How to Make Tender Beef Shish Kebabs Every Time

Have you ever wondered how to make tender beef shish kebabs? I’ll let you in on my secret. Shish kebabs are so much fun to make and eat, but if not done correctly, the meat can be overdone and tough. Ideally, you want the meat to be tender and full of flavor when you cook […]

Healthy Drinks For Kids That Aren’t Water [20+ Recipes]

I try to keep on hand a variety of healthy drinks for kids that aren’t water.   When I was younger, my mom’s response to my asking for something to drink was to tell me to drink water. While that’s definitely a great choice, there are times the kids want something else. There are a […]

Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes for Busy Weekday Meals

These vegetarian Instant Pot recipes are perfect for busy nights. We try to do a few vegetarian recipes each week to keep our carbon footprint down and our grocery budget under control. If you’d like to do the same, I’ve included a few recipes below for you to try. My Instant Pot is one of […]

Cottage Cheese Power Bowl with Chocolate, Avocado and Banana

Have you ever had a cottage cheese power bowl? If you haven’t, you are in for a treat! Check out the fantastic flavor combination I created below. A power bowl is a filling dish that is made with a variety of healthy foods. You may have also heard power bowls called Buddha bowls or glory […]

Healthy Greek Yogurt Parfait with Summer Fruit

This healthy Greek yogurt parfait is the perfect summer treat! I love summer fruits like strawberries and blueberries so we add them to a lot of summer desserts. Sometimes, we pick fresh berries at our local berry patch. Other times, we buy them from the farm stand or the grocery store. This post contains affiliate links, […]

25 Fresh Blueberry Recipes: Blueberry and Cranberry Relish

We love to cook with fresh blueberries.  I am always looking for new fresh blueberry recipes for variety. As much as I enjoy making blueberry pie and blueberry cobbler, sometimes we enjoy trying new recipes as well.  One of the ways I want to eat healthier this year is by using more fresh foods and […]

Hearty Steak and Black Bean Chili on Rice

I’m sharing this Hearty Steak and Black Bean Chili recipe with you today because it’s the perfect busy weekend meal. I’m on a blog trip right now, but before I left, I made a big batch of this for the kids to eat while I was gone. It’s super easy to make and tastes even […]

Free Online Weight Watchers Recipes and Chicken Paprikash

Over the years, I have lost 43 pounds following the Weight Watcher’s plan. A lot of what I cooked were free online weight watchers recipes. Mostly, it was a combination of healthy eating and exercise which is really how any weight loss needs to work. I don’t generally buy pre-made foods so I focussed on […]

20 Quick Picnic Recipes Because It’s a Beautiful Day for a Picnic

These quick picnic recipes are perfect for our next picnic! Beautiful weather has returned to Vermont. It’s a gorgeous sunny day with blue sky and fluffy white clouds. There’s a very gentle breeze and temps are right around 68F. Humidity is practically non-existent. Summer is here, and I want to celebrate! This post contains affiliate links, and […]

How to Grill the Best Burgers Ever This Year

Every year, my husband tries to grill the best burgers ever. He experiments and tries new things to create the best hamburgers or cheeseburgers we’ve ever had. Every year, he ends up learning a few new tricks to make the burgers even better. Since it’s just about time to get the grill out, I wanted […]