Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

I’ve had several neighbors bring over tomatoes from their gardens. I have the BEST neighbors! I went to my sister in laws house yesterday and her husband gave me some of their tomatoes fresh picked from the garden. I was so excited because that meant homemade spaghetti sauce! I took the kids on their mandatory […]

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Frosted Raspberries

I have a love for this double chocolate zucchini bread. In all the years that I’ve been making it, the kids have NEVER noticed that I sneak in their greens. I don’t grate the zucchini though, THAT is the trick. Instead I puree it and put it into the zucchini bread mix. Score one for […]

Nectarine Jam

Nectarine jam is all natural and delicious on a variety of different breads and treats!                    Everyday one of my neighbors is bringing our family some new treat from their garden. I’ve made mountains of zucchini bread, ate enough peaches and apricots that I might burst, and […]

Gluten Free Non Dairy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Hack

I love ice cream but have YET to find a good chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream that’s non dairy. I’ve tried several flavors, had several of you write and recommend a few flavors but have yet to really try a flavor that tastes like the rich creamy chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream that […]

Lightlife Smart Dogs Summer Cooking

100 degree days have hit! The dog days of summer are officially here. Staying cool has been top priority with the kids. We take daily trips to the pool, park ourselves by the air conditioner or run through the sprinklers. This is the first summer in several years that I’ve been able to stay at […]

Kids Chocolate Trail Mix

Delicious kids chocolate trail mix is perfect for long car rides, school lunches or hikes!  Ten hours there. Ten hours back. I’ve driven the road from Salt Lake City to Southern California more times than I can count. But with three kids? You need snacks. And movies. And books. And activities. And patience. Lot’s and […]

How to Cook for Specialized Diets on a Budget

Between food allergies, gluten or lactose intolerance, and the popularity of specialized eating methods such as Paleo, chances are there is at least one person in your family who has special food needs. It can be challenging to cook around food restrictions while still making foods everyone in your family likes to eat. It’s even […]

Flavor Your Life

There is nothing better than a good slice of bread and butter. I don’t really crave bread and butter during the summer when it’s 90+ degrees outside. So I swap it up and dip my butter in some flavored oil. It’s a fresh and delicious alternative to a hot slice of bread oozing in butter. […]

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