healthy recipes

Easy No Bake Energy Bites

Every day about 3:30 in the afternoon, my children turn into ravenous wolves. No, this isn’t an episode of Once Upon a Time. Instead, it’s simply a sign of mid-afternoon hunger, demonstrated in bad attitudes and crazy behavior by the four little people that live in my house! I was talking to a friend about […] Read more…

30 Healthy & Delicious 4th of July Recipes!

I LOVE summer food! Anything tastes better on the grill and our family can’t get enough of the in-season fruits and fresh veggies! If you’re planning a 4th of July get together and want something other than hotdogs and chips, here are some great ideas for Independence Day recipes that are both delicious and healthy! […] Read more…

(Healthier) Mac and Cheese Soup

This mac and cheese soup is an ultimate comfort food and a healthy twist on the typical boxed dinner. It’s an easy-peasy meal perfect for a cold winter’s night. Mac and Cheese Soup (serves 6) Ingredients: 32 oz chicken broth  6 oz small pasta shells (whole wheat if possible) 1 bag (16 oz) California blend […] Read more…

autumn pear bread--a delicious fall baked treat

Autumn Pear Bread

Make the most of your ripe pears by baking this delicious Autumn Pear Bread Recipe!  Ever wondered what to do with ripe pears (besides make them into baby food?) You can make some Autumn Pear Bread! My aunt Brenda gave me this wonderful recipe and in my usual style I changed some ingredients to try […] Read more…