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BLT CHOPPED SALAD WITH CORN, FETA + AVOCADO

INGREDIENTS 2 cups butter lettuce, chopped 2 cups fresh arugula, chopped 1 pint grape tomatoes, quartered 4 slices thick-cut bacon, fried and crumbled 1 cup sweet corn 1 avocado, chopped 4 ounces feta, crumbled 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lime, juiced 1/4 tablespoons salt 1/4 tablespoons pepper INSTRUCTIONS As a note, to chop my lettuce I like to lay it out on a big cutting board and just continuously run my knife through it (in all different directions) until it’s [...]read moreBLT CHOPPED SALAD WITH CORN, FETA + AVOCADO

21 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies!

21 WAYS TO GET KIDS TO EAT THEIR VEGGIES (Article Courtesy of: ToddlerApproved.com) Here are 21 fun ideas to try if you're stuck in a rut. 1. Serve Veggies as an Appetizer BEFORE dinner. We often pre-eat veggies before dinner. I'll offer fresh or cooked veggies on a plate, sometimes with a dip (my little loves [...]read more21 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Veggies!

Sunday Potato Gateau

Courtesy of food52.com Serves: 4 to 6 Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 1 hrs Ingredients 2 1/2pounds (1.2 kilograms) potatoes 4tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano 7tablespoons (100 grams) butter, cut into pieces 2eggs 1/2teaspoon salt 1/2teaspoon grated nutmeg 1dash freshly ground black pepper, to taste 10 1/2ounces (300 grams) fresh mozzarella 3 1/2ounces (100 grams) [...]read moreSunday Potato Gateau

Breakfast Pizza

Courtesy of tasteofhome.com Ingredients 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 6 large eggs 2 tablespoons water 1 package (3 ounces) bacon bits 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Unroll and press dough onto bottom and 1/2 in. up sides [...]read moreBreakfast Pizza

Blow Painting With Straws

Courtesy of artfulparent.com MATERIALS Tag board, card stock, or other heavy paper Liquid watercolor paint* Dropper or pipette Drinking straws *If you don’t have liquid watercolor paint, you can use watered-down food coloring or watered-down tempera paint. INSTRUCTIONS First, set up for the activity. Place a sheet of paper on a tray with sides (a [...]read moreBlow Painting With Straws

Frozen fruit bars

Courtesy of hungryfortruthsd.com Ingredients Yogurt of choice Greek, regular, vanilla, plain, flavored, etc. Fruit of choice chopped into small slices or pieces Optional toppings granola, sliced almonds, mini chocolate chips, unsweetened shredded coconut, honey, etc. Wooden sticks and small cups or popsicle molds Instructions Pour yogurt into top of popsicle mold or cup Add selected fruit [...]read moreFrozen fruit bars

Classic Pico De Gallo

recipe by cookieandkate.com Author: Cookie and Kate Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Yield: 4 cups 1x Category: Dip Method: Chopped Cuisine: Mexican This pico de gallo recipe is fresh, delicious and easy to make! You’ll need only 5 ingredients to make this classic Mexican dip—tomato, onion, cilantro, jalapeño and lime. Recipe yields [...]read moreClassic Pico De Gallo

Mother’s Day Strawberry Heart Donuts

Make these deliciously puffy strawberry heart donuts! Fill them, glaze them, or just leave them plain, you cant go wrong! Author: Sam Adler- Frosting and Fettuccine.com INGREDIENTS For the donuts: 1 1/2 cups warm water- not boiling 5 tsp instant yeast (or 2 envelopes rapid rise or active yeast) 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon [...]read moreMother’s Day Strawberry Heart Donuts

10 Types of Exercise for Kids

Courtesy of Lifehack.org I think you’ll agree with me when I say that technology use today for kids is out of control. We see kids everywhere glued to a screen. For parents, it’s not hard to see the appeal. After all, nothing brings a sense of calm and peace faster than letting kids use technology. [...]read more10 Types of Exercise for Kids

Sunday Night Chili

Courtesy of realsimple.com Hands-On Time 20 Mins Total Time 1 Hour 5 Mins Yield Serves 8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped, plus more for serving 2 green bell peppers, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped kosher salt and black pepper 1 1/2 pounds ground beef 1/4 cup tomato paste 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons [...]read moreSunday Night Chili

Breakfast Grilled Cheese

BREAKFAST GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH Courtesy of dadwithapan.com PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES COOK TIME: 10 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 20 MINUTES SERVINGS: 4 PEOPLE INGREDIENTS 8 whole eggs 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/8 cup milk 2 tbsp butter 8 slices colby cheddar cheese 12 strips cooked bacon 8 slices thick sliced white bread INSTRUCTIONS whisk [...]read moreBreakfast Grilled Cheese

Butterfly Handprint Card

Courtesy of thebestideasforkids.com   These butterfly handprint cards are adorable! We love that these are made from your child’s handprint too. It adds such a nice personal touch. And they are perfect to give for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day! There is a really cute poem you can add to it also (print off and [...]read moreButterfly Handprint Card