Clean Kid-Friendly Cooking!

This weekend has been ground zero of clean eating in my house!  With nearly non-stop snow, we’ve had to really have some fun indoors and the kitchen is a great place to do it!  In my house cooking is a family affair  and we had some big things we wanted to make!  My kiddos are…

Party Pleaser

I am a HUGE Green Bay Packers fan and this weekend they are playing for the NFC Championship.  I am going to a friend’s house and want to bring something clean but classic football Sunday!  I have a new take on an old classic that will delight even the biggest guys in the group!  Mexican…

My Lunch Today!

Turkey Panini’s with Sun-Dried Tomatoes I love a good ol’ fashioned sandwich, and today I had a craving for sun dried tomatoes and turkey so I decided to make this favorite of mine from Clean Eating Magazine.  This recipe make for a delicious, clean quick-fix meal. If you are like me and don’t have a…

Clean Comfort Food

One of the great things about cooking and eating clean is all the things you can start to make when you let your creative juices flow. It started snowing outside again and the bitter cold weather made me long for a warm, comfort food kind of meal.  I decided to throw together a breakfast casserole…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Time! The Clean Version!

Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches are a favorite in my house…when you are eating on the run and need protein, healthy fats, and carbohydrates this is the PERFECT and DELICIOUS way to do it for you and your hungry kiddos!  This is the version I serve up to my girls.  Sometimes, I’ll add a little…

Spotlight Super food: Quinoa!

One of my favorite foods in the whole grains family is Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah).  I use it in lots of recipes because not only is it high in protein, fiber, and amino acids (vegans pay attention) but it’s quite delicious as well!  As a rice or noodle substitute and even as a substitute for oatmeal…

Table for One!

Okay, so at the sake of totally calling myself out, even when I cook for my family I am also a single mom and regularly cook single meals for myself as well.  The problem is, I don’t want a ton of leftovers in my fridge and I never want to throw anything away or waste…

Kick you in the Face Pancakes! Kid (and adult) tested!

In my house you can count on a few things, the door is always open for friends and family, the oven or stove is usually on, music is usually blaring from somewhere, and at least once a week I am making clean pancakes for my kiddos and whoever else wants them.  Pancakes are so much…

What’s Cooking for New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve is no excuse to fall off the clean wagon – even when going out to social events!  Offering to bring dishes and making them clean is a great way to stay on track!  I am going to a neighborhood party tonight and bringing two clean dishes!  The first is a turkey sausage,…

The Gift of Friendships and Food!

“Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song.” -Jason Zebehazy quotes Two out of three for this post isn’t half bad!  I am blessed to have so many amazing friendships!  A lot of my friends also share my passion for healthy living and they push me as training…