Spring is Here – Recipe: Plain ‘Ole Granola

IMG_0564 Happy first day of spring! There are so many things that I love about this season, but, to me, one of the best things is all about the blooming and re-birth of flowers, trees, and nature, in general. Of course, the beautiful weather, Easter, and my youngest little being born in spring are all reasons that I love the season, too. And, another thing....the fruit.  I love berries, and they are so fresh, beautiful, and sweet during the spring. That is what inspired Continue...

Saving Breakfast – Recipe: Chewy Granola Bars

100_1598 As I have mentioned before, my littles are not big breakfast eaters.  So, that leaves me always trying to find something that they will eat that has some nutritional value each morning.  After buying some granola bars for my husband last week, I decided that I could make them because they would likely be A) Better, B) Healthier, and C) More Inexpensive. We were all pleased with the results.  The first batch lasted one day.  So, I made another batch a few days later.  They are delicious Continue...

Going Granola – Recipe: Granola

3685165510103 I remember taking Ethan to one of the family practice doctors who we saw when he was younger, and her commenting that we were "going granola" when I mentioned some of the more natural things that we had decided to do.  I found it funny considering the fact that she was a healthy eating, pilates-loving doctor.  Other than that, I did not really know what to think about the comment.  My brother-in-law has often thought that I am a hippy, and it is more of a term of endearment from him...I think...because Continue...