Birthday Waffle Cake

birthday waffle cake stand

A fun twist on the classic birthday cake, and so easy to make! My sweet little one is turning 2 and I can’t even believe it. She really is such a joy to have around, the whole family just adores her. One of her favorite foods is waffles. I have been trying to come up… 

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Thai butternut squash soup

Creamy fall soup with a hint of exotic flavors make this a go-to anytime meal your whole family will love! This butternut squash soup is not your average soup, it is thick, creamy, and has so many awesome flavors, you will ask yourself why you didn’t grow more butternut squash in your garden. Or why… 

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Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Dipping Sauce

lamb meatball with yogurt sauce

When I think of lamb I immediately think of time spent in the Mediterranean. My husband and I have been very lucky to visit a great deal of the Mediterranean, and noticed that lamb was a staple in many of the areas we visited. We had it in Greece and Israel, prepared different ways, and… 

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How to Get Kids to Eat Veggies! #ILikeVeggies

how to get kids to eat veggies

We all know that getting kids to eat their veggies can be really challenging. And like most things with parenting it takes consistency and persistence. I myself have one very picky little eater which has lead to our family having a little mantra we say A LOT in a sing-song voice: “Try it, you’ll like… 

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Halloween Snacks: Brain Cheeseball

halloween snacks, brain cheeseball, cheese ball

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #shop #SpookySnacks #CollectiveBias Halloween will be here before we know it. What Halloween snacks are you planning to serve for your Halloween fun? Whether you are having a big Halloween Spooktacular, or a cozy family only scare fest,… 

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Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

tomato basil soup with grilled cheese croutons

A simple soup bursting with flavor and ideal for a crisp fall day! And those extra crunchy grilled cheese croutons made with Emile Noel olive oil take this soup to a whole new level. So with Halloween coming up soon I just HAD to buy candy. For the trick or treaters of course. Not for… 

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Slow Cooker Corn Chowder

slow cooker corn chowder

A hearty chowder packed with potatoes, ham, and corn. Perfect for fall! One of the best parts of fall are the big bowls of soups and chowders we get to enjoy in the cooler weather. I love a good soup, and one that you can dump into a slow cooker and let cook all day… 

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Banana Pancakes with Bigelow Tea Salted Caramel Syrup

banana pancakes with salted caramel syrup

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AmericasTea #CollectiveBias #ad Fluffy banana pancakes topped with Bigelow tea salted caramel syrup is the perfect breakfast, and has the added benefit of boosting your immunity during cold, cough, and flu season! As we are moving into the… 

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Lasagna Soup in a Garlic Bread Bowl

lasagna soup in a garlic bread bowl

Hearty tomatoes, smokey sausage and ground beef, noodles, and cheese make this a fall soup you will want to revisit all year long. And the best part, it only takes 20-30 minutes to make! Soup is so nice to eat during those colder months, but sometimes it just doesn’t stick with you, and so right… 

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B.E.L.T. with Cheese for Non-GMO Month!

BLT sandwich

Salty bacon, creamy egg yolks, crispy lettuce, tangy tomatoes, spicy mayo, and flavorful non-GMO cheddar cheese all loaded onto crunchy toasted bread! This is probably my favorite sandwich ever. And I am not just saying that. I love a good Philly Cheesesteak and a BBQ Beef Sandwich but there is just something about an amped up… 

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Cream Cheese Banana Bread

cream cheese banana bread loaf

Have you guys tried the whole cream cheese inside of bread thing? I love doing this because it makes a bread (think zucchini, pumpkin, or banana) taste a little like cheesecake. And I love cheesecake! But it is also such a fun way to change up your banana bread. Take a close look at this… 

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