Virus busting broth

I have a horrible virus that has my throat so swollen I can’t talk and eating is misery. So today I made myself some broth for lunch. I had a 2 cup pyrex of simple bone broth, but I wanted something stronger. Ingredients: 2 cups chicken bone broth 1 tsp tumeric 1/4 tsp pepper Dash…

Balsamic beef recipie updated for instant pot!

Not all of my crockpot recipies translate well to the instant pot. For example, I could never make my whole chicken in the instant pot the same way I do in the crockpot! My balsamic beef recipie however, is absolutely perfect for the instant pot! I actually think it surpasses the crockpot recipie. I don’t think I’ll ever…

Squash muffin mega bake and flavor experiment!

Today I decided to experiment with my squash toddler muffins. My kids adore the standard plain ones. But I decided to try experimenting with making them more sweet and also a batch that is savory! These are far more flavorful than my standard toddler muffins and will certainly be enjoyed by adults! I’m not sure if…

Instant pot pineapple chicken and rice

I’m new to instant pot. So this recipie likely isn’t ground breaking, but it is simple and taste great! Ingredients: 10 chicken thighs 1 250ml can of 100% pineapple juice 2 1/2 – cups of rice Salt and pepper Step 1: Put chicken and pineapple juice in pot. Use manual setting to cook high for…

Apple sqaush toddler muffins

Today I’m sharing a fall themed toddler muffin recipie to share with you! This recipie has a more steps then the others, but I think it is worth it! These muffins have a great flavor (if you enjoy squash) and are a bit different in texture than my prior recipies. 350° for 20-30 min 2tb…

all natural ice treat

Italian ice, water ice, whatever you call it…its a sugary, dye filled nightmare! Don’t get me wrong for the occasional treat its fine. But my kids would eat junk like this every day if I would let them. My 10 month old is miserable and teething. His older sisters wanted an icee. I had some…

banana “nut” toddler muffins

My nephew had a severe allergic reaction to peanut butter. He’s been fine with tree nuts, however the pediatrician wanted him to eat them daily once they were introduced. As such I’m working on creating recipies that incorporate nut flours or butters into baby and toddler friendly recipes. ​ Ingredients: 8tb butter 2 eggs 3…

quinoa and “noodles”

This dish is so easy to make. It makes a great stand alone dish and a great side (It pairs great with some garlic chicken). It doesn’t require a lot of ingredients and isn’t to much work. Ingredients: •quinoa (I use one cup with 2 cups water, but use according to your brand/type) • beet…

Anti-inflammatory smoothie

I recently had shingles. While the rash is healed over I’m still suffering with some swelling and pain. So I created this smoothie as a way to help combat it! This makes about 3 servings: 1/2 large container of blueberries or about 2 small ones 1 banana 4 handfuls greens (2 cubes) 2 scoops collagen…

Antioxidant smoothie take 2

This morning I needed to use up some fresh fruit, wanted a light breakfast, and needed a boost of energy to go with it! Ingredients: (feel free to change up berrie ratios according to what you have) 3 cups of blueberries 1 cup raspberries A few handfuls of greens (2 cubes concentrated cubes) 1 tsp…

No bake blueberry, matcha cheesecake inspired treat

So this is completely grain free, but has milk. It is a super simple mason jar treat, that is reminiscent of cheesecake, with the earthy notes of matcha! To make this simply layer ricotta cheese and blueberries in a mason jar. Top with a half tsp of matcha powder and a bit of honey and…