A few months ago my husband called me up with some information I was skeptical about at first. Like many people, he had been wanting to lose some weight for a very long time. We had tried prescription medication (Phentermine) from the Dr, portion control, attempting to just eat healthier, Slim Fast and other programs in the past and nothing worked. If we did lose weight it would come right back. Keto changed everything. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one of the links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  By followingRead More →

About once a year our local farmer’s market has flats of strawberries for sale at a very good price, last weekend we found flats for 12.99 which works out to be about $1 a pint. I was tempted to get two but since Strawberries have a relatively short shelf life I settled for one. Here are my Top 5 strawberry recipes to use them all up before they go bad. Top 5 Strawberry Recipes Strawberry & White Chocolate Granola Bars My children love granola bars but the prepackaged ones are expensive and it can be difficult to find a variety that my children enjoy. ToRead More →

When I was a little girl my mother taught me this recipe, of course, we called them Chocolate Mud Pies but I’m calling this alteration Birds Nest Cookies. These cookies are fairly simple to make and easily customizable, I’ve thrown in almonds, mini marshmallows, and dried fruit in the past, changing them up to fit whatever event or season I’m making them for. Birds Nest Cookies Ingredients 2 Cups of Sugar 2/3 Cup of Milk 1/2 Cup of Butter or Margarine 2/3 Cup of Cocoa Powder 1 Pinch of Salt 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 3 Cups Rolled Oats 2 Cups Coconut Flakes 1 bag MiniRead More →

Getting your kids to eat their vegetables is like trying to get my dog in the bathtub – sure it will happen but there will be a few bumps along the way. Both of my kids are good eaters, the problem is that they want to eat all the wrong things. Zoe is a carnivore who devours all things meat and Brooke..well Brooke has a sweet tooth. Neither of these eating habits is particularly healthy and I’ve been struggling for a long time to find vegetables my kids will eat without a fight. Imagine my surprise when they turned their noses up at Acorn SquashRead More →