The Novel Corona Virus has been all-consuming, causing a lot of anxiety and stress all over the world. A lot of the focus has been placed on how to reduce the spread of the virus like washing your hands, not touching your face, avoiding crowds, social distancing, etc. Don’t get me wrong, these measures are […]
Author: Lilly C.
Valentine’s Day Chocolaty Treats
Hi loves! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, how can you not indulge in a little something sweet? While I love to cook, I must admit I don’t make sweets too often, mainly so that I’m not so tempted to eat it until it’s all gone. On Valentine’s Day weekend, I like to make […]
Za’Atar Toast: Take your avocado toast to the next level!
Hey Busy moms, dads & all caregivers! Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know that avocado toast is all the rage. Starting on menus of the hippest eateries, I recently saw it and ordered it from the menu of a basic airport restaurant. I’ve been experimenting with how to take avocado toast up […]
Cream of Zucchini Soup
With kids going back to school and the weather cooling down, I wanted to make a summer-inspired soup they can eat after school. I still had a ton of Zucchini in my refrigerator from my garden’s bounty harvest, so I decided to make a Cream of Zucchini Soup. This no cream version of this soup […]
Top 10 ways this busy mommy gets her workouts in! Meet Chuck & Joy.
Hey busy moms, dads, & all caregivers, Today, I want to share with you how I prioritize getting my workouts in with my super busy schedule. Between work, kids, and everything that goes along with being a working parent, it is too easy for working out to go on the bottom of the list, making […]
Crunchy Chicken Nuggets
When I started my healthy eating journey, it was tough to get my kids to eat the healthy foods I was enjoying having been used to eating “kids food”. The first step to get my kids to eat healthier foods was to make the foods they were used to eating in a healthier fashion. Is […]
Hi busy moms, dads & all caregivers, This Lentil Soup is so yummy and hearty, you can even serve it over rice or quinoa like a stew. High in soluble fiber and a great source of protein and iron, the benefits of incorporating this low-calorie legume into your diet are improved digestive and heart health […]
Who says you can’t have a healthy version of fried rice that tastes amazing. In this recipe, I added carrots and peas to this recipe, but you can add any veggies you have on hand that your family enjoys. My kids also enjoy it with broccoli and mushrooms. Quinoa can be used in this recipe […]
Roasted Chicken & Potatoes
This is a classic roast chicken dish that has been passed down from my grandmother to my mother, to me and now to you! Growing up, my mom always made this dish for holiday occasions and I love that I am carrying on this tradition with my family. One of the star ingredients in this […]
I recently came back from 10 days in Greece with my family, and I must tell you, Greece does live up to all its hype! The beaches are amazing, we had perfect blue skies every day and the food is fresh and delicious. One of Greek’s staples is Tzatziki, which is a yogurt sauce that […]