How To Make A Great Cake {From A Box!}

I get a lot of compliments on my cakes and cupcakes when I bring them places.  And now that our daughter is getting older, she's also taken to the kitchen.  So she's been creating a variety of cake items for our bi-weekly Bible Study too.  And they always get rave results.  But one of the first questions I get asked is "Did you make this cake from scratch?"  Honestly, I don't!  They always come from a box but I "doctor" it up a bit.  And I've taught our daughter to do the same.Make A Read more [...]

Inspiring New Flavors with Chef’d

By Lakota

June 15th, 2018
Thank you to Chef'd for providing me with product in exchange for review. All opinions are my own. Finding tried and true recipes online isn't easy and lets face it, it's hard to want to spend money on full size ingredients that you just aren't sure you will use. I love using subscription meal companies to find new and exciting meals as well as learn new cooking techniques. Chef'd is a company offering a large array of recipes ranging from breakfast to dessert with gourmet options as well!Chef'd Read more [...]

Turkey Sausage & Veggie One Pan Meal & Bialetti Covered Deep Saute Review & Giveaway (6/25)

I was sent a Bialtti pan in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own.We have a few meals that I regularly make, which tend to spill over our regular frying pans. Bialetti's Covered Deep Saute pan has come to the rescue, so to speak! I've found it to be a really nice, versatile pan. It's from The Bialetti Ceramic Pro line. The bag-worthy features listed on the Bialetti site: ceramic, nonstick eco friendly cookware Durable hard anodized exterior for added strength. Thick, even Read more [...]

5 Ways To Boost Your Protein Intake With Plant-Based Ingredients

Since I cut meat from my diet over a year ago, I had to find other ways to supplement my protein intake. There are so clever ways to do so that are so tasty, you might way to try them even if you're not vegetarian or vegan!Here is my top 5 favorite plant-based sources of protein:1. The Classic: TofuNow, now, I know what you're going to say:  Yuck! It's gross, bland and chewy!I confess it, I used to think that way myself.  The trick is to add as much flavor as you can, because Read more [...]

Ham, Pickle & Ranch Roll Ups {Recipe}

By Asha

May 29th, 2018
This recipe is something my pregnant brain just concocted the other day. My daughter and I have had them three times since. These roll ups are super easy to make, yummy and best of all - toddler approved! These are actually a play on my aunt Karen's 'pickle wraps' that she brings to most family gatherings. Her pickle wraps are made with ham, pickles, and cream cheese wrapped up in a tortilla and cut into little pinwheels. The whole family loves them.It was lunchtime the other day and I was Read more [...]