A Little Food Comfort with My Beef Stew Recipe

A bowl of beef stew with green bell peppers, potatoes and carrots in a white bowl

Beef stew is the perfect cold weather comfort food.  It’s perfect to make on the weekend as part of your menu planning.  It’s equally delicious to serve as leftovers during a busy weeknight meal. A Little Food Comfort with My Beef Stew Recipe You know I’m all about the ‘quick & easy’ kind of recipes that help me juggle food, … Read More

Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipe with the Choco Monkey Smoothie

Choco Monkey Smoothie made with cocoa powder, banana, peanut butter and other ingredients served in glasses with blue and white striped straws

We have been H-U-G-E smoothie drinkers over the years; they’re great for busy breakfast mornings or after school snacks!  In fact, my youngest would drink the Choco Monkey Smoothie three times a day, seven days a week if I’d let her; it is without doubt one of her personal favorites.   Check out the recipe in the video below; NOTE:  … Read More

Kids Fun 101: Truffula Trees

Trufulla Trees from The Lorax

When my friend asked me to bring Oreo cookie pops to her daughter’s birthday party, I could’t resist turning them into Truffula Trees for a little Kid Fun 101 ~ especially with the release of The Lorax Movie, which we happened to love! They’re actually quite easy to make and better yet, there is NO BAKING REQUIRED! I doubled my … Read More

Baked Apple Snack

Baked Apple Snacks made with honey, cinnamon, cheese and whole grains in the shape of a pinwheel.

This baked apple snack is simple and delicious to make.  It’s the perfect combination of sweet and savory.  This baked apple snack is great for after school or to make on the weekend. Baked Apple Snack Although I’m never really ready to let go of summer in the northeast, apple season does sweeten the deal and make the fall transition … Read More

Squash Monsters for Dinner

When my youngest was much littler than she is now, we used to play a game in the produce aisles throughout the fall.   Every week she would select one new squash, because there are so many unique and colorful options to try that caught her eye.  It was FANTASTIC; it encouraged taste testing and trying new foods and even … Read More

Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Breakfast Pizza with seasoned scrambled eggs on a flat bread topped with melted sharp cheese and diced cooked ham.

This Easy Breakfast Pizza is absolutely delicious and simple to make.  It’s great for easy entertaining or everyday use.   Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe Yum, yum, yum.  This easy Breakfast Pizza recipes is fun, fun, fun! What a winning combination; EASY + GREAT FLAVOR. This easy breakfast pizza is great for entertaining or any day of the week.  It’s even simple … Read More

Easy Breakfast Sandwich Baseball Fun

Breakfast Quesadillas

Try this easy breakfast sandwich with a little baseball twist of flavor.  It’s topped with fresh salsa which allows you to squeeze fresh veggies into the mix. Easy Breakfast Sandwich Baseball Fun Here’s a quick & easy way to get everyone eating healthy bites for breakfast. These breakfast sandwiches are DELICIOUS, making them a home run for everyone! They’re great … Read More

Two Ways to Play Snow Baseball this Winter and Stay Active

Snow baseball is a great way to keep the kids moving and active this winter while spending time as a family.  Grab the neighbors or some friends, bundle up, get ready to move and make memories while playing together. Looking for some fun games to play in the snow?  Consider playing Snow Baseball.  It’s fun, it’s easy and it’s a … Read More

Pumpkin Pizza for Dinner….easy, quick & festive!

Cheesy Bacon Pumpkin Pizza by Jodie Fitz 1pizza dough 1/2 cup turkey bacon, cooked and chopped 8 oz. Monterrey Jack Cheese (use the low fat) 1/8 cup light olive oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon onion salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup chopped olives Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees. Stir the garlic powder, onion salt and pepper together … Read More

Slithering Snake Dinner

I am re-posting the kid-friendly dinner fun, because it’s almost Chinese New Year!  What does this recipe have to do with Chinese New Year? It’s the year of the snake! _____________________________ Last week my daughter came home with a note in her agenda that said, Eat Snake for Dinner!  She said the teacher was being silly.  Or, was it her … Read More