9 Vegetarian Recipes To Try On The Grill

Summertime grilling vegetarian recipes to try, and you won’t miss the meat!

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I started this blog because I believe that living a healthy life is doable when you're a busy mom. I share dinner ideas, favorite recipes, tips for healthy living & more.
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Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie. FivePlates.com

These healthy smoothie recipes are my favorite breakfasts to have at home or on the go. They’re perfect for a quick, healthy and fueling breakfast. Plus, each smoothie has not only fruit, but a veggie too. I love using Arbonne protein because it’s delicious, vegan, and packed with vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. Berry […]

7 Healthy Smoothie Recipes To Start Your Morning


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Apple Peanut Butter Chia Seed Oatmeal / Five Plates

This Peanut Butter Cinnamon Apple Chia Oatmeal has been one of my favorite breakfasts lately. And the girls’ too! Why I love it Apples: Apples are one of my favorite fruits. In this oatmeal they add natural sweetness that I love. Peanut butter: We love peanut butter in our house. I love that it adds […]

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Apple Chia Oatmeal


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Even though I do most of the cooking in our house, my husband owns breakfast. I know how lucky I am to come out to the kitchen to find breakfast warm and ready! We have a few breakfasts on constant rotation at house and they’re all quick, healthy, packed with protein and kid-approved.

What we eat for breakfast: 4 ideas


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5 Easy Trader Joe's Dinner Ideas

If you love Trader Joe's too, these are my favorite dinners using TJ's items. Kid- and husband-approved, delicious and healthy.

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