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Homemade Granola Bars

We love granola bars, my boys eat one daily as an afternoon snack. I have my non gmo favorites but it costs so much less just to make homemade granola bars. I like to head over to my local Whole Foods Market and gather ingredients I need within their bulk section, it’s a lot cheaper […]

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Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup

Roasting vegetables brings out all their natural sugars and leads to intense flavors. By baking all the ingredients together, you’ll get the best-tasting soup. This soup is one of our family favorites, even my husband, and he hates carrots. It makes enough soup that you can freeze the leftovers for another meal. Perfect for a […]

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Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup

Since a friend brought this soup to me when I was sick it has been a favorite of my family. My husband that HATES cooked or raw carrots LOVES this soup. The kids think it’s amazing and it makes enough so you can freeze half for another meal. We love to serve this with salad […]

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Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Busy Moms

  For most parents mornings are the busiest time of the day. Not only are we trying to get ourselves together but the kids too, which can become very challenging at times. I am so very lucky to work from home, so we have the flexibility to stay in my PJ’s most mornings (or all […]

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Everything In Moderation

We were visiting my parents recently in Florida and as grandparents they felt they needed to spoil the boys a little. I think it’s every grandparent’s right and duty to spoil their grandchildren and those that don’t shouldn’t be grandparents. As soon as we walked in the door Jackson (my oldest) was eyeballing up the cookies […]

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Cooking With Kids – Train Cakes

 My boys are OBSESSED with trains, we have a zillion sets of all different shapes and sizes. For Christmas as a gift they got this great cake pan from Williams and Sonoma that is shaped like 9 different train cars. This pan lends itself so nicely to cooking with kids. Get the kids in the kitchen […]

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Crock Pot Turkey Breast

This winter has been crazy with tons of snow, many COLD  days where you just want to stay indoors. I’ve been using my crockpot a lot lately making all sorts of things like pulled BBQ Chicken, Turkey Chili, Chicken and Dumplings and today I decided to cook a Whole boneless Turkey Breast. I find that […]

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Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Sometimes I am at a loss of what to make for dinner, this is a little something I cooked up today and my whole family enjoyed it. I even got Jackson to eat the roasted carrots and try the asparagus.  In the past I’ve had a hard time getting my boys to eat veggies, now […]

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