2-Ingredient Homemade Fruit Popsicles

Homemade Fruit Popsicles

I will put practically anything in a popsicle mold: extra smoothie, leftover homemade applesauce, juice from canned fruit. When something is frozen into a popsicle mold, it suddenly becomes a fun treat in my kids’ eyes–and I’m able to use leftovers in a creative way instead of wasting them. That was the inspiration behind these fruit popsicles. I had…

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Summertime Banana Bites

Banana Bites

I’m so happy to have a guest recipe today from Catherine Eitel, who works as my intern while she pursues her masters in Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University. She also writes a budget-friendly food blog called In The Kitchen With Cat. I love this idea for a fun, easy, healthy, summertime snack–hope your kids do too!…

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Very Berry Naturally Pink Frosting

How to make naturally pink frosting

Wouldn’t it be nice to celebrate Valentine’s Day without Red Dye #40? I’ve shared a recipe for naturally red frosting that gets its hue from beets (read Naturally Colored Frosting). I wanted to do a baby pink frosting for Valentine’s Day that’s colored and flavored with whole fruit. For naturally pink frosting, start with a half-pound of…

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Thumbprint Cookies (+ Silpat Baking Mat Giveaway!)

Thumbprint Cookies

My husband’s favorite Christmas cookies are Thumbprints. Specifically, the ones my mom makes when we visit over the holidays. So every December, I try to make him at least one batch to enjoy in the weeks leading up to Christmas–and I never, ever deviate from my mom’s recipe (scroll down to get it!). Though you can fill Thumbprints…

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No-Bake Chocolate Peppermint Bites

Chocolate Peppermint Bites

Do you have a love-hate relationship with frosted holiday sugar cookies like I do? They look so good. They taste SO GOOD. Problem is, they don’t feel so good. One buttercream-glazed cut-out snowman sends me into a headachy stupor. Though I’ll probably still have a sugar cookie or two this holiday season–because you know, maybe this time it…

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5 Daily Health Habits I’m Teaching My Kids

5 Daily Health Habits I'm Teaching My Kids

This month, I’m partnering with the National Milk Life Campaign’s Back-to-School program. I was compensated for writing this post, but all opinions are (as always!) my own. Nobody’s perfect. It’s a reality that I promote on this blog and something I show in plain view in my What We Ate Wednesday feature. Sometimes my dinner…

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