Must-Have Tailgating Food for The Game!

The next most important thing to watching and rooting for your favorite football team is the tailgating food!  You probably have your go-to favorites but wouldn't it be fun to try some new recipes too?  I love these ideas from style blogger Julianne Cronin! Watch for touchdown sandwiches, chili-filled mason jars, and a signature drink! Who will you be cheering for this weekend?  What is YOUR … [Read more...]

Top Secret Recipes Step By Step Book Review & #Giveaway AD #MWCHolidayGiftGuide

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I own several of the Top Secret Recipe books and have always been really pleased with the recipes I've tried from them.  Todd Wilbur is back with Top Secret Recipes Step By Step featuring 125 recipes including 75 all new hacks and 50 classic recipes which have been reworked and improved to come ever closer to the restaurant's original formula.  The book is packed with over 1,100 mouthwatering … [Read more...]

Easy Sausage Breakfast Muffins

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We've been in a breakfast rut.  I've been wanting to try making up a recipe ahead of time so that my mornings go smoothly and my kids get a good breakfast.  These Easy Sausage Breakfast Muffins did the trick.  They are fast and easy to make, freeze well and reheat well.  Plus, my kids love them and they are pretty filling too!  Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, then whip these up! Start by … [Read more...]

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...]