Author: Lilly C.


Thanksgiving Turkey Meatballs

Have you started planning your Thanksgiving menu? Whether you are hosting or bringing a dish as a guest, you definitely want to consider adding these Thanksgiving Turkey Meatballs to the mix! I don’t know about you, but my kids are not huge fans of the big turkey. They may take a few bites, but it’s not […]

breakfast, recipes

Frittata Egg Muffins

I don’t know about you, but getting my kids ready and well-fed in the morning before school can be more difficult than it needs to be! I find myself having to beg them to get out of bed, get ready and come down in time to actually eat something sensible without swallowing it. Studies show that kids that […]


Easy and Creamy Homemade Vanilla Maple Peach Yogurt

Hey Busy Mom’s! Do you want to learn how to make creamy delicious homemade yogurt in minutes for a fraction of the cost and say goodbye to all the added sugar, additives and artificial colors and flavors found in a lot of popular yogurt brands? In my book, “Busy Mom’s Cheat Sheet: Raising Happy Healthy Kids”, […]

drinks, recipes

Tinto De Verano (Red Wine Spritzer)

Hey Busy Moms, this post is for you! I recently came back from traveling in Madrid (first big trip without the kiddos in 10 years!) and was introduced to my new favorite summer beverage called Tinto De Verano, translated into English as Red Wine of Summer. I’ve always been a big Sangria fan and ordered […]

recipes, soups

Zucchini & Corn Soup

I just started gardening last year and my most fruitful crop both seasons has been zucchini. Look at how many zucchini’s I came home to after being out of town for a little over a week! With my surplus of this versatile summer crop, I was busy figuring out different recipes so that my kids […]

desserts, recipes

Decadently Healthy Chocolate Pudding

Sometimes you just need a quick and painless way to satisfy your kids sweet tooth without giving in to the junk aisle. This chocolate pudding recipe doesn’t contain any refined sugar and gets its natural sweetness from bananas and maple syrup. It also contains the energy boosting superfood cacao powder filled with beneficial nutrients to aid healthy […]

recipes, smoothies

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

This smoothie tastes too good to be healthy! While this smoothie tastes great, it also is a nutritional powerhouse with healthy fats and protein coming from the almond butter, flax seed and milk. Bananas are great source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium and manganese and helps metabolize fats and carbs. Flax seeds are an […]