Location, Location, Location

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Location, location, location… you know it matters in real estate, but it also really matters with food. Where and what kind of food is in your home or work environment greatly impacts what you eat and how much. Hunger often has little to do with many of our food choices! Here’s what you need to […]

Choose Welch’s Fruit Snacks for Halloween with Real Not Scary Ingredients

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Halloween = Treats – and lots of them. It is amazing how many treats kids get at school, class parties, trick or treating, and other Halloween events.  Candy is fine in moderation but I also like to provide healthier options like Welch’s Fruit Snacks made with real fruit.  They make an excellent Halloween treat! I […]

Easy Crustless Bacon & Spinach Quiche Recipe that Kids Love

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One of my kids’ favorite dishes is Easy Crustless Bacon & Spinach Quiche. Over the years, I’ve tried various versions – both with and without crust and this is their favorite. This recipe is easy to make and can be prepared ahead, great for weekday nights or for breakfast. Pair it with a glass of […]

Are You THRIVING?

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Take a minute, think about how you feel on a day to day basis. As moms, we have a lot on our plates, balancing schedules, keeping house, perhaps a full time or part time job, and on top of that, doing our best to be the best moms and wives we possibly can be. Sometimes […]

African Malva Pudding Poke Cake Recipe Using Monk Fruit In The Raw

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This week is Missions Week at my church. Tonight, we had a catered soup dinner and each of us brought an international dessert. Since our missionary was from Africa, I searched for an African Dessert recipe online to bring. I found a recipe for Malva Pudding that I altered into this African Malva Pudding Poke […]

Delicious Recipes from Local Moms and Two Healthy Kitchens Food Blog

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On days when you and your family are racing in 15 different directions at once, does it seem nearly impossible to find really quick and healthy meals and snacks that actually taste good, too? If this sounds familiar, then you’ve gotta check out all the great (easy!!!) recipes from Two Healthy Kitchens! Northeast Ohio moms […]

Lower Cholesterol with Corazonas Heart Healthy Snacks

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While you start packing your child’s lunches for school again, I wanted to share a little about a trustworthy company I just discovered. The company, Corazonas, creates snacks that are healthy and delicious and specifically lower cholesterol. It is amazing to me that I can decrease my risk for heart disease just by choosing to […]

To Be A Healthy Eater, I Have A Plan with Little Blueprint

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As a mom, I want my children to learn healthy eating habits early so that as they grow, not only will they be healthy and strong, but they will make good choices all on their own. I have luckily never had much of a fight when it comes to my children eating their fruits and […]

KIND Back to School Snacks are #kindawesome

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With back-to-school season comes the need for on-the-go snacks. There are many snack options for kids throughout the day from vending machines to school cafeteria snacks to the snacks you send. I have found that the best way to ensure my kids are enjoying healthy snacks is to send plenty to school with them so […]

Carnitas-Style Grilled Beef Tacos Recipe

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What’s for dinner? It is the question we all ponder daily. We are all looking for delicious and nutritious meals that are also quick and easy! My family enjoys a variety cuisine. We just tried a new recipe last night for Carnitas-Style Grilled Beef Tacos. I found the recipe on the Beef It’s What’s for […]

Give Your Kids a Healthy After School Snack with Barnana

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It seems like after kids come home from school, that they need an extra energy boost with an afternoon snack. Most of the time the easiest thing to reach for is a prepackaged, sugary, or carb loaded snack. The problem is all this does is give our kids sugar which in turn makes them want more […]

Delicious Snacking with Heluva Good! Roasted Garlic & Caramelized Onion Dip

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Looking for a delicious new snack this Summer? Try the new Heluva Good! Limited Edition Roasted Garlic & Caramelized Onion Dip – beware: it is addicting!!! I’ve been a huge fan of Heluva Good! dips since I was a teenager. The flavors are delicious every time. My favorite has always been French Onion but now […]

Do You Like Picnics With or Without Bees? I Love Bees!

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My family enjoys going on picnics, we always have. Even when my husband and I were dating, we would go on picnics all of the time. Have you ever thought about how your picnic would look without bees to pollinate crops? Yeah, me either until I was given this image courtesy of Whole Foods. I […]

Shout Out from Willard Scott to AkronOhioMoms for the New Smucker’s Fruit-Fulls

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Kids love fruit pouches, don’t they? It seems that everything tastes better in a portable pouch. I thought it was only about the pouch but I was wrong – they didn’t like the off-brand version I bought last month. Seems like many companies are on the pouch-bandwagon, many of whom don’t know anything about fruit. […]

Cool Down This Summer with Third Street Beverages

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Summer is practically here, and while it may not be scorching yet, sitting down outside with a cool iced tea or lemonade feels like heaven! Instead of your typical high sugar teas and lemonades, why not try something that is naturally sweetened, completely organic, GMO free, and is Fair Trade certified. Third Street began as […]