Coconut Milk

Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte

Homemade Peppermint Mocha Latte

With the holidays just around the corner, the one treat I love to indulge in while doing  anything holiday related is a warm Peppermint Mocha Latte.  Beginning the day after Thanksgiving, a Peppermint Mocha takes the place of my usual Chai Tea Latte, and sets the mood for decorating the house, putting up the tree,…

Continue reading →
Guest Post: Strawberry Doughnuts!

Guest Post: Strawberry Doughnuts!

Look at these…Advanced Plan Strawberries-n-Cream Doughnuts from Tall Girl (Jessica) over at Tall World After All! Jessica took the original recipe for Strawberries-n-Cream Cake and, voila!, turned it into doughnuts!  Can you say GENIUS?! Prepare the recipe as normal, but increase the baking powder by 1 teaspoon.  Spoon the batter out into the doughnut pan…

Continue reading →
How To: Homemade Baby Formula

How To: Homemade Baby Formula

The science is out.  Nothing comes close to true breast milk, because there is an innate connection between baby and mother.  When baby latches onto mom’s breast, baby’s saliva tells mom’s body what baby needs (more water, protein, fat, nutrients, etc).  Our bodies were amazingly designed!BUT, that doesn’t mean everyone is blessed with an easy…

Continue reading →
Hazelnut Latte

Hazelnut Latte

I have another Starbucks recipe hack for you!  Sara commented on my Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe looking for a natural and whole food alternative for her hazelnut lattes.  Here’s what we do when we feel like hazelnut.  We don’t use any of those flavor syrups, which are loaded with high fructose corn syrup, food dyes,…

Continue reading →
Four More One Pot Wonder Dinners

Four More One Pot Wonder Dinners

I am making an exception to our “Wordless Wednesdays.”  I have too many recipes to share with you, and I need to honor someone extra close to my heart… Yesterday was my son Austin’s first birthday!  I am in awe of our little man each and every day as he is growing up and learning…

Continue reading →
Fudgy Walnut Brownies

Fudgy Walnut Brownies

MORE BROWNIES!!  :) Last time, I shared my Moist Black Bean Brownie recipe made with, as the name says, pureed black beans.  Today’s is a new brownie, still super moist but with an almost fudge like texture.  Paired with a tall glass of almond milk, and that is HEAVEN if you ask me!  these brownies…

Continue reading →
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Last night, I snapped this picture with our iPad and shared it on the Facebook page: … And told you it was a Pumpkin Pie Smoothie.  You wanted to know how to make it.  I didn’t realize I have never shared my recipe here with you before.  So here it is!  And who said you…

Continue reading →
Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper

We are back!  Austin and I took about a month off from our normal routine and spent a lovely couple of weeks in Houghton and L’Anse, Michigan.  So refreshing to relax and put all our cares away for a little while.  And a few of you asked how Austin enjoyed the water…well, he loved Lake…

Continue reading →
Sweet Potato Chicken Casserole

Sweet Potato Chicken Casserole

It’s summer, but does that mean we can’t enjoy a good One Pot Wonder?  I didn’t think so!  This is a super easy casserole that takes all of 15-20 minutes to mix up.  You can prepare it the night before, and pop in the oven in the evening when you get home from work.  This…

Continue reading →
css.php