Taco Soup is not a new concept. Most of us have made it or at least tasted it. This meal is a life saver for me on a busy day. It takes no time to throw it all in the crock pot in the morning! With fall coming up, this will be on our menu plan a lot. (more…)
Have you ever tried making your own granola cereal? It is so easy and tastes way better than the store bought variety! I’ve made a few different recipes before but decided I wanted to try making a nut-free version. Some of the schools and camps around here do not allow snacks or lunches containing nuts.
I decided to use oats, Cheerios, puffed rice and sunflower seeds. You could always add in dried fruit or coconut flakes as well. (more…)
Do you have an appliance that you use everyday? For us it is the espresso machine and the smoothie blender. I make the kids a Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie every day. I keep waiting for them to get tired of it. Since they have one every day, I prep them three at a time. The accountant in me loves the efficiency of this process.
We have the Ninja Professional Blender and Nutri Ninja Cups. This makes our mornings so much easier! It only comes with two cups so I always order another set of cups so that we have extra to make ahead. (more…)
I am almost embarrassed to share this recipe because it is so easy! I feel like I should because it definitely comes in handy for a busy family. If you are trying to find something simple to cook to avoid heading through the drive-thru, then this Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken recipe is for you. It only requires four ingredients and a Crock Pot! 🙂
It’s that time of year! McDonald’s is offering their very popular Shamrock Shake. Since it is already feeling like spring here in North Carolina, I tried to pull off a healthy version of this shake for Gavin. (more…)
Who doesn’t love waffles? We got a waffle maker this year for Christmas and have had so much fun with it. Who knew all the things you can make besides just regular waffles! We have made waffle grilled cheese and waffle peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in it. Most recently, we decided to try egg waffles. Even Gavin loved these and he usually will not eat eggs. (more…)
This is a pretty basic strawberry smoothie, but add a cute cup and straw and you have something special! The frozen strawberries and strawberry yogurt make it a nice pink color. I think it makes a great breakfast treat or afternoon snack.