Roasted Ranch Chickpeas

Roasted Ranch Chickpeas Recipe from This Mama Loves

Kid #1 is done with meat again. She's gone back to being Vegetarian, and I'm back to thinking a lot about protein sources and keeping her body fueled both for middle school and for gymnastics workouts (sometimes 4 hours in a row). Beans are always my go-to for protein, for all of us, but I ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Spring is here!

I see buds on the trees and the grass is turning a vibrant color, no more muddy brown lawns near me. Spring is HERE! Don't forget to add your own recipes to the linky below. We LOVE seeing what you're cooking in your kitchen! Some of our faves from last week: The CUTEST Lemon Tarts in all the ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Cute Easter Treats Recipes

Cute Easter Treats Recipes from This Mama Loves

Cute Easter Treats Recipes: Delicious Dishes Recipe Party I just realized that not only is next week leading up to Easter, but also school vacation week. I am not ready. I need another week before either event happens. At least we have our Easter menu ready. Ham, overnight French Toast casserole, glazed carrots, and some kind ...

Bunny Salad aka White Rabbit Salad (Just in time for Easter!)

Bunny Salad aka White Rabbit Salad for Easter from This Mama Loves

White Rabbit Salad aka "Bunny Salad" My friend Jenni grew up in the midwest.  Since knowing her, I've been introduced to so many yummy recipes that quickly became family favorites since we met 8 years ago. Amazing what some miles do for the typical foods eaten at gatherings! Anyway, one of the recipes that I adore ...

Favorite Easter Recipes: Delicious Dishes Recipe Party

Favorite Easter Recipes: Delicious Dishes Recipe Party

Favorite Easter Recipes: Delicious Dishes Recipe Party How did we already get to March 27th? The past week is a blur for many reasons, but whoa. Easter is sneaking up on us, you guys.  Also, tax day as well. Since taxes aren't fun to discuss, at least for me, let's just focus on yummy foods to ...

Easy Two Cheese Quesadillas

Simple Two Cheese Quesadilla Recipe from This Mama Loves

Having trouble mixing things up for school and work lunches? I am. The kids and I are so tired of making and eating the same lunch things after 6 months of school. We are all wanting new flavors, and variety. The same old stuff can be made new with some simple flavor swaps or additions! ...

Beer Braised Sausage and Onions, Sous Vide

Beer Braised Sausage and Onions Sous Vide Recipe from This Mama Loves

Beer Braised Sausage and Onions, Sous Vide Beer, sausage, and mustard - they just seem to belong together, right?  Especially served with some sweet onions cooked up just right? With spring here, we're starting to think more about cookouts and potluck gatherings and less about comfort food.  One of my favorite things about a cookout or ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Easter Dessert Favorites

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party Easter Desserts Hero

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Easter Dessert Favorites   Do you even realize we already made it past Pi Day, the Ides of March AND St. Patrick's Day? How did that happen? I blinked! We're already into Easter mode around here, but that's how it works when you blog. Your holiday foods are prepped long before a holiday happens. ...

SING Movie Night & Edible SING Microphone Cupcakes

Sing Movie Inspired Microphone Cupcakes Recipe

 This SING Movie Night & Edible SING Microphone cupcakes post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. SING Special Edition is now available on Blu-ray & DVD and my family was finally able to sit down and watch it together! After listening to the official SING soundtrack over the last few weeks months I was totally ...

Easter Appetizer: Chick Cheeseball Recipe

Spring Chick Cheeseball Easter Appetizer Recipe from This Mama Loves

My friend Erica made the CUTEST cheeseball (well, I've seen some other cute cheeseballs in my day, but this is the cutest Easter one I've seen to date) for us and you're going to want to make it for your Easter guests (or to bring to your hosts). It's so cute and I'm happy to ...