Tag: summer

Healthy Frozen Snickers Banana Bites

So yeah. This happened. Do you know that chocolate covered frozen banana bites you can get at Trader Joe’s? Well, they were the inspiration for this dessert. I wanted to make ones that taste like a Snickers Bar. These Frozen Banana Bites are little, for when you want just a […]

 

Scandinavian White Fish Packets

Hola! I have a different kind of post for you today! A joint post with my Sister-In-Law AKA Chicago Jogger! It’s funny how life has this way of working things out. You see, I grew up in the middle of two boys. I ALWAYS longed for a sister. Then, my […]

 

Healthy Peach and Pistachio Fudge

For a while now, I have wanted to use fresh peaches and pistachios together in a recipe. I thought about making cookies. I ended up making this Healthy Peach and Pistachio Fudge. When coconut oil became popular, I quickly started using it in my baking, but this is my first […]

 

Summer Fruit Water Bar for kids

My family is having a wonderful summer here in Cedar Falls, Iowa!   This year, I have two active toddler boys, and we are ON THE MOVE!   I finally know why people say they get all their exercise by chasing their kiddos around!  My boys are ALWAYS running in […]

 

Watermelon Yogurt Ice Pops

Ever since I posted my DIY “go gurt” last September, I knew that I wanted to experiment with some different flavors. There are just so many wonderful fruits that would make homemade fruit yogurt for kids. What kid wouldn’t love watermelon yogurt?  These DIY “go gurts” can be easily frozen […]

 

DIY Yogurt with fruit on the bottom

On this blog, my DIY “Go Gurt” has been popular.  But do you know what I LOVED when I was a kid? Yogurt with FRUIT on the bottom!  Yogurt with fruit on the bottom was one of my favorite things to take in my school lunch.  Sometimes, I mixed the […]

 

Healthy Grocery Store Frappuccino

If you are a frequent reader of this blog, then you know I love coffee.  I used to put all sorts of unhealthy things in my coffee, but I don’t anymore.  I have weaned myself off those fake coffee creamers, and have even stopped adding honey or maple syrup to my coffee. […]

 

Sriracha Deviled Eggs

I am back from the Ultimate Foodie Chicago Weekend. My husband and I went to Chicago for a long weekend ( left the kiddos with my in laws).  We hit up some of the major foodie hot spots in the west loop.  ( Blackbird, and Sephia). We also went to […]

 

Pineapple Yogurt Soft Serve

I have been a little obsessed with blending frozen fruit, especially bananas to make healthy ice-cream like desserts.  I decided to try something different this time.   Instead of banana based ice cream.  I made pineapple based.  I mixed just two ingredients.  frozen pineapple and plain yogurt.   If this […]

 

Avocado-Tomato Naan Pizza

When I updated my About Me page on my blog last week. ( Which I have put off for a long time).  I mentioned that I was lucky enough to Marry an Iowan.  You know, Iowans are the nicest people in the WHOLE world! They also grow the best produce in […]