Homemade broccoli macaroni and cheese is a recipe every one should know how to make! If you enjoy eating mac and cheese, and who doesn’t, this is a recipe you’ve got to try! It’s perfect for weeknight dinners, bringing to a friend, or serving to the whole family! This homemade broccoli macaroni and cheese is made with corkscrew pasta, homemade cheese sauce, broccoli and finished with a bread crumb topping. This post is a part of my series on bringing meals to others. This Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese is the dish I bring to people most often when I bring… Read More
When someone you know is going through a transitional time, you may want to bring a meal to them to show your support. There are a lot of questions you might have about bringing food to someone. Here are some general tips for bringing meals to others in need. When I first started thinking about my “maternity leave” from the blog with baby boy on the way, I knew I wanted to do a sort of theme for the time that I’m out. Something that has been really important to me my entire adult life has been cooking for others…. Read More
Welcome to the latest series on the blog and the second edition of 2018! On Around the Table, you’ll find products I’m loving lately, family updates and/or stories (aka adorable pictures of my kiddo), hospitality stories about the times we host guests in our home, what we’re eating lately, and more. I’d love to hear what YOU want to hear in this series, so please feel free to comment or reach out on Instagram! 1. Pregnancy Update. Baby boy #2 is due in one week! I can’t even believe how fast this pregnancy went by. Thankfully I’ve felt great 99% of the time, the… Read More
Scones don’t have to be sugar filled and overly sweet– these healthy strawberry orange scones have no refined sugar, just natural fruit and stevia to sweeten them! They’re light, fluffy and have the perfect amount of strawberry and orange flavor. These healthy scones are the perfect breakfast or snack for the entire family! This post is sponsored by Zevia. As always, all opinions are my own! Thank you for supporting A Joyfully Mad Kitchen. You can pretty much guarantee there is always going to be some sort of baked good in my house at all times. Not only do I… Read More
There are tons of ways to prepare for a new baby but there are a few very important things you should consider to get your home ready for a new baby, too. There will be lots of changes once baby is here, so take the time now to prepare your home before your baby arrives!
The perfect dessert for two: Strawberry Pots de Creme! A sweet, simple French dessert custard made with a homemade strawberry syrup, heavy whipping cream, egg yolks, vanilla bean and a dash of salt. These pots de creme are perfect for a special celebration or just because. Serve them in individual custard ramekins and top with a splash of homemade strawberry syrup! After making Maple Pots de Creme a few weeks ago, my husband couldn’t stop raving about them. Usually when I make desserts, I get a little bit of grumbling for tempting him with sweet treats. But those pots de creme? No grumbling… Read More
Breakfast should be simple, yet delicious and this recipe for Chocolate Strawberry Greek Yogurt Smoothie definitely covers both! If having chocolate for breakfast is wrong, I certainly don’t want to be right! This smoothie is packed with protein from greek yogurt and almond milk too, so this is a breakfast that will keep you full. Perfect for any morning breakfast and especially perfect for a festive treat on Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or birthday treat. When I was pregnant with my first, I was all about smoothies! I think it was due to being pregnant during the summer, but I could… Read More
No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars are incredibly easy to make ahead of time and serve for any event! These indulgent, creamy treats are sure to disappear quickly and you’ll be wishing you had more! These no bake dessert bars are made with just a handful of ingredients, but make no mistake they are not lacking in any sort of delicious flavor. A crunchy peanut butter and graham cracker crust is topped with smooth chocolate and creates the perfect peanut butter and chocolate combination that everyone will drool over. I originally shared this recipe right after I had my son who… Read More
Regardless of the time of year, this Italian Wedding Soup is a classic soup recipe that you can make right at home and enjoy. It’s packed with yummy vegetables like spinach, carrots, celery and onions plus the addition of small pasta and homemade chicken meatballs! This soup is one the entire family will enjoy.