With the cool weather and colorful scenery, Fall is the perfect time to head to Vermont to enjoy nature at it’s finest. Plus, there are tons of cute little cafes that offer farm-to-table produce! If you're up for hiking, exploring farms or some homemade ice cream, head to Vermont for a weekend of family fun. For easy planning and a list of mom-approved activities, follow my guide for a healthy, happy weekend!
Aside from the speed and ease of baking mug cakes, the time you spend in the kitchen with your kids can be a fun way to introduce new (and old) foods to your kids, have them practice their hand at measuring ingredients and most importantly, build healthy habits.
So, get ready to make a new kind of cake with us! All you need is a mug, a microwave, and a few ingredients to follow along!
We recently just discovered an entire cookbook dedicated to mug cakes and were excited to review it! Mug Cakes: 100 Speedy Microwave Treats to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth by Leslie Bilderback contains a variety of flavors and is accommodating for any lifestyle diet. We mean it too! We were very pleased to find nut-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and even sugar-free recipes.
f baking dessert isn't your forte...with mug cakes it doesn't have to be. With easy-to-follow directions, you can still create delicious desserts in your own kitchen in no time. Interested in your own copy of Mug Cakes? Enter to win your own copy of Mug Cakes cookbook!
Thanks to St. Martin's Press, we're able to give a lucky reader a copy of Mug Cakes by Leslie Bilderback. To enter, see our main page for details!
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Ever wonder what food is really in my kitchen? Well, today we are featuring our first ever video blog. This is after my weekly Sunday food shop. Just so you know, I do not represent any of the brands mentioned nor do I endorse them. What you see is just what a I happen to have this particular week. Happy viewing and healthy being to you and your family this week. Click below on the image below.
By Guest Blogger: Rebecca Weiss
Since beginning a fitness program about a year ago, and eating more mindfully, I’ve noticed many changes in myself. And, just recently, I’ve begun to notice something else: People are seeing me again.
INGREDIENTS 1 box of whole-wheat orzo 1 lb mushrooms, slices Lipton onion soup mix 1 medium Vidalia onion 1/3 of olive oil Fresh ground Pepper DIRECTIONS Cook orzo as per directions on box. Chop Vidalia onion and slice mushrooms. Sautee chopped onions and slice mushrooms with 1 tsp of olive oil. Meanwhile, drain orzo and add the 1/3 cup of olive oil. Mix everything together in a bowl. In the bowl, add the Lipton onion soup mix. Mix thoroughly. [...]