Whole Wheat Apple and Carrot Muffins

I love trying new recipes and making healthier muffin options for my children to take to preschool and school.  Most store bought baking is full of fat and sugar … and we wonder why obesity is on the rise in children.  Please parents … please start baking at home with your children.  Let us start […]

Baked Broccoli Cakes

I normally dislike steamed or cooked vegetables.  I guess it’s a texture thing.  I would rather eat my vegetables raw and enjoy the crunchy sound they make.  But today I wanted to be a bit more adventurous and make a new vegetable to enjoy. Broccoli should be added to everyone’s diets.  It is a good […]

Borscht … the BEST Soup You’ll Ever Eat!

I LOVE making soups! Especially on those crisp fall evenings when you just need something warm to eat! I’ve been asked by a few people lately who have eaten my borscht for my recipe. Oh course I joke that it’s a secret family recipe passed down by generations (which I don’t think it is … […]

Mint Chocolate Granola Bars

I have been on a baking kick lately.  Baking is honestly not my thing as you need to follow a recipe and if you don’t your baking will probably not turn out great.  I’m more of a chef.  I like to randomly add whatever I have in the house and go based on my taste […]

5 Reasons Why Children Should Learn to Garden

Nothing says happiness like gardening! I love gardening!  I have loved gardening ever since I was a little girl and helping my mother and grandmother in their gardens.  I enjoyed planting the seeds, watering the flowers, singing to the plants and eating the fresh fruits and  veggies! When we bought our house, a garden was […]