Recipes

Welcome to our Food & Recipes page. Here you'll quick and easy recipes, simple kitchen tips, and food crafts and activities for kids. Check out a few of our most popular posts here, or scroll down for the most recent projects.

Here’s a few fun projects we’ve crafted in the past for the 4th of July. Have fun celebrating with red, white, and blue! Firework Pom Poms ~~~ American Flag Fruit Jello ~~~ Hand-Stitched American Flag Greeting Card ~~~ 4th of July Fruit Kabobs ~~~ Bubble Wrap Fire Crackers

Everything shared on Tartelette is a tiny bit of heaven! This blog is full of cute bite-sized sweets and treats that are to die for. The photography is amazing and the recipes are fabulous. You must have a wee little look!

It is heating up outside and that means we are cooling down our meals. We have been eating a lot of salads lately. Salads are perfect for lunch, dinner, and great side dishes to take to summer parties. This tomato artichoke orzo salad is easy, light, and full of flavor. Orzo is an Italian pasta […]

I’m sure you have a few holiday parties coming up to celebrate the 4th of July and you’re probably bringing a potluck dish, am I right? Well, here’s a fun way to dress up your dish, making your serving spoons a little more decorative. Wrap some ribbon around your spoons to give them a fun […]

I’ve gathered some great recipes that include granola. Nothing beats homemade granola or granola treats. Enjoy these links for your weekend! Homemade Chewy Granola Bars by Make and Takes (pictured above) Maple Almond Granola Recipe by Two Peas and Their Pod Stove Top Granola Recipe by Hungry Yogini Healthy Granola Bars by Random Acts of […]

Last week I introduced you to Avery’s Organization of Moms. Today, they’ve asked me to share my own organizing tip, submitting it to their Tip It Forward contest. They sent me some of their note tabs and I think they are my new best friends. There are so many great places to put these on, […]

I recently mentioned on my blog that I had 12 roma tomatoes that needed something to do. Two people suggested I roast the roma tomatoes in the oven. I was intrigued and decided to give it a go! I’m very glad I did…not only did my house smell like heaven for 5 or so hours, […]

This has got to be one of the most fun summer cakes I’ve ever seen. This Snorkeler Cake from Family Fun would be a hit at any summer party you have planned!

Guest post by Alison of Ingredients Inc. S’mores actually got its name from the phrase “some more”. This recipe for S’mores Milkshakes is as easy as can be, and you will definitely want more. Combine the classic s’more ingredients of chocolate ice cream, mixed with chocolate milk and top with roasted (or broiled) mini marshmallows, […]

I couldn’t be more please with how green and growing my vegetable garden is. I’m always amazed at how a tiny seed or little plant can grow and grow with just a little water, sun, and soil. Actually, we’ve had a really wet May, so my plants are extra bushy from all the rain and […]

You know summer is almost here when you start to see mango recipes pop up! This Mango Pico de Gallo from Our Best Bites looks good enough to eat without the chips!

Last week, I took our niece to the park for a picnic play date. I packed a basket filled with all of her favorite foods-turkey sandwich, grapes, carrots, and I even made her favorite dessert – rice crispy treats. She didn’t want to eat much at the park because she wanted to play, so we […]

This Key Lime Pie looks almost too pretty to eat. But Two Peas and Their Pod have given us a recipe that is almost too easy to make. If you’re a fan of pie, then this one should be on your list!

We all could use a little more time in our day, am I right? 5:00pm rolls around and I’m humming and hawing at what to cook for dinner. It takes a good 30-45 minutes to cook chicken, then there is prepping the lettuce and cutting up veggies. I only have 2 arms. As helpful as […]

I love to grow vegetables in my garden. I have 2 little 4×5 foot garden beds I made about 4 years ago and they’ve been providing me with fresh veggies each Summer. Last year I gave up one of the beds for a raspberry patch, leaving me with only one bed to grow vegetables. So […]

I’m trying to eat a little healthier these days, but when you see something like this pop up from the screen, you have no choice but to give in, just for one day. Roasted Banana Cinnamon Rolls from the Picky Palate. But there are bananas in them, that makes it better, right?!

If I let my husband decide on the dinner menu every night, he would choose pizza. He could eat pizza for every meal and never get sick of it. I like pizza, but not that much. We usually make pizza once a week. We try to mix things up with new crusts, toppings, and sauces. […]

I love taking kid’s projects and finding a way to make them edible. Today is no exception. Let’s grab our lab coats and head to the kitchen for some science fun! The kitchen holds great potential for science experiments with kids. Today’s experiment is simple – making whipped cream and butter – and it is […]

This dish could not be any simpler to make and it is oh so yummy! It has 3 of the best ingredients out there: chicken, pesto, and pasta. Oh wait, don’t forget the parmesan cheese!! Recipe for Chicken Pesto Pasta – makes 4 servings 3/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup pesto – in the summer […]

I love a good cupcake. The kind where by the last bite you need a glass of milk, the kind where it’s almost a meal in itself, or the kind where the cake is just as good as the frosting (sometimes that’s hard to do)! Below are a few yummy looking homemade cupcakes that I’m […]

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