Recipes from the heart

 

Nothing was more comforting when I was growing up than something homemade from mom. It still is today!

I was blessed to be raised by a mom who never lost her vivid imagination. She is the DIY queen.

Much of the recipes on this page are from her. I will sprinkle in a few of my own as well.

When it comes to homemade, we live by a philosophy. If you don’t have everything the recipe calls for, just look in the back of the cupboard. You may find a hidden gem that will make the dish turn out just right!

Please excuse my limited supply of homemade recipes as I work to add more! As always being a mommy takes precedence over everything else.

Healthy homemade recipes for the whole family

Healthy Coconut Popsicles Recipe

When the heat turns up and fruit are in peak season, I get so excited to make new popsicle recipes for my family. Today I have a healthy coconut popsicles recipe for you! I love using coconut milk as a base for popsicles because it’s so creamy. It almost feels like...

Toddler Approved Spinach and Banana Smoothie

Spinach and banana smoothies are the perfect way to get a ton of nutrition in a picky toddler. Not only are they easy to make but green smoothies taste delicious. Today I am going to share my favorite morning smoothie recipe. We make this at least twice a week to get...

Red White and Blue Popsicle Recipe for a Fun Fourth of July

Our family absolutely loves 4th of July. We are a military family and as patriotic as they come. Each year we celebrate 4th of July with fireworks, festivities, and this red, white, and blue popsicle recipe. For the past few years we've hosted a backyard barbecue for...

Cilantro Lime Instant Pot Chili

My husband absolutely loves chili. He is known for his famous white chicken chili and has even won a few chili cookoff competitions in the past! I hope to one day to post his recipe if he will ever share his secrets with me! But today our chili isn't white. We are...

Delicious Morning Detox Drink to Start Your Day Out Right

I often find, the first few things I do in the morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. Yet, as I get older I tend to feel a bit achy when I wake up. I'm sure you can relate! If you find yourself relying heavily on caffeine to function, or want to promote...

No Guilt Peanut Butter Date Cookies

The holidays have come and gone and all you are left with your New Year's resolutions and a massive sugar craving! Don't worry girl, I got your back with these no guilt peanut butter date cookies! My philosphy around "junk food" is it's all in the balance. Although I...

Nourishing Belly Butter Recipe for Stretch Mark Prevention

I remember when I first found out I was pregnant I started googling things like "stretch mark prevention tips" and "best lotions to prevent stretch marks." I lathered all kinds of creams on my belly from day one. As I got further along in pregnancy, my skin began to...

Refreshing Mint Kombucha Recipe to Soothe Your Troubled Tummy

Since pregnancy, my stomach has been on the struggle-bus. I can't handle spicy food anymore and find myself having tummy trouble more often than ever before. My heart truly goes out to all those who have guts issues. I have officially joined that club! In our home, we...

Eco Friendly Homemade Baby Wipes with Coconut Oil

Are you tired of spending your hard-earned money every month for baby wipes, diapers, and expensive creams only to STILL be dealing with diaper rash? Me too sister! Did you know that most commercial wipes are laden with chemicals and have serious environmental...

Healthy Hot Cacao Nibs Fudge Recipe

My husband has a bit of a sweet tooth. I am always on the lookout for a way to turn a tasty treat into something with health benefits. Since summer is currently in full swing, we have been eating a lot of ice cream around here. I decided turn the back of my pantry...

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe
World Best Tamale Pie