Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

Do you struggle with snacks to take on the go? I am not a huge proponent of snacks for kids, thinking that if I limit snacks, my daughter will be more inclined to eat during our meals. This has worked for me but I still find that I should always have a snack on hand, especially when we are heading out for an activity and always after nap (no compromise there). In fact I still have an entire drawer dedicated to snacks for "on the go," packed full with Lara Bars, Raisins, Fruit & Veggie puree pouches and very occasionally animal crackers. Today's post is about making your own Granola Bar where you can control the sugar and other ingredients that go into it. Take a look and let me know what you think.

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Morning Muffins & Juicing Tips

Morning Muffins & Juicing Tips

Do you ever find yourself skipping breakfast because you either hit snooze a few too many times or you just don't know what to make with so little time? You can make a batch of these month on Sunday afternoon and be ready to fuel the family with a healthy (yet still tasty) breakfast as you run out the door. You can also prepare fresh juice and store it in an air tight container for up to 2 days to have a refreshing start to the day. Check out these tips and share with your co-workers so that they too can come to work happy and healthy.

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Food of Love- Crepes

Food of Love- Crepes

Some years I can be pretty blah about Valentine's Day but this year I have already decorated my house a little and am fully embracing the Holiday. In fact, I am taking it a step further and celebrating all month long with Food that says LOVE. I took a page from the French playbook and started the month of strong with Crepes- a wonderful thin pancake that can be filled with sweet and savory ingredients to make a perfect meal or dessert. I hope you enjoy rerouting this at home for and with your family.

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A Healthy Start- Breakfast

A Healthy Start- Breakfast

If you have or haven't made your New Year's resolution yet consider adding eating a healthy breakfast to your list. If you have children it is even more important that they are getting a good meal before starting the day. Studies have shown the impact breakfast makes on a child's ability to think and perform in school. If you are not a morning person, like myself, do yourself a favor & prepare this dish the night before and let the slow cooker take care of cooking your Oatmeal overnight while you sleep. Enjoy waking up to a warm bowl of tasty bowl of Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal.

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