Chocolate-Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Banana Bites

I surprised my kids today with this after school snack. These chocolate-peanut butter banana bites took under 10 minutes to make and the kids thought they were fun and tasty. This is a quick, simple, and delicious snack that put big...

Weekend Getaway

Weekend Getaway

I flew into Boise on Thursday afternoon to surprise my oldest sister, Dana, who turned 50 that day. My brother-in-law threw a big surprise party for her and we all had a fun evening together celebrating my awesome sister. The...

Parade's Community Table - 20 Delicious Desserts to Temp Your Sweet Tooth

Parade’s Community Table – 20 Delicious Desserts to Tempt Your Sweet Tooth

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table – 20 Delicious Desserts to Tempt Your Sweet Tooth Who doesn’t love a sweet treat at the end of a delicious meal? I know my family does! I have...

Maple-Pumpkin Muffins with Oats

Maple-Pumpkin Muffins with Oats

I made a muffin recipe I found on Cookie+Kate recently and they were a big hit with everyone, especially the kids. I love that these muffins use maple syrup instead of sugar, coconut oil instead of butter, and some whole wheat flour. These...

Slow-Roasted Herb Dijon Pork Shoulder

Shredded Slow-Roasted Herb Dijon Pork Shoulder

Since we have all been sick, I wanted to make a comforting Sunday night dinner. I grabbed a pork shoulder from the store and slow roasted it in the oven all afternoon. The pork smelled amazing while it roasted and...

Roasted Green Beans with Herbs, Shallots, and Garlic

Roasted Green Beans with Herbs, Shallots, and Garlic

We have had terrible colds in my house lately. My kids were both sick a couple of weeks ago, my son’s cough is still lingering, but thankfully my daughter is feeling better. I was sick all last week and still have a...

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

Why oh why did it take me SO long to make homemade applesauce? I can’t believe how utterly simple it is to make and how happy it made my children. I cooked the apples for a little longer to ensure...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Family Dinners You Can Have on the Table in 30 Minutes or Less

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Family Dinners You Can Have on the Table in 30 Minutes or Less

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Family Dinners You Can Have on the Table in 30 Minutes or Less Let’s face it, weekdays for most families can be busy and a little bit hectic....

Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Stir Fry

Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Stir Fry

I made this stir fry for dinner recently and paired it with the Bok Choy Sauté with Shiitake Mushrooms and Garlic Rice. The stir fry was a huge success! So successful, in fact, that my husband and both children took the...

Bok Choy Sauté with Shiitake Mushrooms

Bok Choy Sauté with Shiitake Mushrooms

This is my new favorite way to make bok choy. I simply sautéed the shiitake mushrooms in some oil then added garlic and ginger along with the bok choy. I finished up with the sriracha, soy sauce, and stock....