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Protein Packed Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe

Cheesy and delicious butternut squash pasta that is also protein-packed! How do we do it?  Barilla® ProteinPLUS® is a multigrain pasta is made with wholesome, high protein ingredients -- no meat required!  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Barilla. The opinions and text are all mine. Who doesn't love pasta? Somehow kids all seem to…

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Blackberry Breakfast Bars Recipe

The BEST healthy breakfast bar! These make-ahead breakfast bars are not only delicious, they're really healthy and filling! Whip these blackberry and bean breakfast bars up in your blender for a winning family breakfast. I love everything about this recipe. I also love that all its descriptors start with "B": blackberry and bean breakfast bars made in a BLENDER and…

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Cashew Chicken Zoodles Recipe

So many veggies in one delicious meal! Cashew chicken is a kid-pleasing dish that is easy to prep ahead, and now with zoodles it just got healthier (and more fun!). Cashew chicken zoodles pack in lots of protein and lots of veggies! I've recently had two different friends mention that cashew chicken is one of their family favorites. Maybe it was…

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Introducing Prepear: Your Best Free Meal Planning Tool!

Prepear is a super easy and inspirational new way to get organized and feed your family healthy food. We’re talking about something a little different today on the blog. That's because we have a new, exciting resource to share with all the hungry families out there! We’re so proud and excited to announce the Early Access launch of  our awesome,…

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Baked Whole Grain Mozzarella Sticks

Crunchy baked Mozzarella sticks are made with whole grain bread crumbs and oven-baked for an ooey-gooey, high-protein treat. I just love to make over famously unhealthy foods. For one thing, my kids like to eat them. For another thing, it’s usually surprisingly easy to transform a recipe into a healthier treat that you feel good about sharing with your kids!…

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DIY- Refry

Make your own refried beans! You won't believe how easy it is to make refried beans in a Crockpot or Instant Pot. No soaking required! Homemade refried beans are cheaper, healthier, and more customize-able than the canned stuff.  There are so many staples that come pre-made the grocery store these days. Many of these things are not only more expensive, but…

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Carrot Cake French Toast Sticks Recipe

Start the day off right with one of our favorite kid friendly breakfasts -- which also includes a veggie! Carrot cake french toast strips are a fun, easy, and healthy family breakfast.  Healthy breakfast that includes vegetables Good morning!  I don't know about your house, but in my house, it's not easy finding ways to put veggies into breakfast. My…

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Homemade Grilled Pizza Recipe

Pizza night is the highlight of our weekly meals. We love pizza but the pizza we would have delivered isn't exactly wholesome food and pizza in my weakness so tonight we tried the Homemade Grilled Pizza. We are finally starting to feel the warmth on our faces after a long Winter which means it's time to start using the grill…

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Fruit & Veggie Muffin Bites Recipe

Kids love muffins - and now they just got better! Muffin bites are ideal for on-the-go snacking or road trips because they're less messy than regular muffins. Plus, we've packed our muffin bites with fruit, veggies, oats, and whole wheat for a tasty and nutritious snack. It's getting to be that time of year when families head outdoors and hit the…

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Easy Weeknight Veggie Gnocchi Recipe

A healthy and delicious meal in just 20 minutes! Whole wheat gnocchi cooked in an easy and flavorful veggie tomato sauce. Veggie gnocchi is sure to become a favorite weekday go-to for your family. Gnocchi is not something I’ve had very often in my life. It’s delicious, but not something you often think of to make. Here's your reminder that…

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