Thai Lettuce Cups

In Dinner, Lunch, Sides and Snacks On December 23, 2014 0 Comments

Looking for an easy, quick and healthy meal that your whole family will love? Seriously – I made this in about 10 minutes and the kids loved it.

These Thai Lettuce Cups are a great way to add protein in …

Pick-your-own Apple Recipes

In Breakfast, Sides and Snacks, Sweets On September 21, 2014 0 Comments

We had a great time apple picking this weekend in Bluemont, VA. The kids enjoyed their time at Great Country Farms – jumping on the big pillow, seeing all of the farm animals and picking their very own apples. Of …

Healthy Chocolate Mousse

In Breakfast, Sweets On September 17, 2014 0 Comments

Chocolate Mousse for breakfast? – Absolutely! I made this Healthy Chocolate Mousse with healthy fats (avocado) and protein (chia seeds), and the combination of the two will keep my kids full and give them the energy in the morning that …

Shrimp or Chicken in Wonton Cups

In Dinner, Lunch On July 21, 2014 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love food in wonton cups? This recipe with an Asian twist packs a lot of flavor for a small bite. I serve these as appetizers, but the kids will eat them as a meal. If shrimp is too …

Grilled Lemon Chicken

In Dinner On July 17, 2014 0 Comments

My husband made this Lemon Chicken for us the other night, and it was soooo good. His goals was to make it “lemony and herby.” It’s one of our summertime favorites. We make it with a side vegetable and quinoa. …

Cherry Crumble

In Sweets On June 26, 2014 0 Comments

It’s cherry season!!!! We visited the farmer’s market and came across beautiful sweet cherries. I just had to create this recipe for Cherry Crumble. It’s worth the time it takes to pit those cherries!


  • 2 Cups of cherries
  • ¼

Mini Fruit Salad

In Breakfast On June 22, 2014 0 Comments

I’m so lucky. My wonderful daughter made this creation for me this morning. It has cherries, bananas and a strawberry center from the farmer’s market we visited this weekend.


Whoopie Pies

In Sweets On June 11, 2014 0 Comments

My sister-in-law is in town for a visit, so of course I needed to please her palate – that’s what we do in our family. She came all the way from New Zealand for me to bring out the Whoopie …

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