Healthier Halloween Treats with Nature’s Bakery

Turn innocent little fig bars into spooky ghosts and goblins and watch your little monsters gobble them up! Nature's Bakery sent me a couple of complimentary boxes of their delicious real fruit fig bars and I transformed them into fun Halloween treats for an after-school party. Spider and Monster Halloween Treats Making spiders and monster … Continue reading Healthier Halloween Treats with Nature’s Bakery

Hello Fresh Compared to Every Plate

I've been enjoying my Hello Fresh meal box subscription for a bit, but wanted to see what different places were like since there are SO many now. So I put Hello Fresh on pause last week and gave Every Plate a try. Here's the breakdown comparing the two. **Also, because I plan to keep Hello … Continue reading Hello Fresh Compared to Every Plate

Make Banana Ice Cream from Just Bananas

Don't throw out those browning bananas! Chop and freeze them to make delicious and easy banana ice cream with just one ingredient: bananas. How to Make Banana Ice Cream No matter how few bananas I purchase, there's always one or two that go brown before we eat them. This is a great way to save … Continue reading Make Banana Ice Cream from Just Bananas

Hello Fresh Gets a 5 Star Review

I have been wanting to do a meal kit delivery service for a while now, and recently signed up for Hello Fresh. I figure I might as well do a quick little Hello Fresh review for those that might be interested in trying it as well! If you don't want to read and just want … Continue reading Hello Fresh Gets a 5 Star Review

The Best Basic Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo was the first salsa-type thing I learned to make, back before I even did a lot of cooking. A friend gave me this recipe for a basic pico de gallo more than 15 years ago, and I’ve tweaked it just a little over the years but the main ingredients are still the … Continue reading The Best Basic Pico de Gallo Recipe

We Made Chocolate Emoji Bars and Totally Nailed It

My son loves chocolate and I love doing crafty things, so a "make your own emoji chocolate bars" kit sounded like the perfect blend of two of our favorite things. It looks fun! It looks easy! We got this! ...or do we? We started with this Chocolate Emoji Maker kit compliments of Zimpli Kids.When I … Continue reading We Made Chocolate Emoji Bars and Totally Nailed It

Country Style Ribs with Tiger Tail Sauce

Tiger Tail has a delicious line of mustard and fusion BBQ sauces that taste great as a sauce, or as a condiment. When they contacted me about doing a recipe post, I wanted to create something a little different and incorporate their sauce into one of my favorite recipes and give it a new twist. … Continue reading Country Style Ribs with Tiger Tail Sauce

Serving up Watermelon Summer Salad, Sweet Corn and Sunshine

* This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own.* To me, nothing says summer like pool parties, grilling burgers, corn on the cob and big juicy slices of watermelon! We had a great time this past weekend and I … Continue reading Serving up Watermelon Summer Salad, Sweet Corn and Sunshine

Can Thrive Algae Oil Replace Your Olive Oil?

I recently got the chance to try Thrive Culinary Algae Oil through Tryazon, and decided to make three things I would normally make with olive oil to see how it stood up to the test: a dipping sauce for bread, pasta salad and salad dressing. Then I invited several friends over for the big taste … Continue reading Can Thrive Algae Oil Replace Your Olive Oil?

Marinated Skirt Steak Fajitas with Bell Peppers and Onions

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own. Spring is here and along with it comes the Florida sunshine and warm weather that makes our veggies ripe and ready for yummy dishes. Right now you can find Fresh from Florida bell … Continue reading Marinated Skirt Steak Fajitas with Bell Peppers and Onions