Category Archives: recipes

Apple Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins

30 Day Breakfast Challenge & Apple Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins 18 days ago I got up before my kids, and prepared them a non-cereal breakfast. They walked into the kitchen that Monday morning pleasantly surprised to find a fresh fruit smoothie (packed with hidden protein) and a hot egg breakfast.   What started as a little… Continue Reading

Cauliflower Cheese Mash – Picky Kid Approved

Cauliflower Cheese Mash – Picky Kid Approved

Cauliflower Cheese Mash – Picky Kid Approved I’m always looking for ways to get my picky son to eat healthy foods – my girls are usually willing to try new things, but my son will take one look at something and immediately say “YUCK”.  So, when I find something that works, I stick with it, and… Continue Reading

Chocolate Snow Ice Cream – YUMMY!

Chocolate Snow Ice Cream – YUMMY! I never thought I would be so happy to see the thermostat in my car read 20 degrees, but yesterday afternoon, my daughter and I were literally cheering when it jumped from 19 to 20!  After the crazy Polar Vortex cold that we had, 20 degrees felt like a… Continue Reading

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PB Crave – Review and Giveaway – PB Crave Brownie Bites Recipe

PB Crave – Review and Giveaway – PB Crave Brownie Bites Recipe

As part of The Pitch List, I was sent 4 jars of PB Crave Peanut Butter to try out and review.  You have to understand, I LOVE peanut butter.  I will eat it on an apple, on a banana, on bread, or of course the best way is on a spoon, right out of the… Continue Reading

Kentucky Derby Week – Missing My Old Kentucky Home – Bourbon Slush Recipe (AKA “Kentucky Tea”)!

Kentucky Derby Week – Missing My Old Kentucky Home – Bourbon Slush Recipe (AKA “Kentucky Tea”)!

There is one week out of the year that I truly miss living in Louisville, and that is the first week of May, KENTUCKY DERBY WEEK!  Last year, I wrote about my love for the Derby, how much I miss being in Louisville for it and even a few of my favorite Derby recipes :).… Continue Reading

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Cinnamon Raisin Challah

I love nothing more than fresh baked Challah.  We like it best when it’s still warm, a little undercooked, and doughy in the middle.  My FAVORITE challah recipe is from Susie Fishbein’s Kosher by Design.  It’s called The Best Bread Machine Challah, and it’s truly the best.  I make the standard recipe most weeks, but… Continue Reading

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce – A Fall Favorite

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce – A Fall Favorite

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce – A Fall Favorite  I’m not a huge fan of the fall, simply because it means winter is right around the corner.  BUT one of my favorite fall traditions is taking the kids apple picking and making homemade applesauce.  This year, unfortunately due to the crazy weather we’ve had in Michigan, the… Continue Reading

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FREE Summer Dessert e-book from American Family!

I’m ALWAYS looking for new, yummy dessert recipes.  If you are the same way, make sure you download the FREE Summer Desserts e-book from American Family.  To get to the e-book, you will see several offers, you can feel free to skip through them if you aren’t interested, you will still get your e-book. I’m… Continue Reading

Easy Cheesy Salmon Duff!

Tonight’s dinner (which was actually on my menu for tomorrow, but I moved things around) was the Easy Cheesy Salmon Duff.  This recipe is a favorite in our house for several reasons:  it’s healthy, it’s really delicious, it’s EXTREMELY easy to make, and it can be made directly in the pan it’s cooked in which… Continue Reading

Mac & Cheese Casserole ~ DELISH!

Last night’s dish on my menu plan was Mac & Cheese Casserole.  This is one of my kid’s FAVORITE dishes.  First off, I have to say, my kids have NEVER had boxed Mac & Cheese.  Since they have to take dairy, nut free, lunches to school, my girls eat a lot of mac and cheese,… Continue Reading