Rye and Blueberry Breakfast Tarts for Busy Mornings

Rye Blueberry Breakfast Tarts via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for blueberry-topped breakfast tarts with a rye and hemp granola bar bottom. I like mornings. The barely there sun just cresting on the horizon, sending a soft glow through the still dark house. The light coming in through the curtains, sending lazy shadows across cool white sheets. The quiet gurgle of bubbles bursting […]

How to Prepare and Pack Freezer Smoothies for School Lunches: Eat Well, Spend Less

How to Prepare and Pack Freezer Smoothies for School Lunches via FoodforMyFamily.com

We’re talking about the ins and outs of freezer smoothies that are practically packable for school lunches for this month’s back-to-school Eat Well, Spend Less. Everything is back-to-school this month. While my kids don’t go back until after Labor Day, I know that in some parts of the country school is already back in session. […]

Blueberry Picking with Your Kids: The Benefits

Blueberry Picking with Your Kids: Our Trip to Little Hill Berry Farm via FoodforMyFamily.com

We’ve been berry picking quite a bit this summer. Take a look at our trip to an organic blueberry farm and how we incorporate it into a healthy and active lifestyle. On Tuesday we rubbed the morning sand from our eyes, pulled on tennis shoes, and loaded into the vehicle. As we drove, the landscape […]

The State of the Garden {A Tour}: July 2013

The State of the Garden (A Tour) July 2013 FoodforMyFamily.com

A quick tour of our backyard gardens, which got off to a late start due to the inclement weather we had this spring, but are now finally in full swing. I think it’s about time I shared the ever changing landscape of my backyard. We started the summer with a plan to build a shed, […]

Peach Crisp Pops Recipe

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Refreshing and crunchy all in one, peach crisp pops are a mix of youthful fun and adult flavor in one cooling summer treat. Simple + Summer. These are two things that I would like to live together, to get cozy with each other. Instead, it always feels as if summer is sprinting out ahead of […]

Dissecting Lunches for Your Summer Vacation {Eat Well, Spend Less}

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Take a look at how to survive summer with these kid-friendly lunch ideas for everything from road tripping to lounging around the house. Summer, when kids run wild and reckless with abandon. This month on the Eat Well, Spend Less series we’re looking at all the ins and outs of summer eating, be it cookouts, […]

Say Hello to Summer with Key Lime Pie Pops

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Creamy yogurt-and-honey key lime pie frozen pops on a stick with a crunchy graham cracker pie crust. Excuse the mess. My kids are home for the summer. The skies are crying. No. Literally, the skies are crying and the kids are stuck inside with me. Send help. This rain is casting its dark-clouded self over […]