Metal Roofs & Cinnamon Roll French Toast

March 22. I woke up at four this morning after dreaming that all of our appliances had been delivered and were miniature in size, but Big John insisted that we didn’t have time to return them and reorder them.  A nightmare, actually. This led to browsing appliances on Google Shopping and changing my mind again on the […]

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Five Minute Date Balls

It feels so good to be home after a busy weekend away with the babies.  Traveling with little ones is not for the faint of heart. But the memories are totally worth it.  My Monday plans so far consist of leggings, coffee, the couch, and these super easy date balls. Lots of carbs were had […]

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Coffee & Cable Knit Socks

So I thought I wanted to be a Family Nurse Practitioner for a hot second.   I finished two semesters in my dream program before dropping out.  Looking back, I don’t know how I managed to finish those two semesters…with all A’s… Because after getting accepted, we got pregnant with our third baby.  And my […]

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Skinny Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, shred friendly Prep & Cook Time: About 30 minutes while tending to 3 small dependents. I’ve been busy.  WE have been busy. Little John is turning 5 in a few weeks.  I’m planning a workout in the park and health event in Iowa later this month with one of my oldest […]

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Cleaning out the Fridge with Huevos Rancheros

Big John and I are going out of town this weekend for a little anniversary trip.  Alone.  As in, without kids.  As in, alone.  Just us.  Adults.  We’re less than 24 hours aways from departure time and fingers are crossed so hard that life doesn’t come up as it always does when we have plans. […]

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Waffle Crush Wednesday – Pumpkin Spice Edition

gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, shred-friendly If fall was a waffle.  It would be this pumpkin spice waffle.  Because it would still fit into skinny jeans.  Because this waffle was made sans gluten.  I love the stuff, but it is an unrequited love.  Below are actual pictures of me after eating gluten. If you’ve ever wondered why you […]

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Pumpkin Seed Superfood Breakfast Cookies

gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, shred-friendly Little John asked for cookies for breakfast this morning.  So momma made cookies. Goes into pantry.  Gathers healthy, fall colored ingredients.  Mixes together.  Hopes for best.  With a little inspiration from Pinterest of course. Honey & coconut oil looks gross mixed together. I decided to double the recipe so I would have extra […]

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