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8 Eco Friendly Lunch Storage Solutions

Eco Friendly Lunch Solutions for Kids

      As my kids prepare to go back to school, the big discussion in this house is not whether to pack or buy lunch – that is clearly a pack – but whether to use disposable or eco-friendly   Read More »

Gluten Free Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza

spaghetti squash crust

I have been eating Gluten Free for almost an entire year and I can not believe how much better my overall health has become! It hasn’t been nearly as difficult as I thought it would be and honestly, I don’t   Read More »

Pack a Healthier Lunchbox with Boar’s Head Lower Sodium Deli Meats

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boar’s Head for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. For years deli meats and cheeses have had the reputation of having too much sodium (salt). Boar’s Head, known for   Read More »

What’s in Your LunchBot?


No, that is not a typo! I have discovered a new lunch box solution that is really working well for my non-sandwich eating 5th grader. I’d like you to meet LunchBots. LunchBots are stainless steel containers that come in a   Read More »

Single Serve Soup Tip

Tip to keep Soup at Hand from tipping over in the microwave

During the school year one of my kids’ favorite snacks when we are rushing from school to sports practice – especially in the winter – is soup. Most of the time I just make up a batch of soup and   Read More »

Recipe for Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers AKA Texas Firecrackers

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers or Texas Firecrackers

If you are looking for something different to take to your July 4th party this year, you should try these amazing Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers, or what the friend who introduced me to theses calls “Texas Firecrackers.”  These are so good   Read More »

Karen’s Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blueberry Coffee Cake

My Blueberry Coffee Cake is one of my most favorite recipes. It is great any time of the year especially if you are one to save and freeze your own blueberries. Blueberry Coffeecake Recipe Preheat oven to 375 For the   Read More »

My Coffee Finds Natural Bliss – And Yours Can, Too

Natural Bliss Creamer

I get offers to review products every day in my inbox and honestly, I pass on 90% of them because they are not products I feel good enough about to tell all my friends. However, when I got the opportunity   Read More »

Menu Plan Monday July 4

Happy July 4th! I hope you are enjoying the time off, the family gatherings, fireworks and fun! This weekend was JAM-PACKED with fun for us – so much so, that by the time I got to 1 p.m. today, I   Read More »

Healthy Inside Out BBQ Chicken Burgers

How to make your own burger patties

Have you watched Food Revolution with Jamie Oliver? I watched this very startling documentary over the weekend about “pink slime” going into processed food products and it made me ill! As we enter the summer grilling season where we consume   Read More »