I’m back!

I’m back!  After taking a few weeks hiatus, I am finally back here.  Between packing, then moving, then unpacking, my kitchen skills got dusty.  We were saying goodbye to friends, spending a few more meals out than normal, and had to reinvent the kitchen we are in now.  But I am here.  Alive and well as we finally get settled in.

I spent some time on Sunday doing a little kitchen cheating myself.  I roasted a whole chicken and shredded it to keep in the freezer, I also created our weekly menu for the next two weeks and a shopping list to go with it.  But one of my favorite accomplishments this past week was smoothie pops, and the popularity of them.

I ordered these: Pop Molds after seeing them on several sites, including 100 Days of Real Food and was so excited when they arrived on Saturday.

I whipped up a big batch of smoothie.  Greek yogurt, my favorite frozen berries from Trader Joe’s, frozen mango, Kale and just a bit of juice to thin it out.  Not only did Brady love it, but he’s amazed and in love with drinking it frozen out of the pop mold.

I also ordered these for lunch packing: Bento Boxes which make lunch packing easier for sure.  Yesterday for lunch Brady got carrots and zucchini sticks with a cheese wedge, two hard-boiled eggs and strawberries and blueberries mix with a dollop of yogurt and I did not have to try to squeeze three containers into the lunch box.

Finally, we’ve been using these: Honey Sticks which we just love.  Brady gets to use them as a treat, or I can grab one to take with me for tea.  It’s just the right size!

 

 

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One thought on “I’m back!

  1. honey sticks are so nice…and so neat. no sticky honey jar and trail across the counter if you’re not careful enough.
    FYI: I had a problem opening any of your inbedded links… don’t know if its a problem with the computer of the link.

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