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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nutty Yummy Fish

In general, my kids are not huge fish-lovers and have often complained that fish tastes too fishy. This recipe uses mild white fish, like cod or halibut, and tastes great. Yield: 3-4 servings

Raising kids is freakin’ hard!

Hi, my name is Lilly and I am the author of Busy Mom’s Cheat Sheet: Raising Happy Healthy Kids. I started this blog to help busy moms and caregivers raise happy healthy kids by sharing tips, recipes and lesson’s I’ve learned the hard way to make your child rearing journey […]