Southwest Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Southwest Stuffed Spaghetti Squash. An easy vegetarian main course!

Don’t you just love sweet potatoes?  Talk about a versatile spud.  It can be everything from breakfast, to dessert, to the star of a soup, to a side dish, to a main course.  And it just happens to be a superfood filled with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory and disease fighting components. Today I stuff a sweet…

Read More »

How to Make Chicken Stock in the Crock Pot

Homemade chicken stock is full of nutrients and can save you money! Find out how to easily make it in your crock pot!

  When I first discovered I could make bone broth in the slow cooker, my life was changed.  Making stock on the stove top isn’t exactly difficult, but who has hours and hours to babysit a pot of simmering bones in a pot on the stove?  Not me.  I much prefer to throw everything in…

Read More »

Snow Art

Snow Art. All you need are some squeeze bottles, water, and food coloring to create fun snow art. Come see what we created! Great snow day winter activity for kids.

What a week!  We started the week with Luke breaking his leg and then the cold, snowy weather means Meghan hasn’t had school yet this week.  This isn’t the post I had planned for today, but with one child needing me for every little thing (“Mommy! I can’t reach my car!”) and another one looking…

Read More »

Quinoa Avocado Salad

Quinoa Avocado Salad with Orange, Pistachios, and Oil-free Lime Dressing. Quick and healthy recipe and delicious!

Do you ever have a 24 hour period that feels like you’ve lived a week inside of a day?  That’s what the last 24 hours or so have been like for me. This past weekend was one of the coldest of the winter, and with two active kids, taking them to SkyZone, an indoor trampoline…

Read More »

Chocolate Bliss Balls

These Chocolate Bliss Balls are made with just 4 ingredients. No baking--they are ready in minutes! A great healthy snack idea.

I have to tell you about the conversation that went on when I taking pictures of these Bliss Balls. Tim:  Taking more pictures of terd balls? My mother-in-law, Fran:  Tim! Those are delicious! Tim:  I know they’re good.  But don’t you have a billion terd ball recipes on your site already? (Looking at me.) Maryea:…

Read More »