Broccoli Blue Cheese Soup with Basil and Shallots

Our Creative Juice contributor Sarah has made quite an exciting move to Ireland! I can't wait to see all the amazing flavors and exciting recipes she will discover while she is there! Greetings from Sarah in the Emerald Isle!  You may or may not know about my move to Ireland. All I can say is that it is has been four years in the making and to finally be here is, well, pretty amazing. When my … [Read more...]

Easy Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas for kids!

Looking for fun & easy halloween dinner ideas? Try this spider or mummy macaroni and cheese for an organic healthy dinner before you head out the door and gather all those sweets! It is quick and easy with minimal ingredients with just a touch of spooky to make it perfect for the holiday! This post is sponsored by Horizon Organic but all opinions are my own. let's be honest. halloween night … [Read more...]

5 Ingredient Butterscotch Pecan Monkey Bread Recipe

This monkey bread recipe is sticky, chewy, soft, and totalllllly delicious - AND only takes 5 ingredients! I made this amazing recipe using SPLENDA® Sweetener Products as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps  this monkey bread recipe is a family favorite that has been passed down from friends many years ago. it has been a staple in our house at every holiday and … [Read more...]

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites

These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites are just the right amount of sweet! Perfect for brunch or dessert and great for entertaining a crowd. This post is in conduction with my partnership with J.M. Smucker Company but all photos, recipes, and opinions are my own. #FruitandHoney #WalMart was there ever a greater flavor combination that lemon and blueberry?! this recipe is a winner for a … [Read more...]

Spicy Vegan Cashew and White Bean Dip Recipe

Spicy and full of richness from the cashews, this easy white bean dip recipe will be your go-to for parties or a snack at home! It is dairy free, vegan, and high in protein. This post is sponsored by Silk as part of the #MeatlessMondayNight challenge this football season but the recipe, opinions, and photos are my own.  are you ready for some FOOTBALL???!!!!!  monday night football just got a … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes – Low Carb, Quick, & Easy!

I’m not really sure when it happened exactly, but one fateful day not that long ago I discovered a difficult truth: That fit body I used to have for free thanks to a metabolism that ran at light speed, now required some maintanance. All of a sudden my favorite jeans weren’t my favorites anymore. I decided I needed to do something … fast. So I threw caution to the wind, started an intense … [Read more...]

One-Pot, 5 Ingredient Bacon Cheddar Soup Recipe

Sometimes, trying to figure out what to make for dinner can leave us wide-eyed and fearful. Like a deer in the head-lights, we cautiously peak into the refrigerator or pantry hoping for a miracle...or maybe a jeanie. After making a lot of decisions all day long, the last thing I want to do when I get home is trying to "figure out what the make for dinner".  Here is one of the solutions I have … [Read more...]

Kale and Bacon Quiche Recipe – With a Cracker Crust!

This kale & bacon quiche recipe is made with a unique saltine cracker crust that gives it the most perfect salty, buttery crunch! This post is sponsored by Sargento® Cheese as a part of their Chopped at Home Challenge - Take the challenge yourself and see how much fun it is! See what others are creating on pinterest here. sometimes when i eat kale i feel like and iguana. right? my little … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Peppers

i'm a total food network junkie and one of my favorite shows is CHOPPED - i love it! its one show that my husband and i agree on and get a kick out of seeing what the mystery ingredients will be! so i was over the moon when Sargento® asked me to participate in their 'Chopped at home' challenge!! luckily, i didn't end up with a mystery basket of cow tongue and pickled beets or anything - its … [Read more...]

Corn Fritters With Cheese And A Guava Pineapple Sauce

Corn Fritters with Cheese and a Guava Pineapple Dipping Sauce that you will LOVE! Growing up with Latino roots has given me a great deal of appreciation for simple, yet tasty food combinations. This is one of my favorites! My mother would make these little treats of corn goodness called "Sorullitos de Maíz" otherwise known as Corn Fritters. They are very easy to make! All you need is a few … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Super Bowl Party Ideas!

DECOR: So, you're hosting a Super Bowl party this Sunday with all of your friends & family. Whether it's a pot luck style or you are going to take on the challenge of making everything for yourself (I commend you for that one) You've still got to think about the decorations. Here are my favorite DIY ideas for pulling off that winning look! These are super bowl party ideas you have to try! 1. … [Read more...]

Warm Apple Cheddar Appetizer Dip for the Holidays

as most of you know, i currently live in california, but all of our family is back east in marlyand. the holidays, particularly thanksgiving, can be tough without family around! each year, i host thanksgiving for our friends in the area that are far from family as well. being in the military, this can be quite a large group! today i'll be sharing some tips for hosting a successful 'friendsgiving' … [Read more...]

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