Barley Vegetable Soup


With our moving date getter closer, I have been trying to use up as much food as I can. I figure better to not have to move it if I don't have to. This was an easy dinner to pull together - and made use of the many bags of quick-cooking barley I bought at Trader Joe's (and then ignored...yeesh!) And … [Continue reading]

Pull-Ups First Flush Ambassador: The Hard Months


“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Pull-Ups. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” I have enjoyed being part of the Pull-Ups® First Flush Ambassador Program these past months, … [Continue reading]

Sunbutter Cinnamon Rolls


I was inspired by a recipe I saw on Mom Vs. Food Allergy, but adapted it to something I had on hand: a 1 pound section of pizza dough. And the pizza … [Continue reading]

Making Better Choices Through The Year (& A Giveaway)

Postable - Beverage Swaps

I have been participating in the Blog Forward 2014 Challenge hosted by Zone Perfect. In mid-January I wrote a post on my other blog, TrailCooking, … [Continue reading]

Sweet & Sour Tofu


Sweet and Sour is something that always sounds great when getting takeout until you open up the carton. Deep fried meat or tofu, drowning in … [Continue reading]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


A fiber-rich version of a classic cookie I grew up on, that kids will love! Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Ingredients: 2 sticks Earth Balance … [Continue reading]

Living A Life


As spring settles in, this reminds me daily that my blogs and writing are not everything. I have children, and yes, a life I need to live. It now sits … [Continue reading]

Chickpea Sammies


This sandwich filling is equally good on bread, crackers or even on lettuce leaves! Be sure to make the filling the day (or night) before, the … [Continue reading]

Chocolate-Banana Muffins & A Giveaway


Chocolatey, rich tasting and a tasty dessert muffin, with a few secrets inside. There is something fun about sneaking in a little nutrition … [Continue reading]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup


I was inspired by a recent recipe on Real Food. Real Deals., for her Mushroom Soup. I adapted it to vegan and upped the veggies. Greta as a thick … [Continue reading]