Veggie Nuggets

This recipe can be made egg-free and dairy-free (substitutes listed) Ingredients: 1 cup shredded carrots 3 cups broccoli florets 1 garlic clove 2 tablespoons chia seeds 6 tablespoons water 1 1/4 cups breadcrumbs divided 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese OR dairy free cheese alternative 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoon grassContinue reading “Veggie Nuggets”

How to Cook the Ultimate Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is more than just food, for most of us; Thanksgiving is full of memories. Thanksgiving memories for me are full of family, moments of being grateful, and delicous foods. It’s something I look forward to every year!…But I know this year will be many families first time cooking Thanksgiving at home. As we all try to navigate “socially distanced holidays”, most of us feel pretty overwhelmed. I want to make this year a little easier on you. If you find yourself having to cook Thanksgiving this year, as a gift from me to you, here is my full list of holiday recipes, shopping list, and my “week of Thanksgivnig” prep schedule!

Trader Joe’s Family Dinners and Grocery List

Recently, while helping my sister apartment shop, I had my first ever “Trader Joe’s experience” and not to be dramatic but it was LIFE CHANGING. Seriously, the prices, the cleanliness, the quality, even the reasonably priced flowers… it was amazing! What I found most amazing was the quality of their “premade”and “pre-packaged” foods. From aContinue reading “Trader Joe’s Family Dinners and Grocery List”

Raspberry, Orange, and Yogurt Popsicle

This frozen treat is best known around our home as the “Sickie Pop” because it is perfect for sore throats! Any parent who has ever had a sick little one knows how hard it is to watch them feel bad and wanting them to get better is our top priority. So how to we goContinue reading “Raspberry, Orange, and Yogurt Popsicle”

Lemon, Blueberry, and Zucchini Muffins

This post contains affiliate links. Full disclaimer here. This recipe yeilds 12 muffins. Ingredients: 1 cup finely shredded zucchini, (about one small zucchini) 1/4 cup  grass fed butter OR coconut oil , melted 2 eggs 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons honey (see note below) 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1  1/2 cup all-purpose flourContinue reading “Lemon, Blueberry, and Zucchini Muffins”

Strawberry Chia Jam

Growing up peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were a staple food in our home. Now, as an adult, I want to share that meal time nostalgia with my own child! However, if you have ever flipped over those store bought jellies and read the ingredients and nutrtion information it can make you a little hesitant.Continue reading “Strawberry Chia Jam”

Brown Butter Glaze

We love salmon at our house! It is an awesome source of protein, iron, healthy fats and vitamin D making it a great food to feed your entire family too. Especially because it can be cooked in less than 30 minutes which is ideal for busy families. This brown butter glaze takes salmon to aContinue reading “Brown Butter Glaze”

Spinach and Banana Pancakes

Vegetables for BREAKFAST! Yes, that is correct. Vegetable. For. Breakfast. Incorporating veggies as part of your meal and snack routine is a very important part in helping toddlers and children learn to like these foods. Rather than pushing vegetables off until dinner time, I highly encourage you to look for opportunities to include them atContinue reading “Spinach and Banana Pancakes”

One Pot Garlic Butter Chicken and Rice with Broccoli

One pot meals are ALWAYS the best! Less dishes, less work, but still delicious. This Garlic Butter Chicken and Rice is perfect to make for the whole family to enjoy together! I use my Dutch Oven for this recipe but any large pot with a lid will work. This post contains affiliate links. See hereContinue reading “One Pot Garlic Butter Chicken and Rice with Broccoli”