Easy slow cooker Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli recipe. No need to go out for this take-out favorite! This saucy dish can be served over ramen or rice.
Blueberry French Toast Bake is an easy breakfast recipe for your next family gathering or holiday celebration! Simple ingredients baked in less than an hour! One of my essential steps in savoring and celebrating your family, especially during holidays, is to make recipes that are both easy and delicious. I like no fuss recipes because … Continue reading
There isn’t perfection in motherhood. I am good enough in motherhood just as I am, with flaws and mistakes. Before becoming a mom I was addicted to the pursuit of perfection and equally addicted to the praise. I’ve been driven by being a hard worker, trying not to make any mistakes, I bounce balls continuously, and … Continue reading
This recipe for Pumpkin chili is made with canned pumpkin, ground beef, and pumpkin pie spice. It’s perfectly kid-friendly chili (not spicy)! I love serving this in the fall as a weeknight meal or I pop some in the freezer to save for future busy nights!
The Minnesota Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge is a cooking competition for Minnesota kids ages 8-14 to share their healthy gameday snacks!
This berry smoothie bowl is packed with fresh strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries. It is a super easy breakfast that is perfect for kids.
Super moist and easy lemon zucchini muffins. A great recipe for family gatherings, weekday breakfast for kids, or a way to use up a big zucchini!
Just five ingredients to make this Almond Milk Green Smoothie. Super easy recipe to make this kid-friendly green smoothie!
Just three ingredients to make these tasty Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches! Bake in the oven for a yummy grab and go breakfast!
It’s the night before the Minnesota State Fair, my kids are asleep, I’m pouring over web pages and brochures about the fair, and eating mini Nilla wafers and making them into sandwiches with Nutella spread in between, washing it down with a tasty craft beer. Friends, we call this “pre-gaming.” I’m thinking about how tomorrow … Continue reading
The juxtaposition of parenting in our chaotic world is that we can go from the minutia of wiping up the morning’s breakfast dishes, shuffling kids between activities, and playing Legos to then trying to explain terrorism, hatred, and racism.
Portable and totally fun, this recipe for an Adult Capri Sun will have you sipping your favorite cocktail anywhere!
Chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside, these State Fair Cookies are my homemade recipe for the Sweet Martha’s Minnesota State Fair cookie favorite! If I had to pick my two favorite things about Minnesota, it would be our amazing summers and the Minnesota State Fair. The state fair here is at the … Continue reading
This essay was originally published on Scary Mommy. My hands were holding the plastic sleeves filled with sandwiches, apple slices, and milk bottles. I struggled with the zipper on my bag to get my wallet out. My daughter circled around me, round and round, grabbing the flowing fabric on my dress each time she did … Continue reading
This essay was originally published on Scary Mommy. The paper liner on the table made a crinkling noise every time my feet swung back and forth. I was a young teenager, and it was my first appointment without my mom in the room. I stared at the jars of cotton balls and tongue depressors, and … Continue reading