• Simple and Delish: How To Make Pumpkin Spice Puree

    Pumpkin Spice Latte season is upon us! I have never had luck finding a store bought creamer I liked, but when I fell upon the DIY recipe world I was determined to find a mix that fit my taste buds! I love this recipe because it’s adjustable to each person, it’s fun to play around with, it keeps well in the fridge, and it’s great on so many things, not just coffee! So let’s get started and let’s make some homemade PSL! Homemade Pumpkin Spice Puree First step is to gather your ingredients! You’ll need one cup of your favorite milk of choice (I always use Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk),…

  • Simple Sheetpan Pancakes From Scratch!

    Quickly throwing this recipe up because so many of you have been asking! It’s the same as my fave simple pancakes from scratch, but now with the easiest sheet pan version, plus lots of tips. I’ve included both the traditional ingredient list, as well as our new favorite egg free version. Going egg free is a great way to simplify and speed up this family favorite recipe. And a simple pancake recipe is perfect for lazy mornings when you don’t feel like flipping, but still want all the fluffy goodness of pancakes. Adding in a little tip for anyone brave enough to use the Convection feature on their oven. I…

  • Meal Planning Made Simple

    Meal planning can be such a struggle. From finding recipes, to building a grocery list to actually cooking the meal. It’s a lot of pressure. Using this free printable I created has not only streamlined what we eat for dinner, but it’s simplified how we plan it out! Today let’s take a quick peek inside the Free Meal Planning printable, as well as how the TAP system can help to streamline the meal planning process! 1. Build your meal bank. When you grab your free meal planning printable, it’s simple to get to work. Follow the steps to complete a full meal bank of ideas in two easy steps! No…

  • Thanksgiving at Home, Keeping This Year Simple

    With 2020 throwing all sorts of curve balls our way, the holiday season is officially turned on its head. We want to give our kids all the same holiday spirit and joy as years past. And I know there are a lot of families stressed about how different things look this year. Mama, don’t worry about this year missing the mark. Trust me when I say, there is beauty in the simple. Especially the simple holiday. This is exactly why this year I’m going to relax, focus on the few main traditions we know and love, and let the rest slide! How to Simplify Thanksgiving Dinner And the whole day…

  • Easy Fudge Brownies Everyone Will Love!

    Guess who’s back? Back again? Brownies back. Tell a frienddddd!!! Okayyyy. Yes. Brownies are BACK and they are BETTER than before. Simplified recipe. Still the same fudgy goodness. And SKILLET approved! Feel free to make these in your favorite 8×8 bakeware. you can double the brownie batch for a 9 x 13 dish. But my personal recommendation, turn this simplified fudgy brownie recipe into a brownie pizza by using your favorite cast iron skillet for an epically amazing brownie show down. I love this recipe because it’s a simplified version of our original brownie recipe. Easier ingredient measurements. Still the same awesome one bowl for mixing. Less dishes means more…

  • RECIPE :: Best Pancakes Ever

    This is normally where someone writes a long and intense narrative about their Saturday morning. How the winter white surrounded their woodland cabin. How the smell of their Foldgers engulfed the kitchen as it was warmed by their wood burning stove. How these pancakes changed their life. That isn’t going to happen here. I know what you want. You want the goods. And I wanted to try multiple ‘from scratch’ recipes to ensure I had in fact found the best one. Well, IT IS TIME. The links in the post are a part of the Amazon Affiliates Program. This means I get a small percentage back from Amazon from any…

  • RECIPE :: Half Cake Day

    Yesterday was a half cake day. What’s a half cake day you ask? Well, let me tell you. It’s a day where everything is spinning out of control and you JUST. NEED. IT. ALL. TO. SLOW. DOWN. So. You make a cake. The process of scooping, mixing, baking, cooling, flipping, more cooling, whipping, frosting, and all of the waiting in between has a very therapeutic effect. I’m forced to slow down, let go of the lesser important things and focus on myself, and the eager little hands around me. The links in the post are a part of the Amazon Affiliates Program. This means I get a small percentage back…

  • RECIPE :: Yummiest Protein Bites

    If you’re a mom and you were born after 1980, chances are you’ve made protein balls a time or two. We’ve tried a ton of recipes on Pinterest, but this has by far been our favorite hybrid of them all. So today we wanted to share our fave protein ball recipe with you. We think a few additional simple pantry ingredients really add some flavor you’ll like too! Ingredients 1 cup oats 3/4 cup nut butter of choice 1/2 cup crushed pretzels 1/2 cup chia seeds 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips 1 TBSP coconut oil (melted) 1 tsp vanilla extract Substitutes To make your protein balls nut…

  • RECIPE :: Sausage+Pepper+Cauliflower Fried Rice

    So easy. So quick. So Fresh. So simple. This recipe is a new go to in our household. And even better yet if you use these awesome chicken sausages from Aldi! Tomato & Basil is our fave, but so many of their flavors would go well with this dish! I was surprised how simple it was to make cauliflower rice, which is a stellar alternative for those on Keto, Whole30 or Paleo diets. I loved this recipe and hope you do too! For the full recipe, visit eatwell101 here! xo Amy

  • RECIPE :: Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal

    Throwing up the link to this recipe because it is free of refined sugars, gluten, dairy, and (if you want) egg! Also because my oatmeal despising four year old just asked for thirds! We did decide to throw a few chocolate chips on the top before baking, which, yum. But also, not necessary if you’re limiting your sugars. This healthy baked oatmeal recipe from Joy Food Sunshine knocked it out of the park for our first attempt at the dish, and we can’t wait to try some more versions! Click Here for the recipe by Joy Food Sunshine! xo Amy