Egg Nog Cookie Recipe

egg nog cookies final

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

white chocolate cranberry almond bark vert

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

american-heritage-chocolate-recipes

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

sloppy-joes-stuffed-peppers

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

chocolate-peppermint-pudding-recipe

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

protein-sources

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 ...

Spicy Mango Bloody Mary

spicy-mango-bloody-mary-recipe

Remember I said I was doing a raw veggie challenge?  Well, I've kept it up for many days. Or most of the past few weeks, anyway.  It also got me thinking, for some reason, about Thanksgiving. Maybe because it's the V8VegOut Challenge, or because the holiday itself is coming and my family has  a serious ...

Make your own cookie butter (Free printable gift tag)

make-your-own-cookie-butter

A few years ago a friend heard me mention heading to Trader Joe's.  If they have Cookie Butter, get me 2.  Maybe 3, she said. I was all "What is cookie butter??" and then she told me.  I knew that I would need to try this cookie butter, and I knew I'd probably 1. love it and ...

{easy} Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipe

easy-slow-cooker-chicken

I love using my crock pot.  Slow cooker.  Whatever you want to call it.... it makes things a lot simpler for me, especially with busy schedules like ours. This slow cooker chicken breast recipe is easy and so delicious! Plus, this kind of chicken lends itself well to leftover dishes... which means cooking once and eating ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

chicken-tortilla-soup

This post brought to you by The Frozen Food Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We like to have at least 2 servings of vegetables at dinner in our house.  Often, fruit as well, but we do try to do the vegetables at dinner each night.  My kids, I'm ...