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Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Salad

Summer isn’t quite finished, or at least the tomato plants are still blooming! Yes, they are hitting the end of their season. If you’re still enjoying the crisp, juicy flavors of ripe tomatoes, here is a must-try recipe. The ingredients are simple while the taste is powerful. Side note: while the ingredients are simple, that …

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Tomatoes Stuffed With Pureed Eggplant and Parmesan Cheese

Last week I wrote about my love of eggplant. (Missed it? Read about it here in the recipe for Eggplant and Goat Cheese Roll Ups.) Those deep purple veggies are irresistible to me, so they show up often on our dinner table. Last week I purchased Graffiti Eggplants with the intention to create an eggplant …

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Eggplant and Goat Cheese Roll Ups

I didn’t know that eggplant was one of my favorite foods until I tasted it smothered in tomato sauce. I had been living in Italy for a few months by this point. The weather was just morphing into summer, which meant that eggplants were ripe in season. We ate at a fancy restaurant in a …

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Breaded Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

Are you searching for a homemade chicken tender recipe? And not a standard “oil with salt and pepper” kind of recipe? Look no further – this is the best chicken tender recipe! The tenders are first coated in butter. But not plain butter…you melt the butter and then mix it with parsley, garlic powder, salt, …

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Kielbasa Sliders with Strawberry Jalapeno Jam

Sometimes our family wants a nontraditional dinner. Kind of like Super Bowl Sunday or New Years Eve, when you graze on heavy appetizers instead of sitting down for a proper meal.  Our week was crazy, with extra hours at work and building evening commitments. To help us make it though until Saturday (sleep in and …

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Homemade Homestyle Guacamole

I don’t know about you, but Mexican food has a sweet spot in my heart and my stomach! We have this kind of food at least once a week in our house… tacos, nachos, burritos, enchiladas, Mexican pot pie, or taco salad. There is something perfectly balanced about taco seasoning, the right amount of earthy …

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Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash

During the summer, yellow squash and zucchini grow in abundance! Instead of just roasting these veggies, try this new recipe. When you see yellow squash overtaking your garden or notice grocery store produce aisles laden with zucchini, this new flavorful recipe will be hard to pass up. First, wash, dry, and slice the yellow squash. …

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The Best Blueberry Muffins

Do your kids love to bake? Do your children have a fancy for sweet treats? Do you want your kids to have fun baking and to enjoy the desserts, with minimal sugar? These blueberry muffins taste amazing yet aren’t flooded with sugar. Like most baking recipes, this calls for the standard eggs, oil, flour, and …

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Dale’s green beans (the best weeknight side dish!)

Are you tired of plain broccoli or boring potatoes? Are canned green beans getting old? Spice up your average side dish with this new recipe: Dale’s green beans. If you haven’t heard of Dale’s, here’s the inside scoop. Dale’s Steak Seasoning is a liquid marinade. The ingredients are: soy sauce, onion, garlic, ginger and paprika. …

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Weeknight Sloppy Joes

Sloppy joe is the meal of childhood, along with spaghetti, tacos, and meatloaf. (I’m sensing a pattern…it must be the delicious beef!) And thankfully we can all be children at heart and enjoy sloppy joes throughout adulthood. As a weeknight chef, sloppy joes couldn’t be easier. At minimum, it requires browning some beef (or turkey), …

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Tomato Sauce with Lentils

You know those days when you really need to go to the grocery store and you’re scrounging to pull together a decent meal? Spaghetti is a staple pantry item to keep on hand. Whether I am about to go out of town (so I don’t want to go to the grocery store) or I just …

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Yummy and Healthy Chickpea Croutons

Confession time: I love bread. Do you? Do your kids? Any kind is satisfying. Rye, honey wheat, flaky rolls, dense biscuits, crispy, soft, etc. Seriously, I could eat bread for every meal of the day. Although it’s tasty, I know that kind of eating style isn’t a participant of a healthy or balanced diet. It’s …

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Homemade Black Beans (in the crockpot)

“You’re crazy for making homemade beans when you can literally just buy them in a can!” That’s what I used to say. Maybe you feel the same way. But then I ate homemade black beans and the taste was significantly better. And then I discovered that purchasing dry beans was a fraction of the cost …

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Risotto with Roasted Balsamic Asparagus

At the end of the month, the grocery budget has become slim. It’s time to eat out of the freezer and pantry, to finish up extra ingredients before the new month begins. At that time of the month, I tend to cook a variety of meatless meals, like pasta, tacos with black beans, vegetable stir …

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Black Bean Soup

Confession: I cook some variation of Mexican-American food at least once per week…sometimes twice per week. Last week I made a fresh batch of homemade black beans, so we ate them early in the week. Like always, I make enough to freeze the extras; this week I also reserved the juice, which was the perfect …

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One Skillet Ground Beef with Broccoli and Rice Recipe

Some weeknights require a filling dinner that is easy to prepare. For those evenings, this one skillet ground beef with broccoli and rice is the perfect solution. Dice up some onions and garlic, which are the quintessential base for most meals. Then toss them in the skillet with ground beef. Season the beef with the …

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Hawaiian Pineapple Pork Chops Recipe

As Spring turns to Summer, my cooking shifts from dried Winter herbs to tropical sauces – like these pork chops and pineapple slices in a thick Hawaiian sauce! Normally these type of sauces are created as a marinade, and then the meat is grilled. But I haven’t prepared my grill for the change of seasons …

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Italian Herb Chicken Recipe

Sometimes I’m in an earthy mood, where I crave the rich flavors of herbs. And not just a sprinkle of rosemary or a dash of basil, but a dish loaded with a blend of herbs. Which led me to the creation of Italian herb chicken. I gathered my favorite herbs on the counter: oregano, basil …

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Classic Homemade Turkey Meatballs Recipe

When I say “meatball,” what comes to mind (aside from a visual image of a meatball)? I have fond memories of eating meatballs as a child. My mom would make all sorts, from grape jelly to brown gravy to marinara sauce to ketchup. I realized after a few years of living on my own that …

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Homemade Crescent Rolls

Crescent rolls used to be a weekly purchase from the grocery store. Are they a common staple for your family too? They are fluffy and flakey and so easy to make for dinner. Yum! Have you ever considered baking a homemade version? Yes, it will take a bit more time. (Although please tell me I’m …

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Homemade Mushroom Gravy Recipe

When you’re in the mood for comfort food, opt for this quick homemade mushroom gravy! Put on a roast, boil some potatoes, and simmer a pot of corn. Top each with this warm, rich, dark gravy for an instantly satisfying dinner. It’s especially enjoyable on a mid-winter’s night. Growing up, my mother always served brown …

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Delicious Quinoa Pizza Bites Recipe

Have you ever noticed how versatile quinoa is? It’s an excellent substitute for rice, addition to breads, ingredient for a cold salad, filler for a quiche, element in a meatloaf, crispy bits for homemade chocolate, etc. As a seed, quinoa is similar to a grain. It can be consumed as a seed or boiled for …

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Quick Whole Wheat Dinner Biscuits Recipe

Do you ever get a craving for a hearty whole wheat biscuit? The kind that is moist and dense, and fills up your belly? When nothing will satisfy but a whole wheat biscuit, I turn to this quick 5-ingredient recipe. I can mix up the ingredients in less than 5 minutes, and they only take …

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Grandma’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

There’s something sweet about cooking with my family. Most evenings I prepare dinner alone while my husband is at work and our daughter completes homework. But I cherish the times when they are in the kitchen with me. Muffins are a fantastic comfort food. They make the best breakfast, a filling snack, and even feel …

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Thick and Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup That Warms The Belly

When the weather is cold and the days are busy, there is nothing more satisfying than a bowl of steaming soup. This thick and creamy broccoli cheddar soup will hit the spot! Before your days gets packed, prep this soup. Toss in frozen broccoli, a diced onion (or dehydrated onion if you’re really in a …

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Bean and Spinach Enchiladas Recipe All Kids Will Love

Enchiladas can be your hospitality, entertaining, or dinner party superhero. When you need a meal to serve a crowd, opt for enchiladas. When you have a slew of hungry bellies to nourish, enchiladas will satisfy. When you only have 30 minutes to prepare a meal that isn’t pasta, enchiladas won’t let you down. They are …

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Authentic Italian Eggplant Parmesan Recipe Anyone Can Make

A few years ago my husband bought me a giant Italian cookbook for Christmas. And by giant, I mean it has over 1000 pages! But the best part is that the authors went into local villages throughout the entire country and collected recipes from nonna’s (grandma’s) kitchen, which they then translated into English so we …

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Fast and Easy Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

What’s your favorite comfort food? That meal you dream about on a dreary day, or when you’re missing home, or when you reminisce about days past? For me, it’s chicken pot pie. It reminds me of being a teenager on a day off of school. My mom would serve chicken pot pie to me and …

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“Shake It Up” Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Do you enjoy your kids cooking in the kitchen with you? Do your children enjoy cooking in the kitchen with you? I know that it can be a lot of work, but this recipe is a simple way for the whole family to be involved. Especially because it involves some shaking. Caution: dancing may or …

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Homemade Cream of Anything Soup Recipe

What is your favorite ingredient to cook with? I have three ingredients that I never run out of: pesto, olive oil, and cream of mushroom/chicken/celery/anything soup. When I first became a chef in my home’s kitchen, casseroles were my specialty. And 9 times out of 10, the base of my casserole was a creamy soup. …

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Weeknight Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Does you family have a veggie that is always in your house? For us, it’s bell peppers and carrots. Both of them are refreshing snacks, pair well with dips, and stay fresh longer than most other vegetables. When it’s nearly time for another grocery store run, I make stuffed peppers. I have the peppers, grains, …

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Herb-Crusted Lamb Chops

Mouthwatering, moist, herb-crusted, just right! Yum. That’s only a hint at how this lamb is more than a slam dunk or a homerun out of the park. My husband and I were kid free for a weekend so we planned a fun date night at home. Find yourself in need of a date night, too? …

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Kielbasa, Kale and White Bean Soup

Two of our friends made the cross-country move from Oregon to Tennessee a couple of years ago. They lived with us for 2 months while they were house hunting. During that season we shared the kitchen, cooked meals together, and spent many joyful evenings around the dinner table. One of the best things about that …

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Weeknight Ratatouille

Once a month we like to have a fancy dinner at home. Sometimes it’s a candlelight dinner. Other times it involves a special food such as steak or lamb. Other times it’s foreign cuisine. Most of the time it’s international food for a themed meal. Last month my husband was in the mood for French …

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Provencal Potatoes

I have a passion for potatoes. Red, white, gold – no matter the color, I love them. Baked, boiled, smashed or crispy, they are delicious. (Can anybody relate? Do your kids at least agree with me?) Due to my recent love affair with potatoes, we eat them about twice per week in our house. But, …

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Kale Chips That Your Kids Will Love

I will never forget the day when I was a teenager and my mom declared, “I want to make homemade chips.” But not any kind of chips. I was thinking barbecue, sour cream and onion, or salt and vinegar potato chips. She wanted to make kale chips. “Eww, gross!” I responded, “Why would you make …

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Butternut Squash and Lentil Curry

Autumn is rapidly progressing to Winter. I miss the brightly colored leaves, crisp air, and vibrant produce. I’m still buying the Fall veggies because I can’t get enough of them! I had half of a butternut squash still in my produce drawer, waiting to be enjoyed. I had already planned to make curry this week. …

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Crockpot Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken

On busy weeknights, I rely on my crockpot. Let me guess, your house runs the same way when the schedule is full? Usually I have some spare time in my mornings to assemble the meal and prep ingredients. But last week was jam packed. So I was struggling to get dinner on the table. I …

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Easy Egg Bake Pancakes

My husband and I love tasting foods from across the globe. One night we decided that we were in the mood for Scandinavian food. Uh…what exactly is considered to be Scandinavian cuisine? We had no idea. Naturally, we went to the internet. After looking at various recipes, I stumbled upon the concept of Finnish Pancakes. …

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Whole Wheat Waffles That Your Whole Family Will Love

As a kid, it was a special day when Mom made breakfast for dinner! I remember receiving a plate loaded with a huge waffle. (It was a normal-sized waffle, but it sure looked giant to my childhood eyes.) I would drizzle on the warm syrup and sprinkle fruit on top. Then I would consume the …

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Crockpot Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

Growing up, my mom would go through cravings for take-out Asian cuisine. We visited the same local joint run by a kind, friendly Asian family. We never figured out which country they immigrated from, or why they chose our random town. But one thing was certain: they made delicious food! When I got married and …

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Kid-Approved and Guest-Worthy Pork Tenderloin

  The first time I visited my in-laws (way back when my husband had only been my boyfriend for 2 months), they made this delicious pork tenderloin. I was impressed with their cooking, their son, and them in general! The next time we visited over fourth of July, they had a backyard party and fireworks. …

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Healthy Holiday Recipe: Carrot Soup

This carrot soup recipe is a great choice if you are looking for a healthy holiday recipe that is both healthy and delicious. It is the perfect addition to your holiday meal that will have your company raving! Besides being healthy and tasting good, it is very easy to make and goes well as a …

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No Bake Cocoa Coconut Bars

No Bake Cocoa Coconut Bars

A few years ago one of my friends had a child who happened to be allergic to everything: soy, eggs, dairy, gluten, and a handful of other things. She had to drastically restrict her family’s diet. It went okay for a little while…until she couldn’t have chocolate! That was the last straw for her. She …

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chicken parmonaise

Chicken Parmonaise

When I first got married, I was learning how to cook and asked a few of my friends for their favorite recipes. One of my friends shared this simple, fast, delicious recipe with me and it’s become a family favorite. I also like to serve it when we entertain guests because it’s hard not to …

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies (with Banana!)

Soft, warm and chewy chocolate chip cookies are a splendid indulgence. The rich chocolate chips combined with the cake-y dough blend perfectly. The warm temperature makes them melt in your mouth like cotton candy. Are you salivating yet? I know that I am! If you know someone with a sweet tooth, then you understand how …

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DIY Instant Brown Sugar Oatmeal

My husband loves to have a filling afternoon snack in his office, and one of his favorites is oatmeal. I bought him a water boiler and sent him with the instant packages because, well…they are convenient! But one day I turned the label over and – gasp! – I was shocked at the ingredients. I …

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Baked Turkey, Lentil, Spinach & Parmesan Meatballs

If you’re like me, you attempt to hide veggies in tasty foods so that your family will eat them. These meatballs are the perfect opportunity for that! The base of the recipe is ground turkey, but ground beef would also work well. Instead of only using ground meat, I experimented with lentils. Haven’t had lentils …

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Peanut Butter Superfood Breakfast Cookies

Do your kids like to pretend that they are superheroes like Batman, Spiderman or Wonder Woman? Tell them that superheroes need to eat superfoods…like superfood breakfast cookies! (I don’t think it will take much convincing since these are technically cookies that you kiddos can enjoy for breakfast!) What’s a superfood? Superfood are foods that are …

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Looking for a fun virgin drink? How about a cute summer drink recipe for kids? Both adults and kids will love our tropical strawberry lemonade summer drink!

Tropical Strawberry Lemonade Summer Drink Recipe for Kids

Looking for a fun summer drink recipe for kids that’s a little more exciting than plain old lemonade? Maybe you want a virgin drink recipe for the adults at your party that don’t drink alcohol? Our Tropical Strawberry Lemonade is perfect for both! Kids will love the fact that you put candy in their drink, while …

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Don't just eat the same old thing! The new Tai Pei entrees are quick, delicious and satisfying. This week I was lucky enough to review complete dinner products, Tai Pei Asian Entrees.

Don’t Just Eat the Same Old Thing! The New Tai Pei Entrees Are Quick, Delicious and Satisfying.

This is a sponsored post; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me by TAI PEI FOOD to review this product.   This week I was lucky enough to have an opportunity to review complete dinner products, Tai Pei Asian Entrees. I normally don’t care for frozen Asian-style food myself. …

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Healthy snacks for kids: Banana Nut Cheerios Energy Bars Recipe

  Summertime in our family means preparing summer camp lunches, having clean bathing suits ready with fresh towels and not running out of sunscreen! It’s also about healthy snacks for kids that we toss in their lunch bags, that we give before surfing lessons or trips to the pool! We try to keep snacking healthy …

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Look no further than this gluten-free paleo cornbread recipe! Make it tonight!

The Most Delicious Gluten-Free Paleo Cornbread Recipe Ever

Looking for an easy yet yummy bread to go along with your famous dinner recipe? Look no further than this gluten-free paleo cornbread recipe! My family loves cornbread! While you can make it using one of those cheap little box mixes, the real thing is a million times better! In fact, my son will only …

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Having a hard time finding fun school lunch ideas for your kids? Shake off the lunch-making blues with these 14 bento box ideas that I have gathered for you!

14 Delicious Bento Box Ideas for Your Kids’ School Lunches

Having a hard time finding fun school lunch ideas for your kids? Shake off the lunch-making blues with these 14 bento box ideas that I have gathered for you!   We are just a couple of months out from the end of the school year creative lunches are getting harder and harder to put together. You …

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The Ultimate Cilantro Lime Steak & Shrimp Sheet Pan Dinner Recipe

In the mood for a little surf and turf tonight? Try this delicious cilantro lime steak and shrimp recipe! The flavors are spot on, and since it’s made on a sheet pan, cleanup is a breeze. Finding an easy dinner recipe that pleases everyone is definitely a challenge at times. Your significant other is in …

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Want to try Spain's most famous dish, but not sure how to prepare it? We've got a delicious sheet pan Spanish Paella recipe that's easy enough to make for a mid-week family meal, yet elegant enough for your upscale dinner parties! Read on to check it out!

Simple Yet Elegant Spanish Paella Sheet Pan Recipe

Want to try Spain’s most famous dish, but not sure how to prepare it? We’ve got a delicious sheet pan Spanish Paella recipe that’s easy enough to make for a mid-week family meal, yet elegant enough for your upscale dinner parties! Read on to check it out! Fun fact about Paella: chefs can’t really come …

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If you are a vegetarian or if you just want some great meat free options I have found 17 of the Best Vegetarian Casseroles for you to work into your dinner rotation.

17 of the Best Vegetarian Casseroles to Keep in Your Dinner Rotation

If you are a vegetarian or if you just want some great meat free options I have found 17 of the Best Vegetarian Casseroles for you to work into your dinner rotation. Casseroles are one of my favorite easy dinner ideas. These simple dishes make busy meal times a breeze, yet deliver on complex flavors …

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Today, we're sharing the creamiest, most delicious potato and corn chowder you've ever tasted! You're going to love this amazing soup so much that you'll want to make it every week! Good thing it's so easy, right? Let's check it out! 

The Creamiest Potato and Corn Chowder Recipe You’ve Ever Tasted

Today, we’re sharing the creamiest, most delicious potato and corn chowder you’ve ever tasted! You’re going to love this amazing soup so much that you’ll want to make it every week! Good thing it’s so easy, right? Let’s check it out! Is there anything better than a bowl of steaming hot soup on a cold …

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Looking for a few new go-to recipes for those crazy nights? These 16 sheet pan recipes will absolutely change your life! Check them out!

16 Sheet Pan Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Looking for a few new go-to recipes for those crazy nights? These 16 sheet pan recipes will absolutely change your life! Check them out! Sheet pan recipes are a great way to get dinner on the table with very little fuss and minimal mess! Toss everything- meat, veggies, starches, seasonings, etc… in one big sheet …

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The weather outside may be frightful, but inside it’s so delightful when you bake up these delicious snowman cookies! Grab the recipe and make a batch with your kids on a snowy day.

Super Cute Snowman Cookies Recipe Your Kids Will Love

The weather outside may be frightful, but inside it’s so delightful when you bake up these delicious snowman cookies! Grab the recipe and make a batch with your kids on a snowy day. The holidays may be over, but there’s still plenty of winter left for snowman fun! These yummy snowman cookies are perfect both …

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Yum! This loaded baked potato soup really hits the spot on a cold winter’s night! Grab the recipe and give it a try! Make an extra batch to freeze for busy days!

Delicious Baked Potato Soup Recipe to Chase Away the Chill

Yum! This loaded baked potato soup really hits the spot on a cold winter’s night! Grab the recipe and give it a try! Make an extra batch to freeze for busy days! I love baked potato soup any time of the year, but it’s especially perfect during the winter. I keep my house kind of …

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This easy & delicious Bang Bang Shrimp lettuce cups party recipe is exactly what your New Year’s Eve bash needs! Check it out!

The Delicious Bang-Bang Shrimp Lettuce Cups Your Party Needs

This easy & delicious Bang-Bang Shrimp lettuce cups party recipe is exactly what any New Year’s Eve bash needs. It is also perfect for your inexpensive birthday ideas for adults The combination of sweet and heat is always a hit with my family and friends! Plus, it’s great for those guests who are trying to eat …

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Can you eat healthier during the holidays without giving up all your favorite treats? With our paleo gingerbread brownies, the answer is a resounding YES! Grab the recipe!

The Most Delicious Paleo Gingerbread Brownies You’ve Ever Tasted

Can you eat healthier during the holidays without giving up all your favorite treats? With our paleo gingerbread brownies, the answer is a resounding YES! Grab the recipe! Let’s be honest: eating healthy during the holidays is never an easy feat. From cookies to cakes, decadent appetizers to rich soups and pasta dishes, temptation awaits …

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From chocolate chip to macadamia nut I have gathered up 16 amazing drop cookie recipes for you to try out this holiday season. Check them out now!

15 Insanely Delicious Drop Cookies to Make This Christmas

From chocolate chip to macadamia nut I have gathered up 16 amazing drop cookies for you to try out this holiday season. Check them out now!   I am all about easy and drop cookies make baking, especially during the busy holidays, easy and delicious! Whether you make them for neighbors, bring them to the …

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Your heart will grow two sizes for sure when you bite into these yummy Grinch cookies! Trust me, your own little Whos are going to love this fun Christmas dessert recipe! 

The Grinch Cookies Recipe Your Little Whos Are Craving

Your heart will grow two sizes for sure when you bite into these yummy Grinch cookies! Trust me, your own little Whos are going to love this fun Christmas dessert recipe! The Grinch holds a special place in my heart. It’s one of the first Christmas movies that I remember watching as a kid, along …

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Looking for a super simple Christmas dessert recipe that kids an help make? These reindeer brownies are easy to whip up yet oh-so-delightful for kids of all ages! Check them out!

Easy Reindeer Brownies Christmas Dessert Recipe That Kids Will Go Nuts Over

Looking for a super simple Christmas dessert recipe that kids an help make? These reindeer brownies are easy to whip up yet oh-so-delightful for kids of all ages! Check them out! Guess what? Christmas is officially only two months away! I’m like Buddy in Elf, one of my favorite holiday movies. I start counting down …

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32 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

Start a new food tradition this year without sacrificing your favorites with these 32 unbelievably good Thanksgiving appetizer recipes! Check them out! There is nothing wrong with a great dish served year after year on the Thanksgiving table, it is the epitome of family holiday food traditions. Be it Auntie Grandma’s sweet potato pie or …

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How cute are these Turkey Doughnuts sweet treats? Aren’t they the perfect Thanksgiving dessert recipe? Check them out!

Kids Will Go Crazy For This “Turkey” Doughnuts Thanksgiving Sweet Treat!

Looking for a creative Thanksgiving dessert recipe that the kids will go crazy over? These Turkey Doughnuts are insanely adorable, yet crazy easy to make! My son LOVES Thanksgiving. He’s one of the pickiest eaters I’ve ever met, but he adores every single dish that my mom makes for the holiday. Stuffing, corn casserole, even …

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Looking for the perfect Halloween recipe for kids? This ultimate dirt brownie recipe is perfect for parties yet easy enough for a quick special treat! Check it out!

The Ultimate Dirt Brownie Halloween Recipe for Kids

Looking for the perfect Halloween recipe for kids? This ultimate dirt brownie recipe is perfect for parties yet easy enough for a quick special treat! Check it out! If there’s one treat my son loves above all others, it’s brownies. It’s really the only dessert he begs us to make. Sure, he loves cupcakes loaded …

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We've found the secret to conquering mealtime madness and you won't believe how easy it is! Find out how Red Baron® came to our rescue!

Learn How Red Baron® Pizza Will Conquer Mealtime Madness + Giveaway

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Red Baron® pizza. The opinions and text are all mine.   Ever have one of those crazy busy days when lunch flows into dinnertime and you realize you have nothing in the house to eat besides a few canned goods? We’ve been there, done …

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Looking for healthy toddler lunch ideas that your tiny tot won't throw across the room? We've been there and totally get you. We've come up with two weeks worth of easy lunches that even picky tots will love! 

14 Healthy Toddler Lunch Ideas That Even Your Picky Tot Will Devour!

Looking for healthy toddler lunch ideas that your tiny tot won’t throw across the room? We’ve been there and totally get you. We’ve come up with two weeks worth of easy lunches that even picky tots will love!   If you thought finding healthy breakfast ideas for your tot was hard, wait until lunch time! …

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Did someone say pumpkin caramel latte cupcake? Yep, you heard right! Celebrate all the best flavors of fall with this amazing recipe! Grab it now!

The Secret to the Most Amazing Pumpkin Caramel Latte Cupcake Recipe Ever

Did someone say pumpkin caramel latte cupcake? Yep, you heard right! Celebrate all the best flavors of fall with this amazing recipe!   If there’s one thing I love more than pumpkin, it’s coffee. While I love a good homemade pumpkin spice latte as much as the next person (it has to be homemade, otherwise, …

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Mornings with even the pickiest eaters are a breeze thanks to these 14 perfect toddler breakfast ideas! Check them out and stop the AM tot feeding struggles!

14 Toddler Breakfast Ideas That Will Make Your Mornings a Breeze

Mornings with even the pickiest eaters are a breeze thanks to these 14 perfect toddler breakfast ideas! Check them out and stop the AM tot feeding struggles!   Sometimes finding things that your toddler will love for breakfast can be pretty tricky. It needs to have great texture (and the right kind!), plenty of flavor, …

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Fall is here, you know what that means! Pumpkin time! Check out our ultimate pumpkin spice cupcake. Trust me, this is the recipe you’ve been craving!

The Ultimate Pumpkin Spice Cupcake Recipe You’ve Been Craving

Fall is here, you know what that means! Pumpkin time! Check out our ultimate pumpkin spice cupcake recipe. Trust me, this is the recipe you’ve been craving! I discovered my love for all things pumpkin when I was in my early 20s. We were living in Japan at the time and had a friend who …

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Throwing a Sesame Street party? Wow your little guests with these easy and adorable Cookie Monster Oreo cookies! Grab the recipe!

The Cookie Monster Oreos Recipe Kids Will Beg For

Throwing a Sesame Street party? Wow your little guests with these easy and adorable Cookie Monster Oreo cookies! They’re easy to make and look fantastic on your party table! They’re also a fun sweet treat for kids after a long day of learning! Cookie Monster is a classic for a good reason: he appeals to …

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Chase away the chill on a cold fall night with these 15 amazingly delicious spiced pumpkin soup recipes that will make you feel all warm inside!

15 Spiced Pumpkin Soup Recipes That Make You Feel All Warm Inside

Chase away the chill on a cold fall night with these 15 amazingly delicious spiced pumpkin soup recipes that will make you feel all warm inside!   As the weather cools we start dreaming of warm comforting soups and of course one of our seasonal favorites-pumpkin. Combining the two is really an ingenious idea and …

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Looking for a unique lunch idea that goes beyond the typical sandwich? Check out our yummy shrimp wrap recipe!

The Incredibly Delicious Shrimp Wrap Your Lunch is Begging For

Looking for a unique lunch idea for work or school that goes beyond the typical sandwich? Check out our yummy shrimp wrap recipe! As the weather cools down,  our calendars heat up.  From back to school season to Halloween to the holidays, once Labor Day hits, my family starts going nonstop and there’s no end …

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Need an easy after school snack idea that your kids will devour? Check out our super simple Kix cereal bars recipe! Yum!

The Secret to the Most Delicious Kix Cereal Bars After School Snack Recipe

We’ve found the secret to taking the traditional cereal treat recipe up a notch and turning it into the after school snack that kids are totally craving! What is it? Well, you’ll just have to check out our Kix Cereal bar recipe to find out, now won’t you? I have a crazy kind of love …

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Whether you're pressed for time in the morning or just don't like traditional breakfast foods, we have you covered! Start the day right with these delicious strawberry peanut butter breakfast balls!

Fast & Easy Strawberry Peanut Butter Breakfast Balls Recipe

Whether you’re pressed for time in the morning or just don’t like traditional breakfast foods, we have you covered! Start the day right with these delicious strawberry peanut butter breakfast balls! They’re perfect for busy school mornings, after school snacks, and everything in between! I’m a picky eater, especially when it comes to breakfast. It’s …

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Need a kid-approved meal the whole family will love? You can’t go wrong with our easy cheese pasta dinner recipe! Check it out!

Kid-Approved Easy Cheese Pasta Dinner Recipe Your Family Will Devour

Need a kid-approved meal the whole family will love? You can’t go wrong with our easy cheese pasta dinner recipe! Read on to find out how to make it! It’s hard to find kid-approved recipes for picky eaters that aren’t too boring for the more refined palates in the family, isn’t it? I can’t tell …

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Need a fast, easy and delicious after school snack for the kiddos? Try our cheddar cornbread dogs recipe! It's the carnival food your kids love without all the extra fat and calories!

The Easy & Delicious Cheddar Cornbread Dogs School Snack Recipe Kids Are Craving

Need a fast, easy and delicious after school snack for the kiddos? Try our cheddar cornbread dogs recipe! It’s the carnival food your kids love, but since it’s baked it doesn’t have all those extra calories and fat! Coming up with after school snack ideas is definitely a challenge when you have a picky eater …

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Looking for the ultimate picnic side dish? Our cilantro pasta salad recipe is a game changer! Check it out and wow your guests!

The Game Changing Cilantro Pasta Salad Recipe Your Picnic Needs

Looking for the ultimate picnic side dish? Our cilantro pasta salad recipe is a game changer! Check it out and wow your guests! Don’t you just love cilantro? I have to be honest, I barely even knew this herb existed until recently! Sure, we’d give it to our guinea pigs every now and then, but …

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Planning the ultimate end of summer picnic? Spice things up with our easy and creamy 3-step chipotle ranch pasta salad recipe!

The Easiest 3-Step Chipotle Ranch Pasta Salad Your Picnic Guests Are Craving

Planning the ultimate end of summer picnic? Spice things up with our easy and creamy chipotle ranch pasta salad recipe! Just how easy? Would you believe you can make it in just three steps? It’s true!   I have to tell you, I am CRAZY for pasta. As a pretty picky eater, if you want …

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With back to school season right around the corner, it’s time to plan some easy lunch recipes! Kids will go crazy for this adorable Moana-inspired turtle bagel sandwich recipe!

The Most Delicious Moana-Inspired Bagel Sandwich Recipe Your Kids are Craving

With back to school season right around the corner, it’s time to plan some easy lunch recipes! Kids will go crazy for this adorable Moana-inspired turtle bagel sandwich recipe! I know what you’re thinking: back to school already? It seems like summer just started, right? Yet here we are, mid-July and getting ready to start …

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We told this cookie it could be anything, so it became a unicorn! Grab our unicorn bar sugar cookies recipe and let the magic begin! Perfect for parties!

The Most Magical Unicorn Sugar Cookie Bar Recipe You’re Craving

We told this cookie it could be anything, so it became a unicorn! Grab our unicorn sugar cookie bar recipe and let the magic begin! It’s perfect for everything from parties to magical movie nights to a “just because” snack! I don’t think I have to tell you that unicorns are everything right now! Just …

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Are you looking for some new fun options to spice up your kids’ breakfast routine? Try these delicious Courgette bites!

Delicious & Easy Courgette Bites For Breakfast

Kids getting tired of the same old breakfast? They’re going to love these courgette bites! They take just minutes to make and your kids can customize them anyway they want! Are you looking for some new fun options to spice up your kids’ breakfast routine?  It’s so easy to fall into a cereal rut, which …

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Want to wow your 4th of July party guests with an amazing dessert without spending hours in the kitchen? You're going to love our patriotic Oreo cookies recipe!

The Most Delicious & Easy Patriotic Oreo Cookie Recipe Your 4th of July Party Needs

Want to wow your 4th of July party guests with an amazing dessert without spending hours in the kitchen? You’re going to love our patriotic Oreo cookies recipe! I’ve mentioned a few times how much I love it when food doubles as party decor, and that couldn’t be more true with these patriotic cookies! They …

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Hosting a Spidey-themed party this summer? THIS is the Spider-Man Venom punch recipe you need to really wow your little super heroes!

The Spider-Man Venom Punch Recipe Your Super Hero Needs

Hosting a Spidey-themed party this summer? THIS is the Spider-Man Venom punch recipe you need to really wow your little super heroes! I know the cake usually takes center stage on the food table, but kids need to stay hydrated while they’re playing all those party games, right? You could just throw some water and juice …

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Throwing a Despicable Me 3 party for the kids? This is the coolest & easiest Minions cookie recipe that you need to really take it to new levels! Check it out!

The Minions Cookie Recipe Your Despicable Me 3 Party Is Begging For!

Planning a Despicable Me 3 party for the kiddos this summer? This is the easy & oh-so-yummy Minions cookie recipe that you absolutely need to take it to whole new levels! Trust me, they’re going to fly right off the dessert table! Not hosting a birthday party this year? No problem! That just means that …

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Throwing a party to celebrate the release of Transformers: The Last Knight? You have to make these cool Transformers cupcakes! Grab the recipe!

The Ultimate Transformers Cupcake Recipe for Your Favorite Autobot!

Planning a special party for your favorite little Autobot this summer? You need this insanely cute and fun Transformers cupcake recipe! It’s so much more than meets the eye. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I’m not going to lie, it does take a bit more work than our typical cupcake recipes, but I think  you’ll be …

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Throwing a Pirates of the Caribbean party? You need these adorable Pirate Party Krispy Treats! Grab the recipe!

The Pirate Party Krispy Treat Your Guests Will Go Nuts Over!

Throwing a Pirates of the Caribbean party? You need these adorable Pirate Party Krispy Treats! Trust me, they’re going to take your party from eh to ah-mazing! The best part? They’re insanely easy to make! Pair them with our Pirate Cookies for a dessert table that will have all your guests saying “ARR!” Let’s check …

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Give your Lightning McQueen fan a super special treat that will keep his motor running with this cute & tasty Cars 3 fruit punch recipe for kids! Check it out!

Awesome Cars 3 Fruit Punch Recipe Your Kids Will Be Begging For

On your mark, get set, hydrate! Give your Lightning McQueen fan a super special treat that will keep his motor running with this cute & tasty Cars 3 fruit punch recipe! As I’m sure you know, the 3rd movie in the incredibly popular Cars movie franchise is set to release on June 16th. All our favorite …

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Dinner is served in just one pan thanks to this super simple and oh-so hearty sheet pan pot roast recipe! Grab it now & get cooking!

The Ultimate Sheet Pan Pot Roast Recipe Your Family is Craving

A hearty dinner on the table in under an hour plus only one pan to clean later? You betcha! Dinner is served in just one pan thanks to this super simple and oh-so hearty sheet pan pot roast recipe! As far as comfort foods go, pot roast definitely ranks up there with mac & cheese, chicken noodle …

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Looking for the perfect birthday party idea for little girls? Check out all the must-haves for the ultimate mermaid party, including a delicious mermaid cupcake recipe!

13 Ways to Have the Most Amazing Mermaid Party Ever + a Crazy Cute Mermaid Cupcake Recipe!

So your daughter comes up to you and says “mom, I want to have a mermaid party.” If you’re anything like me, you immediately think “a what party?” I mean, what happened to the days of easy-peasy Superhero parties? Sure, they weren’t the most original events, but hey, at least they didn’t require a whole lot of thought! …

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Get ready for the richest, most delicious chocolate cookie recipe you’ve ever tasted! You won’t believe how easy they are to make! Check it out!

The Richest, Most Delicious Chocolate Cookies You’ve Ever Tasted

Looking for the most delicious and richest chocolate cookies recipe you’ve ever tasted? You are so in luck, my friends. This recipe is insanely chocolaty yet beyond easy to make! If you’re a fan of cake mix hacks like I am, you’re definitely going to love it. With just 5 ingredients, it’s the perfect recipe …

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Feeling the midday slump coming on? Check out 3 creative ways to reset your afternoon with Snapple Takes 2 to Mango Tea, now available at Walmart! Check it out!

3 Ways to Reset Your Afternoon with Snapple Takes 2 to Mango Tea #Takes2ToMangoTea #Walmart

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Snapple®. The opinions and text are all mine.  Spring has sprung! We’re heading into the busy warmer seasons and that means that my to-do list is longer than ever. Most days, I can’t wait to get to the afternoon so I can take a …

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Make delicious and healthy meals, like this ham & potato casserole with just 4 ingredients thanks to The 4-Ingredient Diabetic Cookbook! Check it out!

You Won’t Believe How Few Ingredients Are In Delicious Ham & Potato Casserole Recipe

If I told you that you could make an incredibly delicious healthy diabetic-friendly meal with only 4 ingredients, what would you say? I bet you’d think I was crazy, right? Well, we have an amazing Country-Style Ham & Potato Casserole recipe for you today that proves that I’m really quite sane! The recipe comes from …

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Tired of eating the same old go-to recipes for dinner every week? You have to try this insanely delicious sheet pan lemon lime chicken with asparagus! Check it out!

The Most Delicious Sheet Pan Lemon Lime Chicken Recipe Ever

Tired of eating the same old go-to recipes for dinner every week? You have to try this insanely delicious sheet pan lemon lime chicken with asparagus! It’s the perfect way to mix things up. I bet it will become a new family favorite! Don’t worry, it’s crazy easy to make. Everything goes into one sheet …

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Make adorable Easter desserts the whole family will devour with our yummy lamb cupcakes recipe! The Finlandia butter takes it to whole new levels you just have to taste! Check it out!

Delicious Lamb Cupcakes Easter Dessert Recipe with Finlandia Butter

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Finlandia® Cheese. The opinions and text are all mine. Making adorable and delicious Easter desserts as a family is one of our favorite things to do to celebrate the holiday. The whole family gathers together in the kitchen to come up with an idea. …

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This is the yummiest pink lemonade recipe you’ve been craving! Perfect for summer parties or just lounging on the beach reading a good book!

Easiest & Most Delicious Pink Lemonade Recipe Ever

Is there anything that screams summer better than a tall glass of delicious pink lemonade? I’m imagining days lounging on my deck reading a good book, watching the kids riding bikes while I attempt to actually grow a garden, or just hanging out with good friends and good food at our family barbecues! Pink lemonade goes …

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Want to sweeten up your life without adding a ton of calories? Check out five yummy ways to use Maille’s Honey Dijon Mustard!

5 Amazing Ways to Sweeten Up Your Life with Maille’s Honey Dijon Mustard + Giveaway

This post is brought to you by Maille. All opinions are my own. I love coming up with new ways to add a little more flavour to my everyday menu. As a busy working mom, I rely on a few tried and true meal ideas to get me through the craziest days. The problem? Sometimes …

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Want to make the most delicious pizza muffin ever? Check out our recipe and #1 tip for making this easy recipe over-the-top amazing!

The Secret to Amazing Pizza Muffins Your Whole Family Will Devour

If there’s one thing that everyone in the whole family loves, it’s pizza! What do you do, though, when you need to get out the door in a hurry and don’t want to deal with the cheesy, saucy mess? Make pizza muffins, of course! Muffins are the ultimate portable food and you can put just …

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Need an easy healthy vegetarian recipe that packs a powerful protein punch? Try our quinoa salad bowl! It’s perfect for lunch or dinner!

The Easiest Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe You Need Right Now

Need an easy healthy vegetarian meal idea that won’t leave you hungry ten minutes later? Our quinoa salad recipe packs a powerful protein punch that leaves you feeling full without weighing you down! I’ve been on a quinoa kick for a while, now. I first tasted it at my brother’s wedding a few years ago. I’ll …

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Want to make the best vegetarian taco salad ever? Check out our recipe plus the secret to making it extra tasty!

The Secret to the Best Vegetarian Taco Salad You’ve Ever Tasted (with Video)

Tacos are one of my favorite foods. They’re quick to make, filling and easy enough to turn into a vegetarian meal with a few swaps or eliminations. The one thing I don’t like is the mess! No matter how careful I am, I end up with a half-empty shell and filling all over the place. That’s …

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Celebrate the unique flavors of New Orleans without totally leaving your comfort zone with our delicious Crawfish & Shrimp Macaroni & Cheese Recipe!

The Cajun Crawfish & Shrimp Macaroni & Cheese You’re Craving!

With Mardi Gras coming up, now is the perfect time to explore the delicious and unique flavors of New Orleans. We’re transforming everyone’s favorite comfort food into a dish fit for a celebration. I think you’re going to love this cajun crawfish & shrimp macaroni and cheese! It has everything you could ask for in …

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Learn how Walmart's online grocery service will change the way you shop forever, plus grab a recipe for Sneaky Spinach chocolate muffins!

Learn how Walmart’s Online Grocery Service Will Change the Way You Shop!

Disclosure: I tested out Walmart’s Online Grocery service mentioned in this post, and received grocery shopping funds from Walmart in order to do so.   I’ve heard about ordering groceries online, but we have always lived outside of the service area. It was a luxury for someone who lives in a highly populated area. So …

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This is the mason jar lentil salad recipe you’ve been craving! Watch the video to see how easy it is to make! Check it out now!

Delicious Mason Jar Lentil salad recipe (with video how-to)

Making a healthy vegetarian lunch just got a whole lot easier thanks to our mason jar lentil salad! Whether you’re looking for the perfect on-the-go recipe for a day running errands with the kids or something you can eat quickly at your work desk, this salad has it all. Prepare it the night before and …

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Get ready to spring into action & plan the ultimate superhero party with our tasty Power Rangers movie punch recipe! Perfect for kids, since it’s a non-alcoholic drink!

The Ultimate Power Ranger Movie Punch Recipe for Kids

Want to be a superhero mom? Serve up our Power Rangers movie punch recipe at your kids’ next birthday party! It’s a simple way to add some color and excitement to your menu! If you haven’t heard the news, the Power Rangers are back in a brand-new movie! We shared some exciting trivia from the …

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Looking for a kid-friendly non-alcoholic drink recipe that celebrates your love of all things Disney? Whip up this super easy Beauty and the Beast movie punch!

Delicious Beauty and the Beast Punch to Try Right Now

Looking for a kid-friendly non-alcoholic drink recipe that celebrates your love of all things Disney? Whip up this super easy Beauty and the Beast punch recipe! It’s perfect for your family movie nights, birthday parties or just as a special treat for the kids after school. Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast is …

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Need a quick and cheap vegetarian recipe? This Rice Pilaf is the ultimate easy dinner recipe! Check it out now!

The Ultimate Rice Pilaf Recipe You’ve Been Craving [with video tutorial]

So, you need a vegetarian dinner that’s fast, easy and cheap to make, right? No problem! This rice pilaf is all of that AND full of flavor! With food prices on the rise, it’s getting harder and harder to feed a large family without completely busting your budget. Even with my small family of four, …

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Are you as excited about the DreamWorks Trolls DVD release as we are? Make your movie night special with 3 delicious & easy Trolls rainbow popcorn snacks!

Bring Home Happy With 3 YUMMY Trolls Rainbow Popcorn Snacks

This post is brought to you by DreamWorks Animation to celebrate the Trolls Party Edition Blu-ray Release. All opinions are our own. After a long, hectic week of working, I love nothing more than spending a few hours of quality time with my daughter in the kitchen. My son is older and often off doing things …

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Need an easy vegetarian dinner recipe with a bit of a kick? Try our one pot curried lentil!

Cheap & Easy Vegetarian Recipe: Coconut Curry One Pot Lentil

Need an easy and affordable vegetarian dinner recipe with a bit of a kick? Try our one pot lentil with curry! It’s fast, cheap and delicious! My best friend decided to go vegetarian about three years ago. I must say, her transition was pretty flawless and so we had lots of fun discovering veggie-friendly restaurants …

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Need an easy vegetarian dinner recipe? Try this baked ziti! Make enough for a small family & have leftovers, or feed a crowd on a budget!

Baked Ziti Casserole Easy Vegetarian Dinner Recipe

Baked ziti is one of my favorite easy vegetarian dinner recipes of all time. It takes just a few minutes to throw together into a dish and toss into the oven. In about half an hour, dinner is ready! Even better, with a smaller family, there are almost always leftovers for lunch the next day. For …

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Looking for an easy healthy vegetarian dinner recipe for a busy weeknight? We put a meatless spin on a classic with our taco skillet recipe!

Easy Vegetarian Taco Skillet Recipe

Looking for an easy healthy vegetarian dinner recipe that you can make quickly on a busy weeknight? We put a meatless spin on a classic with our taco skillet recipe! It has all the yummy goodness of taco night without the added fat (and cost!) of ground meat.  The combination of rice with the veggies …

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Looking for an easy Valentine's Day dessert idea? These red velvet cookies will be a huge hit!

Easy Red Velvet Cookies for Valentine’s Day Dessert

Looking for an easy Valentine’s Day dessert idea? These red velvet cookies will be a huge hit! Whether you’ve planned a romantic dinner for two or a family-style meal for the whole crew, nothing finishes off a delicious Valentine’s Day meal like a taste of something sweet. Red velvet is one of the most iconic flavors …

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Looking for a delicious & healthy easy vegetarian recipe that will feed a hungry crowd? Try this yummy eggplant lasagna recipe!

Feed a Hungry Crowd with Our Easy Vegetarian Eggplant Lasagna Recipe!

 Looking for easy vegetarian recipes that will feed a hungry crowd? You have to try this delicious eggplant lasagna recipe! Whether you’re hosting a massive Super Bowl party, throwing a victory dinner for your teen’s swim team, or just trying to find a great meatless Monday recipe for your own home team after a day on …

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Taste of Home 100 Family Meals Cookbook review: Pecan Butterscotch cookie recipe

Pecan Butterscotch Cookie Recipe from Taste of Home 100 Family Meals Cookbook

This post is sponsored by Taste of Home to spread the news about their new Taste of Home 100 Family Meals cookbook. All opinions are our own. Every year, I make a ton of New Year’s resolutions that I end up forgetting about within a few days. Like most people, I resolve to spend more …

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Jumpstart the New Year with our low carb meals. These yummy recipes are tasty and will help you accomplish your goals to be a healthier you!

7 Low Carb Meals To Kick Off The New Year Right

I’m looking to jump start a healthier me this year, which is why for my New Year’s resolution I’m trying to eat more healthy and lower carb meals. Anyone else out there feeling the inspiration to get a little fitter and healthier? I’ve gathered some of our favorite low carb Our Family World recipes to …

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Need a tasty and original non-alcoholic drink idea for your end of the year bash? Check out this easy apple & berry New Year’s Eve Mocktail recipe!

Apple & Berry New Year’s Eve Mocktail Recipe

Need a tasty and original non-alcoholic drink idea for your end of the year bash? Check out this easy apple & berry New Year’s Eve Mocktail recipe! The flavors are amazing together and the ginger beer gives it just enough of a kick to take it to a whole new level. Let’s face it, most …

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The Most Delicious Cherry Almond Hot Chocolate Recipe

Baby, it’s cold outside! Get ready to warm up with our delicious cherry almond hot chocolate recipe! Tis the season for warm drinks and bonfires, right? I love every minute of winter and the typical things the season brings in. For example, pumpkin spice, flannels, boots, scarves, and the list could go on. As much as …

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If the 101 Dalmations big bad is your favorite Disney villain, you will love this Cruella Deville Meringue Recipe! Makes a fun Christmas food idea too!

Cruella Deville Meringue Recipe [with video tutorial]

Who is your favorite Disney villain of all time? If you picked the “big bad” from 101 Dalmations, you’re going to love this Cruella Deville meringue recipe. This is such a fun dessert to make with the kids! Who doesn’t love a treat inspired by one of their favorite movies? If you aren’t a fan of …

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Looking for a fun holiday after-school or party treat for the kids? Check out this easy & cute Christmas tree shape brownie recipe!

Delicious Christmas Tree Shaped Brownie Recipe

Looking for a fun holiday after-school or party treat for the kids? Check out this easy & cute Christmas tree shape brownie recipe! Ti’s the season to be jolly and bake, right? At least, for my daughter and me! We usually tackle our baking activity on Saturday afternoon and the boys (a.k.a my husband and son) …

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Need a fun & easy holiday cookie recipe that the kids can help make? Try these yummy REESE Spreads Chocolate Peanut Butter cookies!

REESE Spreads Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

By now you know how much I love baking cookies with my daughter. It’s one of our favorite mother/daughter activities. Along the years, we developed a system: I prepare the dough and she creates the shapes. We have an array of cookie cutters and she loves coming up with new ways of using them. She …

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Looking for an easy yet festive recipe for your holiday parties? Whip up this amazing tree-shaped cheese ball, made with creamy Finlandia cheese! Check it out!

Delicious Holiday Tree-Shaped Cheese Ball Recipe (with video tutorial )

This post is brought to you by Finlandia.  All opinions are our own. The holidays are among us! The decorations are coming out, the festive music is already playing and we’re starting to feel the joy! Two of my favorite things about the holidays are seeing all the beautiful shiny light displays everywhere I go …

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Wow your holiday guests with our easy recipe for apple pie empanadas with caramel dipping sauce! It’s the perfect Christmas dessert!

Amazingly Yummy Apple Pie Empanadas with Caramel Dipping Sauce Recipe

Get ready to drool! These Apple Pie Empanadas with Caramel Dipping Sauce are the perfect “pocket food” dessert. Sweet and sticky apple pie filling meets a flaky pie crust to make a great hand-held dessert that is perfect to feed a crowd without making a huge mess. Ideal for a grand holiday party or game …

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Ready for a really fun and tasty Christmas recipe for kids? These Candy Cane Peppermint Kisses cookies are so much fun to make together!

Peppermint Kisses Christmas Cookie Recipe for Kids

Ready for a really fun and tasty Christmas recipe for kids? These Candy Cane Peppermint Kisses are so much fun to make together! Kids can help with the mixing and the decorating. Letting children help out with the holiday baking isn’t just a fun way to bond, it’s a great confidence booster.  Serve these holiday cookies …

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This creamy raspberry compound butter recipe made with Finlandia imported butter is perfect for both everyday and holiday breakfasts! Check it out!

4-Ingredient Super Creamy Raspberry Compound Butter Recipe with Finlandia

This post is brought to you by Finlandia. All opinions are our own. What’s on your holiday breakfast menu this year? In my house, we’re absolutely going to include this delicious raspberry compound butter spread made with Finlandia™ imported butter!  It’s easy enough to make for your everyday breakfasts yet classy enough to serve on …

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Warm up on cold fall nights with this delicious Salted Caramel Apple Cider recipe! It's SOOO delicious (and totally non-alcoholic!)! Perfect for all your winter parties too!

Warm Up with the Most Delicious Salted Caramel Apple Cider Recipe

Get ready to taste one of the most delicious drinks of the season! Our salted caramel apple cider recipe is everything you’ve been craving without any of the alcohol you traditionally find in hot winter drinks. Think of it as a virgin hot toddy, if you will! It’s delicious for sipping alone as you binge …

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Hosting a party inspired by Disney's latest princess? Check out our non-alcoholic Moana punch recipe for kids that adults will love just as much!

Moana Fruit Punch Virgin Drink Recipe for Kids

We’re celebrating Disney’s latest princess movie with a delicious Moana punch recipe for kids! The movie hasn’t even hit theaters yet and already it’s a huge hit with both boys and girls. I bet you’ll know at least one little prince or princess who asks for a Moana birthday party this year! You’ll be ready …

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This Hawaiian potato skin recipe is a tasty gluten-free twist on Hawaiian pizza! Makes a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party!

Easy Gluten-Free Hawaiian Baked Potato Skins Recipe

Hawaiian Baked Potato Skins are a fun gluten-free twist on two delicious snack foods: Hawaiian pizza and potato skins! They make for a unique Thanksgiving side dish or appetizer for your Christmas party. They’re versatile enough that you can customize them a bit for your guests’ dietary needs. For example, simply eliminate the ham and …

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Get ready to say YUM! These REESE Spreads No-Bake White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups look and taste decadent, but they're incredibly easy to make! Get the recipe!

REESE Spreads No-Bake White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups #DoYouSpoon

I have been experimenting a lot with REESE Spreads. I have tried the madeleine recipe that I shared few weeks and now I am excited to share this new delicious 3 ingredient no-bake dessert. It can make a delicious edible gift idea.  This dessert is inspired from my childhood! My mother was always experimenting in the …

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Planning a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Party? Don’t forget the nonalcoholic drinks, like our yummy pumpkin butterbeer! Perfect for a Harry Potter party too!

This Butterbeer Recipe is Perfect for a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Party!

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of the butterbeer Harry Potter drink. It’s pretty much the most famous wizarding beverage from the series. Did you know that it also works perfectly as a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them drink recipe? After all, the upcoming movie is basically a prequel to the original stories! …

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Easy Healthy Breakfast: Maple Brown Sugar Oat Fit Pancake Recipe #betteroats

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Post Consumer Brands. All opinions are entirely my own. Making a healthy breakfast just got a whole lot easier, thanks to Maple Brown Sugar Better Oats Oat Fit® Oatmeal! If you’re looking for a tasty way to enjoy pancakes without all the extra sugary syrup …

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Looking for a fun drink for family film night? Check out this Trolls movie 2016 punch recipe for kids, made with healthier ingredients like coconut water!

Trolls Movie-Inspired Fruit Punch Recipe for Kids

Get ready for another delicious movie-inspired treat, my friends! Today we have a Trolls movie 2016 punch recipe that the whole family can enjoy! By now, I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz about Dreamwork’s latest family movie featuring everyone’s favorite fuzzy-headed good luck charm. If you haven’t, check out all the best Trolls movie trivia …

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Spice up your egg sandwich lunch recipe with zesty, delicious Mango Indian Style Pickles from Pataks Canada! Check out how easy it is to Mix in a Little India!

Put a Spicy Spin on Your Egg Sandwich with Indian Style Pickles! #CulturedKitchen

Egg sandwich fans: you will love my spin on this easy lunch recipe! My son, who is a huge fan, cannot get enough of it! I bet you are curious how I could make any changes to this lunch idea? I just Mixed in A Little India to it! I added Mango Indian Style Pickle! My …

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Gluten free, low carb coconut flour pumpkin bread with pepita is a delicious fall inspired breakfast option for kids and grown-ups alike.

Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Pumpkin Bread with Pepitas Recipe

Coconut Flour Pumpkin Bread with Pepitas is delicious, guilt-free breakfast option that is packed with fall flavors. Fall is by far my favorite season. There is a cozy nip in the air, gorgeous yellow-orange colors all around and the warm smell of pumpkin pie baking in the oven. Not to mention, that the kid is back …

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Drink your veggies with these two delicious juice recipes, plus check out an awesome Christmas gift idea for the health-conscious on your list!

Drink Your Veggies with These Yummy Juice Recipes!

In honor of Vegetarian Month, we’re sharing a few delicious juice recipes that I think you’ll love, plus a fabulous gift idea for the health-conscious on your list!  Want to hear something funny?  I was a vegetarian for 17 years, but I’ve never been a big fan of vegetables. I know, I know, what kind …

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Easy Cheesy Gratin Dauphinois Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipe

Looking for an easy vegetarian recipe to use as a holiday appetizer? These scalloped potatoes (gratin dauphinois) will make a perfect side dish for any Thanksgiving or Christmas meal! It is delicious, filling (but not too much, unless you eat more than one portion)  and budget friendly too! What more can we ask for? Even little …

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Check out all our best recipe video tutorials in one spot and get cooking!

All the Best OurFamilyWorld Recipes Video Tutorials

Welcome to the OurFamilyWorld recipe video page! Here you’ll find easy access to all of our best tutorials for our favorite dinners, snacks, desserts and more! We’ve been hard at work putting together fabulous presentations that showcase how simple it is to pull together our creations and we’re excited for you to take a peek! …

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Looking for a fun Halloween sandwich recipe for kids? Check out these adorable & easy ghost-shaped turkey sandwiches! Perfect for spooky lunchboxes!

Spooky Fun Ghost-Shaped Halloween Sandwich Recipe for Kids

Looking for a super cute Halloween sandwich recipe for kids that will fit perfect in their lunch box? These ghosts are insanely easy to make and can be customized to your child’s tastes. They’re also the perfect snack for an afternoon Halloween party! I love making my son special little treats to celebrate the holiday, …

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Reese Peanut Butter Chocolate Madeleine Recipe #DoYouSpoon

Peanut butter chocolate Madeleines (French Butter Cakes)? I bet you are drooling now and with reason. These bites are soooo good and melt right in your mouth. The combination of peanut butter and chocolate is already heaven, but add in the flavour of the cake and it’s over-the-top amazing! Of course, you would need to use …

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Get ready for a rich and creamy pumpkin soup recipe that's also easy on your diet! This yummy soup is made with almond milk! Check it out!

Easy Healthy Pumpkin Soup Recipe Made with Almond Milk

Want a rich and creamy pumpkin soup recipe that really fills you up but is also gentle on your lactose-intolerant tummy? You’ll love today’s recipe! It’s made with almond milk instead of dairy products. That also means that, aside from the honey, this recipe is perfect for vegans. If you are vegan, you can easily …

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Give your morning a protein-packed punch with this easy homemade banana bread smoothie recipe. Check it out, then print out the recipe card for later!

Protein-Packed Homemade Banana Bread Smoothie Recipe

Give your breakfast a protein-packed punch with this delicious banana bread smoothie recipe, shared courtesy of Angie at Smoothie Recipes. Check out how she made it, then print out the recipe card for later!   Banana bread is a staple of any household and is delicious for breakfast. If you don’t have time to make some …

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Kick your morning into high gear with these 5 perfect coffee recipes! From smoothies to espresso, there’s something for all caffeine lovers! Check it out!

5 Perfect Coffee Recipes to Kick-Start Your Morning

Get ready to kick those lazy mornings into high gear! We have five flawless coffee recipes for you to try today! Well, maybe not all in one day, unless you’re an absolute coffee lover like me! My love for the rich and delicious caffeinated beverage knows no bounds. You know how some people get that gleam in …

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3 Yummy Game Day Recipes to Make With the Kids

If your kids play sports, you’re going to need a few game day recipes to fuel them up and give them that extra competitive edge!  You’ll also need plenty of yummy foods for those big celebrations after a fantastic match! One of our favorite magazines, FamilyFun Magazine, shared some of their favorite ideas that aren’t …

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Make Your Monster Bash Even Spookier With Our Virgin Zombie Halloween Drink!

Looking for spooktacular Halloween drinks for your big Monster party? Guests of all ages will love our Zombie Bash non-alcoholic drinks! Aren’t they fun? They’re not only delicious, they add such a great flair to your party table! I love any recipe that can double as spooky decor. Makes my job as a host that much …

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Delicious Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe: Pumpkin Cupcakes

Delicious Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe: Pumpkin Cupcakes

When it comes to Thanksgiving dessert, pumpkin is pretty much a must! While most people opt for pie, we decided to go with something a little different today. Your guests will love these moist, delicious pumpkin cupcakes! I know I do! While my family does stick with many of our traditional recipes, I like to …

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Delicious Diwali Mocktail Recipe: Strawberry & Mango Chutney #CulturedKitchen

Get ready to spice up that plain old strawberry mocktail in a totally new way! You will  absolutely love how I did it! Just make sure you follow the directions in this recipe! I made this non-alcoholic drink in honor of the upcoming Diwali month. As a proud Cultured Kitchen ambassador, I wanted to mix in …

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Looking for easy vegetarian dinner recipes made with your favorite fall veggies? Check out this delicious one-skillet pumpkin risotto recipe!

Easy Vegetarian Dinner Recipe: Pumpkin Risotto

Looking for easy vegetarian dinner recipes that really scream autumn? You’re going to love our pumpkin risotto recipe! It looks like a gourmet meal but takes less than half an hour to make. The best part? Everything goes into one skillet so you won’t have to clean up a huge mess! It goes great with …

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Need a fun Halloween dessert for kids? These purple eyed monster cupcakes are easy & cute! Check them out!

Purple Eyed Monster Halloween Cupcake Recipe for Kids

Looking for a clever and fun Halloween dessert for kids? You need to try out this Purple Eyed Monster cupcake recipe! They’re not only tasty, but they’re so cool to look at! You could even design a whole spooky decor theme around them for your costume party! The best part: they’re actually pretty easy to make! …

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Dirt Pudding: A Fun Halloween Dessert for Kids

Quick & Fun Halloween Dessert for Kids: Dirt Pudding

Looking for a quick & fun Halloween dessert for kids? You have to try this dirt pudding recipe! It’s one of my favorite treats to make because it takes just a few minutes to put together and it’s so cute. I’ve always thought that it tastes kind of like a chocolate pie. Like when it …

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Easy Vegetarian Pasta Recipes: Rich & Creamy Tortellini

Looking for  easy vegetarian pasta recipes? It doesn’t get much simpler than our creamy tortellini pasta dish! My husband and I constantly work around the clock. We always feel like we have something to do. On nights when we’re on a time-crunch, my husband prepares a quick yet delicious dish that’s creamy, cheesy and oh-so-comforting. Despite being …

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Ready to some not-so-spooky fun? This pumpkin-shaped Halloween cookies recipe is just calling for you to make it with your kids! Check it out!

Cute & Yummy Pumpkin-Shaped Halloween Cookies to Make with Your Kids

Ready to some not-so-spooky fun? These pumpkin-shaped Halloween cookies are just calling for you to make them with your kids! I know, I know, you’re thinking “Halloween isn’t for a while yet!” HA! Believe me, time flies, it will be here before you can even finish blinking. Case in point, I thought to myself that …

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Barilla Spaghetti & Pesto: Two Easy Recipes for One Great Italian Dinner

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Barilla®. The opinions and text are all mine. Looking for an easy dinner recipe for pasta night? As my Italian grandmother would say, you can never, ever go wrong with spaghetti! With help from Barilla Organic Pasta & Barilla Pesto from BJ’s, it’s even …

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Make Healthy Meals in 30 Minutes or Less with Terra’s Kitchen #TKlife

This post is brought to you by Terra’s Kitchen. All opinions are our own. I’ve never been one to jump on board the current internet trends. I’ve always wondered about the whole “meal delivery subscription” services but I just couldn’t make the jump. It seemed complicated, I didn’t want to have to prep a bunch …

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Easy & healthier Labor Day recipes that everyone will love? You betcha! Check out five that we love!

5 Yummy Recipes for a Healthier Labor Day Weekend Cookout

With Labor Day Weekend around the corner, we’re all preparing for the last weekend of the summer! I think it’s safe to say a majority of us will be enjoying at least one BBQ to close out the season. There will be more than enough hotdogs and pasta salads to fill up on, but what …

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Looking for a super cute Storks movie snack that your kids will love? Check out this easy chocolate-dipped penguins recipe!

Storks Movie Snack: Chocolate-Dipped Banana Penguins

Looking for a super cute Storks movie snack to celebrate the upcoming release of this insanely adorable family movie? Our chocolate-dipped banana penguins are easy to make and fun to eat! They’re also the perfect after school snack idea! I can’t wait to show you how to make these. I think they might just be …

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Spice Up Dessert with Two Delicious No-Bake Fruit Recipes with a Kick! #CulturedKitchen

Get ready to make the most of these last lazy days of summer with not just one but two delicious no-bake dessert recipes! If you like a bit of spice with your sweet flavors, you’re going to love these! This is of the best summers in Montreal! The weather was (and still is) gorgeous with few …

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Quick & Easy After School Snack: English Muffin Mini Pizzas

Need a quick and easy after school snack? How about English muffin mini pizzas? They’re fast, fun and easy to customize to everyone’s tastes. Pizza is my all-time favorite food. I respect it in all of its forms, shapes, and flavors. I think that’s pretty clear, since I shared another delicious recipe last week: these pepperoni …

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Looking recipes for dinner or back to school lunch ideas your kids will love? These pepperoni pizza crescents are fast and delicious! Check them out!

Back to School Lunch Idea: Mini Pepperoni Pizza Crescents

Ready for a back to school lunch idea? If your kids love pepperoni pizza, they’ll adore this yummy recipe!  I cannot believe that there are only three weeks left for back to school! Where did the summer go? While I will be missing the lazy days around the pool, I am happy to go back to …

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Teriyaki Chicken and Spiralized Veggie Stir-Fry Made with Nature’s Promise® #betterforyou

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Giant Food Stores for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As a family, we go through fits when it comes to what we like or prefer in the kitchen. Lately, we’ve been back on board with a stricter healthy diet. It’s summertime so we …

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Looking for an easy recipe for dinner that you can make either on the grill or the stove? I'm loving these chicken skewers right now!

Easy Recipe for Dinner: Chicken & Veggies Skewers

Looking for an easy recipe for dinner that you can make either on the grill or the stove? I’m loving these chicken skewers right now! They’re simple to put together and please even my pickiest eaters. Did you ever notice that kids are more likely to try something new if it’s on a stick? There’s …

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​Dragon Tail Flat-Bread Sandwiches Inspired by Pete’s Dragon

With the brand new reimagining of Pete’s Dragon coming out soon and back-to-school season around the corner, we thought this would be the perfect time to introduce this super cute Dragon Tail flat-bread sandwiches recipe for kids! I’m always looking for fun new lunchbox ideas for my son. It has to get boring, eating the …

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Jif Just Made This Busy Mom’s Life a Little Easier!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. I am a busy mom of two. Some days I feel like I am on the go from the moment I get up in the morning to the moment my head finally hits …

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Pokemon Go Pokeball Rice Cereal Treats Recipe

We have a special treat for all you Pokemon Go fans out there! A Pokeball rice cereal treat, that is! I’m on the hunt day and night because I want to be “the very best.” A Pokemon trainer can never attain “master level” by leaving home Pokeball-free. I remember growing up and collecting Pokemon cards, catching …

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Sweet Chilli Shrimp and Scallops Hot Dog Recipe #CulturedKitchen

Looking for a new spin on the classic grilled dog? You have to try my sweet chili shrimp and scallops hot dog! BBQ season is in full swing in our home! From hamburgers to hot dogs to grilled chicken or pork chops, we tried it all multiple times. So I am trying to come up with …

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Two Delicious Healthy Party Appetizers Made Easy with Arla® Havarti

Summer is by far my favourite season: beautiful weather, lots of sunshine, no homework to stress over or lunch box to prepare. Top that with wonderful pool parties at our community pool and I feel like I am on vacation all summer long. But with parties, come snacks and food to eat! Summer entertaining does not …

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Looking for a fun way to celebrate the release of Ice Age: Collision Course? Check out these cute glacial cupcakes inspired by the movie!

Ice Age Movie Treat Recipe: Glacial Cupcakes

My family and I are celebrating Collision Course, the final installment of our favorite prehistoric family movie franchise with a delicious Ice Age movie treat recipe, and we can’t wait to share it with you. We whipped up a batch of cupcakes that pay tribute to the glacial period in which the film takes place. As …

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Banish Anxiety with a Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie!

This is going to sound a little strange, but today’s recipe is a chocolate strawberry anxiety smoothie! I know what you’re thinking: how can a smoothie calm an anxiety attack? Trust me, as someone who has lived with anxiety attacks most of her life, you’d be surprised by what a little cold chocolate goodness can do …

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Secret Life of Pets Inspired No-Bake Granola Bars Recipe

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am about the Secret Life of Pets movie! All week, we’ve been sharing our favorite Secret Life of Pets movie quotes and trivia. Today, we’re celebrating the upcoming release with a super simple, healthy and fun movie-inspired treat. We gave a no-bake granola bars recipe a …

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5 Heavenly Dessert In A Jar Picnic Ideas You Have To Make

My kids and my brother’s kids are always fighting over dessert when we share at a picnic, so I had the great idea to try some of these desserts in a jar picnic ideas or our next outing! All of these desserts will leave me looking like a mom hero and are individually portioned which …

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Gold Mint Baby Shower Mocktail Recipe: Perfect for Co-Ed Showers!

Looking for the perfect baby shower mocktail? You have to try this Gold Mint non-alcoholic drink recipe! It’s so classy, delicious and goes with any baby shower theme. I don’t know about you, but when I throw a baby shower, I want to make sure the star of the show can enjoy everything on the …

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Grilled Butter Chicken Pork Chops and Potatoes Summer BBQ Recipe #CulturedKitchen

Need an easy summer BBQ meal that’s fast to prepare and won’t weigh you down? You have to try these delicious grilled butter chicken pork chops and potatoes! So good and so fast to make! It’s perfect for those nights when I need to have dinner on the table fast, like soccer night! This year marks my …

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Razzy Rasberry Frobscottle Drink for Kids Inspired by The BFG

Today we have a fun drink recipe for kids inspired by The BFG! You know how much we love making snacks and drinks inspired by movies, right? Usually, we look to the characters themselves for inspiration. We ask “what would they eat?” and come up with snacks like these Zootopia-inspired paw-sicles made with blueberries. Sometimes …

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Are you looking for a delicious frozen dessert that's allergen-free and won't wreck your diet? Perfectly Free™ frozen dessert bites are oh-so-yummy AND free of eight major allergens!

Perfectly Free™ Frozen Dessert Bites Are Perfectly Delicious!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Perfectly Free. The opinions and text are all mine. Are you looking for a delicious frozen dessert that’s allergen-free and won’t wreck your diet? Boy, do I have good news for you! Perfectly Free™ frozen dessert bites are oh-so-yummy AND free of eight major …

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Looking for fun & easy Father's Day food to make with the kids? How about a brunch recipe? This Father's Day crepe recipe is easy, cute & yummy!

Father’s Day Crepe Recipe That Literally Tells Dad How Much He Rocks!

I can’t believe that Father’s Day is this upcoming weekend. I have yet to find a gift for my husband. I was always last minute but I already know what to prepare for father’s day brunch. As much as I love going to restaurants for lunch and dinner, I don’t like eating breakfast in restaurants. …

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Looking for a healthy dessert idea? How about an easy fruit pizza? They’re so much fun to make and really take advantage of all the delicious summer fruits!

Celebrate Summer’s Berry Harvest with an Easy Fruit Pizza Dessert Recipe

A delicious meal is not complete without a dessert. My kids and I have a sweet tooth, and we are always craving dessert after our meal. I usually have a pound cake or some coconut cookies to satisfy those cravings but during the hot summer days, I don’t feel like eating these. I love experimenting …

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Finding Dory Fun: Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe for Kids

Looking for a fun way to celebrate the release of Finding Dory into theaters? Whip up this movie-inspired blueberry ice cream recipe with your kids! By now, you know how much I love Disney movies and making Disney inspired treats with my daughter! It is a great bonding activity with my little one as well a …

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7 Delicious Father’s Day Recipe Ideas You Have To Try

Father’s Day food is something I’ve been thinking about right now to make the day special for my husband and dad. I’ve found though we like heading out to a restaurant, we always seem to enjoy our time together more for Father’s Day when we relax at home with the family. If you need some …

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Need a change from the usual BBQ fare? Get ready to whip up some delicious easy healthy summer recipes that will thrill your whole family! These 5 recipes will take your BBQ season to a whole new level...without taking your cholesterol and waist band to new levels as well. The recipes are perfect as is for a family of 4, or just double everything to turn them into recipes for large families (or if you want to have some leftovers!).

5 Healthy Summer Recipes that Really Bring on the Flavor

http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h430/OurFamilyWorld/Recipes/2016%20Roundups/5%20Healthy%20Summer%20Recipes_zpsjnnni8bl.jpg Need a change from the usual BBQ fare? Get ready to whip up some delicious, easy, healthy summer recipes that will thrill your whole family! These 5 recipes will take your BBQ season to a whole new level…without taking your cholesterol and waist band to new levels as well. The recipes are perfect as …

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Looking for a creative new way to bond with your kids and talk about their dreams? Whip up this easy Zootopia inspired blueberry paw-sicles recipe together! Cooking with kids (or in this case, mixing and freezing!) is such a wonderful way to get them to open up without the pressure of a sit-down conversation.

Zootopia Inspired Recipe: Blueberry Paw-sicles

This post is brought to you by Disney. All opinions are mine. Pursuing your dreams against all odds is not an easy thing. Ever since I was eight years old, I wanted to be a writer. Instead of pursuing that dream when I grew up, I took the “safe” path. I became an accountant and …

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You will get addicted to this easy dinner recipe: asparagus and noodles! It is perfect for those busy nights where dinner has to be prepared in less than 15 minutes! You can even save extra minutes by cutting the asparagus ahead of time and storing them in an airtight container. Don't we love these quick recipes that are filling, healthy and budget friendly too! It is also a great vegetarian meal for large families or smaller ones. It helps to cut on meat costs during the summer season where the BBQ is our way to go to eat.

Fettuccine Pasta with Fresh Asparagus Easy Dinner Recipe

You will get addicted to this easy dinner recipe: asparagus and noodles! It is perfect for those busy nights where dinner has to be prepared in less than 15 minutes! You can even save extra minutes by cutting the asparagus ahead of time and storing them in an airtight container. Don’t we love these quick recipes …

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of Shadows is hitting the theater on June 3rd and my teen wants to celebrate with a pre-movie party! You can’t have a party without snacks and drinks, right? What better way to celebrate than with a movie-inspired mocktail for kids? Even little ones can make this cute and funny Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle punch recipe! It’s a delicious party favor. Let's see how you can make it.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Punch Recipe

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of Shadows is hitting the theater on June 3rd. My teen is really looking forward to it! He is such a huge fan that he wants to host a pre-movie party in the honor of this film. I will be having a bunch of teens getting excited before hitting the …

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Switch things up this barbecue season by serving up delicious, healthier grilled vegetable appetizers instead of the usual heavy calorie-laden fare! Your guests will still love it and you'll be doing them a favor. Don't worry, you'll have plenty of flavor, thanks to Pataks and Blue Dragon sauces to spice things up!

Spice Up Your Summer BBQ Parties with Grilled Veggie Appetizers! #CulturedKitchen

Switch things up this barbecue season by serving up delicious, healthier grilled vegetable appetizers instead of the usual heavy calorie-laden fare! Your guests will still love it and you’ll be doing them a favour. I know I’m doing myself a favour by making this change! A few months ago, my doctor sounded the alarm: my …

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Creamy Three-Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Ice-Cream + #KraftPeanutBetterIt Giveaway

Looking for a way to get your kids to eat more bananas? You absolutely have to try this three-ingredient Peanut Butter Kiwi Banana Ice-cream recipe! The secret is in the peanut butter! See, I didn’t use just any peanut butter to give this recipe a hint of saltiness: I used creamy, delicious Kraft Peanut Butter …

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With the hot weather upon us and fresh strawberries in my farmer's market, I thought I would try making a sparkling strawberry smoothie recipe. It’s the perfect summer drink for those lazy days lounging on the deck reading a good book! The fizz makes it so refreshing! The recipe is for a sugar-free smoothie, but you can also make it with sugar or natural sweeteners.

Pep Up Those Lazy Summer Days with A Sugar-Free Sparkling Strawberry Smoothie

By now you know that I am obsessed with strawberries. From coffee strawberry smoothies to salads; I love this berry, and I am always looking for ways to add it to my recipes. With the hot weather upon us and fresh strawberries in my farmer’s market, I thought I would try making a sparkling strawberry smoothie recipe. …

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7 Tasty Baby Shower Food Ideas For The Perfect Party

Finding crowd-pleasing baby shower food ideas is not always the simplest task. When I host a baby shower, I like to keep the bites light yet still feeling fancy. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite recipes for tasty baby shower food that are going to completely wow your party guests, especially the Mom-to-be! Choose one …

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Red, White and Blue Sour Skewers Recipe for Kids

Looking for a super easy and delicious recipe for your next Fourth Of July or birthday day party for kids? Try this Red, White and Blue Sour Skewers recipe. Kids and older will LOVE IT! I could not resist eating some while I was making them. They are irresistible. My little one had fun making and …

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Smoothie recipes are a great way to start your morning when you're pregnant, and this delicious vegan raspberry smoothie is one of my favorite breakfast smoothies! It's not just bursting with yummy, healthy berries, it also packs a great protein punch. While it’s delicious for anyone, this is tops on my list of smoothies for pregnant women! Check it out!

Start Morning Right During Pregnancy & Beyond with Our Vegan Raspberry Smoothie

  Smoothies are a great way to start your morning when you’re pregnant, and this delicious vegan raspberry smoothie is one of my favorites! It’s not just bursting with yummy, healthy berries; it also packs a great protein punch. When I was pregnant, I craved raspberries. I could not get enough of them. I ate them right from …

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bark Recipe: Make it Together!

Did I say no-bake, chocolate, and peanut butter? Yep, you heard right! I bet you’re drooling right now over this mouthwatering, easy snack, and with reason. The combination of peanut butter and chocolate in a snack that takes minutes to make? Yum! It’s not just any peanut butter, either. The smooth deliciousness of the Kraft Peanut …

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13 delicious spinach recipe ideas

13 Delicious Ways to Use Spinach in Tonight’s Dinner

Coming up with delicious spinach recipe ideas that the whole family loves can be a bit difficult, especially if your kids are reluctant to try out this veggie. Remember when we were kids, our parents could just tell us that spinach would make us strong like Popeye? Try that now and I bet your kids …

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Give your morning coffee a berry good kick with this insanely easy smoothie recipe featuring chocolate and strawberry goodness! Trust me, you’ll want to add this one to the top of your breakfast smoothie recipes list! It’s great for those with lactose intolerance, too, since it’s made with almond milk! Now you don’t have to feel so bad about having coffee for breakfast!

Give Your Morning Cup of Joe a Kick with Our Strawberry Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Coffee, coffee, coffee, I don’t know what I would do without you! You help me get going on those busy days, you help me relax on those Saturday mornings while reading my favorite news outlets, you give that kick I need to function after a sleepless night! You are an important part of my diet …

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9 Super Easy Picnic Recipes Kids Can Make

It’s picnic season, and I love making easy picnic recipes kids can make too.  I know it can get a little messier but here’s the secret. Keep the recipes simple and you’ll keep your cool and still have fun! Check out these delicious and easy picnic recipes kids can make in the kitchen right there …

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11 Easy Recipes for People Who Love Cauliflower

If you love cauliflower, you’ll adore these ten delicious cauliflower recipes to try! While I am not a vegetarian person, I like trying new meat-free recipes. It helps me stretch my grocery budget and reduces my risk of cholesterol (this disease runs into my family). I don’t want have to fight cholesterol at such a young age …

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Zootopia Inspired Cupcake Recipe

Kids Will Go Wild for Our Zootopia Inspired Cupcakes!

We, at OurFamilyWorld love movies, especially cute movies such as Zootopia. That’s why we share the news about them, some quotes from the movies, etc. We also love making cupcakes or drinks inspired by these movies! They are so cute and fun to make (and eat obviously). For the release of the Zootopia movie, I …

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Serve Dessert in Minutes with a Fun Strawberry Kiwi Pound Cake Kebabs Recipe!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. Making a fast and delicious dessert for a crowd is easier than you might think, thanks to Sara Lee® All Butter Pound Cake! While delicious on its own, it takes just minutes to kick it …

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Mix in a little India to your weekly dinner with this delicious and easy

Thrill Your Tastebuds with a Grilled Tofu Tikka Masala with Oven Roasted Potatoes Recipe #CulturedKitchen

I’m always searching for easy vegetarian recipes that really expand our taste horizons, so I’m excited to share this delicious grilled tofu Tikka Masala with oven roasted potatoes recipe! It’s such a fun way to celebrate other cultures. I am in love with Tofu lately. Ever since I tried it in this easy recipe, I cannot stop …

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Meet My New Favorite Go-To Good Snack for Road Trips! #SomeTHiNGOOD

Nabisco has an amazingly tasty new snack that will absolutely delight you! Get ready to say hello to GOOD THiNS, a crispy, delicious snack that you can feel good about eating on the go. I know many other products claim this but GOOD THiNS surprised me with their light and airy crisp and how thin …

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Looking for summer drinks for kids? Try our mermaid punch mocktails for kids! They're delicious nonalcoholic drinks that are perfect for parties too!

Celebrate the Lazy Days of Summer with a Mermaid Punch Mocktail Drink Recipe

  As soon as the snow melts and warm weather starts peeking, I find myself longing for delicious nonalcoholic drinks to satisfy my thirst. Obviously, water is my go to drink to do so but when I am relaxing on my deck sipping tasty summer drinks, I like indulging in a colorful mocktail recipe. It makes me feel like …

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Want to get a healthy dinner on the table in just 20 minutes? You have to try my no-cook avocado pasta sauce recipe! Delicious & easy!

Speed Up Dinner with a No-Cook Avocado Pasta Sauce Recipe

Want to get a healthy dinner on the table in just 20 minutes? You have to try my no-cook avocado pasta sauce recipe! By now, you should know that I love Avocado. I can eat it as is, grilled, in a salad, as a guacamole. However, I have never tried it in a pasta sauce; until …

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5 Super Delicious Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Meals For Large Families

It’s not easy to find delicious kid-friendly vegetarian meals for large families, but you are in luck! I’ve been on a mission to find recipes that will work when all of the cousins come over, and vegetarian recipes defiantly stretch my budget a little further. Check out some of my ideas that any family will …

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5 Leek Recipes That Are Super Cheap For Dinner

Leek recipes can be the perfect for a budget-friendly meal to throw in your back pocket. With a super sweet onion flavor, if leeks are not already on your menu you need to give them a try. I find leeks are a great alternative for people who don’t like the stronger taste of onions, and …

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Energy-Boosting Delicious Warm Lentil Salad Recipe from My #CulturedKitchen

Need an energy-boosting lunch recipe to keep you going all spring long? You’ll love my warm lentil salad recipe! So delicious and easy to make! Did you know that 2016 is the year of the pulses? That does not surprise me at all. The pulses: (from chickpeas, lentils, peas) are delicious, nutritious and affordable. It is …

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Need a lift after a sleepless night? Try this delicious energy-boosting banana orange smoothie recipe! It's loaded with good stuff, like Greek Yogurt, carrots and walnuts!

Energy Boosting Smoothie Recipe to Kick Morning into Gear

  Need a kick after a sleepless night? How about an energy-boosting smoothie recipe? Smoothies are fast and easy, just what you need when you’re too tired to even think about making a complicated breakfast! Like those days when you’re feeling under the weather. This is by far the worst winter in our household. It was …

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7 Juicy Ways to Add Mangoes to Your Family’s Plate

I am always trying new ways of mixing up food so my family will actually eat it. Not only can it help you to win the battle against picky eating by consistently introducing your family to new foods, it is a great way to sharpen your own cooking skills. I like to take food ideas …

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5 Camping Meals For Large Families That Taste Even Better In The Woods

Finding delicious camping meals for large families isn’t always simple. Absolutely, you should grill hotdogs and marshmallows, but with a large family or group, you might want to have a couple of other options available. I used to go camping quite a bit with some of my friends and their families, and here are some …

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5 Delectable St. Patrick’s Day Meals for Large Families

Looking for St. Patrick’s Day meals for large families that your family will absolutely love? We’ve got you covered! St. Patrick’s Day is a fun way to celebrate Irish heritage or traditions. We get to add a splash of color to our outfits, walk on the wild side with unique green snacks and indulge in a …

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11 Delicious Ways to Cook Broccoli So Even Picky Kids Will Eat It!

Let’s be honest here, the struggle is real to get my picky kid to eat broccoli. For a long time, she would look at it on her plate like I had tried to serve her dirt, literally dirt. She would look up at me with these big, round eyes that begged “Mommy, do I have …

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Throw an Awesome Jungle Themed Movie Night with our Coconut Punch Drink for Kids!

  We’re so excited about the upcoming release of Disney’s The Jungle Book that we decided to put together a fun Coconut Punch virgin drink for kids to celebrate! If you haven’t heard the buzz about the latest live-action rendition of Rudyard Kipling’s classic, you’re in for a treat. Disney’s The Jungle Book brings all our …

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5 “Lick The Bowl Clean” Crockpot Meals For Large Families

Whether you are crunched for time or money, there are many perks to making crockpot meals for large families. Let’s be honest, who isn’t short on time and couldn’t use to trim the grocery budget a bit? Putting healthy meals on the table is not always simple either! Below you can check out some of …

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Looking for cute yet cheap vegetarian meals for your family for Valentine's Day? Check out our heart-shaped Valentine's Day pizza recipe, with a Little Taste of India thanks to Pataks Canada!

Tastebud Tempting Valentine’s Day Vegetarian Pizza Recipe #CulturedKitchen

With the high prices of meat in my area, I am trying to come up with cheap vegetarian meals for my family. While vegetables are expensive too, they are less expensive than meat. Now don’t get me wrong: I did not give up on meat. I just reduced its consumption. Cutting back on the red …

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17 Mouth-watering Cheap Cabbage Vegetarian Recipes for Large Families

Let’s talk cabbage! More specifically, how to use cabbage in cheap vegetarian meals. With the prices of meat going through the roof lately, we’re all trying to find ways to stretch out food budget. The obvious answer: eat less meat. Unfortunately, the price of produce also seems to be on the rise. What do you …

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Give Kids a Special Treat with Our Love Bug Punch Valentine’s Day Drink Recipe!

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day drink for kids? You’re going to adore our Love Bug Punch! It’s just perfect for surprising your children after school or for all those fun Valentine’s Day parties! Valentine’s day is my daughter’s favorite celebration. She is only 8, but she is very conscientious about love and the ways to show …

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5 Things You Only Thought You Knew About Eggs & #EggMyths Twitter Party

I bet you think you know a lot about eggs. After all, they’re one of the most commonly used ingredients in recipes and at the breakfast table! Guess what? I bet I can surprise you with a few things you only THOUGHT you knew about eggs! See, the egg is a mysterious thing, shrouded in …

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Looking for an amazing vegetarian recipe? Whip up this delicious & easy sweet and sour tofu stir fry tonight! Even meat lovers will dive in!

Delicious and Easy Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir Fry Recipe #BlueDragonCNY

I have a confession: I have never used Tofu in my cooking before. It was never appealing to me, nor did I know how to cook it. What changed my mind? I went to a friend’s house and she prepared a delicious vegetables and tofu stir fry recipe. At first, I was skeptical to taste it but …

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Think you don't have anything to make for dinner? Think again! Make one of these great emergency meals with ingredients you already have on hand!

Great Emergency Meals with Ingredients You Already Have on Hand

If you think that you don’t have anything to make dinner, then think again. Before you head out to the nearest fast food restaurant or call up your favorite pizza delivery place, here are some great emergency meals with ingredients you already have on hand. You may be surprised at how many delicious meals you …

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Tired of the same old lunch? Spice things up with this delicious and easy duck sandwich recipe!

Spice Up Your Lunch With This Duck Sandwich

I tried this duck sandwich at a friend’s house and I loved it. She lives in the town of Lac Brome. This town is renowned for its duck meat. I rarely eat duck meat as it is not always available at my butcher. AND I was missing out. This duck sandwich is to die for. …

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If you're looking for ways to save time and money in the kitchen, these quick, cheap and easy casserole recipes are the way to go!

Quick, Cheap and Easy Casserole Recipes

If you’re looking for ways to save time and money in the kitchen, these quick, cheap and easy casserole recipes are the way to go! The great thing about a casserole is that you can usually throw the ingredients into the baking dish, toss it in the oven, then work on other stuff while you’re …

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3 Recipes To Fuel Your Winter Activities

Now that the holidays are over, I want to hide my scale. I know I put on few pounds (I don’t need that scale to remind me of it), indulging during Christmas break (who didn’t?) and missing some of my boot camp classes (if not all). But as of today, I am getting back to my …

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9 New Year’s Eve Appetizers Everyone Will Be Talking About

When I am throwing a party for New Year’s Eve, I skip the fancy dinner and make a bunch of appetizers instead. That way everyone can have little tastes of everything, and it encourages everyone to mingle. These appetizers on this list can start off your party right, or stand alone as snacks to last …

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Ricotta & Mango Chutney Stuffed Dates Holiday Appetizer Recipe #TheCulturedKitchen

  Today I’m sharing a delicious and easy holiday appetizer recipe for all those parties! Let me tell you, I cannot believe we are already at December 14th. I have so many things to finalize before Christmas: Gifts to buy and ones to wrap, cleaning my house before the visit comes. I am sure you understand …

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Traditional Pecan Pie: A Perfect End to Your Christmas Dinner!

    I have been sharing Christmas recipes for the last three weeks. From the main dish: a delicious honey glazed ham, to the sweet potato casserole and green bean casserole recipe. To finish this Christmas dinner in style, I am suggesting a traditional pecan pie. Many people would go with a pumpkin pie. I served …

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Looking for a great Christmas side dish recipe to sneak healthy veggies into your holiday meal? Try this yummy green bean casserole with fried onions!

Green Bean Casserole Christmas Side Dish Recipe

I cannot believe it is already December! Christmas music is playing wherever I go, my Facebook feed is filled with delicious recipes and my shopping is not even started! Tell me about it. I am last minute when it comes to Christmas gifts but plan my Christmas dinner ahead of time.  I have been sharing …

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Sweet & Spicy Southern Cornbread Hush Puppies Made Easy with Martha White®

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. I love creating easy recipes. They are perfect for weeknights when we have a lot going on! This southern style recipe is all about Martha White® Baking Mixes. They’re the perfect addition to any …

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Looking for a tasty Christmas side dish recipe that will have your guests begging for more? Check out this easy Candied Sweet Potato Casserole recipe!

Candied Sweet Potato Casserole Christmas Side Dish Recipe

Last week, I shared with you a delicious honey glazed Ham recipe to serve as a main dish for your Christmas dinner or Thanksgiving. To accompany this dish, I made this candied sweet potato casserole. I usually try to reduce sugar, but I was tempted to add some mini marshmallows. Just to put a different …

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Whip Up Your Favorite Southern Recipes in A Flash with Martha White® Baking Mixes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. Occasionally when I’m out and about I stop at Kroger…Okay I stop there all the time. Once I was there three times in one day. The greatest part about having a Kroger so …

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Delicious Christmas Dinner Recipe: Honey Glazed Ham

I know it is only mid November but planning Christmas dinner that early is super duper important for me. It helps me go through the holiday without too much stress. I can even save money by doing this as I will watch out for deals and coupons for the ingredients I need. It’s a win-win …

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Jalapeno Pepper Cheesy Bread Recipe

Time to spice up your holiday parties with this Jalapeno Pepper Cheesy Bread recipe. Your guests will love every piece of it. Make sure to warn them about the Jalapeno ingredient as some people don’t like eating spicy. You can even bake 2 batches: one spicy and one without Jalapeno. The taste won’t be the same but you …

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Snapple® Straight Up Tea™ is Straight Up Delicious Any Way You Drink It!

Snapple’s newest product is called Straight Up Tea™. It makes sense because there are no fruity flavors, no mixes or twists; this is fresh brewed tea sweetened to three levels with real sugar. No nonsense, straight up. You can choose from three levels of sweetness; Unsweetened which has 0 calories and no sugar added, Sorta …

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Celebrate the meaning of Diwali with a delicious seafood spaghetti recipe made with Patak's butter chicken sauce, plus learn how to make a Rangoli craft!

Celebrate Diwali With Seafood Spaghetti & a Rangoli Craft! #TheCulturedKitchen

  The month of November is full of celebration at OurFamilyWorld. I am proud to announce that I am a Cultured Kitchen Ambassador in partnership with Patak’s Canada and Blue Dragon Canada. It’s my third year working with these wonderful brands and I cannot wait to kick it off! These products became such a staple in …

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Looking for a healthy family movie night snack that isn't the usual bowl of popcorn? Check out our honey roasted chick peas snack mix recipe!

Honey Roasted Chick Pea Snack Mix: A Healthy Family Movie Night Snack

A family movie night is not a success without some munchies and snacks. While popcorn is THE most popular movie night snack, there are other snack ideas worth exploring. It is good to vary snacks. This Honey Roasted Chick Pea Snack Mix will sure be a hit among all the family. Bonus: it is a …

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