Baked Eggs with Farmhouse Cheddar and Potatoes


Are you a morning person? I never used to be one. That all changed when my kids were young, two or three. They were super early morning risers so they’d get me out of bed. Now that they’re a little older, they like sleeping in but I got into the habit. Mornings are my time. I like to get up between five and six, make some coffee, and enjoy a little bit of silence. Then I mak … [Read more...]

Strawberry Banana Shake

Your kids probably love milkshakes, who doesn’t? Our family used to have a tradition of getting milkshakes at our favorite ice cream shop every summer. When it closed down, we wanted to continue our tradition, so I started making shakes at home. But I wondered, how could I make it healthy without sacrificing flavor? This recipe was a hit. My kids don’t even notice the lack of … [Read more...]

Chocolate-Cherry Smoothie

This recipe reminds me of the chocolate covered cherries my husband used to buy me every Valentine’s Day. They were delicious and so rich, but so terribly bad for you. When I started learning more about the foods we ate, I wasn’t happy with the artificial flavorings and corn syrup in those rich little candies. This smoothie gives me all the richness and flavoring of the can … [Read more...]

Cottage Cheese, Blueberries and Flax Breakfast

When I visited California, a friend took me to a lovely little café and they served something like this for breakfast. I’d never had flaxseeds before, but when I looked them up later, I was astonished at how healthy they are for you. Flaxseeds contain fiber, omega-3s and even antioxidants to protect against cancer. Plus they’re super delicious and add just the right kind of text … [Read more...]

Breakfast Burrito

Some days are just too busy to sit down and have a full breakfast. Breakfast burritos are something I really like making when I have time on the weekends to wrap and freeze for those busy mornings. When I first started making breakfast burritos, my husband showed me how to make this one. It was a favorite breakfast for him in college. He just loves the way the salsa gives a … [Read more...]