Raw Brownies Recipe: Paleo and Gluten Free

I know what you are thinking, Raw Brownies…how the heck can those even be edible!?! But just trust me, they are DEVINE! So flippin’ good!! This Raw Brownie recipe is similar to a thick, fudgey brownie loaded with gooey frosting minus all the flour, eggs, butter…you get it! It’s crazy talk. It’s really the magic of the dates involved. Dates do magical things (have you ever tried a Lara bar? Holy moly, they are soooo good!) And to be totally honest, there is a bit of magic in the cocoa and avocado too. I know, I know. It sounds gross but those two together make crazy amazing frosting. Trust me. Easy Raw Brownies. Paleo and Gluten Free // Smashed Peas and Carrots

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How to Make: Egg Muffins Recipe

How to Make Egg Muffins-Paleo-Whole 30 // Smashed Peas and Carrots

One of my most go-to breakfasts to eat on the mornings I workout at the gym (besides smoothies!) are these super easy to make, protein-packed Egg Muffins. I love them because they give me enough energy to get through my lifting workouts without that crazy heavy feel that you sometimes get when you eat before a morning … Continue Reading...

How to Make: Tissue Paper Tassel Garland

How to Make: Tissue Paper Tassel Garland // Smashed Peas and Carrots

I think tissue paper and crepe paper may be some of the best and most inexpensive items which can make the prettiest and most colorful party decor. I don't know a party I've thrown that doesn't use at least one of these items if not both in some form or another. So I thought today would be as good a day as any to show you … Continue Reading...

Essential Oil Roller Blends for Kids

Essential Oil Roller Blends for Kids // Smashed Peas and Carrots

I thought I'd share more of our favorite Essential Oil Roll On Blends for Kids since the last post I did (found here) was such a big hit! There are so many uses for essential oils, they really are amazing. If you have been on the fence about trying them out, I highly suggest giving them a whirl. We have seen such great … Continue Reading...

Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal Recipe

Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal Recipe…a healthy, filling, and quick breakfast idea!

When we have a little more time on our hands one fun weekend breakfast we like to make is a nice big pot of oatmeal. There is just something so pleasant about sitting down to a nice warm bowl of oats and a cup of hot tea. We love to doctor our oatmeal up with lots of different toppings and one of our favorite ways to … Continue Reading...

Chocolate Bunny Candies

Adorable Chocolate Bunny Candies // Smashed Peas and Carrots

The kids and I spent a little time after school one day making some little bunny treats to deliver to friends as an early Easter surprise. We love any opportunity to use spread some cheer and it doesn't get any better than making treats with the liberal use of sprinkles. Sprinkles make everything better, don't you agree? … Continue Reading...

Number and Counting Activity for Kids

Educational activity: math practice with Pepperidge Farm® Goldfish® crackers

As a momma to four little ones elementary age and younger, I am always trying to think of creative ways to make learning new skill sets or doing homework fun. This way not only are my kids getting practice with new skills like math or reading but we are also having playful moments and making connections with each … Continue Reading...

Easter Egg Bento Lunch Ideas

Easter Egg bento lunch or snack ideas…these are too cute

For a fun twist on Bento lunches this time of year, I love using plastic easter eggs and filling them with little bits of yummy and fun foods for my kids to eat. These not only make a great lunch idea for the preschool set but also make great after school snacks for my older kids! They love coming home after a long day of … Continue Reading...

REESE’S Peanut Butter Egg Filled Cupcakes Recipe

Reese's Peanut Butter Egg Filled Cupcakes. This recipe looks amazing!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Spring is in the air and the snow is melting…finally! And besides the weather warming up and the buds on the trees starting to bloom, one of the very best parts about this time of year is all of the delicious … Continue Reading...

Honest Fizz Giveaway!!!

Honest Fizz giveaway

Oh man, I am super excited to share today's post with you! As many of you know already, we are a fairly health-conscious family. We are limit soda/pop to the once in a while treat of a root beer float in summertime (oh summer, you are almost here!!!) So I was super excited when Honest Fizz came out from the makers of Honest … Continue Reading...

Easter Bunny Donut Pops

Easter Bunny Donut Pops are such a super cute idea

My littles love to celebrate the holidays. Well, who am I kidding, so do I! And with the next big holiday being Easter, we are diving headfirst into all things sweet, pastel, and cute…like bunnies!!! And what's better than bunnies you can hold and pet than bunnies you can EAT! We made these adorable Easter Bunny Donut Pops … Continue Reading...

Mexican Hash Brown Casserole Recipe

Mexican Hash Brown Recipe…these look amazing!

This post brought to you by Simply Potatoes. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Smashed Peas and Carrots. The other weekend we had ourselves a lazy Sunday morning. Ahhhh! Those do not happen often in our household as our weekends tend to be filled with a flurry of activity between the six of us. But, … Continue Reading...

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