Crispy Homemade Fish Sticks (Freezer Friendly)

May 20th, 2015

These crispy, Panko crusted fish sticks are so much better - and better for you! - than store bought!  A guaranteed hit with kids of all ages! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Summer’s coming! At our house, summer means lighter fare – things like smoothies, salads, and popsicles. Dinners are simpler as well. Between the Houston heat and humidity, and less time indoors available for cooking, heavy and labor-intensive meals just don’t make much sense during the summer months. Simple and Healthy Summer Dinners One of my […]

2-Ingredient DIY Panko Bread Crumbs (Plain or Seasoned)

May 18th, 2015

DIY Panko Crumbs are a cheap and healthy alternative to store bought. Includes recipes for plain or seasoned. | Back To The Book Nutrition

Most home cooks know Panko is the king of all bread crumbs. Whether  you’re making fish, seafood, chicken, or vegetables, I can’t think of a single “breaded” recipe that isn’t better with super light and crispy Panko crumbs! Note: This post contains affiliate links. By making purchases through these links, you pay the same amount […]

No-Fuss Natural Skin Care Routine for All Skin Types

May 14th, 2015

No fuss natural skin care for all skin types - 5 affordable, all natural products I use on my face every day! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Redmond Trading and contains affiliate links. I did receive payment for writing this post, but all opinions are my own. As always, I’m committed to only recommending and partnering with brands and products that I truly believe in and use myself, and Redmond is no exception.  Confession Time I can’t do […]

Immune Boosting Elderberry Green Smoothie

May 11th, 2015

Fight off colds and flu with this easy, kid-approved Immune Boosting Elderberry Green Smoothie recipe

We’ve had a fairly healthy year so far, with only a handful of viral colds. We’re certain that my homemade elderberry syrup (“Mombucus” ) helps us get over colds and flu much faster (the science agrees, by the way), so we keep it flowing all winter long! Fortunately, my kids enjoy drinking it but, as the weather […]

Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal with Powdered Sugar Icing

May 6th, 2015

Easy, make ahead cinnamon roll baked oatmeal with powdered sugar icing - a perfect weekend or holiday breakfast treat! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Healthier Cinnamon Rolls for Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is just four days away and today I’m sharing the perfect way to have your cinnamon rolls and eat them too! Healthy, cinnamon-y baked oatmeal with raisins, pecans, and brown butter topping, finished off with a powdered sugar icing swirl! “Powdered sugar at breakfast?” some of you are asking?  […]

Free Online Essential Oils Revolution – 5 Reasons to Register Today +FAQs!

May 4th, 2015

Essential Oils Revolution FREE online event , May 11-18, 2015. No brand affiliation - just great information on essential oils from top experts in the field! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Note: This post contains affiliate links. By making purchases through these links, you pay the same amount for products, but a portion of the sale will be sent my way to help with blog expenses. Thanks!   *** Update – Free online access has ended, but you can still purchase all of the presentations here! ***   […]

Creamy Homemade Guacamole + the BEST tip to keep it green!

April 30th, 2015

This secret ingredient creamy homemade guacamole is perfect for Cinco De Mayo! Plus, the BEST way to keep your guac green overnight! | Back To The Book Nutrition

With Cinco De Mayo coming up, I thought it would be fun to share my family’s favorite guacamole recipe! In Texas we have our pick of great Mexican Food restaurants, and my family eats a lot of guacamole. Like, a LOT.   Favorite Homemade Guacamole Of all the guacamole we eat, we like this recipe […]

20 Minute Marsala Mushrooms

April 27th, 2015

20 Minute Marsala Mushrooms make a delicious and hearty side dish or Meatless Monday dinner! | Back To The Book Nutrition

Once upon a time, I was mostly vegetarian. But then I married a meat-loving man and learned why saturated fats from animals raised God’s way are healthy…and the rest is history. (Speaking of healthy animal fat, have you tried my Rosemary and Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin?) Hearty Marsala Mushrooms with Potatoes and Parmesan We eat […]

Beef Fajitas with Cilantro Lime Marinade

April 23rd, 2015

Beef Fajitas with cilantro lime marinade

Authentic Beef Fajitas at Home Cinco De Mayo is just a couple weeks away. I don’t know about the rest of the country but, here in Texas, fajitas are king on May 5th! …come to think of it, fajitas are king most of the year here in Texas. Because we have a plethora of fantastic […]

Easy Strawberry Chia Jam

April 20th, 2015

Easy Strawberry Chia Jam

It’s Strawberry Season!  Today we’re celebrating with a super simple chia jam that highlights the natural sweetness of all those juicy strawberries filling the farmer’s markets and produce aisles right now.  Easy Strawberry Chia Jam I used to assume that making homemade jam and jelly was complicated process that required special equipment and lots of time…until […]

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