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...]

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...]

7 Ways to Reduce Sugar Intake Daily

Do you know how many teaspoons of sugar are recommended for your daily diet? You should! Today I am sharing several ways you can reduce sugar intake daily through several simple ideas. This post is in partnership with SPLENDA® Sweeteners Products as a part of the Socialstars network #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps  the average american consumes nearly THREE times the amount of sugar recommended by … [Read more...]

Easy White Sandwich Bread Recipe

This recipe is the most perfect, moist, slice-able, and EASY sandwich bread recipe you will ever try! I make 2 loaves of this every Sunday for my family and it is all gone around Thursday... maybe I should start making 3! bread lovers beware: once you go homemade, you don't go back! the good news is that this recipe for white homemade sandwich bread is easy & you can totally make it … [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...]

Citrus Fig Salad Recipe with Honey-Thyme Vinaigrette

If you are anything like me, summer can be exciting and oppressive all at the same time. Yesterday it was 111. No, I’m not kidding. When the heat gets this intense I never feel like eating. Okay, you got me - I’m a foodie so I always feel like eating. Who knows what to eat when it gets that hot though? Who wants to stand over a hot stove and infiltrate your air conditioner’s attempt at creating … [Read more...]

Easy, 3 Ingredient Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These easy healthy oatmeal cookies only use 3 ingredients! They are packed with goodness, no added sugar, vegan and DELICIOUS! Enjoy them as a breakfast cookie, snack, or treat. Your family will love them! This post is sponsored by Nature Valley Muesli - grab your coupon here!  i'm calling these 'cookies' but really they are everything from a hearty breakfast to a filling snack or a … [Read more...]

Easy One Pot Pasta Puttanesca

This one pot pasta puttanesca is a family favorite and so easy to make! Spicy and savory with olives, capers, garlic, artichoke hearts, and crushed red peppers - it will quickly become your family favorite as well! This post is sponsored by Ragú® but all opinions are my own.    if you haven't noticed, i like things easy. one pot pasta inspired by and made with Ragú® Sauce is a dream come true … [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...]

Baby Shower Gift Ideas for the Modern Mom

today's new moms are more concerned than ever with reliable, responsible, and safe products for their new little ones. the best baby shower gift ideas for the modern mom are those that represent these important ideals. it seems that i am attending baby showers at least once a month in this phase of my life, so i have a few go-to items that are perfect for a modern expecting momma. for lots of … [Read more...]

Easy on the go breakfast ideas

Mornings can be hard. Getting out the door is a million times easier when you have a plan AND you have belVita breakfast bites! This post was sponsored by belVita through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about belVita, all opinions are my own. mornings. i'm NOT a morning person. so getting out the door to school in the mornings can often be … [Read more...]

Healthy Black Cherry Muffin Recipe – Vegan

These black cherry muffins are healthy, vegan, and so delicious you won't have to be vegan to enjoy them! This post is sponsored by Silk but as always all opinions, recipes, photos, and ideas are my own. Thank you for supporting the amazing brands that make this blog possible!  i have been on a bit of a vegan muffin quest lately and have nailed it with this recipe - my family loves them! if you … [Read more...]

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