Camping Food Hacks

By Erin Oltmanns

We are “camping people.” We along with our extended family have garages and sheds packed with camping gear — sleeping bags, camp stoves, tents, packable chairs, get the drift. We take things like bug repellant and marshmallow roasters very seriously. Adding kiddos to this ... Read More

Easy 3 Ingredient Appetizers

By April Davis

We've scoured Pinterest and found a round-up of the best appetizers for your holidays!  All of them are 3 ingredients, easy to put together and oh so yummy! 1. Cranberry Pepper Jelly Dip This Cranberry Pepper Jelly Dip is the perfect solution to keep guests from picking at t... Read More

15 Pumpkin Items from Trader Joe’s You NEED In Your Life

By Erin Oltmanns

Remember back in the day when the only pumpkin flavored things that came around in the Autumn were pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, pumpkin pie, that one Yankee candle, and...actual pumpkins? Then Starbucks came around and BLEW OUR MINDS with pumpkin spice lattes and we lost our ever-loving minds ... Read More

5 Smoothie Bowls Your Kids Will Love

By Erin Oltmanns

I’m a big fan of smoothies and as such, I’ve raised two smoothie fanatics. Even in the face of a mother that tells them, “Sorry kiddos, we don’t have X-Y-Z ingredient that I need to make a smoothie” they’ll both stand in front of the freezer and try to cobble together random stuff and... Read More

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Recipe {in the blender!}

By Rachael Herrscher

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Recipe I've gone through several phases of completely eliminating sugar from my diet {see: 12+ Tips For Quitting Sugar}. I cut sugar completely out for an entire year, I've done several rounds of Whole 30, and in general I just try to stay away from sugar.  But th... Read More

5 Ingredient S’mores Mix Recipe

By April Davis

This is the perfect treat for summer.  It's reminiscent of campfires, marshmallow goodness and easy to throw in a bag and take anywhere! S'mores Golden Graham Mix Ingredients: 1 small box Golden Grahams cereal 1 bag large marshmallows 3 Tbsp butter 1 cup chocolate chips, frozen ... Read More

Slowing Down and Snacking Better for the New Year

By Erin Oltmanns

I know the “holidays” are well behind us, but can we talk about what a WHIRLWIND life with kiddos is between the festive bookends of Halloween and New Year's Eve? Every year I intend to plan and be prepared, but there is a point when all of the preparations sort of catch up and I am scramblin... Read More

My New Favorite Snack

By Erin Oltmanns

I'm a snacker. I have to be. After I had my babies I had to knuckle down and get healthy. I lost weight and learned A LOT about myself and my nutritional habits. The most important thing I realized about myself is that I make the WORST decisions when I'm very hungry. I have friends that can still... Read More

16 Halloween Pinterest Food Fails

By Kalli Verbecky

Look, the holiday season kicks off with Halloween, right? With it come all the cutesy posts about holiday food and traditions and PINTEREST MIGHT EXPLODE WITH TUTORIALS AND HOLIDAY INSPO! Let's all reap the rewards and start this holiday season off right by treating ourselves to some Halloween ... Read More

Healthy Yogurt Mix-In Ideas

By Erin Oltmanns

Healthy snacking can get so BORING. My snack staple is yogurt and to keep myself from getting burnt out, I reach for a few of my favorite healthy yogurt mix-in's. In my experience, healthy snacking is HUGE part of healthy eating. If I skip my morning snack, I will be the first person in line in a... Read More