I don’t really get the chance to sit down for a nice, healthy snack. But when I do, I need it to be quick and easy. I try to take Monday or sometimes Tuesday nights to myself to catch up on a favorite show, like Dancing With the Stars, Castle or Body of Proof. I don’t usually get the watch all three. I usually have to choose ahead of time which one will be my time for me. And I almost always still work during the commercials either catching up on books I am reviewing or working online. So even when I get that Mommy Time, I’m still working! Sometimes I get Thursday to watch Vampire Diaries, but not often enough lately. My TV time is almost non-existent these last 2 months.
I love diced peaches as a snack and I recently found a NEW product by Del Monte at our local Walmart. They are Diced Peaches with Cinnamon and brown Sugar. Oh HEAVEN! They are super yummy on their own but to add a little crunch and creaminess, I put my peaches in a cereal bowl, added 1 – 2 tablespoons of Vanilla yogurt and a sprinkle of granola. It is perfection in a bowl and make the perfect Mommy Snack when I need a little break. Sometimes I change it up a little buy warming the peaches and using some Redi-Whip and crushed cinnamon graham crackers instead of the yogurt and granola.
Doesn’t that look really good? It tastes even better than it looks!
I have yet one other way that these peaches are delightful but they are more for a full dessert and not Mommy time because they take a little more prep. I have a recipe for a Cranberry Apple bake that my favorite aunt gave me. These peaches seems like they would perfectly replace some of the ingredients so I tried it and OMG it is so yummy! I’ll share! 😀
As I said above, I really don’t get time to myself very often. I have 4 children and the noisiest house you have ever seen. You would think there are 80 people in here at all times. So when I do get the moment to myself, they go watch a movie in another room so I can have 1 hour to myself and they KNOW it is then quiet time. I give them every minute of my time except that one hour when I can be alone and have a yummy snack. Of course, if they need me, I’m right there. But it’s nice to think I have a total hour to myself! hehehe.
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Crystal is a stay-at-home- mom, living in KY with her husband and children. She is a travel and lifestyle blogger encouraging folks to live their life one adventure at a time while also focusing on beauty, health and lifestyle. From time to time she also likes to showcase her adorable pets along with her family. Along with Cinnamon Hollow she can be found at The Martin Family Adventure … read more