Food and Recipes Archive


Celebrate Fall With This Easy Slow Cooker Apple Cider Drink Recipe

This slow cooker apple cider recipe tastes like fall in a mug. It’s my favorite time of year! Apples, colorful leaves, pumpkins, Halloween, and cozy slow cooker recipes come to mind. This crisp and refreshing drink takes the apple cider I know and love and adds a little zip to it. Plus, it


Tricks and Treats: 20+ Ghoulishly Good Halloween Party Food Ideas

Every year I look forward to planning spooky Halloween party food ideas because plain ol’ appetizers won’t do. All year round I collect ideas for Halloween party food and Halloween decorations. It’s our favorite holiday! I had a blast throwing my daughter’s first Halloween birthday party. For the last few years she picked her own birthday


Quick and Easy Chinese Beef for Dinner

How many times have you looked at the clock and thought, Oh crap, I forgot to start dinner! I’ve learned that it is essential to have an arsenal of quick and easy dinner recipes in my back pocket. What ingredients are on hand need to be factored in as well, which is why


How to Make a Mouthwatering Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Do you know what every party needs? Dip. This is especially true for football parties. Even if you don’t have a party, a tasty dip makes the perfect snack while watching football. Game days are for grazing, seriously. My husband and I love enjoying a meal of appetizers and party snacks while watching


Super Easy Strawberry and Cream Floats Recipe

If you ask me, these Strawberry and Cream Floats taste like summer. I have fond memories of making ice cream and soda floats on hot summer nights. Though I think they are delicious any time of year. Yes, I’m one of those people that goes out for ice cream when it is snowing


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