Monkey Breakfast Salad

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I'm always looking for new breakfast ideas. And when I saw this one on Pinterest, I knew instantly that it would become part of my regular rotation. I often make the kids baked oatmeal, or muffins, or scrambled eggs for breakfast, but find myself usually making something different. When they have cereal and sausage, I grab a muffin from the freezer to eat in the car during … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies on 5DollarDinners.com

Two dudes in my family aren't fans of chocolate chip cookies. CCCs are generally my go-to cookie because I have my favorite recipe memorized and can make them from scratch without too much thought. Since there is usually some grumbling from a portion of the dude crowd whenever chocolate chip cookies are made, I'm trying to mix things up and make more oatmeal raisin type … [Read more...]

Easy Tzatziki Dip

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If you want a quick escape to the Greek isles, then whip up this dip, take a few bites and whisk away in your imagination. Visualize the picturesque blue turquoise ocean, the brilliant sun shining all around, as you enjoy this creamy and delightful snack! Use a low fat/low cal Greek yogurt to keep the calories down on this one...you're going to want to because it's … [Read more...]

Coconut Key Lime Bread

Coconut Key Lime Bread

Last week a dream came true for me. This dream has been 2 years in the making. Not long after I found out I was pregnant with Cuatro in the summer of 2012, a terrible longing for the beach came over me. Like, a crazy longing. To be at the beach, by myself...with my girlfriends. (My husband is a mountain guy, so a beach vacation with him might be a bad idea!) When you have … [Read more...]

Berry Cherry Jubilee ~ Green Smoothie Recipe

This summer, I had the pleasure of meeting the duo behind the very popular Simple Green Smoothies. I drool over their Instagram feed every day. And often end up making something similar to what they posted for my morning smoothie. (Or my lunch smoothie, when I have 'those' mornings and I can't get to blending my morning smoothie!) Their hearts are so big and they are … [Read more...]