slave to the kitchen

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This post is sponsored by Chobani. They contacted me and asked how my family dips. Fall is right around the corner which means after-school treats, on-the-go snacks, and football tailgates are here. Dips are a fun way to get your kids to try new vegetables. We all need to eat more veges. Its hard to

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Mornings are usually rushed in my house. We eat something to serve as breakfast as we walk out the door or while we are driving to school. I am always looking for something to make that can be easily transported so I don’t have to buy pre packaged food. I recently found a recipe for

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Corn Bread

I love corn bread. Something about corn bread gives me comfort. As I search for easy recipes to make and freeze for my sons bento lunches I decided to make some corn bread. I also am always trying to sneak in something healthy. So I snuck in some carrots and some cheese to these corn bread

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3 ingrediant No Bake Nutella Balls

I have been searching for fun, easy recipes to make and freeze. I whipped together this 3 ingredient recipe and didn’t know what to call it. Nutella Balls were born  I want to have a few things ready to pull out of the freezer and pop into my sons lunch for school. We bought a YUMBOX this

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Alaskan Crab Cakes

Living in Alaska we have access to fresh seafood all the time. Friends will regularly drop by with half a crab or part of a fish. Last week we were given 4 king crab legs. They were already steamed so all we had to do was heat them up! My husband is the best. He

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My son is going into first grade this year. He will be attending a new school which will require me to pack him a lunch. Every. Day. So I am looking for recipes for items I can make a head and keep either in the fridge or freezer and add to his lunch. These  Flourless

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I know it is the middle of summer and oatmeal is usually a cold weather breakfast. Personally I enjoy oatmeal all year long; so when the opportunity to join in on this giveaway for you, my dear readers, I decided to join! Enter…you just might win! Click here to read more about Modern Oats Modern

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Yay It’s January! We turned the page and began anew. A lot of people make New year’s resolutions. I think “being healthy” is on a lot of resolution lists every year. Did you know that January is National Oatmeal Month? Say what? Yes there is an entire month devoted to Oatmeal. Right when we are

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It has now been below freezing here in Juneau for several days. I have my humidifier going and am staying hydrated. The cold with the forced heat dries me out! Plus it makes me really tired. The good news is that we have had 3 days of clear sky and sunshine! Gets my creative juices

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January is the month that is actually recognized as a national tea month where one’s love for this wondrous drink should spread even further! Enjoying a cup of hot tea on a cold day, a time of stress or any other time really is a small pleasure that people should all afford. Sitting back and