Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

My son is learning about seeds in preschool, so he decided it would be a good idea to smash one of our mini pumpkins to look at the seeds inside (I can’t make this up). Instead of tossing the pumpkin we dug out the seeds and roasted them! This was a fun snack to make,Continue reading “Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe”

Slow Cooker Bacon & Chicken Recipe (Keto diet friendly)

Both my husband and best friend told me that this was the best slow cooker dinner ever! My husband is doing a ketogenic diet and it’s really hard to find meals to make. I came across this recipe from and thought it sounded delicious. Anything with bacon sounds good, right? The only change IContinue reading “Slow Cooker Bacon & Chicken Recipe (Keto diet friendly)”

Duncan Hines Simple Mornings Muffin Reivew

I’m all about homemade goodies, but sometimes, I just need to use the boxed stuff! I recently purchased Duncan Hines Simple Mornings Blueberry Streusel muffins as a rainy day activity for my 3 year old, Max. He loves to cook, but on a whim, it’s hard to find all the ingredients to our favorite recipesContinue reading “Duncan Hines Simple Mornings Muffin Reivew”

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

The one food we waste the most in this house are bananas. They get ripe so quickly and before I know it, they are no longer good to eat. I refuse to waste another banana, so I found this great recipe for Healthy Banana Bread at Cookie + Kate, and made my own alterations to makeContinue reading “Healthy Banana Bread Recipe”

Healthy Grape Salad Recipe (with True Goodness by Meijer)

I’m always looking for fun, easy, fast snacks to make my son. He loves grapes and greek yogurt, so when I had this grape salad at my work cafe, I knew I had to recreate it for my son. I went grocery shopping and found True Goodness by Meijer products for 3 out of theContinue reading “Healthy Grape Salad Recipe (with True Goodness by Meijer)”

Easy Peanut Butter Banana Bars

I had 2 overly ripened bananas that I didn’t want to throw away, so I was on the hunt for a simple recipe I could use them in. I came across this recipe on and did my own take on it. Ingredients:2 ripened bananas1 cup dry oatmeal1/4 cup all natural peanut butterChocolate chips (optional, IContinue reading “Easy Peanut Butter Banana Bars”

Goat Cheese & Pistachio Spread Recipe

This recipe is the perfect ‘bring an appetizer to pass’ dish. I made this for our small Super Bowl party in February and it was a hit. It may not look pretty, but it’s so delicious and easy! Ingredients:1/2 cup of Pistachios, deshelled (if you buy whole pistachios, you’ll need a baggie and meat tenderizer)1Continue reading “Goat Cheese & Pistachio Spread Recipe”

Healthy Easter Basket Alternative – Clean Eating Peanut Butter Cups

I know my son will be getting a ton of candy from relatives for Easter, so I want to make sure I limit what I put in his basket, and include healthy alternatives instead. I made these Clean Eating peanut butter cups for the holiday and they were a hit. I’m thinking about making themContinue reading “Healthy Easter Basket Alternative – Clean Eating Peanut Butter Cups”

What’s Cooking! Meal Prep Review

I’d love to cook a super healthy dinner every night, but it’s just so hard to find time. Before Max, I cooked probably 6 out of 7 nights a week, and I loved it! Now, I’m lucky if I get to cook a meal during the weekend, let alone prep for the week.  My officeContinue reading “What’s Cooking! Meal Prep Review”

Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Rib Recipe

I’m always on the lookout for an amazing slow cooker recipe. This one you will see in many variations on the web, but this is the fastest, easiest way to make it. I usually buy one large rack of ribs but this time I bought 3, smaller racks, so I didn’t have to cut themContinue reading “Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Rib Recipe”