Halloween Themed Jack O Lantern Mandarin Oranges or Cuties

Halloween Themed Jack O Lantern Mandarin Oranges or Cuties If you’re like me, you love keeping things simple.  I am always looking for more and better ways to keep every event and holiday just a little bit easier than last year.  One way I love to keep Halloween simple is with my Sharpie!  There are so many ways to decorate everyday things to make them Halloween themed and these Halloween themed Jack O Lantern Mandarin oranges or cuties are just one of those ways.  My kiddos LOVE Mandarin oranges.  Depending

Four Healthy Lunchbox Ideas That Will Save You Money #SaveALotInsiders

Four Healthy Lunchbox Ideas That Will Save You Money #SaveALotInsiders This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Save-A-Lot. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s that time of the year again!  Everyone is going back to school.  If you’re like me, you might be trying to come up with some ways to give your kids something they will love while not completely bypassing nutrition.  Now, I’m not a super healthy mom, so there is no vegan or bean sprouts for my kiddos, although we do love

3 Ingredient Taffy Apple Grapes

3 Ingredient Taffy Apple Grapes I am completely in love with these 3 ingredient Taffy Apple Grapes!  I think you will be too.  My kids love them.  My husband loves them.  Everyone in our house LOVES Taffy Apple Grapes.  My kids are so excited when they come home from school and I’ve made these for them.  You are not going to believe how easy and portable they are.  They are perfect for school (if you have a school that allows nuts) or outings.  We take these to baseball with us

Clean Eating Fruit Salsa with Honey Cinnamon Tortillas #CleanEating

Clean Eating Fruit Salsa with Honey Cinnamon Tortillas #CleanEating Well, we did it again with this clean eating fruit salsa!  We found another recipe that we just love!  We also found a new way to prepare our tortillas.  We tried whole grain tortillas this time instead of just the whole wheat.  This definitely gave us a change in texture and a little more crunch.  All of the kids really like this treat too. It’s not always easy to find clean recipes that the whole family can enjoy, but this is

Clean Eating Peach Crumble

Clean Eating Peach Crumble Well, we’re back at it again!  We’re eating clean and loving it!  I don’t know if y’all remember, but we did this for about 6 weeks last year and lost a ton of weight and were feeling wonderful.  If you have never tried eating clean, you really should.  It is the only eating plan I have ever done that really made me feel great and I am almost never hungry!  Anyway, we’re always trying new recipes and tweaking old recipes to “clean them up”.  This peach

Easy Peasy And Healthy Fruit Cones

Easy Peasy And Healthy Fruit Cones #sweeps: Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom is required to disclose a relationship between our site and Save-A-Lot. This could include Save-A-Lot providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment  It is not always easy to find great healthy after-school snacks for our kids, so we have to get creative.  Sometimes that creativity is easy and sometimes it is hard to achieve.  I am happy to tell you that this time it is SO, SO EASY!  I am all about easy peasy and healthy for the

Family-Friendly Fondue Night #SaveALotInsiders

Family-Friendly Fondue Night #spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Save-A-Lot. This could include Save-A-Lot providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. I am so excited to share our favorite meatless meal with y’all in honor of Meatless March!  We shopped at our local Save-A-Lot.  I absolutely love our Save-A-Lot.  Their produce is beautiful and their prices are the lowest around.  I don’t always make it over to Save A Lot because of time, but when I do, I stock up for a

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No-Fry Chicken Wings

No-Fry Chicken Wings Photo credit: Myrecipes.com Okay, I’m busy gathering all of my healthy recipes for the new year.  I’m determined to make this next year even better than last.  This last year was amazing!  I was even able to lose 40 pounds, but sadly, I gained it all back 🙁  Unfortunately, that happens all too often with me.  I’m sure, if you’ve ever struggled with your weight, you know the feeling too.  So, this year’s resolution is to lose the weight and keep it off!  I hope you enjoy

Slim Six-Layer Dip

Slim Six-Layer Dip Photo Credit: Food Network It’s that time of year again!  Time to start looking at your food choices and choose better, healthier foods.  I am going to be adding tons of new healthy options for the new year.  I can’t wait to get started.  I guess I could start before the new year, but, well….This dip will be perfect with baked pita chips!  My husband always eats high calorie and high fat foods.  This will be a great alternative for me!  I hope you all enjoy this