This Mom Life: 7 Things on my Mind

This Mom Life

I’m not generally a stream of conscious kind of blogger.  It must be the writer in me who thinks a published piece should be planned, revised, and edited before my readers get to see it.  Eh.  Sometimes you have to break the mold, jump out of your comfort zone, and go for it.  Instead of…

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Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup. A healthy, easy soup recipe that is a perfect fall recipe! Naturally gluten-free and can be made vegan.

I know “pregnancy brain” is a thing, but what about “mom brain.” Is that a real thing? If it’s not, it should be.  Then I’ll have a valid excuse for my forgetfulness. Last week I was scheduled to bring snack for Luke’s school.  Easy enough.  I had two bags of baby carrots and some cucumbers…

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What I Ate Wednesday (& an Update on Weight and Calorie Counting)

What I Ate Wednesday Breakfast

I thought it’d been a month since I shared a What I Ate Wednesday post.  I just looked and it’s actually been two months. Isn’t it funny how time slips by like that?  Before we know it, it’s going to be HalloweenThanksgivingChristmas!  Yikes. Last time I shared I talked to you about calorie counting.  My…

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Vegan Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

These vegan Salted Caramel Apple Pie bars the the most amazing apple dessert! So much easier than apple pie and they are incredible!! Such a great fall baking recipe.

You are going to want to stop what you are doing and make these bars immediately.  Seriously.  These Vegan Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars just shot up onto my favorite desserts list. They taste incredible.  As in you will eat one and have to leave the house so you don’t eat the whole pan.  Tim…

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Coconut Oil Roasted Beets (AKA Vegetable Candy!)

Coconut Oil Roasted Beets recipe. I like to call these beets Vegetable Candy! They are perfect sweet and caramelized. I could eat the whole bowl myself! Beets have amazing detox properties--this is a great way to eat them!

So, yes.  I put both the words beets and candy in the title of this post.  Candy legitimately belongs in the same title as a recipe for roasted beets.  Wait! I’m not crazy.  When you roast beets with coconut oil, their sweetness comes out and if there ever was a vegetable that deserves the name…

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2-Minute Dark Chocolate Brown Rice Porridge

2-Minute Dark Chocolate Brown Rice Porridge recipe. In 2 minutes you can have a wholesome, decadent breakfast (or even dessert!) Easy recipe for busy mornings.

This delicious Brown Rice Porridge recipe is brought to you on behalf of Minute® Ready to Serve Rice. Thank you for inspiring me to create this unique breakfast idea!September is National Rice Month. I thought I’d let you know in case you needed an excuse to eat more rice.  Brown rice is a wholesome staple…

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