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What’s For Dinner? Crab Cake Salad

Spring is here!!! This weather has been beautiful and I have been inspired to start cooking some summer meals! This is an easy go to in my house, I am lucky because all of my children love seafood!! It is very easy to prepare and yummy!! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Simple Crab Cakes Lump crab meat (1 lb) 1 tablespoon of mayo (spectrum brand or just mayo) 1 large egg 1/3 cup of panko crumbs old bay to taste salt & […]

MMHM: Monkey Bowl Breakfast: Kid & Adult Friendly

Admittedly, I am not a breakfast person. I know how important breakfast is, so I eat it, although I could easily go without. Two of my children LOVE breakfast and two of them are just not breakfast kids. I always try to find some new fun ideas to appeal to both myself and my non-breakfast loving kids. This is easy, healthy and has a fun name to help appeal to those kids that don’t like traditional breakfast foods. Really, this […]

What’s For Dinner?? Quinoa, Apple & Goat Cheese Salad

I am a firm believer of eating at least one salad a day, but I need to mix my salad game up often so I don’t get bored. This salad was a nice break from what I normally eat and really filled me up! I diced 1/2 of an apple, some goat cheese, about 1/4 cup of cooked quinoa, some spring mix, slivered almonds and dried cranberries. For my dressing, I kept it simple! 1 teaspoon Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar, […]

What’s For Dinner?? Kale & Crispy Chickpea Salad from Love Leaf

Abbie & I did the Crane & Lion and Love Leaf 7 day Salad Challenge last week and seriously EVERY single recipe was amazing!!! We wanted to feature our favorite one for today’s recipe. Check out Crane & Lion and Love Leaf and follow them on Instagram and Facebook, amazing workout clothes from Crane & Lion and awesome recipes and healthy eating tips from Love Leaf. Added bonus: Crane & Lion will be at Yoga, Wine & More on March […]

MMHM: How to Keep Those Goals & Create A Lifestyle Change

Now that we are halfway through February, a lot of those New Year’s Resolutions may have taken a backseat. Sound like you?? If so, we have some great tips.  We are featuring Paige from LearnFit.org, she gives some great ideas about making 2017 your fittest year yet, turning those goals into lifestyle changes. Thanks Paige!! Happy Monday, Jenn Don’t Give Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions: How to Create Permanent Healthy Habits Too many people give up on their New […]

What’s For Dinner? Taco Pizza & Shrimp Fajitas with Cauliflower Cilantro Lime Rice

My kids are OBSESSED with tacos and fajitas, so these make it into our menu weekly. Typically we have to abide by the “Taco Tuesday” rule that they also love, although really, no matter what day of the week it is,  who doesn’t love tacos and fajitas?!? I personally like to mix it up and make a healthier alternative for myself. My kids however loved this Taco Pizza and it was really easy to prepare. The shrimp fajitas were also […]

MMHM: Winter Wardrobe Must Haves: Burpee Mom Edition

If you are anything like me, you have accumulated some GREAT pieces for your wardrobe and some items that were a total waste over the years. Recently there have been a ton of articles floating around about creating your perfect “wardrobe capsule.” The idea is simple, get rid of the clutter and keep/invest is some really great and necessary pieces that you can wear frequently. Think classics: the perfect denim jacket, a great winter coat, quality black leggings, black leather […]

What’s For Dinner? Buffalo Chicken Salad

This salad is super easy and satisfies the craving for buffalo chicken without the added calories. It is a great lunch or dinner, alone or paired with a cup of your favorite soup!   Enjoy 🙂 Jenn  Directions Grilled chicken or homemade chicken cutlets Romaine Lettuce Diced red onion Blue cheese crumbles Cherry Tomatoes Tessamae’s Southwest Ranch Dressing

This New Year: Focus On: Finding Balance, Restoration & Reflection

Many people take January 1st as the day to begin their New Year’s resolutions. For many people, creating a large (and often unrealistic goal) does not always work well come February. I often was one of those people. I would create big plans for myself, mainly deciding to start some sort of diet plan on January 1st, come mid-January, the diet plan would be out the door and I felt deflected. Over the past few years, I have taken a […]

MMHM: Winter Treat: Homemade Hot Cocoa

If your kids are anything like mine, as soon as the weather gets cold they ask for hot cocoa all the time. I hate buying the prepackaged mixes that are filled with artificial junk…this homemade recipe is super easy and your kids will love helping you make it. A great winter treat for snow days! I make homemade whipped cream with this as well sometimes and add it on top. Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Hot Cocoa Recipe 1-2 tablespoon of unsweetened […]

What’s For Dinner? Cherry & Peach Summer Salad

This salad is a great dinner for a hot summer night.  I always like to create new salads because I get bored with food easily! This is a good summer salad. The combination of the fruit, spring mix & cheese adds a great flavor. Enjoy 🙂 Jenn    Ingredients:  2 cups of Spring Mix & Arugula 1 peach, sliced a handful of dark red cherries, pitted 1 scallion, diced (just the greens) about 1-2 teaspoons of blue cheese crumbles *Arrange […]

Fitness Friday: Focus on Spinning

Music pumping, heart rate up, lights out, black light on. Sound like fun? It is! Looking to mix it up and try something different in your workout routine? Try a Spin Class, they offer a great workout in a cozy & energetic atmosphere that leaves you feeling great. Focus Fitness Main Line offers a variety of spin classes and the instructors are experienced, fun and offer an amazing workout. Not only will you have fun, but you will ride anywhere […]

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day! We hope that you are enjoying a relaxing weekend with your friends & family and a patriotic cocktail! Check out this red, white & blue sangria from Recipe Girl. http://www.recipegirl.com/2011/06/23/red-white-and-blue-sangria/ Today’s #MMHM is to honor all of those that serve our country and to teach our children what it really means to be a true hero! #landofthefreebecauseofthebrave Enjoy 🙂 Jenn

Vegan Overnight Oats

It is so important to eat a healthy breakfast, we all know that, right?? Although, if your morning looks anything like mine, getting time to actually prepare a wholesome breakfast is near impossible. This is one of my favorite recipes. I make this at nighttime while I am cleaning up from dinner, put it in the fridge to sit overnight, and by the morning I have a healthy breakfast waiting for me! There are a lot of overnight oats recipes […]

What’s For Dinner? Apricot & Sage Baked Chicken Legs

Looking for something different to make this weekend? Try these Baked Apricot & Sage Chicken Legs for your Memorial Day BBQ, a good alternative to burgers and hot dogs and easier to prepare than they sound and taste! This is my version of a Skinnytaste recipe that is a lightened up version of “Please Don’t Stop Chicken” from the Fifty Shades of Chicken Cookbook. Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Ingredients: Large pack of chicken legs (Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods) Sea salt […]

Featured Mom: #ExcellentEllie May 2015

  Our featured mom for May is Ellie Dillon. Ellie and her boys rarely miss a good BTB workout. Ellie excels at all that she does, whether it is pushing through lunges or burpees, holding a plank, or chasing after her little one, she rocks at it, that is why she is #ExcellentEllie.  We would like to share with all of you some fun facts about BTB mom Ellie! Thanks to Ellie and all the  BTB Moms for always showing up!! #momsrock #hardwork #byebyebabyweight #borntoburpee BTB: Tell us a little about […]

Grilled Eggplant with Sauteed Vegetables

This easy weeknight recipe is a great way to pack a lot of veggies into one meal! I just started my Lancaster CSA weekly veggie share again and I am so excited. This is my third year participating in it, and it has introduced me to a ton of different veggies and inspired many great recipes. This is one that I like to make during the week, I usually make some pasta for my kids to go with it. Enjoy […]

What’s For Dinner? Grilled Shrimp Fajitas with Fresh Mango Salsa

Looking for a Cinco De Mayo inspired dish to make this week? Try this tonight!! This is a delicious alternative to traditional fajitas, my family loved these! They go great with a yummy margarita! You can serve them on a fajita, taco shell or over a salad. Enjoy! Jenn Ingredients: For the shrimp: 1-2 lbs of raw jumbo shrimp, peeled 2 teaspoons of cumin juice of 1 lime Squeeze lime juice over the shrimp and season with cumin. Let sit […]

What’s For Dinner? Chopped Berry & Grilled Chicken Salad

I love this time of year! The weather today is beautiful and inspired this “summer is right around the corner” salad! The key to this salad is to really chop all of your ingredients into small pieces. If you need to take this salad on the go, it is an easy one to make into a mason jar salad.  Put your dressing on the bottom, then stack the rest of the ingredients in the following order: berries, cucumber, chicken, almonds […]

Park Time Workouts

Hi Moms!  The weather is finally nice this Spring, get outside to the parks with your little ones.  While  you are there, don’t just sit on the bench, grass or stand around WORKOUT! Choose an exercise from each category below and do 10 reps of each, then 9 reps, then 8 reps all the way down to 1 rep.  Race a friend to the end, time yourself, just get it done.  Share with us on Social Media using #BTBparkworkouts when you do, […]