Gluten Free Apple Almond Bars & Publix® Gift Card Giveaway

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It’s time to stock the pantry and fridge with healthy after school snacks, and things to pack in lunchboxes.  My littlest loves to get in the kitchen and help so I try to find easy recipes for her. Plus, if it is Gluten Free & Dairy Free we love it because that means everyone at […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie

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So it has been a little over 6 years since my son has eaten gluten. Food allergies can make it hard to fit in when you are a kid. Especially when you see everyone around you enjoying snack cakes, cupcakes, special treats in their lunchboxes. Like any good mama I try to find recipes for […]

Kid Friendly Simple Rice Pudding

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I love getting my kids in the kitchen to help me cook. It really boosts their confidence when I give them a recipe that they can put together themselves with a little help.  They love learning new tricks in the kitchen depending on their skill level, and little do they know I am secretly working […]

Stuffed French Toast Muffins

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THESE ARE EPIC!!! Sorry to bust out in all caps right off the bat, but y’all don’t understand.   These Stuffed French Toast Muffins are out of this world amazing. The kind of amazing that makes you go back for more…. and then wish you made them more often…. and then bake some fresh french […]

Kickin’ Potato Wedges

Kickin-Potato-Wedges

I love finding new ways to kick dinner up a notch. There are only so many times I can serve regular ole’ french fries as a side in a week.  I am pretty sure my kids could just eat the fries by themselves for dinner at this point and be happy. ME on the other […]

Beach Bum Chex Mix

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We love heading to the beach! And you can’t go to the beach without snacks! This Beach Bum Chex Mix was a natural creation, and super simple! The Goldfish crackers make this so much fun. There are so many varieties you can add, plus you can even find some Generic cracker whales, sharks, and more […]

How to Make Homemade Sunscreen

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The longer I am a parent the more I uncover things that I am uncomfortable with putting on our bodies. One of them being sunscreen….especially the spray kind. The list of chemicals in those store bought sunscreens is FRIGHTENING. Not to mention the potential side effects. Now, before you gather the lynch mob and start […]

Easy Pancake Bites

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Back to School time is coming whether we like it or not. Truth is, I have to feed my kids year round….crazy, right?!  I swear they eat enough for a small army, but I have to remind myself that they are still growing. The burning question at my house every morning is, “What do we […]

Strawberry Lemonade Poke Cake

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My kids love having a sweet treat in the evenings, so I like to surprise them with something special from time to time.  Tonight it was this Strawberry Lemonade Poke Cake! I love it because poke cakes are so easy to make. They turn out moist, and flavorful every time. All they need is a […]

Gluten Free Fried Chicken

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It has been a while since I told our story, but my son is Gluten Free. It makes eating fun kid foods a little more challenging but not impossible. He love fried chicken with a “handle bone”…I just have to make it. This recipe is super simple, and not much different than typical fried chicken. […]

Homemade Rainbow Chip Frosting

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Oh the things you learn. Betty Crocker used to make Rainbow Chip Frosting in a tub to go with their Rainbow Chip Cake.  Do not try to compare this to Pillsbury’s Funfetti. There are some serious die hards out there that will correct you very quickly. The difference: Funfetti uses sprinkles while Rainbow chip is […]

S’More Dip

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I want S’More Summer! I want S’More fun! I want S’More Dip! Y’all, buckle your seat belts because this S’More dip is too easy to be legal. The kids helped me throw it together, and we all watched the marshmallows puff and get toasty through the oven window. When it was done we sat around […]

DIY Healthy Smoothie Packs

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We love smoothies at my house. At least once a day someone has the blender out whipping up some type of smoothie or protein shake. That means we go through a lot of frozen fruit and bananas. My kids aren’t always so good about measuring what they use, so I started making these DIY Healthy […]