Author Archive for Sarah Crowder

Dinner Ideas for Different Eating Stages | Hellobee

Dinner Ideas for Different Eating Stages

When it comes to feeding my family healthy meals daily, I feel more than a little like Sisyphus – I keep cooking, but mealtimes just keeping coming. It feels like I’ve just cleaned the dishes from the last meal when one or both of the kids says, “I’m hungry!” When my husband and I felt […]

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken and Stock | Hellobee

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken and Stock

I may be more than a little late to the game, but I am FINALLY the proud owner of a slow cooker. For a long time, I felt like I couldn’t justify the real estate it would take up in the kitchen, especially since I was usually home throughout the day and could easily pop […]

Triple Berry Chocolate Bark | Hellobee

Triple Berry Bark

Today I have a homemade candy that’s not only great for Valentine’s Day – either to give to as a gift or to follow up a romantic dinner – but is also an easy treat to adapt to any holiday. Once you know how simple it is to make chocolate bark, you can make it […]

Salad in a Jar: Weekday Lunch Ideas | Hellobee

Salad in a Jar Ideas

I was scanning the archives for meal ideas when I stumbled upon these mason jar salads and knew they were just what I needed. I know this isn’t a brand new idea, but it works just as well more than two years later and is worth revisiting. I haven’t been eating as many vegetables as […]

Holiday Smoothies | Hellobee

Holiday Smoothies

Over the past several years, I’ve shared a handful of smoothie recipes on Hellobee, but I think these are my first cold weather smoothies to grace this space. That’s not representative of my eating habits, because I drink just as many smoothies in the fall and winter as I do when it’s warm outside. It […]


10 Essential Kitchen Tools

This is the first Christmas in as long as I can remember that I don’t have any kitchen items on my wish list. My husband and I often use the holiday as an excuse to buy ourselves whatever appliance or tool we’ve been coveting, but for once I feel like I have all my bases […]

sweet potato pancakes | Hellobee

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Ever since I hit publish on the two-ingredient pancakes, I’ve wanted to make a sweet potato version. I made them a few times but was underwhelmed, not so much by the flavor but by the texture. I think banana and sweet potato puree are fairly similar in that department, but somehow the swap made the batter […]

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