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Easy Peasy 3 Ingredient Kid-Friendly Dessert

As I've mentioned before, I'm participating in the H-E-B Back to School Meal Maker Challenge along with 9 other bloggers.  Our task is to create easy meal and snack ideas using products you can purchase at H-E-B.  This week I decided to do a quick dessert that is easy to make once the kiddos get home from school. Easy Peasy Chocolate … [Read more...]

Back to School Meal Maker Challenge with H-E-B and ConAgra

As August is quickly approaching I'm sure many of you with children are starting to dread getting back into the school year routine.  I know I am. Things are busy now but when school starts things get even busier. I'm so excited to be working with H-E-B and ConAgra in a six-week Meal Maker Challenge.  The purpose of this challenge is to help make … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Quick & Healthy Meals at Home

Today's families are eating out more than ever. With school activities, sports, church - who has time to make home-cooked meals? I know we struggle in this area and here are 5 tips for quick and healthy meats at home from Ziporah Janowski, co-owner of the Camp Shane weight loss camp for children and young adults. Make frozen veggies your friend. … [Read more...]

Smoothie Recipes for Picky Eaters

Do you have picky eaters?  If so, you are not alone.  Here are some smoothie recipes perfect for those picky eaters courtesy of Camp Shane: Banilla Shake: 1 ½ cups skim or 1% milk 1 peeled and sliced medium banana, frozen (Wrap sliced banana in plastic wrap or place in a freezer storage bag. Freeze several hours or overnight.) ½ tsp. … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Planning Help with Relish!

If you are wanting to start planning your meals to help reduce your spending on your food budget, Relish! just may be able to help out! Relish is a weekly menu planner aimed to help busy families put wonderful meals on the table every night. No sloppy casseroles or expensive kitchen blunders. Instead look for everyday food...with a gourmet … [Read more...]

Chicken and Couscous

This recipe was a big hit at our house and was really simple to make.  There are only a handful of ingredients and are probably ingredients you already have on hand. Ingredients: 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (cut in half) Olive Oil (just a swirl around the pan should work) 1/2 cup diced onion 1 cup whole wheat couscous 1 … [Read more...]

Fiesta Turkey Chili Recipe

My husband loves Chili but I don't like the calories that come along with the standard recipes for Chili.  So instead of a high calorie Chili recipe, we use this: 2 tbs EVOO 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup onion, diced 2 stalks celery 1 lb ground turkey 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tbs chili powder 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 can … [Read more...]

Easy, Cheap Dinner – Chicken, Green Beans, Mashed Cauliflower

First off, I'm sorry for the poor picture quality.  The battery was low on my camera and I didn't want Ryan's dinner to get cold waiting on me to change the batteries. We had boneless, skinless chicken breast, green beans and mashed cauliflower. When I cook boneless, skinless chicken breast, I always cut them in half so they are not as … [Read more...]