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Stay at Home Lunch

Stay at Home Lunch

Easy lunch at home today…carrots, avocado and sardine salad on seed crackers. Even my boys love this, and it comes together really quickly!!! It’s been great to really go back through my cupboards and see what I need to use up. This helps ensure you are not wasting food, saving money, and not sticking up on unneeded items. I found these seeded crackers at Costco awhile ago and bought them because I am a sucker for trying new healthy items….

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Pear Peanut Butter Cookie No Bake Cheesecake

Pear Peanut Butter Cookie No Bake Cheesecake

Quarantine Kitchen Easter Dessert! Today I woke up with very little planned to cook, but I found a rack of lamb in the freezer and some veggies and rice to go with it. For my dessert, I based it off of a no bake cheesecake recipe I found on Pinterest, but I added and swapped a bunch. I cut up a bunch of pears I had and started cooking them with butter and cinnamon until it had a thick consistency….

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Pantry Muffins

Pantry Muffins

While you’re home and looking for family activities plus ensuring you have healthy meals…look in your pantry and see what you can create from what you have! I bet you will have some fun getting creative, make some healthy meals, and save money by using up ingredients instead of wasting things!I grabbed several items like unused quinoa, oats, chia seeds and flax to grind up and make a flour blend. Then, I made some healthy bananas muffins with this flour…

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Homemade “Fast Food” for Kids on the Go

Homemade “Fast Food” for Kids on the Go

Most of the time, I focus on super healthy meals for my family, and sometimes, I aim to do the best that I can with nutrition, time, and cost. We have activities like karate and piano to take kids to during the week, and those days require fast meals. For piano, my husband and stepdaughter are there for a few hours so I make “to go” homemade meals that are easy to eat, can be eaten cold, are affordable, and…

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Work Lunches from Leftovers

Work Lunches from Leftovers

People always tell my husband “You eat so healthy” when they see his lunches for work. At multiple jobs random people come up and have said this to him. He laughs and says, “No, my wife makes me healthy food. I just eat.”. I make my husband’s lunches every week. This helps us use up leftovers, eat healthier than grabbing fast food, and save a ton of money. Also, with the nature of his tech work, he is always on…

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My 4 Year Old Son’s Favorite Lunch

My 4 Year Old Son’s Favorite Lunch

Easy, healthy kids lunch! Here is a typical lunch I pack my 4 year old, Noah.For his morning snack, I aim to make sure it has healthy fats and protein like almond flour crackers. For lunch, he always wants half a sardine salad sandwich. I make it with wild caught sardines, mayo, sea salt, and pepper. It’s loaded with selenium, vitamin A, vitamin D, calcium, and Omega 3s. His sides focus on fiber and colors (vitamins and minerals). He loves…

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