My Very Favorite Smoothie

My Very Favorite Smoothie

I occasionally make fruity smoothies, but most of the time I do some variation of this one. It’s sooo yummy and helps with my ice cream cravings. Ice cream is probably my all-time favorite food, but I know that this is healthier and just about as good. I like to make it thick so it’s [...]

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Muffin Mania: Sour Cream Pumpkin Muffins

Muffin Mania: Sour Cream Pumpkin Muffins

I almost always have sour cream in the fridge that we didn’t quite finish before it went past its expiration date. I don’t like to toss things out just because they’re a little past the date stamped on the container, but on the other hand I don’t want to be eating something that’s really bad [...]

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Coconut Granola

Coconut Granola

  I love how easy of a breakfast granola is. The kids can get it themselves with a just a little help pouring the milk, making my mornings a little easier. I also love knowing the kids are starting their day with a breakfast full of fiber. I love all kinds of granola, but recently [...]

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Save the Scraps - Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

Save the Scraps – Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

If you missed it, I already shared one way to use up leftover already cooked oatmeal, blueberry or chocolate chip oatmeal bread, but if you don’t want to bake, or you’re looking for something with no added sugar, then here’s another recipe! Ingredients: 1/3 cup leftover already cooked oatmeal 1 cup frozen strawberries 2 chopped [...]

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Muffin Mania: Quinoa Carrot Muffins

Muffin Mania: Quinoa Carrot Muffins

This is definitely the most unique muffin recipe I’ve tried, but they were all consumed within 2 days, so I think that’s a good sign! Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup white flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup sour cream (yogurt [...]

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Save the Scraps - Blueberry Oatmeal Bread

Save the Scraps – Blueberry Oatmeal Bread

We all know that a giant canister of oatmeal can provide many healthy and filling breakfasts, but what if you make too much? What can you do with that oatmeal other than re-heating it or dumping it in the trash? I’ve faced this dilemma myself and have had fun experimenting with recipes. Today’s recipe is [...]

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Muffin Mania:Use Up Fruit Muffins

Muffin Mania:Use Up Fruit Muffins

Maybe that’s too long of a name for muffins, but it describes this recipe perfectly! Ingredients: 1 cup white flour 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup sugar (If you prefer sweeter muffins then you might want to increase this) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg (beaten) 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup [...]

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Muffin Mania: Orange Cranberry Muffins

Muffin Mania: Orange Cranberry Muffins

Do you still have cranberries in your freezer from when they were on sale over the holidays? This is a great way to use them! I got the recipe here from My Recipes. The only difference is that they put walnuts in it. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar (reserve 1 TBS of this [...]

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Healthy Jello

Healthy Jello

Even though jello isn’t usually thought of as a healthy food, it can be! You can make it with unflavored gelatin and natural juice with no added sugars  or dyes and then add some fruit for vitamins and fiber! And gelatin has all kinds of health benefits! Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons unflavored gelatin 4 cups juice [...]

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Muffin Mania - Sweet Potato Muffins

Muffin Mania – Sweet Potato Muffins

You all know how much I love muffins, so I was pretty excited about a library book called Mad About Muffins by Dot Varton! I tweaked the sweet potato muffin recipe just a little and ended up making it this way: Ingredients: 2 C. white flour 1 c. whole wheat flour 4 tsp. baking powder [...]

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