Okay, this snack is also for us adults. If you are looking a healthier treat then look no further! I typically tell my clients to choose a complex carbohydrate and a protein as a snack-this meets the bill. I also like to give this idea out to my clients if they are looking to get… Continue reading Tasty Snack for Kids!
Very proud of my little lady- she made this delicious pie for Thanksgiving and virtually made it herself. Simple, tasty, and of course, easy! Enjoy! All you need: 1 premade Oreo cookie crust 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 bar low fat cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups crushed… Continue reading No Bake Oreo Cream Pie
I’ve said it before- I am only a “baker” during the holidays. These 7-Layer Bars are incredibly easy to make and would make for a great “last minute” treat to bring to your next holiday party. All you need: 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1/4 cup olive oil 1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs 1… Continue reading Easy 7-Layer Bars
I am not much of a baker throughout the year but I cannot deny the holiday spirit! These turned out amazing and are sure to be a hit at your next holiday party. All you need for cookie bars: 1 cup granulated sugar 10 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened 1 egg and 1 egg white 1… Continue reading Sugar Cookie Bars
Yes- more French toast and more monkey bread! I am proud to say that with the exception of being put in and taken out of the oven, my 5 year old was responsible for this entire recipe! All you need: 1 cup skim milk 2 eggs beaten 2 tbsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 2… Continue reading French Toast Monkey Bread
Get those kids in the kitchen! This was actually recommended by my daughter to make for her aunt- so we went for it. These turned out fantastic! Funny enough, the only person who did not like them was my daughter. She enjoys making desserts but not eating them! We did not reinvented to wheel with… Continue reading Cap’n Crunch Bars
Here is another recipe that I hesitated to write as it is so incredibly easy. These three ingredient brownies make a yummy, healthier fudge-like brownies in only three steps! Let’s focus on what this recipes provides- a boost of protein and fiber. Don’t worry- they are still sweet! All you need: 1 can no-salt-added black… Continue reading Black Bean Brownies: Three Ingredients, Three Steps
Here is a quick one for you and your kiddos! Only two ingredients and a healthier dessert option. This frozen yogurt bark is addicting! All you need: Vanilla Greek yogurt Fruity Pebbles All you do: Line a flat pan with sides with parchment paper (or aluminum foil if you just realize that you are… Continue reading Yogurt crack for kids!
Every July, we make layered mocktails in my kids cooking class- they are a hit! Making layered drinks are simple. The key is to look at the sugar content. Look at the nutrition facts label and choose three different drinks with increasing sugar content (such as 10g, 20g, and 30g). The sugar content affects the… Continue reading 4th of July Layered Mocktails (and cocktails)!
Trying something new here! Each month I will share anything that has caught my eye. I am six-weeks post partum and have the green light to get back into higher intensity workouts and I am STOKED! I am of course easing my way back into my routine, listening to my body, and listening to what Cormac… Continue reading June Spotlight
I wasn’t kidding when I told you my pregnancy cravings have been strong- my first three blog posts have been about desserts! As one of my “side-jobs”, I teach a cooking class for children at the local grocery store once per month. I have been teaching the class for over two years now and I… Continue reading A Healthier Banana Split for Kids….and Adults
I have been struggling with pregnancy cravings lately. With my daughter, it was horrible. I wanted sweets constantly- specifically double chocolate chip cookies from Subway and from Subway only (Andrew only made that mistake once). This pregnancy, however, I have not had as many cravings; must be the boy thing. HOWEVER, recently I have had… Continue reading A Better Milkshake