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 ...

Progresso Recipe Starters (Prize Pack Giveaway) #myblogspark

progresso recipe starters

We all have busy  schedules. It isn't just school- it's school related stuff, non-school stuff, social commitments, volunteer endeavors, working out, visiting family, and soon- holiday shopping.  With busy lives, often finding the time to prepare a  home-cooked meal can be quite a challenge, and getting started is often the hardest part. I know ...

Dinner in a Pumpkin

dinner in a pumpkin

1 small to medium sugar pumpkin 4 C. meatloaf mix 1/4 C soy sauce 2-4T brown sugar (to taste, I generally add 4 T) 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 C browned/sauteed mushrooms (optional-but gives a great flavor) 2 C cooked Rice                       Cut top off of pumpkin and scoop out insides. Place in oven 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes (until cooked ...

Flatout Flatbreads make great pizza, panini, pinwheels and more!

flatout flatbreads

We had a Flatout Flatbread Party earlier this week.  Several varieties of the Flatout Flatbreads, plus toppings and goodies galore.  Since the party was during the daytime, we did all kid-friendly options and didn't go too crazy with options, but now that we've tasted and fallen in love with the Flatout line, we'll be doing ...

Happy Fall, Y’all! Pumpkin Recipes to delight your tastebuds!

pumpkin-recipe-roundup

Fall is HERE and it's my favorite season. The colors changing, apple picking, pumpkin patches...and with fall activities, there also comes fall foods, close behind.  Here are some delicious pumpkin recipes to delight your tastebuds! You'll find sweet and savory recipes in this roundup- I hope you enjoy!! Let me know if you try any :) 2 ...

Edible Pirate Ships & DIY Pirate Hooks for Talk Like a Pirate Day

edible pirate ship

Talk Like A Pirate Day is September 19th and since Momondealz's sons are pirate fans, she decided to make some pirate crafts! Edible Pirate Ship Materials: Ice cream bowls Ice cream or sherbert 2 Toothpicks and 1 Straw Marshmellows Directions: 1. Fill the bowl with ice cream or sherbert. 2. Put one marshmellow on each toothpick. 3. Cut the straw so that it is longer ...

Favorite Grilling & Tailgating Recipes

game day steak

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Media Planet asking if I'd like to be part of a Grilling & Tailgating feature insert in USA Today papers around the country.  After I picked myself up off the chair, and realized that no, this was not a joke, I readily agreed.  You can check out ...

Teriyaki Grilled Chicken and Pineapple with Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar

nakano

Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar adds a splash of flavor to any dish.  Salads, main dishes, veggies, it works with so much and is so easy and convenient to use.  I've used almost a whole bottle of the Red Pepper flavor of the Nakano and over half of the garlic flavor in just a few short weeks. ...