Peanut Butter & Jelly Granola Recipe

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I am always looking for easy, delicious, and healthy ways to provide the kids with snacks they love. Granola is great because it is super simple to throw together with whatever you have on hand and when stored properly will keep for awhile. It is also a very versatile snack-we eat ours straight from the ...

Sweet & Salty Popcorn Cake

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of JOLLY TIME Pop Corn for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is almost here, school is almost out and it's the perfect time to start spending more quality time with the family after school. This weekend we took full advantage of having a few ...

Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak

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This dish is a delicious stand by that has been a family favorite for years with a bit of an update. Well, maybe YOU have already been making it this way and I am new to the bandwagon but hey, I love my slow cooker! They turn out tender, delicious, and full of flavor - ...

Chex Party Mix Snack Bar

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Who doesn't love Chex Party Mix? In our family, it's made a few times a year, especially at the holidays.  So delicious and there's pretty much something in there for everyone...although truth be told, if you are sharing some with me, you'll notice the pretzels vanish pretty quickly.  I can't confirm nor deny that it's ...

Copycat Starbucks S’mores Frappuccino

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I don't frequently splurge at coffee shops for a frappuccino. While I love them, they don't do much for me except empty my wallet. I mean, they TASTE awesome and everything, but if I am going to indulge, I want to do it in a way that offers my body some benefit. Using Silk Soymilk ...

Summer Ambrosia Salad

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If you need a new, fresh idea for summer barbecues, picnics, pot lucks, or any get together try this amazing Summer Ambrosia Salad recipeI found on Dole's website. It is light, fresh, fruity, and delicious, making it the perfect summer side dish to bring along- don't forget the recipe! I loved how this recipe satisfied a ...

Spiced Dark Chocolate Muddy Buddies

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I don't know many who aren't fans of Muddy Buddies.  Often times, though, this delightful snack is almost TOO sweet, at least for adults, and when I was up in Boston for Patriots Weekend, watching a demo by American Heritage Chocolate at the Old North Church, I started thinking about using that chocolate in a ...

Enchilada Quinoa Recipe

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! We're going super simple for our dinner plan for the holiday- we love to eat on this fun foodie holiday, but we do also have gymnastics twice on Tuesdays and simply don't have a lot of time to cook. This Enchilada Quinoa recipe  will be quick and easy, plus easy to eat ...

Fun Snacks for Cinco De Mayo #FlavorYourFiesta

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I am a homeschooling mom and we love learning about other cultures as part of our curriculum study, so we took the month of May to learn about Mexico, it's traditions and customs. As part of their  celebrations -Cinco De Mayo is a very important one that is also very much celebrated here in the ...

Using Sous Vide for Weekly Meal Prep

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I love the convenience  of my crock pot, freezer meals, and now I have a new favorite for weekly meal prep in the kitchen- Anova's Sous Vide Device. When I was first asked to check it out I jumped at it, but then I was a bit intimidated- it looked well....fancy.  I wasn't sure it ...