The Best High Protein Gluten Free Bars

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I received this product for free from the sponsor of the Moms Meet program, May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms Meet blogger, I agree to use this product and post my opinion on my blog. My opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of May Media Group LLC or the manufacturer of this product. With three active kids this summer, I have a hard time keeping them full and fed. Providing them with a high protein snack helps keep their little bellies full until the next actual meal. Nogii Gluten free high protein bars are perfect to keep up their energy on those busy […]

Easy Homemade Hash Browns Recipe

How to make homemade hash browns recipe

It is tradition in our family to make a big breakfast on the weekends. We even did this when I was younger. My dad would always make a big breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. It was a super special treat. He would often make homemade hash browns. These buttery fried potatoes were on my list of favorite breakfast food. I am so surprised how easy hashbrowns are to make. My kids just love them and with only two ingredients these are a good clean eating food. I’ll even tell you the secret to getting good crispy with this homemade hash browns recipe. Homemade Hash Browns […]

Watch Bravo’s Odd Mom Out With a Drink Bar for Mom’s Night In Party

how to make a mimosa Bar for Girls night in

Bravo Do you ever just want to invite the girls over for a little girl fun to relax and watch a show? Getting together with the girls can be an enjoyable way to relieve some stress and hang out with the girls.  Since I am a southern girl, I wanted to create some fun southern drinks to enjoy for a mom’s night in party. We sat around and watched a new show on Bravo called Odd Mom Out premiering on June 8th at 10pm / 9 pm Central. We all had some laughs as we watched this quirky mom with real life struggles living in Manhattan. I […]

How to Make Homemade Jelly : Plum Jelly

How to make Homemade Jelly Plum

Thanks to Market Street for sponsoring how to make homemade jelly with plums post. All thoughts, opinions and photos are mine. Growing up I never had store bought jelly. My mom always made fresh jelly. We had a plum tree and dewberry bushes growing on our property. My mom would take the plums and the berries and juice them to make fresh jelly.  Smelling jelly cooking in the kitchen reminds me of my mom and childhood. It is funny how a smell can bring back such powerful memories. I never had the chance for her to teach me how to make homemade jelly, but I always remember watching […]

20 Easy Brunch Recipe Ideas

20 Easy Brunch Ideas

When someone says brunch, my mouth starts to water. Brunch is a perfect combination of savory or sweet little dishes to try. I am a sucker for little snacks and treats, and brunch satisfies all those flavors for me.  Just about anything made in a muffin cup is perfect little tastes for a brunch. Also a yogurt bar would be fun with tons of nuts, granola and fresh fruit to mix in. With so many brunch recipe ideas to choose, it is no wonder it is one of my favorite meals. 20 Easy Brunch Recipe Ideas Easy Brunch Ideas My kids just love pancakes. Easy Mini Pancake Bites make […]

How to Make Candy Coated Pretzel Rods – Ursula’s Tentacles

Candy Coated Pretzel Rods

We celebrated our DisneySide celebration a few months ago. The Disney villains party theme was a huge hit with the teenagers. For our party, they were able to dress as their favorite Disney Villain, so the girls had a blast with their versions of their favorite villain. The hit of the party were the Creuella De Vil cupcakes. There were a ton of other great snacks too. Another huge hit were the candy coated pretzel rods – Ursula’s Tentacles. Candy Coated Pretzel Rods Ingredients for candy Coated Pretzel rods (Ursulas Tentacles) 1 Bag candy melts – Purple for Ursula’s Tentacles) 1 bag of large pretzel sticks […]

Easy Homemade Coffee Creamer in Minutes

Homemade Coffee Creamer

The best way to start the morning off right is with a nice hot cup of coffee. Coffee is my one indulgence everyday no matter what diet I am on. It has has to taste good and be smooth and oh so creamy. I have been making my own homemade coffee creamer for awhile now and I think this is perfect combination that is close to store bought. Since I have been on a clean eating diet I can tell the difference in fresh homemade creamer and the one with added chemicals for flavor. Once you start you will not want to go back. Easy Homemade Coffee […]

How to Make Homemade Jello With Fruit Juice

Easy Homemade Jello with juice

I did not know it was so easy to make homemade Jello. I never really make the other stuff before, since it seems to be filled with artificial colors and flavors. There is also a small secret I will share with you. I don’t even like Jello. I guess that is why I rarely ever make it. It just doesn’t seem to cross my mind. My kids love it. Now I have a quick and easy way to make healthy homemade Jello that is also good for them. This girl is pretty excited about this homemade recipe. I love to make food homemade or from scratch. There is so […]

Cook Once Eat Twice: Quick Healthy Meal Ideas

Cook once eat twice

Hello, Pounds4Pennies readers! I’m so excited to stop by for a visit today. I’m Emily from That’s What I Eat, where I blog about how I lost 70 pounds using real, unprocessed food. I’m a wife, mom, blogger, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and lover of all things health and nutrition. It’s nice to meet you! Learn How to Cook Once Eat Twice There are two main complaints I hear all the time when people come to me for help. No one seems to have enough time or money anymore, and they certainly aren’t going to waste either on being healthy. I love to spread the […]