The Perfect Homemade Granola Bar?

My family is often on the go, and although we try to be home for mealtime we are often eating snacks in the car or at the park. Granola bars are an easy staple, but I prefer bars that are high either in protein or in fiber so that they having staying power in our systems. In the quest to find a nutritious and satisfying granola bar, I have tried a few homemade varieties. I like the fact that I can add the ingredients that I want my family to eat - oats, nuts, dried fruit, etc. - and I also like … [Read more...]

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Good morning! Our family eats a lot of banana bread, so I thought I would share with you a recipe that I have come up with over the years. I've reduced the amount of sugar in the original recipe by half, added whole wheat flour and chia seeds* (they add a nice crunch!), as well as vanilla and cinnamon. If you have a favorite bread or muffin recipe, please share it with us in the comments section! There is nothing more satisfying to me than feeding my family a healthy, delicious, and quick … [Read more...]

Boiling Water

Put water in a pot. Cook over high heat. Wait, but don't watch. … [Read more...]