Healthy & Fast Breakfast Ideas

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I don't know about you, but I notice a difference in my eating habits if I do not eat breakfast. I have {reluctantly} been keeping a food journal and I can easily see that I tend to snack more when I have skipped a meal, particularly breakfast. I know this isn't breaking news, but in honor of breakfast, I wanted to share a few healthy recipes with you. Start your day off right and curb your … [Read more...]

Adding Fruit To Your Diet + Fun Things You Can Do With Fruit!

Last week, we talked about the benefits of veggies. Today, we are going to look at the reasons why we should also include fruits in our diet. Before we get to some yummy recipes, check out these compelling reasons to make them! • Fruits are a low-cal, low fat option. They provide the natural sugar our bodies need, a good source of fiber, and of course, oodles of vitamins! • Fruits are a … [Read more...]

Ten Simple Ways To Say I Love You

February is deemed the month of love all because of one day – February 14th. Valentine's Day is the day dedicated to making sure those you love know you love them. But when you think about it, shouldn't that happen every day? I say YES! So here are ten simple ways to say, "I love you" any day of the week: Make a favorite dessert. My hubby's favorite dessert is cheesecake. Since I have never … [Read more...]

No More Boring Breakfasts! How to Make Easy Jelly Rolls, Cereal Bars, Egg Casserole & More!

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Does anyone else out there hate the ho-hum boring nature of breakfast? I mean really, how many eggs, stacks of pancakes, or yogurt can one person be expected to eat? B.O.R.I.N.G. I personally get sick of the same old breakfast routines so I try to find new, exciting recipes to liven up the breakfast table. Like a hearty and colorful scrabbled egg, filled with green, red, and yellow peppers, … [Read more...]

Let’s Party! **Easy Entertaining Tips** (Plus:Easy Chocolate Recipes!)

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I love to entertain. There is something very satisfying to me when I open my home to others. True, there is some work involved. You have to plan a little and be prepared, but it does not have to be stressful. In fact, entertaining can be as easy as 1-2-3! Whether you are serving up coffee, a full meal, or some simple desserts, entertaining can be a pleasant experience! Here are some quick tips to … [Read more...]

How to Make Breakfast Pizza & Chocolate Donuts (Plus Making it Educational)

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How To Make Simple Breakfast Pizza and Chocolate Donuts With The Kids. Plus Make Cooking Educational For Preschoolers!   I love preschool fun…I think more than my preschooler! Our letters the last two weeks have been D and P and let me tell you, there are a lot of D and P foods you can use for these letters. Let's take some time to whet our appetite. Think about a scrumptious Deep-Dish … [Read more...]

Cooking With Kids: How to Make Granola Snacks & Easy Calzones

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How To Make Granola and Easy Calzones With The Kids by: D (Deanna) of  SpotLight316 Ministries I am Deanna. All my friends call me D, so you can too! I am a wife, mom, and friend who wears many different hats. My primary role is that of wife and mom. I found the proverbial “beauty from ashes” in my own broken world and it is these very struggles that drive me to provide a space for … [Read more...]

How To Make Gluten Free Buffalo Sweet Potato Pizza

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Gluten Free Buffalo Sweet Potato Pizza Recipe By Lauren Wuscher of Lauren David Style Stylish, Allergen Free Party Planning Without Breaking the Bank THE CRUST 3/4c white rice flour 1/4c + 2 tbsp potato starch 2 tbsp tapioca starch 1 tsp xanthan gum 2/3c rice milk 2 eggs 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp Italian spices 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp red pepper flakes (you don’t have to add this in, we … [Read more...]

DIY: Microwave Popcorn in a Paper Bag (Cheap & Easy )

The other night I wanted popcorn and found that we were out of oil. Yes I have one of those unhealthy round popcorn poppers that requires oil. :) So my daughter and I got creative. Here is what we got together: 1 lunch paper bag Scotch tape 1/4 cup pop corn bowl … [Read more...]

Mexican Chicken In The Crock Pot (Creative Recipes For Moms)

Mexican Chicken in the Slow Cooker This week's  recipe is for yummy Mexican Chicken using Sharon's recipe from Mom On Dealz! This recipe is quick and perfect for when you want to use ingredients from your pantry. For instance I only had one can of black beans so I used a can of red beans to substitute for the second can and it tasted great! Plus the chicken comes out so moist and juicy that it … [Read more...]

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