Whole Grain Brown Rice Krispy Treats

brown rice crispy treats

Do your kids ask for the familiar rice krispy treats but you want a little more fiber and nutrition? How about a recipe without corn syrup? I try to keep a well stocked pantry of snacks. Having a variety of them on hand allows my family to enjoy the convenience without sacrificing nutrition.  By making […]

Chicken Parmesan Cups

Chicken Parmesan Cups

Get access to a FREE week of menus One of the challenges in family cooking is finding a recipe that everyone will eat and can be adjusted to the proper portions.  This Chicken Parmesan Loaf was a hit with my family.  Re-thinking the whole portion control thing, I made this recipe in a muffin pan […]

Lunchbox Wars: The DIY Pizza Lunch

Lunchable Pizza Remake copy

Get access to a FREE week of menus Today we put ones of those boxed Do-It-Yourself pizza lunches to the test. It’s easy to see the appeal of this lunch – mini pizzas the kids get to make themselves – fun! Food and interaction? definitely a plus. What’s In The Box? Our boxed lunch came […]

How to Make Fruit Leather – Homemade Fruit Roll-ups

homemade fruit leather

Get access to a FREE week of menus This time of year tends to lean toward craziness.  With the school year winding down, the calendar is full of activities that have my family on the run most days.  I love all the activity of ball games, practices and school programs, but it does become difficult […]

Kiwi Crate: Hands-On Fun, Delivered to Your Door!

Kiwi Crate Space Exploration

I know this is typically a ‘food’ blog… but we recently received a ‘fun’ crafty box and we instantly thought we had to share how much fun our kids had playing with this new idea.  If you are anything like me -on the not-so-crafty-side– then, you’ll appreciate someone else putting together a box-of-craftiness ready for […]