All-American Sugar Cookie Bars, the perfect patriotic dessert! Light cookie bars topped with homemade icing and fresh strawberries and blueberries. Celebrate American with this festive dessert! This is one of my all time favorite desserts. I’ve made it so many times, I should know it by heart. I originally posted this recipe waaaay back in 2014 and I wanted to revive it since this blog has changed so much since then. Enjoy new photos and even a how-to video for these delicious All-American Sugar Cookie Bars! I’ve always been a huge lover of dessert. The ironic thing is that I’m… Read More
Veggie packed pasta salad is a perfect side dish for any occasion. It’s great for the warmer weather for potlucks outside and perfect for brightening the colder months, too! The pasta salad is made with a mayo-free dressing and packed with vegetables like cucumbers, bell peppers, tomatoes, corn and topped with feta cheese. Anytime certain foods come up in conversation, I feel like I’m in a confessional when I admit I don’t like them. As a food blogger and someone who loves food in general, I feel like I have a responsibility to like all the foods. I’ve grown up… Read More
Homemade burgers are so easy to make and the taste can’t be beat! This quick recipe is perfect for dinner on the table in under 30 minutes. These homemade sweet potato turkey burgers are made with spinach, sweet potatoes, ground turkey, and spices and topped with cheese on an onion bun. It’s such a simple burger but packed full of flavor! We love making homemade burgers. It’s pretty rare that we will buy premade hamburger patties from the store, we almost always like to make them from scratch. Turkey burgers in particular are a fave of ours!
If you’re wondering what the real must haves are for a baby and postpartum period, here is a list from a second time mama who likes to keep things as simple as possible! In this list there are items for baby, mama, and siblings, too! When I was stocking up for my first son’s birth, I had really no idea what I needed. At the time we were living with my parents, so I decided to basically get clothes, diapers, and a place for him to sleep. I got very little other than the absolute essentials! As time went on,… Read More
In need of a quick but delicious side dish for dinner? This sweet potato kale sauté is perfectly delicious and easy to make. The sweet potatoes are the star of this show, but the red onions, cranberries, kale and a splash of balsamic vinegar make this dish robust in flavor! If you house looks anything like mine around dinner time, it may be a little bit chaotic. It’s fairly easy for me to come up with a main course idea for dinner, but often I get stuck when it comes to a side dish. Easy sides are essential to me… Read More
Nothing says summer like a tall glass of Honey Orange Lemonade! This lemonade variation is naturally sweetened with a quick honey simple syrup and made with freshly squeezed oranges and lemons. Celebrate the warmer weather with a refreshing glass of Honey Orange Lemonade! Nothing says the start of summer like citrus trees in full bloom, especially in Arizona. When the temperatures started warming up, boxes and boxes of citrus were all around the neighborhood, up for grabs. Our neighbor across the street has a fully mature orange tree that is probably 50 years old by now. At the beginning of… Read More
Thank you Trivento for sponsoring this post. Get in the game with Trivento Wine and Major League Soccer! Goat Cheese Rosemary Baked Chicken Meatballs are a perfect game day appetizer! These meatballs are made with ground chicken, fresh rosemary and creamy goat cheese and come together in under 30 minutes. They can also be the perfect protein for dinner, served over a salad, rice or pasta. Enjoy these baked chicken meatballs while sipping on a glass of Trivento Wine!
Start your morning with these Greek Yogurt Smoothie Recipes you need to try ASAP! There are so many flavors that you can experiment with. Greek yogurt smoothies can be healthy AND delicious! I’ve been big into smoothies ever since my first pregnancy. I’ve loved sharing some of my favorite greek yogurt smoothie recipes on the blog and it turns out, you’ve loved them too! After seeing how popular my smoothie recipes have been on the site, I wanted to round up even more smoothie recipes for everyone to enjoy! Here are 40+ Greek Yogurt Smoothies to try! Pin this to… Read More
This blog post is sponsored by Hefty®. As always all opinions are my own! Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas are the perfect weeknight dinner that will gather your family around the table. These enchiladas are made with flour tortillas, instead of traditionally used corn tortillas, and are stuffed with shredded chicken mixed with cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and cheese. The whole dish is topped with cheese and spicy green chile sauce! It’s packed with flavor and the perfect dish for your family! Growing up, our family dinners were a big deal. Especially as a younger child, I can’t recall… Read More