Recipes

Smoothie Project

Smoothies are a great way to kickstart the day or enjoy as an afternoon pick-me-up.  I’ve always loved drinking smoothies but I didn’t enjoy the process of making or cleaning them up.

I was inspired by Weelicious’ Smoothie Project to begin drinking them regularly, and it was through...Read More »


Bringing Home Baby Recipes

It was such a relief to have hearty meals already whipped up that we took from the freezer and popped in the oven when we first brought Olivia home.  Feeding myself was often the last thing on my mind, so having meals ready was so helpful.  It’s important that you’re...Read More »


Yogurt Bark

Here’s another healthy + super simple snack!  You can be creative and use a variety of ingredients.  All you need is yogurt and whatever ingredients you’d like to mix in.  It’s quick, quick, quick.

Yogurt Bark

Ingredients

  • Chobani Strawberry Yogurt
  • Sliced strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries

Steps

  1. Lay wax paper on a cookie...Read More »

Add A Little Crunch: Granola


We eat yogurt on the regular in our household so granola is a nice crunchy touch.  It adds a little carbs, a little fat, a little fruit, and a little protein.  You can tweak this recipe any way you’d like — perhaps adding dried fruit, some peanut butter, or...Read More »


Fruit + Yogurt Breakfast Popsicles

Popsicles for breakfast? SURE!  These are going to be perfect this summer when the heat is no joke.  If you saw my last post — Affordable + Practical Toddler Easter Baskets, then you’ll recognize these ice pop sticks.  I put a few in Liv’s Easter basket this year...Read More »


No-Bake Energy Bites

These Energy Bites seem to be all the rage lately so I knew I had to give them a try, and they did not disappoint!  I couldn’t stop eating spoonfuls as I was mixing. They’re that good!

This is another quick recipe.  Surprise, surprise.  You just stir all ingredients together,...Read More »


Spring Berry Galette

Oh man do I love eating these in the spring + summer!  They’re delicious any time of day and they have fruit so we can eat it for breakfast, right?!  You can load them up with any fruit but my go-to includes a variety of berries since we’re always stocked.  I...Read More »


To-Go Baked Oatmeal

I will forever + always love recipes that I can bake ahead of time and then enjoy as a grab-and-go snack. You can guarantee that almost everything I bake/cook is either going to be frozen to enjoy at a later date or serves our family for more than one meal....Read More »


Olivia's TWO

Olivia turned two this past weekend!  We had a fun-filled weekend with special visits from family.  We spent our time exploring the city and eating all sorts of delicious food.  We planned to do something fun with family for her birthday but living in a small home felt it’d...Read More »


Banana, Oat + Egg Pancakes

I’m always up for simple + quick recipes with minimal ingredients that are also healthy.  This one is all of that!  Olivia isn’t a big eater so I’m guilty of just sticking with food that I know she’ll eat.  I’ve been trying to offer more variety in...Read More »


Valentine's Day Sugar Cookies!

It was always a Valentine’s tradition to bake and ice sugar cookies with my mom growing up.  When I was in college she’d send me a box full – always a hit!  I’ve started the tradition with Olivia, although I saved a big mess by icing...Read More »