Mason Jar Breakfast on the Go

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Hi there- Anyone failing or falling behind on the back to school year promises of a home cooked  breakfast everyday!  After 4 days my boys were grabbing cereal and a juice box.  This is a part of my breakfast everyday. My Go-To Breakfast is made with dry oatmeal, Greek yogurt, blueberries and a sprinkle of chopped nuts.  Chopped [Read more...]

Chopped Nuts.. Sneaking in Protein !


Oh… I had so many titles running through my head for this post,  but I just didn’t have the …. guts.  This post is about getting more real food into your diet without tripling your calories.    So I came up with this trick during the holidays when I had my nut chopper out for a [Read more...]

Thanks and Giving Banana Bread

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Print Thanks and Giving Banana Bread Recipe type: Banana Bread   Ingredients 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed ⅓ cup melted butter ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp baking soda pinch of salt 1½ cups flour I split the flour evenly between unbleached and wheat Shh.. don’t tell the kids.. or my [Read more...]

Apple Popper Muffins

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I got this recipe from  Maryann at Domestically Speaking!  I knew I would make it because I had all the ingredients on hand!  That never happens!  I made some tweaks, not twerks,  on her original recipe because, as she warned, we popped those into our mouths quicker than  M&M’s.  She warned us!  So I decided [Read more...]

Fruit Baskets


How cute are these fruit baskets made from oranges? I found the idea from this book here.  It is filled with lots of kid friendly ideas! For this I used the fruit I had on hand!  I did pick up the oranges and a few extra because I am not the most adept at visualizing [Read more...]



Hello- here’s an idea with what to do with that 1/2 full pot of coffee in the summer.  Enjoy this easy to make treat: Easy to make and the ingredients are easy to keep on hand during the hot days of summer: 1. Coffee poured over ice 2. Add skim milk (less or more to [Read more...]