Fluffy sweet rolls

These are the fluffiest sweet rolls you'll ever come across - and they're made right in your breadmaker!

These are the fluffiest sweet rolls you’ll ever come across – and they’re made right in your breadmaker! There’s this bakery near where I live that sells the most amazing sweet bread. It’s sweet and fluffy and is coated with a sticky glaze that makes the bread simply irresistible. We’d often stop by that bakery,… 

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Mackenzie’s Garden Herb Mac N’ Cheese

Start with a great, big, delicious bowl of homemade, cheesy carbo-heaven, and then add some fresh, sautéed veggies from the garden—you've got a perfect meal!

Macaroni and cheese! It’s almost every kid’s favorite food, right? Start with a great, big, delicious bowl of homemade, cheesy carbo-heaven, and then add some fresh, sautéed veggies from the garden—you’ve got a perfect meal! Or… at least my siblings immensely enjoyed this weekly treat at our home when we were all growing up. I,… 

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Chopped Thai Salad

This Chopped Thai Salad can be enjoyed as a complete meal in itself: it’s packed full of veggies and protein. Plus, it’s got peanuts and peanut butter!

This Chopped Thai Salad can be enjoyed as a complete meal in itself: it’s packed full of veggies and protein. Plus, it’s got peanuts and peanut butter! I love experimenting with salads. I love to try new combinations and enjoy making new dressings. Salad, as I’ve learnt, is not just a mixture of greens, tomatoes… 

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Orange Julius Banana Smoothie

Are you a fan of Orange Julius? We've got a knock off version of their popular smoothie here that not only tastes great but is great for you, too! We've packed it with extra probiotic from the yogurt and Kefir, and blended it with yummy fruit like a bananas and pears.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Florida Department of Citrus for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The number one resolution made each year has to do with living and eating healthier, but unfortunately most of us fall short of our goals– especially as we’re nearing the end of February and… 

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Margarita Day made easy & organic

National Margarita Day was started to celebrate the margarita, plain and simple. Friendship, good times and memories of somewhere warmer are all great reasons to enjoy a margarita.

It’s no secret that I adore a good margarita. Apparently I’m in good company, because February 22 is actually National Margarita Day– no joke! I wouldn’t make this up. So today I’m working with VEEV to discuss how to customize your Margarita like the pro’s do. I’ve mentioned on multiple occasions the fact that I’ve spent my formative years as… 

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Yogurt chicken parmesan

The key to moist chicken? Use greek yogurt!

Enter the Sargento “Chopped at Home” contest Sargento is excited to host a “Chopped at Home” contest, and we want to see how you take on the Chopped challenge with Sargento cheese! Get creative and come up with your best Chopped-inspired dish featuring Sargento Shredded Cheese. Enter the Chopped at Home contest where you could win $10,000! We wanted to play along at our… 

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Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies that are so small, you could eat dozens of them without feeling guilty! Crisp and crunchy, they're perfect for little people and can even be used as an icecream topping.

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies that are so small, you could eat dozens of them without feeling guilty! Crisp and crunchy, they’re perfect for little people and can even be used as an icecream topping. Do you wish you could eat lots of chocolate chip cookies, yet not feel guilty? Do you ever with you can… 

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Carrot-cake cupcakes

Light, fluffy cupcakes made with carrots and topped with fluffy whipped cream frosting!

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Holstein Housewares. I received product samples to facilitate this post well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. If there’s anything that you can gather about my family from this site, it’s that we love to cook things that are… 

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brownies: all natural and made from scratch

brownies: all natural and made from scratch

Today I’m sharing with you the BEST brownie recipe I’ve ever made. I came across it about 2 years ago from Bon Appetit Magazine and I’ve been making my own version of it ever since. I’ve tried other recipes but nothing compares. This is the Super Bowl of Brownies. What makes this recipe a stand out??… 

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