As a mom, life is busy from the time I rise in the morning until the time my head hits the pillow at night. By the time I get through my day, the last thing I want to worry about is dinner. However, one of my passions is cooking and I try to make the time to cook meals for the kids at least a few times a week. It does not have to be anything extravagant but I … [Read more...]
Red Velvet Easter Egg Cake Pops!
28 days until Easter! Is everyone excited? I know once Easter comes, I go into non-stop cooking mode. Luckily, this year, Duncan Hines sent me a large variety of cakes and frostings to try, and bake some wonderful recipes for my family. I was so excited to try the Duncan Hines’ new Decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes mix with the cream cheese frosting , which recently … [Read more...]
Delicious Banana Bread Recipe Using Land O’Lakes #3SI #spon
I absolutely love to cook, however, time gets really limited! I know I pin about 20-40 recipes on Pinterest every day, only to keep looking at them and not creating them. As a mom, sometimes I need ideas for a simple breakfast with healthy ingredients. In the New Year, I need to create some recipes with some easy, yet simple, ingredients to spend less time in the … [Read more...]
Banana Caramel Bread Pudding using Silk Soy Milk! #rethinkwhatyoudrink #cbias
If you follow along with me on my social media channels, you know I talk a lot about Zane and his food allergies. When he was about 6 months of age, he was diagnosed with a peanut, fish, milk, and egg allergy. The allergies first came about when I introduced Zane to milk based formula and he broke out in serious hives. We immediately went to an allergist who was … [Read more...]
Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Over Rice- Love the Campbell’s Skillet Sauces #dinnerin15 #Cbias
Let me tell you all about my last week- I was brutally ill with the stomach flu and then subsequently one day later, Hayley and Zane both came down with the dreaded bug. While I was stuck to a bed and could not help at all, my husband did it all! I mean did it all- cleaned them up, tended to me, gave us our medicines, etc. He is an amazing guy and my rockstar, … [Read more...]
Having a Fantastic Meal with Nestle Lean Cuisine and Skinny Cow Treats #FrozenFavorites #Cbias
2013 started and with it came my extra 5 pound weight gain. It is inevitable that I was going to put on weight, with the holidays, my anniversary, New Years, and my birthday all back to back in a 4 week span. However, I am now back on track and ready to rid the extra poundage for good! While I would love to cook fresh and healthy meals 24/7, realistically that … [Read more...]
Starting Our Day Off Right with A Healthy Start-Jennie-O turkey bacon and cheese casserole #JennieO4kids #Cbias
I have told you all about Hayley and how I would classify her as the world's pickiest eater. Day after day, she fights me to eat and very rarely has more than three bites before she exclaims she is full. While I have been dealing with her pickiness most of her life, one meal she does love is breakfast. While she loves breakfast, I have been somewhat … [Read more...]
Some good ole Tamale Pie!
Each week or two, I am planning to feature different recipes that my family enjoys. I will be sharing various appetizers, dinners, deserts, drinks, and more! I try to create healthy and nutritious recipes that my whole family will enjoy. Last week, I shared our apple braised chicken and today, I am going to feature a Tamale Pie that my mother in law gave me the … [Read more...]
Look What We Made For Dinner Last Night- APPLE BRAISED CHICKEN!
In our family, we absolutely love to cook! During the holidays, we always take about a 2-3 week hiatus from cooking and by the time New Years rolls around, I can't wait to get back to cooking. One of my New Years plans for my blog is to include more recipes, so you can all have some easy but flavorful last minute ideas if you need any! I hope to feature many … [Read more...]
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