• Can we all just admit that the slow-cooker is a Mom's best friend in the kitchen. Throw a bunch of stuff in before work and then come home to a delectable smell in the air and dinner already done. The only thing that would be better if you replaced the slow cooker with a spouse cooking dinner. Since convincing the spouse to cook might be hard, slow cooker it is. The nice thing is this Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki is easy, healthy, and appetizing. Throw all the ingredients in the cooker before leaving for work and come home to Chicken Teriyaki.  

  • Let's face it, kids like the stuff that is unhealthy. We know why they like it, it's filled with sugar and tastes SOOO good. And that is why they l0ve Pop-Tarts. OK, I'll admit, that's why I love Pop-Tarts too! Plus they are so easy to grab when I'm (I mean the kids) are in a hurry and need to run out the door. Thankfully, these homemade healthy versions of Pop-Tarts are here to help us. Spending a little time one night getting these ready can save you on those crazy mornings. Double up the recipe if you like, these bad boys can stay good up to three months in the freezer. Eat them cold or  heat them up in the

  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated their requirements for Nutrition Labels. We all know those labels found on food that say thing like "calories per serving 180" which make you feel good about how many calories you are eating until you've eaten the whole bag of whatever and realize it says 4 servings per bag!! Well, the FDA said enough and made some changes.  They are trying to make it SUPER clear how much you should eat. The design was refreshed to include bigger type reflecting the calories, serving size, and servings per container. Also changed was the Daily Value footnote to read: "The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes

  • Moms love muffins because they are an easy make ahead breakfast meal. Kids love muffins because it feels like eating cake for breakfast. If you are looking for that quick but nutrient rich on the go meal, we've got it. Make these delicious Orange Cranberry muffins the night before so you don't have to worry about breakfast on top of getting kids clean, dressed, and out the door on time. Save that extra 15 minutes you would save for breakfast for yourself! I vote you sleep in.   From Allison Fishman's You Can Trust a Skinny Cook

  • Well it's true! These delicious pancakes are literally just bananas. Ok, there are eggs too! But seriously, you just need those two ingredients for a simple delicious gluten and dairy free breakfast. So grab some eggs and bananas, and lets get BUSY! If you want to be that super cool better than the rest of us mom, throw in some berries or granola for an extra kick.