The Easiest and Yummiest Green Smoothie Ever

the easiest and yummiest green smoothie

Hello 30days readers, it’s Emma again and I’m super excited to be back to share another great tutorial.  But this time it’s a recipe! Today I’m sharing the best smoothie recipe ever, and it’ s a green smoothie!  Green smoothies are all the rage, have you noticed? I love them.  Not only do they taste great, but they’re really good for you too. About a year ago I started drinking [Read More...]

Russian Blini aka Crepes

Russian Blini- aka Crepes that are so easy to make using ingredients you have on hand already

The Winter Olympics start this week! I can’t wait. In honor of the games being held in Russia, I researched some recipes and gave them a try.  One of the recipes I loved were traditional Blini or Russian Crepes. I grew up having “Rolie Polies.”  My Aunt Janet called them that and the name stuck.   I didn’t even know that the real name was crepes until I went away to [Read More...]

Overnight Heart Shaped French Toast with Strawberry Syrup

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When I was little my mother would cut various foods into different shapes, grilled cheese sandwiches, pancakes etc.  There is just something that makes food cut into fun shapes taste better. So why not start off Valentine’s Day with a little fun and some heart shaped overnight french toast.  Valentine’s Day falls on a school/work day this year so getting a big fancy breakfast fixed before everyone heads out the [Read More...]

4 Ingredients Blender Pancakes

4 Ingredient Blender Pancake- takes no time to whip these up and they are healthy!

Remember how a few months ago I shared 5 Ingredient Blender Muffins? They were healthy and delicious.  I’m excited to share a new recipe with you today that is both healthy and delicious as well but only FOUR ingredients: Blender Pancakes. Now the ingredients look a little scary.  I wasn’t sure we’d be able to really appreciate the end result.  But I’m happy to report that I made them with [Read More...]

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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One of my favorite flavors of fall is cinnamon.  Over at Your Homebased Mom we love cinnamon rolls, cinnamon cookies and even cinnamon ice cream! I also love Cinnamon Coffee Cake. It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch or just a yummy treat. This recipe is easy and delicious thanks to the help of a cake mix and some instant pudding mix. The pudding mix helps make the coffee cake nice and [Read More...]

5 Ingredient Blendtec Blender Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Peanut Butter Banana 5 ingredient blender muffins

Several months ago while I was visiting my parents, my Mom showed me her Blendtec blender.  I was immediately smitten.  It was unlike any blender I’d ever seen.  I guess you could say I geeked out over this blender.  When my Blendtec arrived I was so excited to whip up all kinds of recipes.  Sure you can make a mean smoothie in it, but how about a 5 ingredient muffin [Read More...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Delicious and simple Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins - semi homemade via bebe a la mode on

These are, hands down, my family’s favorite fall treat. I’m pretty sure my kids could eat an entire batch in one sitting if I let them. They are moist, chocolatey and pumpkiny. And best of all, they are EASY! Most of the time I make them into mini muffins, but my hubby likes them too so I make them for him in the standard muffin size as well. Serve with [Read More...]

Protein-Packed Breakfast Burritos


For us, in our neck of the woods, school started this week. While I’m ready for more of a routine, our mornings are crazy…get dressed, brush your teeth, grab your backpack, don’t be late for the carpool. You know the drill. And oh, yeah! Breakfast! In an attempt to make sure my kiddos have a healthy breakfast before heading out the door and that our mornings run as smoothly as [Read More...]

Apple Cider Baked Donuts with Homemade Caramel Sauce

Baked Apple Cider Donuts with Caramel Sauce - make these easy baked donuts using canned biscuits and apple cider mix. Top it with homemade caramel sauce!

When September rolls around, I’m more than ready for Fall. It’s hands down my favorite season.  Right now it’s over 100 degrees in my area but I’m dreaming of cooler temperatures and apples.  I’m excited to share a simple, cheater baked donuts recipe with you that’s perfect for fall. Would you believe these baked “donuts” use canned biscuits?  Ok so they aren’t the real deal but they are awesome in [Read More...]

Blueberry Dutch Babies

Blueberry Dutch Babies

Dutch Babies bring back childhood memories for me because my mom used to make them for us on the weekends. It was a special treat and we always looked forward to them. If you’re not familiar with Dutch Babies they are puffy, butter-y, pancake-like breakfast popovers and are sometimes called German Pancakes. Now that I make them for my family, I have adapted the recipe by adding things our kiddos [Read More...]