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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Sunkist TEN Kickin’ Orange Chicken

gluten free orange chicken with no sugar and light on calories

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #drinkTEN #CollectiveBias This Light and Skinny Kickin’ Orange Chicken uses SunkistTEN to get extra flavor without the extra calories. Plus it is gluten free! Huge win in my book! Orange chicken is one of my family’s favorite recipes, but the… 

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Freezer Meal Cooking with #CanBandz

freezer meal cooking with can bandz

If you are anything like me, chances are you don’t love the idea of feeding your kids fast food every night, but your nights are busy, and between homework, soccer, piano, etc. getting a hot meal on the table EVERY NIGHT is daunting. This is why I do a freezer meal cooking day each month…. 

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Koeksusters & Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Koeksusters and the dave thomas foundation for adoption

A few years ago my husband and I had the chance to visit South Africa, and while we were there we saw a disturbing amount of orphaned children. I was pregnant at the time of our visit, and so sick that I knew I never wanted to be pregnant again. But I also couldn’t help… 

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Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup

rotisserie chicken noodle soup

Fall is here! I know I am getting older because I now love Fall. Like seriously love it. I used to be a summer person, I mean what is not to love about summer? Sand, sunshine, sitting pool side, and all of that fun stuff. But now, summer is kind of more about remembering sunscreen,… 

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Salsa Cheddar Beef Taquitos & Marinate or Rub? Which should you chose?

Salsa and cheddar beef taquitos

Salsa Cheddar Beef Taquitos, beef slow cooked, then mixed with salsa and cheese to make crispy, flavorful taquitos. Beef is such a satisfying meal option, and mixed with salsa and cheddar cheese will have your family saying: “Yes, Please!” A few weeks ago I made a Creamy Jalapeno Chicken Taquito recipe and my kids loved… 

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