while the babies sleep, i cook

Snacks

Strawberry Tomato Basil Toast

Strawberry Tomato Basil Toast

Yesterday’s lunch, which I plan to repeat as often as I can while the tomatoes are at their peak, the strawberries still red and juicy, and the still thriving. . I was thrilled to learn the Whole Foods near us sells some of my favorite […]

Summertime Snack Ideas

Summertime Snack Ideas

Hey friends! I have been asked about snacks for the summer for the little people. Thought I would share a few simple, budget friendly things we are keeping well stocked to prevent all the hangry children. A few are homemade, but the majority are store […]

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Parfait

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Parfait

I have been dreaming about this parfait ever since I tried it yesterday. I am not kidding when I say the strawberry chia jam takes it over the top. It’s unreal! This is truly the easiest jam you will ever make and I don’t know […]

Summertime Popsicle Ideas

Summertime Popsicle Ideas

Who loves a good popsicle? Throw your hands up. I have got 3 super easy ideas for you. The full blog post with links is on the blog. Orange juice (or any juice for that matter!) pops. I use reusable clear pouches (100 for $10!!) to have […]

Lara-Bites

Lara-Bites

LarA-BitEs!  These happened completely on accident from a recipe gone wrong and they are delicious. Basically, I was trying to make “rawnola” (raw granola) and left the food processor on too long. I actually am not a larabar fan, but these are a little less […]

PB Energy Balls// aka Booby Balls!

PB Energy Balls// aka Booby Balls!

As promised, here is the recipe for the PB power balls I eat on the daily! They are also called Booby Balls because they are awesome for nursing mothers! The oats and flax seed are great for lactation, and having them ready to go in […]

Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins

Good morning everyone! I am very excited (and also a bit nervous) to share this recipe with you! I don’t do a ton of baking, but knew I wanted to come up with some easy snack ideas for John Robert’s lunchbox. So, I scoured the […]