Gluten-Free Coconut Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cake

Cake for breakfast.  What kid doesn’t love that?  And the great part is that when they are young enough, you can call almost anything “cake” and they will believe you. You won’t get away with that forever, though.  They will cotton on to your shenanigans eventually and when they do, it’s game over. The “cake” will go uneaten and they will no longer trust you.  Not even a little bit.  Then everything you make will be eyed with suspicion, whether it really is sweet, dessert-worthy cake or something made with spinach and tofu that you are just calling “cake”.  It […]


Coconut-Crusted Mahi Mahi Nuggets

Anyone with a focus on healthy eating who also happens to have small children at home inevitably faces a bit of stiff competition from the McDonald’s and Pizza Huts of this world.  These companies are competing for our children’s palates and they really pull out all the stops.  For one thing, their advertising budget is just a smidge larger than the budget for Mom’s Kitchen, so they do have a tendency to catch our children’s attention.  Case in point, the “Fishy Fishy” jingle for the Fish McNuggets or whatever they are called.  My kids giggled hysterically the first time they […]


Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

I’m always looking for dinners that are quick, easy, and delicious. I’m usually a pretty simple person when it comes to my food choices and never really go outside the box with trying unusual combinations. I came across this recipe for cashew chicken and thought it would be a great meal to turn into a stir fry. Getting a serving of protein, carbohydrates, healthy fats, and vegetables all in an Asian inspired dish would be no problem in my household! My boyfriend was eager to try this new creation, so I made sure to give him extras. The delicate flavor […]

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