How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte

How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte It is time for Fall Season again! So you know what that means? It’s time for all things Pumpkin Spice! I personally love Fall, and I enjoy anything with a hint of pumpkin, including the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.  But I also know that one of my favorite fall drinks is full[…]

Slow Cooker Apple Chicken

Slow Cooker Apple Chicken I love slow cooker meals. Or as we like to call them in the south “crock pot” meals! Slow Cooker meals are the perfect way to actually enjoy a family dinner when your busy mom life gets out of control with sports, choir practice, piano, church activities, and the list could[…]

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Game Day Healthy Snacks

GAME DAY HEALTHY SNACKS Hosting the neighborhood game day party? Or maybe you have been invited to a Super Bowl party and need to take a snack? But this year you are want snacks to keep you on track with your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier! After all, you don’t want to blow it the night of the big[…]

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Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Healthy Green Bean Casserole Does your family love green bean casserole for Thanksgiving or Christmas? You know the one! The recipe grandma use to make with the Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup? If you are looking for a “cleaner” version of the traditional recipe, here is one I found from Autumn Calabrese’s new FIXATE COOKING SHOW only[…]

How to Survive the Thanksgiving Dinner “Fix” Style

How to Survive the Thanksgiving Dinner “Fix” Style See if this scenario sounds familiar to you.  Every Thanksgiving or Christmas, you intend on eating healthier through the holidays. You start out with 1 slice of meat, a small portion of stuffing and or potatoes, and veggies, and you even skip the gravy and bread. However,[…]

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Apple Crisp; Dessert or Breakfast?

Apple Crisp; Dessert or Breakfast? As a coach, I am always looking for new recipes for my challengers.  This one immediately caught my eye when I saw it. Why? Because it only has 4 ingredients, requires little prep time and looks like it would be great as a healthy dessert or even breakfast.  In fact,[…]

No Bake Breakfast Cookies

No Bake Breakfast Cookies? Doesn’t that sound amazing? And I can hear you saying, “Is this really on the plan?” And YES it is! Hallelujah right? Often times when you start a new diet or nutrition plan do you ever feel like giving up before you even got started? I mean you start out by[…]

Easy School Lunches

It’s that time of year again. Back to school means back to packing lunches for the kids.  I don’t know about you, but packing lunches is not one of my favorite things to do.  I am not one of those moms who enjoys making the “cookie cutter” shaped sandwiches and packing the perfect lunch.  Let’s[…]

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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Drumsticks

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Drumsticks Every busy mom needs go-to, quick and simple recipes for family dinner.  I enjoy using my slow cooker to make family dinner easier on my busy schedule. This is a simple Asian inspired dish that I discovered from the book Paleo for Beginners by John Chatham. It’s a meal you can[…]

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Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken I love this slow cooker salsa chicken recipe. Do you love Mexican food and are you a busy mom? Then you’re gonna love this recipe too! If you are a busy mom on the go with children in all kinds of activities, this is a recipe that you will come back to time[…]