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20 Easy Halloween Snacks for Preschoolers

I am a room parent at Liam's school this year and when I found out, I was so excited to start planning his class Halloween party. I started pinning snacks and games like crazy, picking the perfect ones that I could prepare ahead of time. However, I soon discovered that as room parents, we just [...]


Nut Butter Granola Bars

I cannot say enough good things about the cookbook The Family Cooks. If there's one cookbook to own, this is what I recommend, especially if you don't necessarily consider yourself a whiz in the kitchen. It's not too basic (I don't need directions to roast basic vegetables, vegetable by vegetable), it doesn't expect me to make [...]

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Super Easy Banana Bread

I was staring at yet another bunch of over ripe bananas hanging from my counter on a rainy day and I thought it might be nice to do some baking with Drakey. I decided to try out this banana bread recipe because it was super easy and fast, and I had all the ingredients on hand in the [...]


Peanut Butter Banana Pecan Sandwich Recipe

That's a mouthful of a title, right? I forgot to add cinnamon to it, so it's really a Peanut Butter Banana Pecan Cinnamon Sandwich, and it rocks my afternoon socks off. I had wicked heartburn during my pregnancy. Seriously, just looking at any and every type of food gave my chest an instant burning sensation. [...]

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Cinnamon Applesauce Greek Yogurt

As I have been working toward eliminating unnecessary chemicals, flavorings, and sugar from the food we eat, one thing that had to go was flavored yogurt. Instead, I have started flavoring it at home. We buy full fat or 2% plain greek yogurt. Plain works great as a substitute for sour cream, and it can easily [...]

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Strawberry-Banana Rye Muffins

May has been crazy. We planned a lot of travel to visit family and friends before the last month of this pregnancy, when I plan to stay close to home. On the few days we've been home between trips, we've been eating easy, basic meals and preparing healthy, travel-friendly snacks for our next flight. These [...]


Peanut Butter Banana Treat

I saw this recipe on Facebook recently and it looked 1) simple, 2) filled with ingredients that were pretty good for you and Drake liked, and 3) quick to make.  Today after Juliet went to take a nap and Drake was playing, I decided to try it.

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