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veggie muffins

veggie muffins


Posted By on Jun 25, 2017

I am always looking for ways to sneak extra veggies into my kids day and these muffins do so quite nicely. they gobble them up so fast I don’t even need to freeze any. I have to admit – I also sneak a bite or a whole muffin if I can – they are delicious. VEGGIE MUFFINS (adapted from no excuse detox cookbook – thanks for sharing @abbybethcarter!) 2 large ripe bananas 1 cup flour 4 eggs 1/3c sugar 1/4c coconut oil 1 teas vanilla 1 teas cinnamon 1 teas baking soda sprinkle salt 1 1/2c shredded carrots 1/2 c raisins 1/2c shredded coconut Preheat oven to 350. Put all ingredients into large mixing bowl and stir until mixed. Divide batter among prepared muffin tin. Bake for 25-30...

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peanut butter granola bars

peanut butter granola bars


Posted By on Jun 25, 2017

These are delicious and a daily snack for my kiddos. They freaking LOVE them and it helps keep the grocery bills down to not have to buy granola bars all the time. It makes a good amount so I tend to cut them and put them in the freezer. PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA BARS 2 1/2 cups old fashioned oats 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4c chia seeds* 1/4c coconut shredded* Toss all the ingredients into food processor and mix until clumpy. Put parchment paper on your cookie sheet and spread mixture evenly. Pop into freezer to harden. Once hardened pull out and cut into desired sizes. Let little goobers have a taste and toss the extras into a ziplock and toss back into freezer until next snacktime 🙂...

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pan fried fish sticks

pan fried fish sticks


Posted By on May 22, 2017

Finding new food that everyone will eat is tough, combined with feeding and cooking for everyone, EVERY day 3x a day + snacks…..exhausting. I also really try to introduce them to new foods so they don’t get caught in a rut and only like 3 things – although I’ve been told that can happen anyway. Dots definitely has her favorites and has gotten pickier – I like to get her to at least try a bite of the new food. Anyway – had some frozen tilapia I thought i’d try out on them – turns out they all LOVE fish. I mean who doesn’t like anything fried. HA! PAN FRIED TILAPIA 3 pieces of tilapia or fish of choice – cut into strips 1 egg 3/4c flour 3/4c bread crumbs pepper/salt to taste teas. dill Cut fish into strips. Combine flour, salt, pepper, dill in bowl. Egg in its own bowl as well as the bread crumbs. Put fish in flour then egg, then bread crumbs and put into frying pan with a little olive oil. Continue with all strips and fry until cooked through. Cool and serve. we served with cheesy steamed broc/cauliflower and apple...

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peanut butter cookies

peanut butter cookies


Posted By on Apr 27, 2017

These cookies are great, easy and oh so tasty. All the kiddos love them and I keep them in the freezer mostly so we don’t eat them all in one day 🙂 PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES 1 cup chopped almonds 1 cup pitted dates 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. cinnamon throw everything into your food processor and blend until you get a good mealy texture. grab a small spoonful and squeeze into a ball. place on cookie sheet with some parchment paper. continue with rest of mixture. once all the mixture has been formed into balls take a for and smoosh gently. then toss in the freezer or eat at...

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holy shit they’re ONE

holy shit they’re ONE


Posted By on Apr 19, 2017

in true form i am a good month behind in posting this, but, they’re ONE, we made it!!! these two, oh what a year. They are finally sleeping and went from walking to running in a blink of an eye. both boys are climbers and are “practicing” their dismounts…… They have 10 teeth apiece and continue to eat every morsel of food that comes in their line of sight. They are very happy boys who love their sister and will sit in any available lap on the playground. Can’t wait to start the fun of summer…too bad they go to bed well before the lightning bugs come out 😉 Hooper...

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