Our Homemade Teen Approved Healthy Yogurt Parfait Recipe

Manic:  Balancing breakfast with busy school day mornings and making sure that my teenagers eat at all, much less gobble down a healthy meal that is quick to prepare as well.  Not always an easy feat! Managed:  Worked with my teen daughter to put together a homemade yogurt parfait that is healthy and that she […]

My Improved Bulletproof Healthy Luscious Latte Recipe

When I ran this a few months ago, a lot of my readers told me that they loved this healthy latte recipe that is simple to make in the busy mornings.  I’m running it again because I added a new ingredient, nutmeg and it is even tastier now, so check this out! Have you heard […]

Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme & More Delicious Holiday Recipes

Three of my favorite recipes are featured in my most recent Shamrock Farms video that we filmed in my very own kitchen, so take a look to learn about Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme (my sister-in-law Stephanie’s amazing recipe from her South Texas family cookbook) and a super simple and smart breakfast idea called […]

Simple & Scrumptious Holiday Recipes

Manic:  Coming up with new and unique recipe ideas every holiday season.  Hard to believe that the holidays have rolled around again. Managed:  Worked with wonderful Shamrock Farms to share some terrific holiday recipes from our family and friends’ cookbooks using yummy Shamrock Farms ingredients like festive eggnog, creamy half and half, the irresistable Shamrock […]

Hot & Cool Coffee Bar Ideas To Entertain Holiday Guests

In the morning or after a nice dinner, a cup of java always sounds good and is a nice beverage to have on hand for your holiday guests.  So take it up a notch and create a festive holiday coffee bar that is inviting and relaxing.  Mix in decaf for your guests that may want […]

Excellent Eggnog: Ten Ways to Enjoy the Nog!

Manic:  The official holiday season has arrived!  Are you ready? Managed:  Made a decision to relax and go with it this year.  I’m going to stress less and enjoy the holidays this time around, so I’m kicking off the season with today’s article about experiencing festive and tasty eggnog ten different ways. Read on for […]

Healthy Quick Fix Family Food Ideas for Breakfast & Snacks

Manic:  Getting your kids fed quick but healthy foods both before school in the morning and after school when they need a solid snack before running to practice or rehearsal. Managed:  Having my kids taste test some quick fix food ideas.  Here are the recipes and foods that my kids and I give a thumbs […]

Easy, Fun & Festive Holiday Breakfast Ideas

Manic:  When you are hosting the big day on Thanksgiving or Christmas and you have a million things to do to prep for the big main dinner, but you also have guests waking up hungry in the morning. Managed:  Found some super easy and fun holiday breakfast ideas and the kids can help with some […]

Back To School Breakfast Ideas for Hectic Mornings

Manic:  School mornings!  Need I say more?! Managed:  Got it together this year (so far anyway) and tested a few unique breakfast ideas that I found online.  Check out what we tried….oatmeal you make the night before in your crockpot, mini omelettes that are made in a muffin pan and my son’s #1 favorite no […]

Recipe Contest Entry #2: Potato-Leek Frittata

Since I welcomed breakfast recipes for the managedmoms.com recipe contest, I was thrilled to receive Sherry Kline’s Potato-Leek Frittata meal idea.  She supplied a basic and base frittata that can be loaded up with all kinds of options.  I made the basic recipe and I loved how easy this was to prepare and how this […]