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Delicious & Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

With the holidays right around the corner and Halloween candy in the pantry calling to me these peanut butter balls satisfy any sweet tooth. These tasty little treats are compliments of my mom’s toying with ingredients until she came up with the perfect recipe. My entire family can eat these when they want something sweet […]

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Savory Chili

It’s that time of year. There is a chill in the air, football is on TV, and the smell of this savory chili is wafting through the house. This chili warms the soul and the best part is that it is quick and easy to make. It even freezes well so it can be a […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure. Who likes hearing ‘I don’t want to eat that’ after you slaved away or, let’s be honest, just put something together last-minute? It makes me want to pull out my hair and say ‘fine then make something yourself’ … which does not work with a […]

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Healthy Kids Macaroni and Cheese Bake

I got this recipe a while back from a coworker and it quickly became a family favorite. Here is a healthy twist on a classic favorite. So creamy and filling that it masks the taste of the spinach and makes it a meal even picky eaters will love. Makes 4 servings.    Ingredients 1 x […]

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12 tips for helping your kids eat healthy from the start.
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12 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Healthy

We’ve all been there, we slave away at the stove making a healthy meal for our family and sure enough someone won’t eat it (hopefully it is just your little ones and not your partner in crime). Meal struggles can wear on you fast. There will be stages where they happen but with these tips […]

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11 Filling Breakfasts to Fuel Your Day

School is starting up soon and kids (and parents) need fuel to perform the best they can. As you can imagine, the sugary cereal our kids love also lead to sugar crashes later in the day. Here are some of my family’s favorite healthy and filling breakfasts to start your day off right. To get […]

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Peanut Butter Zucchini Bread

This bread is so delicious and filling your kids will beg for more. Plus you are getting a serving of vegetables before the day even starts.  Ingredients 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 ¼ cup shredded zucchini 2 eggs (or 2 tablespoons flax-seed mixed with 5 tablespoons water) ¾ cup natural creamy peanut butter ¼ […]

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Avocado Egg Toast

Have a little time to sit down to breakfast for once? This breakfast will give you the brain boost you need to start the day off right. Ingredients (single serving) 2 slices of 100% Whole wheat bread 1 Avocado 1 tablespoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon lemon juice 2 eggs Oregano  Directions Toast whole wheat bread. […]

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Breakfast Burrito

Here is a recipe that will leave you satisfied. This healthy protein and fiber packed breakfast is a great way to spice up a bland breakfast. Ingredients 4 whole wheat tortillas 1 x 15 ounce can of black beans (rinsed and drained) 4 eggs ¼ cup chunky salsa ½ cup chopped spinach 1 avocado, diced […]

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Healthy Egg Bake Muffins

Here is a healthy on the go breakfast that will give you energy all morning. Ingredients 12 large eggs ¼ cup skim milk 2-3 cups of vegetables Examples: chopped spinach, diced tomatoes, shredded carrots, diced onion, diced red/green peppers, or mushrooms. 1 cup of meat (optional) Examples: diced chicken, turkey sausage, diced ham. Toppings (optional) […]

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