Chocolate Banana Cinnamon Nut Chex Mix Recipe

We are heading out this week on our annual camping trip to the Oregon coast.  A Costco sized bag of trail mix is typically on our camping grocery list but this year I wanted something a little healthier but also something my kids will actually eat.  They love cereal and since Chex is so versatile, I decided to come up with my own quick and easy recipe.  Chex first became a staple in our house when … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan with Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken

Foster Farms

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foster Farms®. Our family is big on chicken.  Most nights for dinner, chicken is our main source of protein. Foster Farms recently rolled out a trio of fresh chicken products in stores throughout California, Oregon and Washington and I am so excited that I've been selected as a sponsor to be one of the first to try it!  They sent me a … [Read more...]

7 Cakes for Summer Entertaining

flag cake

We love getting together with friends over the summer whether we have a barbecue at our place, meet up for a picnic somewhere or we are invited to a potluck.  Dessert is my favorite!  Check out these Must Have Cakes for Summer Entertaining: Check out Must Have Cakes for Summer Entertaining by Holly Duce at Mode … [Read more...]

Free “Kick Off Your Summer” Cookbook! #CookingUpSummer

Steakhouse Potato Salad

Let Kraft help you plan the perfect celebration with the “Kick Off Your Summer” cookbook! I'm seriously drooling over some of the recipes!  Check out this small sampling of what you'll get in the cookbook:   Yum, right? Go get your free cookbook so you can enjoy some of these delicious recipes this summer! … [Read more...]

Celebrate Memorial Day with a Premier Protein Red White & Blue Breakfast Parfait

Breakfast Parfait

I was recently introduced to Premier Protein's line of products including shakes and bars.  I love that I can find them at Costco for a great price and they're perfect to have on hand for quick fuel — what busy mom doesn't need something easy to grab when there isn't time to make herself a meal? The individually packaged shakes are portion sized and don't need refrigeration (though they do taste … [Read more...]

Fresh Pico de Gallo: A Healthy Snack with Tomatoes #ad

Florida Tomatoes

Guess what I made last night for the first time?  Fresh Pico De Gallo!  It's my hubby's favorite and he's been looking for healthy snacks.  This one certainly fits the bill!  Tomatoes are loaded with health benefits and if you can chop veggies, you can make this recipe!  It's so easy! Ingredients: 3 Roma Tomatoes 1 Lime 1/2 Red Onion 1/2 bunch cilantro (leaves only) 2 tsp … [Read more...]