Category : Recipes

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 πŸ™‚ 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 […]

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, Β 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 […]

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 πŸ™‚ JennΒ  Directions Grilled chicken or homemade chicken cutlets Romaine Lettuce Diced red onion Blue cheese crumbles Cherry Tomatoes Tessamae’s Southwest Ranch Dressing

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 πŸ™‚ Jenn Hot Cocoa Recipe 1-2 tablespoon of unsweetened […]

What’s For Dinner? Shrimp and Asparagus Risotto

Any meal that you can easily make in one pan is always my favorite way to cook during the week! This dish is easy and delicious. Shrimp and risotto are two of my favorite foods, so this recipe is one of my personal favorites. My kids all LOVE shrimp, so I make a lot. Adjust the recipe for your own family πŸ™‚ Enjoy! Jenn Recipe adapted from Iowa Girl Eats 2-1/2 cups chicken broth 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons […]

What’s For Dinner?? Thanksgiving Edition: Lightened Up Recipes

It is hard to believe that tomorrow is Thanksgiving!!! Honestly, I am not a huge fan of the traditional Thanksgiving meal…although I love Thanksgiving. I love gathering with friends and family and taking time to be thankful for all that I have. Whether you are cooking or bringing food to wherever you are heading, here are some of my favorite recipes for “lightened up” apps and side dishes to enjoy with your loved ones. Happy Thanksgiving!! Jenn Roasted Veggies Super […]

What’s For Dinner? Squash, Sweet Potato & Apple Soup

This morning when I woke up and left my house I could not believe that it was in the 30’s and there was frost on my windows!! Luckily I was heading to a heated yoga class and warmed up quickly πŸ˜‰ This soup is perfect for this chilly night! Two things I am grateful for on a chilly day, hot yoga & homemade soup. Enjoy πŸ™‚ Jenn Ingredients: 3-4 large whole carrots (peeled and diced) 1 sweet onion (diced) 4 […]