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Natalie

I’ve mentioned here before that the family and I are making an attempt to eat healthier this year. (A cliche, […]

Valentine’s Day and sweet treats go hand-in-hand so today we’re offering up two options. First, in the spirit of our […]

There’s just over a week left in January, how’s the resolution-keeping going?  Last year our 10 Tips for Better Meal […]

I mentioned last week that this is the first year our family is going to attempt some sort of New […]

Headed to potluck after potluck this season? Looking for something that’s easy to assemble, festive AND healthy? 

Growing up my grandma made the most delicious frozen pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. I’ve always thought her recipe couldn’t be […]

‘Tis the season for pumpkin and apple recipes! If you’ve taken advantage of the seasonal grocery sales or done some […]

This might be the easiest food project I’ve ever created. It took mere minutes to give these pieces of fruit […]

Have you guys ever packed smoothies in your kids’ lunches? I’m so intrigued by this idea – it seems like […]

Nut allergies are no joke and both parents and schools take them very seriously. Our family is lucky not to […]

I know, I know – August just began, don’t start the back to school stuff already! But it never hurts […]

Are you spending most of your summer days at the park or the pool this summer? Instead of picking up […]

Cereal bars and granola bars are such an easy grab-and-go snack, but most store brands come with a whole host […]

Need some dinner inspiration? I am always looking for something new to put on the table without too much fuss. […]

Sugar. Sometimes it’s my arch nemesis, sometimes it’s my best friend, most of the time it’s somewhere in between. I’ve […]