Healthy Eating

Fruity Protein Smoothie

My favorite post work out drink. Make a big batch so you can freeze anything you won’t drink right away in individual cups or bottles to take with you on the go in the future. Ingredients 1 cup orange juice 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder ½ banana ½ cup strawberries 1 cup plain Greek […]

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Overnight ‘No Cook’ Oatmeal

In a hurry and looking for something quick and filling? Prepare this the night before and voilà, a tasty, filling, healthy meal you can eat at home or eat on the go. Ingredients ½ cup uncooked old-fashioned rolled oats ½ cup unsweetened almond milk (can use low-fat milk instead) ¼ cup low-fat Greek yogurt 1 […]

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Friday Favorites

Every Parent Needs A Wet Bag

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   Has your child ever had a blow out diaper that covered them head to toe? What about those unexpected days where your child spills their whole cup of juice all over themselves? Or maybe your child decided to jump in a puddle of water […]

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Natural Alternatives

8 Ways to Repel Insects Naturally

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   With summer in full swing insect bites are at an all-time high. Those pesky bugs, like mosquitoes, biting flies, and gnats can ruin any fun event real quick. We can’t stay locked inside all summer and our kids probably wouldn’t like running around the […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna

So good even my meat loving husband requests this recipe.  Quick and easy, just add the ingredients, turn on the slow cooker, and let the magical aroma fill the house! Makes 6-8 servings. Cook time is 4 hours.   Ingredients 2-3 cups of vegetables (our family likes broccoli, cauliflower, spinach mix… others include peppers, onion, […]

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Crunchy Yogurt Surprise

This page contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, I may receive a commission, at no additional cost to you. All links are to products that my family currently owns and loves! Please see my Terms and Conditions. This extremely simple snack came about as a way to satisfy my chocolate […]

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Scrumptious Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Breakfast becomes an affair on the weekend when we have time to enjoy it as a family. We split up duties with this recipe, I mix the ingredients together, my husband cooks the pancakes while my oldest adds the dark chocolate chips to each pancake, and my youngest scarfs them down. Ingredients 2 cups whole […]

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Mexican Appetizer

Here is a tried and true family favorite. It is a quick, easy, healthy recipe everyone can enjoy. Let me know what you think! Makes 6 servings.   Ingredients 1x15oz can fat-free refried beans 1 pound ground turkey or lean grass-fed beef ½ packet of Mrs. Dash taco seasoning (or your own salt free homemade […]

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