Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes for Breakfast Night @Krusteaz AD

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This week we celebrated fall and the return to school with a special breakfast night.  We tend to eat breakfast for dinner at least one night a week because it's a family favorite — plus, it's easy, especially with  Krusteaz's pancake and waffle mixes.  Apparently, we are not alone.  A recent survey showed that 30% of families make Breakfast Night a weekly occurrence. The reason this breakfast … [Read more...]

Italian Turkey Ciabatta Sandwich + Recipe Contest

We tried and loved Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken so when I heard about Foster Farms All Natural Sliced Turkey I was anxious to give it a try too! Lucky for me, I’ve been selected by the sponsor to be one of the first to try it!  They sent me a voucher to pick up one of their new products to try in a sandwich recipe to help promote the Don't Call Me Basic contest. Foster Farms All Natural … [Read more...]

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

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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

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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...]