The updated Easy Homemade is HERE!

One of my main goals for this summer was to update the Easy Homemade ebook, adding all new recipes and kitchen tips to the existing collection. Easy Homemade first launched exactly two years ago, and it's sold more than 15,000 copies as other families learn the secret I discovered: cooking from scratch isn't nearly as…

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A summer slump cure: Mixed Berry Slump Recipe
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A summer slump cure: Mixed Berry Slump Recipe

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: This slump recipe combines all the berries you have on hand and bakes them together under a sweet cake for a deliciously summer dessert with minimal effort to master. I was complaining to Mandi last week about my summer slump. We've…

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Healthy, Dairy-Free Lactation Cookies

If you're not a nursing mama, you'll probably want to just skip this post, or you could save this recipe to make some of these cookies for a new mom in your life! Although I've never had major supply issues as a breastfeeding mom, pumping and feeding Jackson from a bottle is a bit of…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Walnut Crisp: Easy Summer Desserts

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Tart rhubarb and perfect summer strawberries come together under a crunchy walnut-dotted crisp topping in this easy summer dessert recipe. We arrived home around noon, tired from a morning of squatting in the field and running back and forth from the…

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Dairy Free Apple-Cinnamon Oat Cakes

I first discovered Scottish oat cakes on the Plan to Eat blog, and they've been a staple for breakfast in our home ever since. (As a side note, I have read that some regions make this type of oat cake while others make a more savory version without sugar or milk that is more of…

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Strawberry Cheesecake Pops
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Strawberry Cheesecake Pops

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: A recipe for cool, creamy strawberry cheesecake yogurt popsicles complete with a crunchy crust. I always question whether it's the crouching underneath a bright, hot sun or the reward at the end -- biting into red, juicy berries -- that I…

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Easy Homemade Fruit & “Cream” Oatmeal

The instant packets of Quaker fruit & cream oatmeal have always been one of my very favorite "boxed" treats (strawberries & cream and peaches & cream, to be exact). The only problem? They're loaded with sugar, and one packet is never enough, so they hardly count as a healthy breakfast!

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Easy Lemon Pancakes from Scratch
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Easy Lemon Pancakes from Scratch

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: The spring weekend. Unlike the winter weekend, where the warmth of my bed seems far more appealing than facing the frigid air that lies just beyond the covers, the spring weekend with its sunshine streaming through the window beckons full of…

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Mom’s Superfood Brownies {Plus Other Ways to Use Pumpkin All Year Long!}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Libby's for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When you think of pumpkin, is your first thought pumpkin pie? I know mine is -- or at least was -- but while that decadent dessert is a seasonal treat, pumpkin is actually a superfood that…

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Raspberry Spinach Turkey Wraps {Lunch or Dinner on the Go!}

The thing I have struggled with the most, both from a budget and a healthy eating perspective, is meals on the go. Because of the distance we live from "town", we end up eating in the car several times a week -- after a morning field trip, before an evening activity, etc. It's pretty much…

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