Recipes

Granny Mac’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

Granny Mac’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

I wish you a very, merry, happy holiday season full of CHOCOLATE! It is a known fact that both sides of my family are chocolate connoisseurs, and while the season is abound and in full swing we are in no shortage of treats. One of my favorite recipes, followed by one of my fondest memories […]

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Chicken Curry (Indian-Jamaican style)

Chicken Curry (Indian-Jamaican style)

Everyone has one favorite dish that instantly connects them with warm memories from childhood. For me, that dish is curry. I LOVE curry. The best thing about curry is the sheer variety of curry dishes available from the traditional to experimental: lamb rogan josh, balti, chicken massamun, gaeng tai pla, pork vindaloo, maha di dal, […]

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Salted Caramel Mocha – A delicious #Silkology Winter drink!

Salted Caramel Mocha – A delicious #Silkology Winter drink!

Nothing says winter time to me like a smooth, creamy, and delicious hot mocha – especially a Salted Caramel Mocha. It’s one of my favorite seasonal drinks, although I’m pretty sure I would still enjoy it year round. This is not a Paleo recipe by any means, but since I’ve cut out buying coffee and […]

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Guacanana – A Sweet Guacamole #Recipe

Guacanana – A Sweet Guacamole #Recipe

This is an incredibly easy, no-cook recipe created by my husband and I, a couple of years ago. We were house sitting for about a month during the summer in a gorgeous home in the country, complete with a huge garden. Every day we were able to harvest fresh, delicious produce including some of the best cilantro […]

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Delicious Paleo Stuffing

Delicious Paleo Stuffing

I am just a little excited, because this is my very first Paleo inspired recipe. I started the Paleo lifestyle, almost a month ago. It was a little challenging at first, but there is actually a huge community of people, just like myself out there. I bought Practical Paleo and Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook, to […]

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An Easy Pumpkin Puree How-To

An Easy Pumpkin Puree How-To

Seeing a lot of squash lately? While I’ve never been a big fan of actual squash, I adore everything that is pumpkin flavored this time of year. Pumpkin puree keeps well, and is a great asset to any dish from baby food, to pies. It freezes well too. It’s safe to say, I love it and it’s […]

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My Paleo Lifestyle after Week ONE

My Paleo Lifestyle after Week ONE

Alright guys. It’s been almost a full week since I made the decision to go Paleo. Not sure what Paleo is? It’s basically eating anything that once had a face, or came from the ground. That’s it. If you need a little more explanation, here is a good one. One of my biggest sacrifices actually ended […]

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Oreo Dessert Pizza with Flatout! #flatoutpizza

Oreo Dessert Pizza with Flatout! #flatoutpizza

Last weekend, before I decided to go Paleo, we had our family over for a Halloween themed dinner. Which included a make your own pizza bar. It was a fun way to get everyone in the kitchen, talking, and having fun. Everyone got to choose from three varieties from the new Flatout Thin Crust Flatbread Artisan Pizza, […]

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Crock Pot Ham and Potato Soup Recipe

Crock Pot Ham and Potato Soup Recipe

College Inn broth has launched a recipe contest on their Facebook page (between now and October 28th) and is interested in hearing about your family recipes that have been passed down for generations. Sadly, I don’t have many from my own family, but last Christmas, my husband’s aunt gave everyone a small recipe booklet with some of the family’s favorite dishes […]

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Pumpkin and Strawberry Cream Cheese Rolls

Pumpkin and Strawberry Cream Cheese Rolls

I was trying to come up with a dessert to make tonight, since I had some leftover canned pumpkin. I really wanted to make some Pumpkin Chocolate Chip muffins, but of course we were out of eggs. I did however have a couple of cans of crescent rolls. Of course, with my luck, I didn’t have any cream […]

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A Morning Latte & My Favorite Blogs Makes My Morning Better #LatteLove

A Morning Latte & My Favorite Blogs Makes My Morning Better #LatteLove

Nothing is better than waking up, enjoying a cup of coffee and visiting some of my favorite blogs before I start my day. Even better than a cup of coffee is a latte. Did you know you can actually make one at home, even with coffee? I didn’t. It’s actually pretty easy. How to Make a Latte […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Apple Rolls

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Rolls

Last week for our Fisher Price Playdate, I decided to make some Cinnamon-Sugar Apple Rolls. I originally found this recipe through Pinterest and instead of using pie crust, I used Pillsbury crescents. It was super easy to make and everyone thought they were delicious. Since it’s currently apple season, this is a must try recipe. […]

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Join Us For The #LatteLove Twitter Party!

Join Us For The #LatteLove Twitter Party!

On Thursday, October 4th at 10am pst. I will be co-hosting a Twitter party with @theMotherhood, @CooperMunroe, and @EmilyMcKhann to talk about making your breakfast better with an at-home latte! Americans love their lattes, and with one serving of fat free milk adding nine essential nutrients but only 80 calories and no fat, lattes love you […]

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Nut-Free Snack Ideas – For The Classroom

Nut-Free Snack Ideas – For The Classroom

Yesterday, Carleigh came home with more “Welcome” papers from school. The one from her teacher, asked parents to bring in snacks for the classroom. Well it happens to be her class is a Nut-Free zone this year. So not only must their snacks be store bought, but they can’t contain any trace of tree nuts […]

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Breakfast for School Lunch + A Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe

Breakfast for School Lunch + A Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe

I still can’t believe this Summer is almost gone for us, and just next week I will be walking my oldest to her first day of Kindergarten. With starting school next week, comes the planning of the school lunches. Do I let her eat at school or do I make her school lunches? Well, both […]

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Delicious S’mores Bars – Just like Camping

Delicious S’mores Bars – Just like Camping

Coincidentally, today is actually National S’mores Day, but last night I was feeling a little sad that my husband and our oldest daughter are leaving to go camping this weekend. “I want S’mores too.” I demanded. So instead, I decided to make these absolutely delicious and easy S’mores Bars, adapted from a recipe over at Six Sisters’ Stuff. […]

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Grilled Fruit Skewers with Whipped Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip

Grilled Fruit Skewers with Whipped Strawberry Cream Cheese Dip

Recently, I had the opportunity to try out some new Weight Watchers® cheese and cream cheese items. First off, I want to say that while I have heard many success stories from friends about Weight Watchers and their program I haven’t tried it myself and don’t plan to. However, I like cheese, my kids love […]

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Carrot and Zucchini Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting #recipe

Carrot and Zucchini Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting #recipe

Since Mamavation, I have been trying to make a conscious effort to still eat healthy, even though I still crave sweets and desserts. So what better way then to take a classic treat like cupcakes and add vegetables!! That’s right. These cupcakes are not only delicious and sweet, but actually have veggies in them. I bet your […]

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