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Last-Minute Tricks for Sprucing up Plain Veggies

Use these super quick tips and tricks to upgrade plain veggies into a flavorful, enticing side dish. I admit, I’ve been known to fall into the bland-veggies trap with my kids. You know how it happens: the main dish is ready and the kids are hungry now, so you nuke a frozen veggie at the last minute and hope somebody…

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Top 12 Adorable Butterfly Food Ideas for Kids

Healthy Butterfly Food Ideas for Kids What's not to love about butterflies!  They are colorful, delicate, and each one is uniquely beautiful.  Butterfly shaped food can be fun too! Whether you are planning a birthday party, or a teaching moment on insects with your kids, we've got some food to support you.  These are my 12 favorite Butterfly foods that…

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Peach Pie Popsicles Recipe

Our new favorite popsicle flavor for summer: peach pie popsicles! These Greek yogurt-based popsicles are incredibly creamy and fresh. Plus, they're sweetened with honey! If there's a taste to summer, I think it might be these peach pie popsicles. They're that dreamy. The PERFECT healthy summer treat! First off, I can't get enough fresh peaches during the summer! They're perfectly…

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Learn Cooking Skills at the Salt Lake Culinary Center

We learned so much (and had fun too) at the Salt Lake Culinary Center! Natalie and I were able to attend a cooking class last night at the Salt Lake Culinary Center.  Although it was technically "date night", we really wanted this specific class because of the menu!  While eclairs and cream puffs were tempting,  I am ALWAYS looking for…

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Mayo-Free Coleslaw with Cranberries and Herbs

Crunchy, refreshing No-Mayo Coleslaw with Cranberries and Herbs gets loads of flavor from easy homemade vinaigrette and a variety of colorful fruits and veggies. Coleslaw is the foolproof dish I rely on when I need to throw something together quickly for a potluck or backyard party. And this one is my biggest hit! It looks so pretty and tastes so…

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Grilled Pork and Zucchini Kabobs

Thin slices of zucchini and tender pieces of pork make these kabobs a Summer favorite! These Grilled Pork & Zucchini Kabobs are a great addition to your BBQ recipes.  You'll enjoy them for your  next summer gathering or evening in your backyard with family and friends. My husband grills year round but summer is our favorite time for busting out…

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The BEST Healthier Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

Meet our new favorite breakfast casserole. This healthier hashbrown casserole has it all: it's easy to make, absolutely delicious, AND it contains veggies! A great breakfast for a crowd or a family brunch. I'm thrilled to share this hashbrown casserole with you! It's seriously delicious. Even my bell-pepper-disliking husband loves it! The top is perfectly crunchy and the inside is…

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Watermelon Fruit Pizza

Fun, fresh, and juicy, a Watermelon Fruit Pizza will wow your kids and guests at any backyard party. Get out your sunglasses and beach towel… Summer’s here! And we’re in that beautiful window when whole, fresh watermelons are at their very best. Between June and August, you can expect to find whole watermelons at the market that are heavy, sweet,…

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Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Want a happy morning family? Then you need to have a Blueberry French Toast Casserole  ready to pop in the oven for breakfast. This is the perfect dish to whip up the night before or make it in the morning and pop it in the oven for brunch. I am not going to lie... this is the best French toast…

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Quinoa Mango Avocado Chicken Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing

Restaurant quality salad made at home for a complete meal in just one bowl of this amazing Quinoa Mango Avocado Chicken Salad Are you looking for the perfect summer salad that will entice your kids into eating whole grains and some fruit and veg? Well look no further. Quinoa Mango Avocado Chicken Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing is some summertime heaven…

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