Strawberry ‘Yogurt’ Bowl – Dairy Free Yogurt Breakfast!

it's no secret that i loooove Silk dairy free yogurt alternative. i use them in all of my vegan muffin recipes and smoothies. if you are new around here i should tell you that my son has multiple food allergies- the most severe of which is dairy. we have searched high and low for yogurt alternatives and i was over the moon when i heard that Silk was coming out with a line in various flavors that … [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...]

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...]

Amazing Holiday Treats To Make This Year!

I have a confession; I use Pinterest maybe a little more than the average person should. I pin everything and anything that catches my eye, and I'm always thinking to myself - 'That could come in handy some day' so I pin it anyways. With my busy schedule these days, there's no way I'm ever going to tackle my long list of drool worthy recipes I've gathered unless I plan to open a bakery in the near … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Macarons

halloween is one of my FAVORITE times of the year! to celebrate i am partnering with a ton of creative minds from some of my most talented blogging friends!! we are bringing you over 110 fabulous halloween ideas! from costumes to parties, crafts and home decor, recipes and free printables, we have so many fun ideas to share - i guarantee you'll find a project you would love! today i am sharing my … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites

i have been on a bit of a health kick lately ... (you would never know it by those s'mores brownies i posted, but hey - its all about balance) and have been obsessing over these energy bites or power balls or protein bites or whatever else you want to call them. i started with this recipe and adapted it a tad. once i ate them my mind started swirling with different flavor combos--i have made 6 … [Read more...]

Quinoa Gluten Free Pizza Bites Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone #sauceon #collectivebias #shop gluten free huh? i fell for ya. so here is a post for YOU! these spicy quinoa pizza bites are just what you need to fill that pizza hole in your heart. made with quinoa, spicy habanero sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese and baked into perfect mini bites with … [Read more...]

Cooking with kids: Easy creamy crockpot chicken and rice!

this is a sponsored post on behalf of Mars UNCLE BEN'S® but all photos & opinions are my own! crazy schedules are back....with soccer, back to school night, & church activities filling up our evenings, it feels like we are always scrambling for dinner when we walk in the door!  after a few days i realized it was time for a new plan - so we started trying out some crockpot recipes. the … [Read more...]

Southwest Quinoa Ranch Salad

quinoa. it took a while for me to come around to this little guy but now i'm a huge fan and use it all the time - like in my mango pulled pork tacos. quinoa is high in fiber, protein, and iron so its a nutritious addition to your diet. i whipped up this southwest quinoa ranch salad and took it to a recent park playdate - the moms all gave it the thumbs up! it is nutritious, easy, and yummy so i … [Read more...]

My Second Book: Party Food For Girls!

its a BIG announcement day!!! i am SO SO SOOOooooo happy to finally share with you a project i have been working on for the last year! it is finally here and ready to purchase: my second book --- PARTY FOOD FOR GIRLS! the journey of this book started back in january of 2013... i had just finished writing the manuscript for Gourmet French Macarons and was so relieved to have finished my first … [Read more...]

Football Cookies and Cream Dip

i am still getting pumped for the super bowl and coming up with fun ideas for your super bowl party food! this football cookies and cream dip is SO good. its not too sweet - but just enough. you could serve it with pretzels, vanilla wafers, or graham crackers. its pretty easy to make and will really impress your guests! i got the idea from the super talented Crazy for Crust (who happens to be … [Read more...]

Football Macarons – Snickers

these are not only cute - they are my allllll time favorite flavor: Snickers macarons with chocolate buttercream, caramel, and chopped peanuts in a chocolate shell. they are adorable for a super bowl party or a kids football party treat ... or just on a tuesday when you have a chocolate craving (that may or may not have happened to me!!!) i'm sharing the recipe as well as the template that you can … [Read more...]

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