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

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...

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...

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream

If you have been struggling with diaper rash, I am sure you have been through the gamete of creams and balms. The problem with most of these creams is even the organic ones still contain preservatives. This may be contributing to additional irritation and delayed...

DIY Baby Lotion

I started making DIY baby lotion about 4 months after my son was born. I noticed that he kept having these little red bumps all over his skin. At first I thought this was just newborn stuff or my hormones still working their way out of his body. After 4 months the...

Homemade Muscle Rub

I have recently started working out again after my pregnancy and was looking for a good pain relief cream option. I scoured and searched for the ideal product, but found that many of the commercial-grade creams contained unwanted ingredients such as methylparaban and...

Easy Homemade Salsa Recipe
World Best Tamale Pie