Posts tagged motherhood
Baked Oatmeal
 
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One of the most common breakfast meals you’ll find on our table in the morning is baked oatmeal! This is the easiest dish that tastes like it took hours to make. I’m all about that, ya know. Anything that makes me look good in the kitchen is something I make because this mama is NOT the best cook around. When my sister-in-law made this breakfast dish for me a few years ago, I instantly asked for the recipe and can’t even tell you how many times I’ve made it.

It’s rich, filling, sweet, but not overwhelmingly so. I love to add bacon on the side and serve it with warm milk on the top! The original recipe is in the photo and my tweaked version is below.

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Baked Oatmeal Recipe

  • 2/3 cup oil / I use coconut oil

  • 3/4 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 cups oats

  • 1 cup milk / I use almond

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1 cup applesauce

  • 2 tsp vanilla

  • 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt

  • 1/2 cup blueberries

Preheat the oven to 350. Mix all ingredients together in a corning ware dish. Bake for 25 minutes until the top is a little crispy on the edges. Stick a tooth pick in the middle to make sure it isn’t too soft. And viola!

Grab some almond milk or your local dairy farmer’s milk and pour some on top! It’s absolutely delicious. Let me know if you try it :)

 
3 Roller Recipes for Focus
 
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Summer is coming to a close! Can you believe it? I honestly can’t. We are settling into our new home in a new city so the end of summer completely caught me by surprise. We have been beyond busy! Are you ready for back to school? Back to a normal routine? Although our girls aren’t school-age, Campbell goes to a mom’s day out program at our church and it’s been on a break for the last month! Needless to say, I’m ready for that to start back up for some normalcy in our days and time for mama to work ;)

Whether you’re kiddos are going back to school, you’re going back to school, getting back in a normal routine… we could all use a little help when it comes to focus!!! Here are three of my favorite roller recipes you can make to help with focus, and the best part is they are GREAT for your kiddos!

HAPPY VIBES, FOCUSED MIND

5 drop Orange
5 drops Lavender
Add to 5ml roller bottle
Fill to the top with carrier oil

GET IT DONE
4 drops Peppermint
4 drops Lime
4 drops Rosemary
Add to 5ml roller bottle
Fill to the top with carrier oil

SETTLED & STEADY
4 drops Frankincense
4 drops Vetiver
4 drops Lemon
Add to 5ml roller bottle
Fill to the top with carrier oil

Roll and be focused, my friend!

Here are some of my favorite 5ml rollers and the carrier oil I always use.