Food and Recipes Archive


Quick and Easy Black Bean Avocado Taco Cups Recipe

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I constantly craved taco bowls, chips, and salsa. Tacos continue to be one of my top go-to quick dinners. Since the kids love snacking on chips and salsa almost as much as I do, these Black Bean Avocado Taco Cups make the perfect appetizer. They


Quick and Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancake Bites

Are you a morning person? I’m not, but you can make mornings more pleasant with these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancake Bites. Seriously! I’m the complete opposite of a morning person. I will squeeze out every last bit of shut eye possible. Alarm clocks hate me because I smack snooze until they refuse


Refreshing Strawberry Lime Spritzer Recipe

I used to be a heavy soda drinker. Now? I mainly drink water. Soda was my daily nectar, and I couldn’t imagine eating most lunches or dinners without it. I’ve quit drinking soda a few times and now my husband is joining me. It’s no longer our beverage of choice, but we still


How to Make Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal

What is your favorite flavor combination? If you know me for more than 30 seconds, you know I love love LOVE chocolate and peanut butter. I mean, they are each delicious in their own right. But together? Taste bud heaven. Imagine if you could take your favorite dessert and make it into


Quick and Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

Have you ever looked at the clock and thought, “Oh crap, I need to feed everyone again!” I almost always have good intentions to follow our meal plan, but occasionally time slips by before I start prepping for dinner. The worst is when I forget to pull meat out of the freezer to


Easy Mediterranean Lemon and Herb Grill Packets

This mouthwatering Mediterranean grill packet with Lemon and Herb Chicken Kabobs recipe is sponsored by Johnsonville. If you send your husband to the grocery store with a list of ingredients to try a new recipe, he might message you for help. Confession: I’ve never had pesto before. Or, at least, I’ve never


Give Your Taste Buds a Kick With This Easy Southwestern Sandwich Recipe

I stared at the oven, wiping sweat from my forehead. Even with the air conditioning on, it was too dang hot to cook. Merely thinking of preheating the oven made me perspire. It was too late in the day for my slow cooker to save me, and I didn’t have anything ready


Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Have you ever felt that moment of panic when you bring home an abundance of fresh produce and wonder how the heck you are going to use all of it before it goes bad? I’ve had that moment many times. Usually when there is an awesome sale at the grocery store or


How to Make Amazing Vanilla French Toast

Do you remember the first time you made French toast? I didn’t really learn how to cook many recipes growing up. When I was a teenager, I was hanging out at my older sister’s apartment, visiting for the weekend. Instead of letting me continue to eat the same old thing for breakfast, she


Maple Glazed Salmon Filets Recipe {Soy Free, Gluten Free}

This Maple Glazed Salmon filets recipe is a great chioce for a gluten free or soy free diet.  Not only is it chock full of flavor, it is simple to prepare, and that is perfect for a busy mom on the go!  An easy recipe that fits our dietary needs is always