M&M Holiday Cookie Bars

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Part cookie, part bar. This M&M cookie bar is a tasty Christmas treat for an after school snack, or to add to your holiday baking for sharing.  While they are delicious for a year round treat using holiday M&Ms makes for a festive, seasonal dessert. They are perfect with a big glass of milk  and ...

Iced Peppermint Double Chocolate Brownies

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Not a cookie, again. Yes I know.  But variety is the spice of life right? So you are going to want a treat platter heaping with a variety of delicious sugar laden treats aren't you? I thought so, let's move on. These brownies are so delicious they may as well be chocolate sin.  The brownies ...

Leftover Mashed Potato Patties

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It's almost here, it's almost time for Thanksgiving!  Even if we don't host, ,we end up making a full spread over the holiday weekend.  Mostly because we LOVE all the leftovers.  I can't deny it.  The leftovers are half the awesome of the holiday foods!  Plus, we all make way too much, so we all ...

Timing holiday meals #Giveaway

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  I think the hardest part about prepping for the holidays is timing holiday meals perfectly. After spending so much time putting together a mouth-watering meal… it’s nice to have people actually be able to eat it while it’s warm.   Am I the only one that finds it slightly irritating if the meal that I’ve slaved over ...

Egg Nog Cookie Recipe

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This is one of my favorite cookie recipes of the season- If you run eagerly to the refrigerated section of your grocery store at the first hint of the holidays looking for Egg Nog the way I do then you are going to love this recipe for Egg Nog Cookies with Egg Nog Icing.  The ...

White Chocolate Cranberry Almond Bark

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This White Chocolate Cranberry Almond Bark is a delicious addition to your Christmas baking, right alongside the traditional peppermint bark. It could not be simpler to make and is easy to customize with your favorite flavors and ingredients. This is my particular favorite since the dried cranberries and almonds pair amazingly with white chocolate. Add ...

American Heritage Chocolate Recipes #ChocolateHistory

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Last week, I had a REALLY fun day down in NYC in Times Square with my friend Julie.  It was a quick trip, but lots of fun and I love to see my blogging pals! All in all a great day.  Plus, it was full of chocolate.  Specifically, American Heritage Chocolate (a newer favorite) and M&Ms chocolates ...

Sloppy Joes Stuffed Peppers #McSkilletSauce

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McCormick®’s Skillet Sauces® launched recently, and as part of that launch, they asked bloggers like myself to give the sauces a try and share a recipe post about them.  We've tried two of the flavors at this point- the Sweet & Smoky Sloppy Joes Skillet Sauce and Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Skillet Sauce, and I'm planning to use ...

Chocolate Peppermint Pudding

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This post brought to you by TruMoo. All opinions are 100% mine. TruMoo Chocolate milk is one of my kids favorite treats and can always be found in my refrigerator.  That it tastes delicious is made even better by the fact that it contains NO artificial growth hormones, NO high fructose corn syrup, and is ...

Non meat protein sources

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Often times when people think of protein sources they immediately think of beef and chicken. But there are many other great and nutritious sources of protein available. Here is a list of non meat protein sources.   Eggs. One large egg contains about 6 grams of protein, and about 90 calories. Eating a two egg omelet for ...