Perhaps the best kitchen appliance I have ever bought is my Vitamix. You can turn heaps of veggies into soup or sauce and feed it happily to unsuspecting family members. YAY! I used a veggie combo that was growing in my garden to create the sauce for this chili. Often we hear that we need
One of the most challenging things about about returning home from travel is coming home to an empty refrigerator and wondering what to make for dinner. I try never to let that happen. We are going to the beach in the next couple weeks so I built some time into my meal prep schedule to
When I meal plan I don’t think about fitting dishes to fit a certain “diet” like Paleo or low carb. I think more in terms of how can I pack the most nutrients into their diet each day. We all want our kids to eat tons of vegetables, but sometimes it is a struggle to
We are back from vacation at the beach! We had a great time with lots of sand and sun! The kids had a blast in the ocean! We left early this morning with the goal of getting the girls back in time for an afternoon nap. Two days without a nap for two year olds
As you know, I have four children, two sets of twins. The girls are almost 2 1/2 and the boys are 6 1/2. The boys can disassemble a room faster than I can clean it up. It is amazing that immediately after I clean the bathroom, they have an “accident” and completely miss the toilet
I planted my cilantro seeds back in March with the hope that some would grow into plants. Well, they all did! Now I have enough cilantro to add to every meal of the day! I’ve made cilantro smoothies, eggs, salads and now…marinade/dressing. All four kids had runny noses today so I wanted to act fast!