Oil


Sweet roasted corn is a traditional side dish that is often thought of as a delicious summertime favorite. During the winter months, though, frozen corn can be a tasty substitute. Instead of preparing your frozen corn in the microwave, consider bringing out more of the corn’s natural flavor by roasting it. Roasted corn can be […]