Category Cook

Recipes I find and try or (occasionally) ones I made up.

Hungry Root

I have been trying to find a way to make meals easier on me. I LOVE to cook and meal plan but lately… I don’t know… I am tired. My brain needed space for other stuff so I started looking…

Crunchy Sweet Potatoes

G doesn’t particularly care for sweet potatoes but she will eat these! Use a Spiralizer to cut your sweet potatoes. Then coat with oil and whatever spices you want. Honestly, they don’t need any spices but feel free to toss…

Snack Pack Lunch

Sometimes kids don’t want to eat a meal. Sometimes you are out and about and need an easy meal to take with you. Enter the snack pack lunch! Use a variety of whatever snacks you want. Use silicone muffin liners…

Meal Planning

Dinner can be ROUGH to get on the table some nights. I use this to help me plan. It forces me to look at what we have and use it up before I get groceries. I left the last 2…

Smoothies

We are big fans of smoothies around here. Like… G, M, and I eat a smoothie just about every day. They are a great way to get food in a hangry kid quickly and you can pack in the nutrition.…

Mema’s Pizza

My grandma was famous for her cooking. Her pizza was no exception. I love making her pizza dough. And I love that I have her recipe in her hand writing. recipe: heat and dissolve 3/4 c. milk, 3T. Oleo (margarine…

Treats

G: Mama, can I have some chocolate after my eggs? Me: sure! That’s not an uncommon answer around here. We let our kids have treats almost whenever they ask. I had some pretty messed up views on food/eating and I…

Must Have Kitchen Stuff

Here is my current kitchen favorites list. Happy cooking! Shirt Bib – toddlers be messy! I don’t like traditional high chairs. They take up too much space for me and are hard to clean. I have this. I like that…

Quick Meals

Who doesn’t love a quick meal? Here are some of our favs! I try to keep a few of these in the house all the time for those nights when dinner just isn’t coming together in a timely manner. A…

Snacks

Need a list of snacks/lunch sides? Here’s one I put together. Enjoy all the nom noms! cheerios/cereal   granola – I like this because no added sugar. They use monk fruit to give it a little sweetness Bada Bean Bada Boom…