- Bag of frozen green beans
- Olive oil (enough to coat beans)
- Garlic salt
- Italian seasoning
Preheat oven to 450°. In a gallon-sized bag, add green beans, olive oil, and desired amounts of seasonings. Seal and shake the bag until evenly coated. Spread out onto a cookie sheet, and bake for about 20 min.
- 1 can black beans, drained
- 2 green onions, sliced
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
- 1 tsp. ground cumin
- 1 can diced green chilies
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Mix together all ingredients, and use as a dip for tortilla chips.
- 2 cups produce (berries, 2 bananas, melon, avocado, pineapple, pumpkin, spinach, etc.)
- 1-2 cups ice or frozen fruit
- 1-2 cups liquid (juice, iced tea, water, milk, etc.)
- 4 tbsps. protein (nut butter, chia seeds, etc.)
Blend together until smooth.
- 5 eggs
- 1 cup coconut flour
- ½ tsp. baking powder
- ¼ tsp. baking soda
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon (optional)
- ½ cup coconut oil or butter, melted
- 2 tsps. vanilla extract
- A bunch of choc. chips (I used semi-sweet)
Preheat oven to 350°. Mix together all but the last ingredient. Stir in choc. chips. Roll med. sized chunks of cookie dough into balls, and place on a cookie sheet lined w/ waxed paper. Flatten the cookies to about ¼” thick, and seal up the edges to create more cosmetic appeal. Bake for 13-15 min.
- 1 cup water (for boiling)
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 ¼ cups lemon juice
- 7 cups cool water
- 2 cups ice
- ¾ cup blueberries
Boil the 1 cup water and sugar in a saucepan, on med. (stirring until the liquid becomes clear). Remove from heat, and mix in lemon juice. Pour 7 cups cool water and ice into a pitcher, and add the remaining ingredients. Stir until the drink reaches the “hot pink” color.
- 6 apples: peeled, cored, and cut into 8 wedges apiece
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 2 tbsps. flour
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
- 6 tbsps. butter, melted
- Vanilla ice cream
Cover the crockpot w/ a liner; place apples inside; and drizzle w/ lemon juice. Mix next 5 ingredients together; sprinkle over the apples; and stir to coat. Drizzle w/ butter, and cover. Cook on low for 3 hrs. or on high for 2, until apples are done. Pour apples over vanilla ice cream, and serve immediately.
**A week or so ago, I found a pin that had questions to ask your kids. It was just Kayden and me home at the time, and I thought that his 5 year old perspective would be entertaining. The results were nothing short of interesting…
- What is something Mom always says to you?—Wash your hands.
- What makes Mom happy?—When you do something she asks you to.
- What makes Mom sad?—When you say something mean to her.
- How does Mom make you laugh?—By saying something funny.
- What was Mom like as a child?—A good boy.
- How old is Mom?—Uh…30?
- How tall is Mom?—50 feet tall?
- What is Mom’s favorite thing to do?—Play with me.
- What does Mom do when you’re not around?—Clean.
- If Mom becomes famous, what will it be for?—Cleaning very good.
- What is Mom really good at?—Cleaning the whole house.
- What is Mom not very good at?—Cleaning up messes.
- What does Mom do for her job?—Buy stuff?
- What is Mom’s favorite food?—All the food she makes!
- What makes you proud of Mom?—That the whole house is cleaned.
- If Mom was a cartoon character, who would she be?—Anna
- What do you and Mom do together?—Help clean the house.
- How are you and Mom the same?—We’re almost the same age.
- How are you and Mom different?—You’re a little taller than me.
- How do you know Mom loves you?—She makes my bed.
- Where is Mom’s favorite place to go?—the beach