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Breakfast with Vans Food Waffles

I have been loving a hearty breakfast sandwich in the mornings lately – they are really quick and easy with Vans Foods Waffles. I really love the 8 whole grain ones, they are my favorite! But we also really like their gluten free & organic ones as well.  For these sandwiches we layered them with a few combos. FIRST: Eggs, ham & cheese. SECOND: Avocado, bacon, provolone cheese & spinach  My kids also have LOVED these waffles they have these cute tiny chocolate chip waffles that are really easy for them to eat and are super yummy with a little chocolate and strawberries on top too! You can learn more about Vans Foods here, I love partnering with them for this post!  

Breakfast Hash

This meal just feels like home to me! We love hashing up some sweet potatoes and throwing together all sorts of yummy veggies for breakfast hashes. For this one we did shredded sweet potatoes, zucchini, red pepper and broccoli. I sautéed up the veggies with a little avocado oil and salt, then added a few precooked @gilbertscraftsausages (the chicken breakfast sausage is amazing!) all sliced up and broke 3 eggs on top. I baked it in the over for at 400 until the eggs looked the consistency preferred. It was delish!

Juggling 4 kids stuff with Name Bubbles

WE LOVE NAME BUBBLES! If you are busy juggling lots of little and need a way to quickly label their belongings, I cant recommend Name Bubbles enough! They are SO quick and easy.  My kids liked picking out their labels and designing them, and they stick them on everything. Lunch boxes, cups, toys, etc.  Its been a really fun way for my kids to take ownership of their stuff, and I love having a quick clean way to stay organized. Did I mention they can be written on with a sharpie?! OH AND THE BEST PART – They are dishwasher safe!  They are having a birthday sale through Monday so hurry and go shop! Use code BDAY for 25% off and free shipping! 

Danon Light & Fit Parfait

Strawberry Coconut Cream Overnight Oats  One of my fav breakfasts to make is Overnight Oats, they are super easy to customize to whatever flavor you want, they’re easy to prep a bunch ahead of time and quickly grab & go all week!  I’m obsessed with the new Light & Fit Coconut Cream Greek yogurt with Zero Artificial Sweeteners – it’s 90 calories & 13g of protein per cup! The flavor is amazing, here’s how I used it in my recipe! …. 1/2 c rolled oats  Some strawberries (def need fresh fruit!) 1 cup Light & Fit Greek yogurt (I used Coconut Cream!) 1 tsp chia seeds  1 tbsp honey …. Mix all ingredients together with a spoon in a mason jar  Put a lid on top  Refrigerate overnight  Enjoy in the morning! 

Reverse Detox, something I can totally get behind!

2018!! I know I know, there are a million people starting a million diets, cleanses, detoxes- what more could I possibly have to introduce you guys to!? I got an email from Prescribe Nutrition and I was so excited to give this a shot for a few reasons. First of all, they are whole foods focused – which is ALWAYS my primary beliefs on eating and fueling the body. I don’t focus on quick weight loss, I focus on healing the gut and fueling the body with nutrition. They also introduce the concept of a GENTLE REVERSE DETOX that sounds SO perfect for me! I think sometimes we go cold turkey eliminating all the bad things for the sake of detox, but our bodies go into shock and we cave and fail on our goal. They slowly eliminate foods over 3 weeks, with the end of the program being the most strict. I LOVE THIS […]

KidzShake makes us SMILE!

The juggle is real guys! The mornings around here are so crazy trying to get all 4 kids dressed & fed, lunches packed and out the door in time for the bus. I need quicker breakfast options and snacks on the go – but the problem seems to be everything fast – isn’t healthy! I was so excited when Kidzshake reached out and told me about their nutrition shakes FOR kids. Lots of products out there are designed that are ok for kids, but this is specifically designed for kids. Their bodies are growing, their minds need help learning – and they need specific supplementation for THEM. They are an organic protein, gluten free, soy free, dairy free, nut free, corn free AND dairy free. They are packed with vitamins and enzymes. They are naturally sweetened and offer over 4 billion probiotics, fiber for gut health and omega 3’s.  And guess what the best part […]

Martinellis Jello Shots

  These non alcoholic sparkling cider cups are so fun! We make them every year for our New Years Rockin’ Reeves party, they’re SUPER easy! YOU NEED:  1/2 cup boiling water 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin 2 1/2 cups sparkling @martinellisco sparkling apple cider  MAKE IT:  Boil Water Sprinkle the 2 envelopes of unflavored gelatin into the water and whisk to dissolve. Add Martinellis and stir.  Pour the liquid into small shot cups (amazon!) Refrigerate for an hour until jello is set to eat, sprinkle a little course sugar on top. Happy almost new year!!

Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

  I try to make a batch of these every week to have on hand for quick on the go energy, and something that basically tastes like a treat but is 100% healthy! INGREDIENTS 3/4 c peanut butter  1/3 c honey  1 c rolled oats  2 tbsp chia 2 tbsp flax seed  1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1 cup chocolate chips  Mix together, roll into balls & refrigerate!

Apple Cranberry Cider

  My house smells SO GOOD when I make this, it’s a favorite for parties and such a warm nostalgic flavor. INGREDIENTS 8 cups apple juice  4 cups cranberries 4 cinnamon sticks  Juice of one orange  2 tbsp whole cloves  Simmer on low heat until desired temp, sip and sip!

Cauliflower Fried Rice

INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp sesame oil  1 tsp @redmondrealsalt onion salt 4 cups cauliflower rice  2 cups chopped veggies (I used zucchini & carrots)  3 eggs  4 tbsp soy sauce or coconut aminos  Stir fry veggies until cooked through, add cauliflower cook throughly. Mix in 3 eggs and scramble into the mix. Add soy sauce, top with a little green onion and enjoy! 

Gluten Free Caprese Salad with Explore Cuisine

Do you want to know how to make THIS SALAD? I was really excited to partner up with Explore Cuisine for this recipe because they have the most delicious pastas that are grain free! If you need to refrain from gluten, these are going to be your best friend! They use lentil & rice flours and the flavors are delicious! Once you swap out regular pasta for this stuff– I promise you will love the way it tastes and love the way your body feels. They come in all kinds of pasta, spaghetti, linguine, lasagna noodles, etc. Here are a few of my favorites:    You can find Explore Cuisine on all their social pages below! Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter Here is the recipe for the Pasta Salad

Turning 34, Enter PMD – Helping this girl out!

      I turned 34 this week! Which honestly I am super excited about BUT I am also aware that I need to up my skin care game a little bit (or a lotta bit!) I have always LOVED washing my face every night. Its the best feeling in the world! But I heard bout the benefits of microdermabrasion and wanted to get in on it! Microdermabrasion has TONS of awesome benefits that bring out youthful vibrant skin but most of us don’t have time to hit up the spa on the regular, thats why I was super excited to find PMD Beauty, they give you a way to do Microderm, every week in your home! And its SO EASY! How does it work!? This is straight from their website –  Patented Spinning Discs embedded with aluminum oxide crystals exfoliate away dead, dull cells from the surface of the skin. By removing this dead skin […]

Roasted Brussels & Bacon

Just toss the quartered brussels in a little avocado oil, then roast them with some crumbled bacon – voila! Bake at 400 for 15 minuets (ish!) and then too with a little bit of balsamic glaze and your world will spin! 

Knock Off Kneaders French Toast

If you are looking for a delicious French Toast recipe, look no farther! If you are lucky to live close to a Kneaders- you may have seen something like this before – but sometimes Kneaders is closed and you have to make your own! So here goes nothing! I adapted my favorite Six Sisters Stuff recipe to add a little more flavor, and then I used their recipe for the syrup! We threw a Christmas Brunch recently and this was one of my favorite dishes to make for it!  

Christmas Brunch

  Is there anything more festive and fun than a Christmas Brunch? Its one of our favorite family traditions to have a big yummy breakfast Christmas morning. The kids play with toys and I hang out in my favorite place, the kitchen! You can see my Christmas Quiche recipe HERE I have also done Christmas Eve Brunches before, those are a lot of fun too! You can see my Knock Off Kneaders French Toast recipe HERE I was really excited to team up with my friends and throw this brunch with Tai Pan Trading, they have the most gorgeous decor that was so versatile. Wreaths for doors we could use as center pieces, all their kitchen items were functional to prepare items and beautiful to stay in the middle of the table. We love Tai Pan Trading! You can find this Orange Ham glaze recipe HERE  This Blueberry Streusel Cake was amazing, the recipe is […]

Must Have Monday 11/20

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Must Have Monday 11/13

After popular demand I will be uploading my Must Have Monday series from my Instagram stories here, Weekly! Here are the links for all the items I recommended Thank you!! Curling Wand HERE Extended Battery Life HERE Kurvology Sequin Jacket HERE Budget Boot Camp HERE (use code FRESHFIX to save 10%!) Pore Refiner HERE Foundation HERE

Instant Pot Hot Chocolate

  Tis the season for Holiday parties and I got together with a few of my neighbors and good friends to do a Holiday Hot Chocolate Party for our kids, it turned out really cute and was so much fun! We headed to Tai Pain Trading for all the decor, they seriously have EVERYTHING for home & holiday you need, and we were able to find some really classic gorgeous stuff! You can find the Hot Cocoa Printable sign HERE My friends are SO talented!  Pam made these super cute whip cream spoons. More details on her blog HERE!     Holly decorated the tree with these letterboard ornaments. More details on her blog HERE!   Amy made some adorable Hot Chocolate to do cups also. More details on her her blog HERE! I love using this recipe for Hot Chocolate, and this time I tried it in the Instant Pot and it was SO […]

A Day in the Life with Lantana Hummus

We are all busy, I get it. We are trying to hustle from place to place, usually with a few kids in tow, trying to check of miles of to do lists and someone also make healthy fast choices too!? It seems impossible some days! I am so grateful for companies who help make healthy a little easier and accessible for us all- Lanatana Hummus has been a delicious and colorful addition to our family food line up and I know it will be for you too! Not only do they have some of the most yummy flavors ever, they are colorful bright packaging and they are are SO delicious.  My kids love the white bean flavor, and I use it to pack in their lunches. I love the siracha carrot, as well as the black bean, and edamame. I was able to use those for a party platter too! You can see a video […]

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