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Quick & easy homemade corn dogs

When I let my kids pick what we have for dinner we get some pretty random requests.  Sure, corn dogs are a pretty popular snack for kids, but they’re not ones that make their way into our meal planning very often. The other day we were short on time, the children had big appetites but they… 

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I’ll admit I was unsure of the blueberry-passionfruit combo at first, but seriously guys. It’s amazing. Like, a-m-a-z-i-n-g. I have no other words to describe it.

Blueberry passionfruit muffins

It’s no secret that muffins are my favorite type of baked goods. Sweet muffins, fruit muffins, savory muffins, breakfast muffins… I’ll take the lot. Muffins are easy to make, relatively healthy and are very satisfying and filling. They freeze well too and taste just as good when reheated in the microwave. What’s more, is that… 

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Kids who prepare meals with their parents are more likely to eat healthier as adults while those who are not taught cooking skills resort to quick fixes like fast food. In other words, teaching them how to cook teaches them how to eat.

Making every moment matter

For years I’ve been working on this blog and for years I’ve been discussing how important it is for us to come together as a family in the kitchen. After being together for 12 years, my husband and I have many great memories that revolve around the dinner table. Not just the food, of course, but… 

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April is National Soyfoods Month and in that honor they are encouraging people to swap out a recipe with a lighter, plant based option.

Sweet & Sour Stir-Fry

This is a sponsored post, brought to you to discuss National Soyfoods Month, encouraging people to swap out a recipe with a lighter, plant based option. I feel like in the Spring time I come out of hibernation; I literally feel like a whole new person. My fingers long to play in the dirt, my toes are… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 127

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend. This Saturday my girls had their first soccer games, for the 4 year-old it was her first game ever, so that was a big deal. And just for the record, both teams lost really, really badly. I don’t have a segue, so here it is:… 

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These healthy homemade tortillas take only 10 minutes and use only four ingredients. So simple!

Healthy Homemade Tortillas

This homemade tortilla recipe was shared on our site a few years ago and I’m so excited to see that it’s still making its way across Pinterest and other websites! After all of this time I wanted to give it a little update to address some of the questions that you all have and share a few… 

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Vanilla Maple Cake Bites

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Holstein Housewares. I received product samples to facilitate this post well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Our family hosted Easter this year; it’s been a blast, a wonderful blur of mess making in the kitchen over the past week… 

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