Roasted Tomato Soup & Ladybug Bars

Roasted tomatoes, garlic and onions

  Happy October everyone (well ok technically it’s Saturday but I am mentally already in October) !  Our household is in full swing HALLOWEEN mode ! Kids and I just finished decorating the house … it’s one of our favorite holidays … well besides Thanksgiving and Christmas … speaking of, I never changed my doorbell [...]

Cannelini & Kale Soup, Live/Raw Foods and Smartini time!

Smartini Pomegranate

Happy Thursday everyone !!! Just discovered this awesome line of raw, live food.  ”Go Raw”.  If you’re not familiar, raw food contains enzymes which aid in the digestion and absorption of food.  Cooking food over 116 degrees destroys all these enzymes so you’re getting a lot more nutrients by eating live/raw.  Go Raw makes cookies, [...]

I Will Survive ~ Easy Breezy Veggie Stew


I hope you’re all having a fun and fabulous weekend! I’m relaxed and enjoying mine now…but, the last couple of days have been pretty darn hectic for me. I’ve been really busy with this… And then this… Oh, and also this… Things have been crazy…to say the least! Obviously I haven’t done a lot of [...]

Easy Smoked Chicken Noodle Soup

Smoked Chicken Soup

One of my favorite things about Sundays is that my husband almost always uses his smoker or grill for dinner ! Which means easy on healthy mamma He does the meat/fish/chicken… and I usually steam or bake some veggies, and add a baked sweet potato and voila…dinner is served !  And I REALLY love when [...]

Back in the Groove with Juicing, Lentil Soup, and Vegan Corn Muffins

green goodness!

I’ve been back from Crested Butte for a couple of days now…back to reality as they say! I’ve been trying to get adjusted to being back in this Texas heat and trying to get back into the “groove” of things with my healthy eating habits. I don’t know about you…but, I find that it’s tough [...]

Bean Soup…yum!

Bean Soup

  So this is a first post, as I play with tags/categories, etc.  But, I thought I might as well kick this thing off with posting one of my favorite recipes.  This is truly YUMMY.!!   It is a little spicy so I wouldn’t tag it a kid favorite, but I know some kids would [...]

Gazpacho and Avocado Wasabi Salad


Yesterday was an awesome day!!  I love my HealthyMamma Melissa!!!  :)  We wanted to try a couple of recipes, so she came over, and we spent the day preparing and eating an awesome meal!!  :) First we made the Gazpacho – we found this recipe on  Love her site!!  Hope she doesn’t mind that [...]

Taco Soup

This is a great rainy-day meal !  My good friend Elyse gave me this recipe Taco Soup Print Recipe type: Soup Ingredients 1 pound ground buffalo (has less fat than chicken/pork and is very high in iron!) 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 can of Rotel 1 pkg low sodium Taco seasoning [...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This is my family’s #1 all-time favorite soup.  Todd and the kids devour it !   Chicken Tortilla Soup Print Recipe type: Main Author: Jenny B Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 40 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 1 chopped onion 3 cloves of garlic 1 tbs olive oil 2 cans drained, [...]

Chicken with Wild Rice Soup

Chicken wild rice soup

This is one of my family’s favorite soups ! Chicken with Wild Rice Soup Print Recipe type: Main Author: Jenny B Ingredients 2 T butter 1/2 c. flour – STir together over heat for a few minutes GRADUALLY add 1 box (4 cups) of chicken broth…keep stirring until most of the flour clumps are gone…about [...]