Recipes

Cheers to Moms – some delicious recipes presented by NuKitchens!

Cheers to Moms – some delicious recipes presented by NuKitchens!

This Mother’s Day, lets raise a glass to all of the Mom’s out there, including us! We’ve become teacher’s, entertainers, chef’s, house cleaners and everything else our families have needed during this quarantine. Treat yourself with this tasty drink (and maybe breakfast in bed with these pancakes!) from NuKitchens, a local family-owned kitchen design company that knows how important a mom and her kitchen truly are!

Turkey Meatball Recipe from Nikki Gallias

Turkey Meatball Recipe from Nikki Gallias

It's always good when a recipe has veggies mixed in so the kids have no idea it's healthy! We had Nikki Gallias from Every Mindful Meal help us out this week with her Turkey Meatball recipe (with zucchini inside!) Nikki is a local Health Coach teaching her clients to...

Recipes we having been making weekly!

Recipes we having been making weekly!

With this crazy time we are living in it's hard to have everything on hand for meals so we don't have to run to the store! I haven't been to Trader Joe's since March 14th and that is so sad to me! I drove by last week and had tears in my eyes, no joke! I like food...

Recipe Time

Recipe Time

Heather Carey, MS helped us with this week's recipes! She is a Nutritionist, chef, cooking instructor and speaker are some of her “official titles” but really, she is a woman, a mom and a partner who know firsthand how it feels to get sucked into the false promise of...

Simple Recipes

Simple Recipes

Thanks to Fairfield local Dana Angelo White, nutrition expert and F45 Brand Ambassador she has shared a few recipes with us to feed the soul and have the kids help to keep them busy! Both are simple since we should have most ingredients in your pantry! Follow her...

Quick Healthy Recipes to Make with the Kids!

Quick Healthy Recipes to Make with the Kids!

My idea of home schooling is baking and cooking! This kept us busy for a good hour!   Paleo Banana Bread   Ingredients -2 eggs -2 Very ripe bananas -1/4 Cup of honey -1 tsp of lemon juice -3 cups of almond flour -1 tsp of baking soda -1/8 tsp of sea salt...

St. Patty’s Day Recipes

St. Patty’s Day Recipes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  We’ve rounded up some of our favorite recipes for this holiday, thanks to SkinnyTaste.com!

St. Patty’s Day Recipes!

St. Patty’s Day Recipes!

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and with Irish Music comes delicious Irish food! Here are two great recipes from Delish.com and Simplyrecipes.com but altered to make it easier to prepare! Enjoy, and have fun!   Irish Beef Stew INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp....

Easy Paleo Recipes!

Easy Paleo Recipes!

No idea how I haven't posted this recipe ever when its a staple over here since we love pizza but can't be eating pizza every night! This way is a healthy version and makes enough for a few days from my favorite Paleo Blogger Paleomg! We add bacon to it since it's my...

Fat Tuesday Recipes

Fat Tuesday Recipes

It's Fat Tuesday and even though we don't live in New Orleans and celebrate the way they do doesn't mean we can't eat like it! Enjoy some Jambalaya or Shrimp Bisque by delish and chowhound. Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration,...

Fun Valentine’s Day Snacks For The Whole Family!

Fun Valentine’s Day Snacks For The Whole Family!

Need festive, easy recipes that the kids will love for Valentine’s Day? Our sister site, South OC Moms has two super simple options! Scroll down for recipes Valentine’s Day Pink Hot Chocolate sticks and a healthy Valentine’s Day Board! Valentine’s Day Pink Hot...

Valentine’s Rice Krispie Treats

Valentine’s Rice Krispie Treats

A fun & easy treat to make with your little ones this Valentine's Day!  You could even make these into mini hearts with a smaller cookie cutter and use as Valentine's treats for their classmates!   Rice Krispie Treats Whip up a batch of rice krispie treats...

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip! This easy, no-bake dessert dip from Lynn Lilly, the talented mama behind the Craft Box Girls blog uses basic pantry ingredients like peanut butter, chocolate chips and pretzels. We’ll be making it for the Super Bowl and then again for...

Super Bowl Recipes

Super Bowl Recipes

With Super Bowl right around the corner, how can we try to stay on track while eating some delicious apps and watching the big game. Even though there are no local teams in the game, and it starts at 6pm, on a Sunday let's still try to have fun with some easy and...

Sausage, White Bean and Kale Soup

Sausage, White Bean and Kale Soup

I saw this recipe yesterday from Baltimore Moms and made it last night so looking forward to this afternoon lunch and dinner, and having leftovers for the week! Especially in this weather! The recipe seemed simple below, but I actually threw it all in the Instapot and...

Chilli and Buttery Shrimp (Paleo and Keto Recipes)

Chilli and Buttery Shrimp (Paleo and Keto Recipes)

Still trying to eat good in the New Year with quick and easy recipes, of course in the Instapot! Next time there is a sale I will let you know because the Instapot is something everything should have! With the chilly dark weather a chili is a staple in our house and I...

New Year New Recipes!

New Year New Recipes!

How many of us are running full force into the New Year with Resolutions we hope we can keep? I for one am, and definitely need to after that long holiday! Here are two easy and healthy recipes, one for the weekdays and one for game days that will be a hit! And while...

Sautéed Kale With Roasted Butternut Squash And Dried Cherries

Sautéed Kale With Roasted Butternut Squash And Dried Cherries

As a part of our Health and Wellness guide we met with Heather Carey, MS and The Green Palette Kitchen. She is giving us a healthy and easy recipe for the week, before we indulge in the holiday meals! Scroll down for a great deal from Heather to jump start your new...

Snow Day Instapot Meals

Snow Day Instapot Meals

Looks like a perfect day to make a few Instapot meals with ingredients you probably have, if not alter a little, don't have cheddar cheese, American works! I found this great new website, purewow.com with some yummy meals.   Instant Pot Mac and Cheese  ...

Thanksgiving Cauliflower

Thanksgiving Cauliflower

  Although turkey gets a lot of attention on Thanksgiving—it is nicknamed “Turkey Day” after all—we have come to realize it’s all about the sides. From brown sugar-laced sweet potatoes to green beans topped with fried onions, the comfort food dishes surrounding...

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