Monte Cristo Sandwiches With Rhubarb + Blueberry Jam

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I’m kind of a foodie. Not a chef by any means, but I binge watch the Food Network and love eating out at restaurants. There are a few particular menu items I always try if they’re on the menu … 1) bread pudding 2) any chocolate type cocktails 3) chef salads 4)  monte cristo sandwiches.… Read More

Paleo Pancakes

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For years I’ve had a favorite buttermilk pancake recipe – it’s fluffy and scrumptious, and my absolute favorite way to begin the morning. So, why go hunting for a new option? Well, I’m trying to reduce our white flour intake and thus, I’ve been led to more primal recipes. Not everyone considers almond and coconut… Read More

Good Morning Bear Toast

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Ready to add a new favorite to your breakfast line up? Look no further than a hearty slice of good morning bear toast! It’s perfect for mamas, dads and kiddos. Truly, bear toast is the cutest little snack around and packed with protein and other wholesome ingredients to start the day off right. Our favorite… Read More

How to Get Kids to Eat Spinach (with a smile!) VIDEO

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  Welcome to How-To Monday! Now, it is no secret that I’ve been on a healthy kick for the past 6 weeks. Here’s the funny thing about families though – when mom is on a “kick”, everyone in the house participates. Why? Because mom makes the meals in my house which means I have free… Read More

Smoothie Packs

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I’m the kind of cook who has grand aspirations and fails about half the time. Especially when it comes to a healthy and filling breakfast. Those cookies from the previous night are just so tempting some times, but definitely not an appropriate breakfast! I’ve learned my lesson with this recently while trying to explain to… Read More

Creative Pancake Recipes

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Did you know that this week is National Pancake Week? Yes, that’s right! The 4th week of February is officially National Pancake Week. Not just a day, but a whole week devoted to my favorite breakfast item- pancakes! In honor of this delicious week, I’ve rounded up some creative pancake recipes for you to make… Read More

Pancakes, Waffles And French Toast Breakfasts

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It’s Friday, the weekend is here! So let’s look at some fun weekend breakfast ideas. Like warm, mouthwatering pancakes, crisp, buttery waffles, and ooey gooey French toast! Sure, you shouldn’t eat these guys every single morning, but when cheat day rolls around, these are the delicious dessert-type recipes you’re going to want to make! Cinnamon… Read More

Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

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My family always does a special brunch on Christmas. My mom makes quiche and coffee cake, we have hot chocolate and open our stockings and just enjoy being together before we open our presents throughout the day. While Christmas dinner is the meal that gets all the hype and attention, I thought it would be… Read More

A Week of Crockpot Breakfasts

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It has been pretty cold lately; single digits at night and teen degrees during the day. That means I wake up and can barely bring myself to leave my warm bed. But, with munchkins whispering about their hungry bellies, I must. So, I’ve turned to my trusty crockpot to provide a quick, warm meal to… Read More

Thanksgiving Breakfast Ideas

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Obviously Thanksgiving dinner is the biggest meal that day, but since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, I’ve rounded up some fun Thanksgiving breakfast ideas for you to try this year! I’m sure many of us are guilty of skipping breakfast every Thanksgiving to save room for the big meal but what’s… Read More