Nestle Winter Favorites (Williams Sonoma & Gift Card Giveaway)

peppermint mocha chocolate chip cookies

It's December, and we're in full holiday mode. People are friendlier, cards are being sent, gifts ordered, folks are helping one another, and everyone I know is doing some kind of baking - we all have some special foods that go along with our holiday traditions! If you are looking for some new ideas, ...

Better Baking with Avocados from Mexico- Enter to win!

avocado from mexico

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Avocados from Mexico for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I don't know about you but I'm always looking for ways to make baked goods healthier. Until I'd heard of the Avocados from Mexico's Better Baking Sweepstakes, I'm not sure I was aware that avocados ...

Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas

crockpot chicken enchiladas

buy propecia onlineom/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/crockpot-chicken-enchiladas.jpg" alt="crockpot chicken enchiladas" width="300" height="207" /> Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas is the recipe this week coming to us from Tabitha of Saving Toward A Better Life! You can add a little extra spice like Paprika Pepper to kick up the flavor or enjoy as is for a great homemade meal! Ingredients: Chicken Breasts or ...

Excailbur Dehydrator Review, Recipes and Giveaway

excalibur dehydrator giveaway

Excalibur Dehydrators are considered to be the best dehydrator on the market. After receiving mine and using it I can see why they are so greatly loved. The Excalibur 5 tray is perfect for my small family and our dehydrating needs. In the short time I have had mine, I have ...

Ultimate Macaroni & Cheese Recipe from In the Kitchen with David

in the kitchen with david cookbook

I LOVE comfort food.  I mean, what's not to love?  Food that comforts the soul.  Clearly I love it, or I'd not be so...well, round.  One of my favorite comfort foods is macaroni and cheese.  It's also one of my favorite things to cook. I make a mean mac'n'cheese, if I do say so myself, ...

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

buffalo chicken meatball grinder

Here's a waist- friendly recipe for Buffalo Chicken Meatballs 1lb ground chicken 1carrot 1 stalk celery 1/2 c breadcrumbs 1/3 c crumbled bleu cheese 12oz bottle Frank's Buffalo Sauce (or your own sauce) Mix all ingredients except for hot sauce.  (We chop the carrots and celery in food processor but you can mince by hand) Makes about 16 meatballs (Serves 4) Spray inside ...

My favorite chili recipe- in the crock pot!

chili recipe

Chili is one of my favorite dishes to make when the weather gets cooler.  It's full of protein, and such a comfort food for us.  This is more or less the chili recipe my mom made growing up, although I've changed things up a bit over the years. Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef (or turkey) 1lb sweet Italian ...

Simply Sweet Corn Muffins (Recipe)

simply sweet corn muffin recipe

I always used to buy Jiffy muffin mix when I wanted to make cornbread or corn muffins.  But my sister gave me a Corn Muffin recipe that she swore was BETTER tasting and super simple to do (read: Brett-proof) and I finally got brave enough to attempt it recently.  A few simple ingredients and 25 ...

Hidden Valley’s Lunch Break for Kids October 15-19

hidden valley ranch lunch break for kids

Hidden Valley's  Lunch Break for Kids national fundraiser (October 15-19) highlights ways for parents and kids to come together with chefs and schools to learn more about how simple, good food can make healthier bodies and stronger family connections.   One way we can help our kids have healthy bodies is by sending healthy snacks to ...

Let Them Eat Vegan! Cookbook review

Let Them Eat Vegan Dreen Burton vegan cookbook vegan mac and cheese

Dreena Burton's newest cookbook Let Them Eat Vegan: 200 Deliciously Satisfying Plant-Powered Recipes for the Whole Family is loaded with healthy and tasty recipes.  This is Dreena's fourth vegan (plant-based) cookbook.  She focuses on using fresh, whole ingredients rather than processed vegan substitutes or white flour.  Dreena is the mother of 3 young girls and keeps their ...