Easy Mexican Nachos Recipe with the Kids – Post at Inner Child Food

My Merry Messy Life: Easy Mexican Nachos - Kids in the Kitchen

Today I’m writing over at Inner Child Food sharing a very easy recipe for Mexican Nachos! They are so tasty and fun to make with kids, plus I made them healthier by using real cheese and fresh veggies. I’m also sharing tips for how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the kids, like teaching them where […]

Veggie, Healthy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches – Post at Inner Child Food

My Merry Messy Life: Veggie Healthy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Today I’m writing over at Inner Child Food, sharing a healthy veggie grilled cheese sandwich recipe that I made with my kids! Psst…the kids won’t know there are veggies inside! I share tons of pictures of my kids hard at work making these, from start to finish. I took an old, classic recipe and made […]

Crispy Rice and Oats Treats – Healthier and Delicious!

Healthier Rice Krispie Treats

Today I’m writing over at Inner Child Food to share a new favorite treat in our household. It’s a twist on the good ole’ Rice Krispie Treats, but instead of marshmallows, it has natural peanut butter, raw honey and oats – all of which add some protein, fiber and nutrition that’s completely missing with processed marshmallows. […]

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe – Guest Post at the Grain Mill Wagon

Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Recipe with Real Ingredients

I’m excited to be sharing one of my favorite comfort foods over at the Grain Mill Wagon today – good ole’ chicken pot pie, southern style! It’s hearty and very tasty, with added spices and a homemade multigrain baking mix that’s sure to please the whole family. I cut out the canned cream of condensed […]

Multigrain Whole Wheat Blueberry Waffles Recipe (Guest Post at the Grain Mill Wagon)

My Merry Messy LIfe: Whole Wheat, Multigrain, Blueberry Waffle Recipe

Today I’m writing over at the Grain Mill Wagon where I’m sharing the most delicious, hearty and nutritious waffle recipe my family has been using, made with my homemade multigrain whole wheat baking mix. All you have to do is add an egg, milk and berries to make the perfect breakfast treat! Here’s an excerpt […]

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe with Real Pumpkins – GAPS Legal, Grain Free

Easy and Real Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Oh wow, pumpkin pie cooking in the oven is a delight for the olfactory senses. Makes my stomach rumble and my mouth water and makes the whole house smell like the holidays! Surprisingly, it is quite easy to make a pumpkin pie from scratch using real pumpkins and your own evaporated milk. Not only that, it can […]

Chocolate Banana Muffins with Coconut Flour – Grain and Gluten-Free!

Coconut Flour Banana Chocolate Muffins - Gluten-Free!

Who doesn’t love the combination of fruit and chocolate? I sure can’t resist it and when I bought coconut flour from Tropical Traditions a while ago, I started looking up ways to use it in baking. Coconut flour is an excellent alternative to wheat flour because it is gluten-free and FULL of protein – 19.3 […]

Pumpkin Cookies with Rice Flour Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies with Rice Flour

Wanna know how to get boys interested in cooking and baking? Bring out the gadgets. We have a new favorite gadget in the house to add to the fun of our West Bend bread machine, the blender, food processor, and hand mixer – our WonderMill Electric Grain Mill and the boys have given it their stamp […]

Vegetarian & Vegan Three Bean Soup {recipe}

Vegetarian and Vegan Three Bean Soup

A recipe for a quick, delicious and very healthy soup using three different kinds of beans – pinto, northern and black. It’s the middle of May and it’s cold and raining outside. No fun! Perfect day to make soup with my sous-chef, Gabriel. This is the easiest, yummiest healthiest soup there is, and it has become […]

Decadent Banana Pudding {recipe}

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If you’re on a diet, then this post is not for you! This is my grandmama’s Southern, decadent and sinful banana pudding that’s perfect for summer holidays. It’s so rich and creamy, due to the sour cream and heavy whipping cream, that I can only handle a couple of spoonfuls! I think Grandmama believe everything […]