AVO Little Chocolate Cake

February has come to visit us once again, along with Valentine’s day and chocolate lovers rejoicing all over the world, February is also the ‘Heart Health’ awareness month. More often than not, chocolate is the #1 favorite dessert choice during the month of February, and for good reason because it’s decadent, delicious, and nothing says,…

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Classic Gingerbread Cookies

Recently I’ve been talking a lot about the beauty of simplicity and why we should strive to make our busy lives and to-do lists a lot simpler around the Christmas season. Making Christmas cookies is a favorite tradition of mine, and I can bet it’s one of your favorites as well. Usually, during the holidays…

Gift Ideas for the New Momma

It’s been a little over 2 months since I became a new momma, therefore, I can hardly call myself a seasoned vet, however, there have been a few things I’ve learned to love over the course of these past 11 weeks. From my favorite swaddle blankets, to cribs, to bouncers, I’ve narrowed down a few…

Pecan Pie Baked Oatmeal Cups

Baking in the kitchen around this time of year usually leads to something sweet to eat. With an abundance of cookies, pies, cakes, and sweet rolls, there is no shortage of dessert when the Holidays are near. After indulging in Thanksgiving dessert and leftovers for the past week, I am ready to get back on…

What To Do With Turkey Day Leftovers?

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family, I hope it was filled with many blessings and happy tummies. This time of year always has me thinking about family, friends, and happy gatherings around the table. The kitchen is always the best place to be in my opinion, creating and cooking up new ideas. I love…

Woodsman Wild Game Quiche

I am starting to get the hang of things around here at the ‘Treehouse’. Being a new mom is just as wonderful as it looks on our social pages; The Healthy Chew’s Instagram, however they never truly tell you how hard it can be at certain moments throughout the day. There are some moments where I…

Harvest Stuffed Acorn Squash

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and the fall season in full swing, there is always an excuse to cook up a tasty fall-themed meal. Everybody has their own rendition of stuffed squash, whether it’s acorn squash, butternut squash, sweet potato, or even pumpkin. There is just something about a fall-themed meal that creates a…

Top 10 Best Foods For Breastfeeding

Whether you decide to breastfeed or bottle feed, nourishing your body with the right foods after labor and delivery is just as important as during pregnancy. Let’s be real for a second, we women have a lot on our minds during those 9-months that we carried our baby– however the months following delivery our minds…

Creamy Pumpkin Tortellini Soup

  The fall season is fresh with produce in orange, red, and purple hues. It seems like anything with an orange tint reminds us of the fall and we go crazy the first few weeks in October when we start seeing pumpkin recipes pop up all over. Not only does a warm soup scream chilly…

Fall Seasonal Produce Guide

  The weather has officially cooled down (slightly) here in Texas and I’ve already made a few of our fall favorite recipes to fill the kitchen and our bellies. Fall is here and for most of us that means the fall cooking and baking has already commenced. From pumpkin bread, to squash soups, to sweet…