Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Lactation Bars

My lactation granola bar recipe is one of the most popular on my blog, and for good reason. They’re delicious, nutritious, and provide nursing mamas with a boost. There are lots of ingredients here that nursing mamas need for energy and to help their body produce milk, especially oats, flax seed, brewer’s yeast, and coconut. […]

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Lactation Bars

Spinach Banana Muffins, AKA Green Cupcakes

I saw a recipe on Pinterest not too long ago for Spinach Banana Muffins. I pinned it immediately because I’m always looking for a way to sneak veggies into our two year old, Wes (pureed butternut squash in macaroni and cheese, zucchini in spaghetti sauce, spinach on pizza, carrots and broccoli in his Indian food […]

Spinach Banana Muffins, AKA Green Cupcakes

Homemade Granola

When my school has inservice days, we do a breakfast potluck. I usually bring fruit, but I knew others would bring fruit, and I wanted to do something different for a change. I’m dairy free because I’m nursing Eleanor who has a milk protein allergy, so that really narrowed things down. I also wanted something […]

Homemade Granola

Snack Time: Avocado Hummus

I love avocados and I love hummus, so when I came across a pin on Pinterest for Avocado Hummus, I was excited! (Food nerd alert: Yes, I get excited about recipes I see online.  And the other day, I found myself in the grocery store exclaiming aloud, “Finally!  Tomato paste in a tube!” So yeah, […]

Snack Time: Avocado Hummus

Pumpkin Lactation Bars

The pumpkin craze strikes again, this time in the form of lactation bars.  I make lactation granola bars regularly and switch up the flavors with ingredients like various dried fruits, coconut flakes (toasted or untoasted), bananas, etc.  I thought it would be yummy to try a variation with pumpkin to switch things up a little.  […]

Pumpkin Lactation Bars

Lactation Granola Bars

So, I haven’t posted much since I’ve become a Mommy.  I’m on summer break right now, so I can’t really complain about being too busy, but I am enjoying a lot of snuggles and smiles with my sweet little guy before I have to go back to work in four short weeks.  I have cooked […]

Lactation Granola Bars

Jalapeño Popper Dip

A cheesy, gooey dip with a crispy, buttery crust that tastes like a jalapeño popper?  Yes please!  I made this for a holiday party, and everyone loved it!  Not only is it delicious, but you can make it as spicy as you want by adjusting the amount of jalapeño you use.  I used four jalapeños, and […]

Jalapeño Popper Dip