chocolate pecan butter

it is such a challenge sometime to feed your kids healthy food, and trying to feed them at all.I know I have a hard time finding the balance. my daughter loves Nutella but it’s not the healthiest for her and with her younger sister watching her older sisters every move I don’t really want her to…

Vegetable soup with rice

this recipe is so simple, easy and quick to make and will make you want to eat your vegetables. 2 large carrots (diced) 2 sticks of celery (diced) 1 carton of mushrooms 2 c frozen peas 32oz vegetable broth 1/2 onion (diced) 2 cloves of garlic (diced) 1 c of uncooked rice salt and pepper…

feeding my family on a small budget

I thought I might share how I feed my family on a small budget. my family dynamic is a little different then the normal I guess. but I think it’s becoming more normal then people think. I am a single mom of 2 girls age 9 and 2 I also watch a toddler and as of…

How to cook a whole chicken + broth

hello everyone last week I cooked a whole chicken normally I would just buy chicken breast, but it is much cheaper to buy a whole chicken and cook it so I am going to share how to do this process. yes it’s messy and you will get your hand dirty but you will have a weeks worth…

toddler on the go snack

this weekend I made the long walk to the park with my 9year old and 2year old. I knew that I would need some snacks for the walk to the park and too tied my toddler over until we go home. so I grabbed what I had in the cabinet, I wanted something that wouldn’t make a…

Meatless enchiladas

I alway try to have vegan, gluten free Stapples in my cupboards for those days i don’t know what i am going to fix for lunch/dinner . And it was one of those days you know when you look in the cupboads and then the fridge and wounder what the heck i am going to…

Gluten free,vegan wrap

It’s been awhile unfortunately my computer, charger port burnt out so i can’t charge it , its harder to write on my small phone but here we go. my journey to become vegan is a slow process but i am getting there ,i am make slow changes in my diet like almond milk , GF/vegan…

french toast sticks -baked

i started a new menu for my childcare  this week and thought i would share how the french toast turned out . i normally don’t give the kids sugary meals but i though once a week can’t hurt. of course these  french toast sticks aren’t just for the kids . everyone will love them for…

s’mores

summer has finally arrived where i am i was so tired of all the rain . this recipe that i am going to be showing you just came to me as we were watching pokémon  yes it’s my daughter new favors show so every night we sit down and watch a few episodes. i wanted…

gluten free, vegan veggie burger

it’s been a hard road for me throughout my life with my migraines since I was in my 20’s i have had them. they have really gotten bad the last 2 years . so i made the decision to go vegan again before i had my now 9 year old i was vegan for many…