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Sloppy Joes Pizza Rolls

Sloppy Joes Pizza Rolls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #YesYouCAN #CollectiveBias Sloppy Joe Pizza rolls are the perfect thing to serve to a crowd of grown hungry men or messy kids. They have all of the wonderful nostalgic sweet flavors of a sloppy joe, but are carefully […]

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Greek 7 Layer Dip

Greek 7 Layer Dip

Cheesy, greasy football food is great, but you sometimes just want to munch on something healthy. Especially if you are still adhering to your New Year’s resolutions! This dip is the perfect companion to pita chips or fresh veggies. It has a layer of Sabra Greek Yogurt Dip, grilled marinated artichokes, fresh peppers, Kalamata olives, […]

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Arancini- Italian Rice Balls

Arancini- Italian Rice Balls

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! I took a much needed blogging break and focused on the family. We focused on family traditional recipes in the kitchen and ate our hearts out! One of the recipes that I have been meaning to share are these Arancini or Italian Rice Balls. They have been apart […]

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Game Changing Popcorn

Game Changing Popcorn

Move over fake nacho cheese sauce, we’ve got a fabulous game day snack that will not have you running to the local pharmacy for some antacids!   Popcorn is one of my guilty pleasures and I absolutely love munching on it while watching the game with my husband. He, on the other hand, is not […]

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Enchiladas Healthified

Enchiladas Healthified

Between the holidays and tailgating parties, many calories will be consumed. In an effort to not gain 5,000 pounds, I try to keep weeknight meals light and easy. These enchiladas are one of my favorite meals. I combine cooked chicken with Sabra Creamy Greek Yogurt Dip and some cheese. This keeps the inside of the […]

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At-Home Tailgating Party

At-Home Tailgating Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareYourSpirit #CollectiveBias It is football season, and while I don’t understand every call of the game, I do understand football food, which is more important anyway right? And because we only have soccer players (so far) in my […]

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#Ad Teriyaki Glazed Cornish Hens

#Ad Teriyaki Glazed Cornish Hens

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuicyGrilledCornish #CollectiveBias One of my favorite meals growing up was Teriyaki Glazed Cornish Game Hens. I have an uncle who is an ah-mazing cook, and this was one of his specialties. We always knew that when we were […]

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Back To School Freezer Meal Making Party

Back To School Freezer Meal Making Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ZiplocBackToSchool #CollectiveBias The kids’ school supplies and new uniforms have been purchased, which means back-to-school preparations are in full swing! I signed everyone up for their extracurricular activities, and let me tell you, I am going to be […]

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Smoked Fish Carbonara

Smoked Fish Carbonara

Being a food blogger means that I have to spend hours in the kitchen almost every day developing and testing recipes. When it comes to dinner on most nights, I am worn out. Generally my brain is depleted of any creativity and I resort to the classic easy dishes. Sometimes, however, I will get a […]

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Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers

Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers

When the ridiculously short fig season rolls around, I try to buy as many as possible. We absolutely  love fresh figs in our home, and I also love baking and cooking with them. They definitely add a WOW factor to dishes. Take these Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers for instance. Aren’t they pretty? These garnished […]

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Yellow Squash Cakes with an Herb Studded Sour Cream

Yellow Squash Cakes with an Herb Studded Sour Cream

Well my handy summer garden is coming to a close soon. It is kind of bittersweet. While I love have fresh yellow squash, we are kind of tired of it. We still have pounds and pounds left of tomatoes, eggplant and peppers but I am eager to plant my pumpkins and move forward with my […]

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Star Wars Rebels Party

Star Wars Rebels Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BDayOnBudget #CollectiveBias Last month we had the amazing opportunity to attend ComicCon for the first time. Baby Ben was absolutely mesmerized by all of the Star Wars characters and has since been playing/sleeping with his light saber that […]

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Blistered Tomato Almond Brie Bruschetta

Blistered Tomato Almond Brie Bruschetta

For the first time in about 10 years, my dear husband and I are on a trip sans children. My mother in law is currently in town and she generously offered to watch them so we could get away. Last year my family and I took an epic month-long road trip where we traveled up […]

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Fig Bacon Spinach Salad With A Champagne Vinaigrette

Fig Bacon Spinach Salad With A Champagne Vinaigrette

Lately my husband and I don’t see very much of each other. If he is not working, I am. And on the rare occasion that we both have some free time, we usually have to prepare for a party or out of town guests. The other night my mom graciously took the kids, giving us […]

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Beach Clam Bake

Beach Clam Bake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerToGo #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. I have always wanted to host a clam bake at the beach, but with open fire regulations, I have never been able to actually […]

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Cherry Plum Barbecue Sauce

Cherry Plum Barbecue Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KingsfordFlavor #CollectiveBias It is almost the 4th of July, and do I have a killer recipe for you. Take your grilling up a notch with this Cherry Plum Barbecue Sauce. It has all of the wonderful sweetness and […]

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Sriracha Almond Asian Salad

Sriracha Almond Asian Salad

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. Lately, it seems as if every time I reach into the cupboard for a quick snack I find empty boxes. My kids have this horrible habit of eating literally everything in the house and leaving the empty boxes or bags for me to clean up! It drives […]

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Teriyaki Grilled Burgers

Teriyaki Grilled Burgers

Anyone that has met my husband and has seen him interact with me and our children agrees that I hit the jackpot the day that I married him. He is truly the most amazing man I have ever met. Not only is he beautiful on the outside (oh yah and he speaks French) he is […]

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Greek Chicken Salad Cups

Greek Chicken Salad Cups

This post was supposed to be a recap about my recent trip to the Sabra Kitchens in Richmond, Virginia. Unfortunately, the day after I arrived, I got extremely sick and had to spend the day in the ER instead of the Sabra facilities. It was such a bummer! I have been a long time lover […]

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Ratatouille Tart

Ratatouille Tart

  When I first married my husband and still living in Switzerland, we visited his grandparents and aunts a few times a month. During the summer months they would grow their entire year’s worth of vegetables and preserve everything for the cold months. One of the items they make is Ratatouille. I had never had […]

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