ICYMI: Alara (our youngest daughter) is quite the joiner and anticipates the challenge each year. We encourage her to choose 3 snacks from the recipe booklet for each week that she would like to try, and then we coach her through preparing them at home. Sometimes we take pictures and/or videos of her snacks, and here is one of her snacks prepared for the challenge ;-).
As mamas, we are always looking for healthier ways to serve up kid favorites. So, when I discovered a recipe for healthy Macaroni and Cheese, I decided to dress it up a bit and make it something the kids would love AND I would still approve (and enjoy myself)! The result? A bacon topped 3… Continue reading Healthy Mac & Cheese
It's Fall!! Sometimes we really want a sweet pumpkin treat, and pairing it together with Shakeology is not only nutrient dense (helping satisfy our body's cravings in a more fulfilling and meaningful way) but also so delicious! Check out these scrumptious pumpkin recipes! (Note: anywhere you see Pumpkin Spice Shakeology, you are able to substitute Vanilla Shakeology… Continue reading 10 Pumpkin Shakeology Recipes
Several of you were really interested in seeing how our little project has been going, so Alara and I thought we'd share Alara's fish taco night 😉 Can I just say... my husband is a genius because this has eliminated so many eye rolls, groans, complaints, and reluctance when it comes to dinner time and… Continue reading The Kids Do the Cooking – Fish Tacos
Okra & Tomatoes "Southern Rice" Side Dish - Did your mama or grandma cook okra when you were little? Instead of fried okra or over white rice, get 3x the veggies with amazing flavor so you don't feel like you are missing out!!
Every Bless-ed Day, I have a version of this Cinnamon Spice Iced Cafe Latte. (Btw.... Can you hear the southern drawl making the word "blessed" 2 syllables)? 🤠🙌🏼 Now, being a Southern Mama usually means we were likely brought up to be good stewards of our hard-earned money, good nurturers to the children God gifted us, and… Continue reading Cinnamon Spice Iced Cafe Latte
Let's grab a cup of coffee & chat a minute, shall we? I'm here with a few Life Fit Faves as a new way of connecting with you online and in your home so we can really get to know each other better & share great tips... one life fit mama to another. Summer officially… Continue reading Life Fit Faves: Lies about women weightlifting & coconut oil, fatigue & emotional eating, & when mom forgets to meal plan
I admitted that when you first hear Chicken and Waffles, you're probably not thinking of a healthy dinner :-). In fact you're probably having some 24-hour diner come to mind that fries everything and has no healthier section 2 the menu LOL. You probably are thinking that the only time you could have chicken and… Continue reading Healthier Oven-fried Chicken and Protein Waffles
Last week I shared that these apple banana muffins Donald made were a big hit with the kids, and promised to share the recipe. If you're like me, you're a mom always looking for healthier school snack alternatives that aren't fill of refined sugar , don't stick to dental work LOL, and aren't met with… Continue reading Apple Banana Muffins
Everybody loves fudgy brownies, right?! Oh em geeeee these are good and gluten free! You won't believe how moist and chocolatey they really are! Donald found these on this blog made these the other day and they were gobbled up in 2 days LOL... First thing he says is... don't let the first step fool… Continue reading Fudgy Avocado Brownies