Peanut Butter (and Jelly!) Granola Bars

  If you've ever had a picky eater in your household, you know the angst of trying to get them to branch out. Our picky eater would eat the same meal for lunch and dinner every.single.day. if we let him: a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Seriously, this kid LOVES his PB&Js. I'm constantly working … Continue reading Peanut Butter (and Jelly!) Granola Bars

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Delicious and Easy Veggie-Packed Spaghetti your Kids Will Love!

With baby on his way in the next few weeks, I'm all about keeping meals as easy as possible. But I don't want to rely on chicken nuggets and tater tots, because eating real foods and lots of veggies is important to me! This delicious and veggie-packed spaghetti recipe is perfect for nights when I want … Continue reading Delicious and Easy Veggie-Packed Spaghetti your Kids Will Love!

20 Minute Creamy Garlic Spinach Pasta

Everything I do these days is done in short spurts of time. Sewing, cooking, cleaning... and if I have a longer stretch of time, obviously I'm going to spend it sewing. So I'm digging meals that are quick and easy, but also super yummy and still real food.This meal was born out of a "uh … Continue reading 20 Minute Creamy Garlic Spinach Pasta

Curry Squash Apple Soup

I truly adore soup season. There's something about a bowl of soup that just makes me want to cozy up beside a fire. [of course, I'd need to have a fireplace first...] The other thing I love about soup? My kids eat it. And love it. It's one of the few ways my two-year-old willingly … Continue reading Curry Squash Apple Soup

Healthy Living eBook Bundle – AKA super awesome books for super cheap!

As many of you oh-so-loyal readers know, one of the things that I'm pretty passionate about [read: passionate, not perfect!] and have blogged about numerous times is living a healthy and natural lifestyle. This is a journey that I've been on for awhile now, with a huge focus in my house on wasting less and … Continue reading Healthy Living eBook Bundle – AKA super awesome books for super cheap!

Real Food Meal Planning: a free printable!

Back at the beginning of 2012, I made some not-resolutions. I had a lot of goals for all areas of life. One of those was meal planning. I've never been very good at meal planning. I don't enjoy following recipes, and I don't like to follow rigid schedules. I like to fly by the seat … Continue reading Real Food Meal Planning: a free printable!

It’s Not Health Food… It’s Just Food.

A couple weeks ago, I was waiting in line at the grocery store check out. It was a busy time of the day [please remind me never to go on a Saturday afternoon... yikes], and every lane was at least three carts deep. As I skimmed through my instagram feed [I'm iftheywouldnap if you want … Continue reading It’s Not Health Food… It’s Just Food.