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Homemade Life

This easy homemade barbecue sauce recipe is the one that won my kids over at my house. Finally, one recipe without refined sugars that won us all!

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Not all homemade barbecue sauce recipes are created equal. I’ve tried many, and my kids will often complain that one is too spicy! (too much pepper), too smoky! (paprika), too sweet! (seriously?)—and the list goes on. Of course, I like to make one sauce that will satisfy all of our preferences, so I only have to keep one

homemade potato chips

Homemade Potato Chips

How often do you eat an entire bag of those greasy potato chips and feel a tad guilty afterward? I love salty chips. I could eat an entire bag in one sitting. Is that good for me? No way. So I’m always looking for healthier options to curb my cravings. Just like MOMables is always

how to make zucchini chips

How to Make Zucchini Chips

Have you ever made your own chips? I’m a salt person. I crave chips. It’s my go-to snack, and it seems that my kids took after me! I can’t help it. There are times when nothing satisfies my cravings more than a salty chip, and my kids are asking for the exact same thing! I

10 Healthy classroom snacks

10 Healthy Classroom Snacks

Did you know you can send relatively healthy snacks to school that your kid’s entire class will love? Most of us with school-aged children have been there…your child is sent home with a note saying that it is their turn to be “snack kid” at school. My kids love being “snack kid,” but really why

edamame fried rice

Edamame Fried Rice

Have you ever felt like you had a bowl of edamame and just couldn’t get enough? Related: Top 5 Lunchboxes We’ve Tested Fun Fact: Edamame is a green vegetable commonly known as the soybean. It’s rich in carbs, protein, vitamin K, and fiber, which makes it a great addition to the lunch box. Traditional fried rice