Grab and Go Breakfast Station

Grab and Go Breakfast Station

My son started his senior year of high school this year.  Usually on a big day like the first day of school, I’d get up early to make him a good breakfast. I don’t care that he drives, or that he’s going to be a legal adult in a little over a month. He’s still my […]

Make-Ahead Smoothies

smoothies

One way to make weekday mornings less chaotic is to plan ahead. For years, I’ve used smoothies as a quick, healthy breakfast, but it wasn’t until I saw this commercial smoothie lunch that I realized I could freeze them just like I froze purees for my baby! Whenever I make a morning smoothie, there’s always […]

Muffin Cup Omelettes

chicken

Recently I was so lucky as to be able to babysit (chicken sit?) a friend’s backyard chickens while she went on vacation. She has beautiful hens. There are nine of them and they are all very friendly. They have this simple coop to sleep in, and when there is someone to watch them, they have […]

Cherry-Berry Vanilla Shake

Cherry Berry Vanilla Shake

Sometimes I throw something together out of whatever I have in the kitchen, no big deal, and then I realize, THIS COULD BE A BLOG POST. This morning I blended up what was left of our frozen fruit with some yogurt and whatever else was nearby and blended it up. I gave it to Darling Baby, […]

Crustless Zucchini Pie

Zucchini Pie web

Zucchinis. Is there anyone on earth who can’t grow them? It’s one plant I’ve had good luck with, but my pride at having grown a bumper crop of…something, usually turns to dismay as I realize I can only bake so much zucchini bread. What else is zucchini good in? Lots of things, I’m sure, but […]

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