Oats in a Jar with Berries

Oats in a Jar with Berries

Not your typical oatmeal I ate instant oatmeal almost everyday growing up.  At least it felt that way.  My brother loved Quaker Oats Maple and Cinnamon and guess who had to eat it with him?  Every. Single. Day.  Once I was old enough to choose I swore off oatmeal in...
Easy Caprese Salad

Easy Caprese Salad

Healthy and easy Caprese salad is a must have on hot summer nights.  You can serve this up as a side dish to almost anything, but it can be a main dish if you are wanting to eat light.  I love using really large tomatoes in the Caprese to ensure that the mozzarella...
DIY Trail Mix

DIY Trail Mix

Mix all ingredients together and enjoy! This is one of my real food favorites. Nuts are full of healthy fats but they are also high in calories so less is more. I find it easy to portion out the trail mix into individual baggies ahead of time to grab as a quick snack...
Slow Cooker Maple Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Maple Oatmeal

It is getting chilly out there and hot oatmeal in the morning is just what is needed to warm you up and start your day.  Steel cut oats are minimally processed and they make great tasting oatmeal! Using a slow cooker makes the process super easy and makes your house...
Weeknight Beef Stew

Weeknight Beef Stew

Nothing says comfort food to me like beef stew.  I remember growing up and smelling it simmering when I walked in the door and being so excited for dinner.  It warmed up my insides after a cold day playing in the snow or sometimes just walking home in the cold.    I...