No Bake Cookie Smoothie

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This healthy smoothie is a great, cold treat for times you are craving something sweet! It is rich and chocolate-y with no added sweeteners. Full of good for you ingredients like cocoa powder, bananas, peanut butter and milk! No Bake Cookie Smoothie Yield - 1 serving Preparation Time - 5 minutes Ingredients 1 frozen, sliced banana 1/2 cup milk (any kind is … [Read more...]

Dana’s Mango Smoothie

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It is a chilly 19 degree day here and the whole family is ready for spring! I pulled out my blender to make this tropical mango smoothie to help us beat the winter blues. It may not be a 80 degree day but it helped lift our spirits. Dana's Mango Smoothie Yield - 2 large servings or 4 snack size servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Ingredients 1.5 cups frozen … [Read more...]

Gluten Free, No Bake Energy Bites

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NOTE: This is an older post...I'm not currently on maternity leave ;) So. I'm on maternity leave. But I have a problem. I really can't sit still. We've been so blessed with oodles of help and gobs of food. Which has allowed me extra time to "sit still." But, I just don't sit still well. Despite my best efforts. At least 12 times a day, I have to sit still. I'm nursing … [Read more...]

Healthy Eating on a Busy Mom Schedule


{image credit} Last week, my life became exponentially more busy. The time I have spent recently on resting, reading (and even sleeping) is now filled with spending precious time with my newest little one, my bigger boys and the other demands of keeping up with everyone. Even as I’m finding myself in “survival mode,” it’s still very important to me to continue eating healthy, … [Read more...]