Kids Won’t Eat Their Veggies – Zucchini Fritter Recipe!

Ingredients: -2 medium zucchini -1/2 medium onion -1 tsp baking powder -8-10 tbs whole flour (I use whole wheat) -1 egg -pinch of salt -pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2. Grate zucchini and onion and  towel dry to remove as much excess moisture as possible. 3. Place zucchini in a medium bowl and stir in the egg. 4. In a small bowl, mix together the baking powder, salt and 8-10 tablespoons of flour. 5. Combine the flour mixture with the zucchini mixture. 6. Add additional flour if…

Warm Caramel Gift Idea #NetfliXmas + #Giveaway!

The holiday rush means life as you know it is about to get hectic! After all we are just days away from the kids staying home from school and the consumption of sweets will soon take over our bodies. If you are struggling for a last-minute gift idea for that special teacher or family friend, what better way to show them some love then with some yummy goodness made by YOU?Stack up two delicious apples and a cute jar of this delectable sauce a little bow and some clear plastic…

Easy Chickpea and Spinach Soup! A.K.A “Swamp Soup”

  I am not personally a fan of soup, nor a fan of chickpeas or spinach….BUT I love this soup! My mother and aunt have been making it for years and I have finally decided to make it at home for my boys. Since most kids hate veggies, I pureed theirs to look like what we like to call ‘Swamp Soup.’ Later I realized they liked the soup with the ‘chunks’ too…either way, this is a hearty and delicious soup the whole family can enjoy! PLUS it is the perfect meal when…

Orange Vinegar All Purpose Household Cleaner!

I have been on an ‘organic’ kick lately, and I saw this recipe on pinterest so I thought why not give it a try and save some money while helping the environment too! I also had a bunch of oranges that I was juicing to make fresh OJ, so it was perfect timing to try this! Here’s how you can make your own organic household cleaner for yourself! Let me know how it goes…               Ingredients: -1 gallon (or larger) glass jar – you…

Delicious Stuffed Chicken Thigh Recipe

This recipe is well worth the indulgence, and it is really easy to make too! I always serve this meal with veggies and ‘healthier’ options on the side…yum! What you need: Approximately 12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 green pepper sliced lengthwise Provolone Cheese or Mozzarella (12 slices or pieces) BBq Rub – Olive Oil 12 strips of Bacon   Instructions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put a slice of provolone cheese or mozzarella and 1 slice of green pepper in the middle of each thigh and roll up. Wrap each…

Yummy Zucchini and Carrot Muffins!

They taste so good, you won’t believe veggies are hidden inside! Here is a great recipe for kids and adults alike! I gave these to my sister to taste, and she couldn’t even tell there were vegetables in them! **TIP** I always sprinkle with granulated sugar or caramel chipits on top. Gives this recipe a little more ‘sweetness’ but they still taste great on their own too!!           Before you start: Grease and flour 12 muffin cups. Ingredients: 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2/3 cup…

Edible Sand Dessert Your Kids (And You) Will Love!

Let’s face it, sometimes dessert is necessary…ok for some of us it is always necessary! lol Every year, in the summer we have made a traditional dessert in our home called ‘edible sand.’ Basically it consists of cookie crumbs and Philadelphia cream cheese and usually eaten in a plastic bucket, but for the purposes of this post I we did not have many cookie options nor clean new buckets to eat from so we substituted with a plain bowl and Dad’s Original Oatmeal cookies. I personally love this dessert because…