Beverages

Homemade Hot Chocolate | Cocoa Recipe

Homemade Hot Chocolate | Cocoa Recipe

Who doesn’t love a cup of homemade hot cocoa or chocolate milk, especially when you could use a little warmth in your body.

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Homemade Chocolate Milk Recipe

Homemade Chocolate Milk Recipe

  Chocolate milk is a treat in my home, and not something we have regularly. Occasionally my kids request it, but I usually avoid buying chocolate milk because the ingredients in store-bought options typically contain ingredients I am not a fan of. The few times I tried to make it from scratch, it just did not turn very well, and the cocoa powder never quite dissolved right. Using Hershey’s chocolate syrup is another option that I am not opposed to on a rare occasion, but again, that is another ingredients list to contend with that I do not like (at all) and do...

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Healthy Kids Snack Ideas & Recipes

Healthy Kids Snack Ideas & Recipes

If you or your kids are not a fan of veggies, add a smoothie or two to your daily routine. Spinach literally melts away in a blender if blended long enough. Add a banana, a cup of frozen spinach and some ice or frozen fruit to make it taste even better. Your vegetable-hating kids and toddlers will chug it! I promise you. Blend it really well. For added nutrition, Shakeology is a supplement that I take every day. It is the best meal replacement shake I have ever seen, is non-gmo, has all the super foods and nutrient dense supplements I used to buy separately all in one scoop. I make one...

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Berries, Banana, Pear, & Kale Smoothie Recipe

Berries, Banana, Pear, & Kale Smoothie Recipe

  BERRIES, BANANA, PEAR, & KALE SMOOTHIE RECIPE Try this “berry delicious” smoothie that will send your taste buds into a frenzy. I blended one very ripe pear, a banana, strawberries, blueberries, tons of baby kale, greek strawberry yogurt, and water. Smoothies are a daily occurrence in my home. It is often the tastiest and easiest way to get a healthy dose of greens into our diet. This one received two thumbs up from two very particular little boys, my biggest smoothie critics. It can be a tough crowd over here sometimes! There are times when kids...

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