Homemade Honey Orange Chicken the Kids (and You) Will Love

by Chrystal Johnson October 1, 2014

This is a sponsored post created in partnership with Albertsons. I swear I get busier and busier every single week. I have always taken a lot on, but it’s awesome that these days I’m taking on more and more things that I love. Being so busy makes it harder to prepare dinner from scratch each […]

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson September 22, 2014

Fall is in the air. While the weather is still warm, the leaves are starting to turn around town, and I have a feeling we’ll have an abrupt change to fall before too long. That’s just fine with me. I love wearing jeans, sweaters and boots and sitting in front of a warm fire while […]

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Healthy Fall Snacks: Easy Orange Pumpkins

by Chrystal Johnson September 12, 2014

Fall is just around the corner. The other day, I noticed that the leaves are already starting to turn on some of the trees locally. It makes me wonder if we are in for an early winter this year, even though we’ve had warmer than usual temperatures lately. I know pumpkins will be appearing in stores soon because the […]

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No Cook Strawberry Chia Jelly Recipe {3 Ingredients}

by Chrystal Johnson September 5, 2014

I have been seeing recipes for jam using chia seeds a lot recently. I have a ton of chia seeds, so I wanted to give it a try, but we also have a ton of jam already in the fridge. So I decided to try making something with a more smooth consistency like jelly. I’m […]

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20 Paleo Appetizers {for the Holiday Season}

by Chrystal Johnson August 30, 2014

Check out 20 Paleo Appetizers by Chrystal at This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of All opinions are my own. Now that the kids are finally back in school, it’s natural that we start shifting our thoughts to what’s next in our annual routines. For many of us, that’s planning […]

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Slow Cooker Hatch Green Chile Recipe {Made in a Wonderbag}

by Chrystal Johnson August 29, 2014

I mentioned yesterday when I talked about how to roast green chiles that I sampled a green chile at the Chile Cookoff a couple years ago that I loved. I have been wanting to try and recreate it every since then, so when I saw Hatch chiles at our local grocery store, I decided to give […]

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How to Roast Hatch Green Chiles

by Chrystal Johnson August 28, 2014

A couple years back I was introduced to Hatch Chiles for the first time at our local Chili Cookoff. There was one booth that was serving green chili made with Hatch Green Chiles. It was my favorite chili that was served that year. I have wanted to try Hatch Chiles in my own recipes ever […]

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After School Snacks: Apple & Raisin “Pizzas”

by Chrystal Johnson August 25, 2014

Only one more week until school is back in session for us! Well, Zoë meets her teacher and gets her first homework packet tomorrow, but class officially starts after Labor Day Every day when she comes home from school, she is ready for a snack. After working at her school last year, I realized how rushed things […]

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Homemade Blueberry Syrup Recipe {Blueberries are on Sale!}

by Chrystal Johnson August 12, 2014

It’s the last week of Albertson’s Huge Anniversary Sale!  I was browsing this week’s circular for the local Abertsons and noticed that 8 ounce packages of blueberries are on sale for $0.99! That is a great deal, and we all love blueberries, so I wanted to pick some up. While we love eating fresh blueberries, I also like making […]

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Gluten Free Ice Cream Cone Nutty S’mores {National S’mores Day Recipe}

by Chrystal Johnson August 8, 2014

This post was created in partnership with Santé Nuts. All opinions are my own. Did you know that Sunday, August 10 is National S’mores Day? I had no idea! It had been so long since I’ve had a S’more – at least since going gluten free. So when I saw the Nutty S’more Cones recipe from […]

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