Easter is such a welcoming time every year because I'm so ready for spring after the long winter here in the Chicago area! The flowers, the pretty pastel colors, and especially focusing on the reason for Easter (Resurrection Day)-- I love it all! I am so excited to share a really fun recipe with … [Read more...] about A Beautiful Easter Cookie ~ Stained Glass Sugar Cookie Recipe
One of my most favorite breakfasts is a smoothie recipe that I got from The Daniel Plan book a couple of years ago. It's called Dr. Hyman's Whole Foods Protein Smoothie. I love the healthy ingredients: almond butter, coconut oil, chia seeds, walnuts, coconut milk, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, berries, … [Read more...] about Who Wants to Win a Nutri Ninja Blender and Enter a 10-Day Smoothie Challenge?
I don't know about you, but the busyness of fall has already started for us-- cross county practice, youth theater classes, swim lessons, youth group, Lego Robotics practice. Oy! I know that slow cooker meals are a life-saver on those days when I'm not home for a while before we need to eat dinner. … [Read more...] about Win an Instant Pot and Enter the 31 Day Slow Cooker Challenge
Who needs a family-friendly summertime meal plan--complete with recipes and shopping list? I do! I love that these meals have already been test-driven by Erica Johns and her family. They aren't difficult to make and her family loves them! I can't wait to try them out. each week provides … [Read more...] about Get Your Summertime Family-Friendly Meal Plan
Welcome today to a new recipe I just tried: Gluten-Free Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies! Please PinIt! So, I'm still on a quest to lose 15-20 pounds. I started last January and actually lost 10 pounds by doing the Daniel Plan diet (detox for 10 days and then clean eating for the next few … [Read more...] about Recipe: Gluten-Free Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
It's getting to be busy fall time! Rehearsals, classes, practices--almost all of our afternoons and evenings are full. So, I don't have time to spend in the kitchen getting dinner ready. I love crock-pot meals because they are fast and easy. But, they have to taste good and look good, too! Be … [Read more...] about Five 3-Ingredient Crock-Pot Dinners My Family Loves!