Author Archive: Rachel

  • Freezer Breakfast Burritos

    Kids and adults alike love these simple breakfast burritos filled with all good things including BACON. Make these in mass and freeze them to have on hand for busy school and work mornings as a grab-and-go option. What a nutritious, protein-rich, and delicious breakfast to start your day!

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  • Avocado Aioli

    Avocado Aioli is a super flavorful dip or spread that jazzes up all types of recipes from Oven Fries to raw veggie sticks to sandwiches. Try our short-cut method to make your own homemade avocado aioli! What Is Aioli Made of? The name “aioli” literally means “garlic and oil” and

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  • The No-Fail Way to Cook Bacon

    An easy step-by-step guide on how to cook bacon in the oven. Less mess and better bacon! Skip the Mess: Bake Your Bacon! For years I tried to cook bacon either in a frying pan or the microwave. What a holy greasy mess! But, I learned a well-known secret a

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  • Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp and Pineapple Kabobs

    Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp and Pineapple Kabobs are every bit as tasty as they sound. The sweetness of grilled fresh pineapple pairs perfectly with the smoky saltiness of the bacon. Serve with St. James Winery’s newest Strawberry Rosé and a light salad for a delightful summer meal.

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  • Strawberry Shortcake Overnight Oats

    This super nutritious make-ahead Strawberry Shortcake Overnight Oats takes just minutes to put together and tastes surprisingly like the dessert. A perfect breakfast recipe to have on hand when strawberries are in season!

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  • Strawberry Avocado Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

    Prepare to be transported to a warm summer day as you enjoy our Strawberry Avocado Salad. Tangy feta cheese, toasted sliced almonds, sweet strawberries, fresh pineapple, and creamy avocado pair well with the sweet and tangy balsamic dressing.

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  • Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

    This slightly sweet, slightly tangy balsamic dressing is incredibly easy to make. Keep Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette on hand for quick and healthy salads any day of the week. Works great as a marinade for chicken, too.  Benefits of Making Your Own Vinaigrette When I was younger, I just thought salad

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  • Top 10 Safe and Budget-Friendly Sunscreens for Kids (2019 Edition)

    Did you know most of the sunscreens for babies and children on the market are filled with harmful chemicals, from endocrine disruptors to cancer-causing ingredients? If you want to keep your child safe from the sun’s damage and safe from toxic sunscreen ingredients without breaking the bank, pick up one of our curated Top 10 Safest and Budget-Friendly Sunscreens for Kids this year. We’ve done all the research for you!

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  • All-Natural DIY Drano: Safe and Effective Toilet Declogger

    It worked! This all-natural DIY Drano recipe really worked.  Not just once, but it did the trick two different times on my completely clogged toilet. (Yes, we have really crappy toilets–no pun intended.) Let me tell you, I was one happy homeowner upon discovering this simple, cheap, and safe DIY

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  • 7 Steps to Make Your Summer Count with Kids at Home

    If your kids will be at home with you, by themselves, or with a sitter this summer, don’t let that precious time go to waste. With just a little forethought, you can intentionally help them grow in ways that might not be possible during the school year. Here are seven steps to make your summer count when you have kids at home.

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  • How to Grill Asparagus

    The flavor of this simple, grilled asparagus recipe will amaze you. The crispy, slightly charred ends are a perfect contrast to the tender fresh asparagus stalks. In 5-7 minutes, you can serve up one of nature’s healthiest foods to your family all summer long. Here is how to grill asparagus…

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  • “Shape Up In May” Challenge

    Sometimes you just need an excuse to jumpstart the engine again, right? This is why we’re hosting something really fun this month. We’d LOVE for you to be a part of our “Shape Up In May” 10-Day Challenge.

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