Tag Archives: healthy

Healthy and Easy Back to School Snacks

Where did the summer go? This month we are wrapping up our summer adventures with one last trip to Bear Lake (pictured above!) and getting Lily ready to start second grade at her new charter school. With so many exciting things going on, I need fast, healthy, and easy snacks to keep me and the kiddos going! Apples and grapes are always a hit at our house so my littles couldn't wait to dive into this yummy package from Chiquita Snacking.                                     As Read more [...]

Breakfast Quinoa with Blueberries

Just wrapped an incredibly inspiring weekend at a blog conference in Salt Lake City. I stayed at my mom's house to lessen the commute and got to enjoy some great breakfast chats with her over this yummy dish - Breakfast Quinoa with Blueberries. We are both a few weeks into the The Fast Metabolism Diet (see how I lost 5 lbs in a week!). During Phase 1 grains and fruits are important - making this breakfast the perfect way to start your day! Quinoa definitely makes an appearance in our dinner Read more [...]

Fresh Express Tex Mex Salad + Coupons and a free app!

This month we are swapping greens into our meals thanks to Green Moms Meet and Fresh Express! From breakfast, to snack, to lunch, to dinner ... I am excited to transform some of our favorite meals into healthier salads. We started our week with this delicious Tex Mex Salad! All you need is: Fresh Express Tex Mex Salad Fresh Express 50/50 Mix Lake Country Asiago Cheese from Costco Grape Tomatoes Black Beans (drained) Corn Southwest Tortilla Chips Lime for squeezing Add Read more [...]

Family Night with Jamba Juice

I received this product for free from the sponsor of the Moms MeetSM program, May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms MeetSM blogger, I agreed to use this product and post my opinion on my blog. My opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of May Media Group LLC or the manufacturer of the product. Today I needed some major Cool Mom Points (CMP). In between salvaging my neglected house from the weekend of sickies and refereeing the children who had Read more [...]