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Cheesy Baguette Pizza Bites

My kids love to help out in the kitchen, especially when it’s a recipe for pizza. We’re baking up some mini baguette pizza bites the whole family is sure to love! I’m happy to be partnering with Disney-Hyperion and their… Continue Reading →

Quick Appetizer: Shrimp Taco Cups

Crispy, golden shrimp taco cups! Mini flour tortilla cups filled with shrimp, black beans, corn, chopped tomatoes and topped with cheese, spring onion and fresh cilantro! I love that you can just place these cups onto a plater and here… Continue Reading →

ABC Smoothies for an After-School Snack

I’m always looking for a healthy option for snack time with my kids. Especially when they come home from school and are famished – sometimes they act like I never feed them, they’re so hungry after-school! So these ABC smoothies… Continue Reading →

Silly Kid-Friendly Stegosaurus Breakfast

Most days, breakfast is fend-for-yourself for my older daughters, and a predictable rotation of favorites for my toddler. Every so often, my little guy and I are perky enough in the morning to do some cooking together. Our latest creation… Continue Reading →

Crispy Fried Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Golden and crispy fried ravioli is one of my all time fall favorite appetizer! If you are throwing a party, have a family gathering or just everyday after school snack time, these crispy bites are the most delicious, easiest recipe… Continue Reading →

Yogurt & Graham Cracker Mason Jar Snacks

We’re partnering with Yoplait to share our family-friendly snack. I’m always looking for different ways to prepare snacks for my kids. They are ready to eat something the second they get home from school. So we are all loving these yogurt… Continue Reading →

13 Crockpot Chicken Dinner Ideas

Don’t you just love how the crockpot makes dinnertime so easy? Set it in the morning, and by dinnertime you’ll have a hot, tasty meal ready to go. These 13 chicken ideas are sure to make it on your favorites… Continue Reading →

Raspberry S’mores Milkshake

Serve up a tasty, delicious treat this summer with my favorite dessert, Raspberry S’mores Milkshake! Warm weather. Basting in the sun with a refreshing summer treat! What can be better than this?! Ice cream, chocolate graham crackers, raspberries and marshmallows… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese Apple Dip

I am looking forward to apple picking season! Even though we eat apples year-round, there is something special about picking fresh apples in the fall. We love making this sweet cream cheese apple dip for parties or play dates –… Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Make Lunch Prep Easy for Back to School

With back to school just around the corner, I’m definitely thinking about lunch prep. I’m hoping to make lunch prep easier on myself this year, as it’s a big part of my morning with 3 kids to get them out the… Continue Reading →

Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

Summer is here, school is out and everyone gets to really enjoy everything! So many activities, so many things to do first, there is barely any time for properly cooked meals. I find myself during summer months choosing wraps, salads, fresh food finger… Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Butterbeer Floats

My girls are huge (HUGE!) Harry Potter fanatics. They have been rereading all the books and watching all the movies in anticipation of the new script book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, coming out at the end of this… Continue Reading →

25 Copycat Candy Bars and Cookies

Did you know you can make a Snickers bar at home? That’s not all- there’s a homemade recipe for almost any candy or cookie you can think of! It’s so fun to watch your favorite treat come together in your… Continue Reading →

Super-Silly Summer Mystery Meal

Have you ever participated in a mystery meal? The whole menu is in code, so you can only guess what you are ordering. Even things like spoons, forks, and napkins are part of the menu. So silly and fun! Just… Continue Reading →

Mini Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Memorial Day is just around the corner and we are so ready to kick off barbecue season and summer pool parties! Whether you are throwing a party in your backyard or you are invited to one, everyone will be looking forward… Continue Reading →

Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

I love a good pie crust, it can make or break your pie. So I have this fabulous recipe for a homemade graham cracker crust that is easy to make and yummy to eat! Once you have this recipe, it can… Continue Reading →

15 All-In-One Dinner Ideas

We all know how busy weeknights can get! Some nights you just don’t have time to wash more than one pot. That’s where these deliciously simple all-in-one dinner ideas come in handy. They are a one pot meal your family will… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese & Mango Salsa RITZwich Snacks

With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I’m featuring a party recipe for “stacking it up” salsa style. I’ll be bringing a plateful of these delicious snacks to my neighborhood holiday get together on May 5th! I’m partnering with Safeway and RITZ… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Green Smoothies

To celebrate Earth Day this month, our family is trying our best to make better choices for what we put in our grocery cart to help us eat healthier. Along with that, we also want to understand where our food comes from to help our… Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter and Banana Quesadillas

Many of the first things my girls learned to cook are things made on a flat griddle pan – from pancakes to french toast, grilled cheese to quesadillas. A little flipping practice with mom and they are set to make… Continue Reading →

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