20 Valentine Cookie Recipes That Will Make you Fall in Love

Valentine Cookie Recipes One of the best things about Valentine's Day is baking cookies and making them into gifts for friends and family.   Here is a huge list of some new, delicious Valentine cookies I can’t wait to try. There are some super easy recipes for cookies and some that are more advanced for those of you that like to WOW!!     If you are looking for more Desserts for Valentine's Day be sure to check out our Easy Macaroon Cookie R … [Read more...]

Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Recipe

Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Recipe   Craving wings, but want to save money? Need a new recipe to make for a party? Looking for a "healthier" alternative to take out?   This Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Recipe is a faux hot wing recipe. Great for vegetarians or for the sake of making cauliflower "hot wings" (Bragging rights anyone?).   This recipe is baked, points for healthy? I thought so too! Be sure to check out our Baked Zuc … [Read more...]

Turkey Bacon Brie Braid Recipe

Disclosure: I have been compensated by Immaculate Baking for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. Turkey Bacon Brie Braid is a quick and easy way to use up leftover turkey and have your family asking for more! If you like using quality ingredients but don't have time to make every single item on your holiday menu from scratch, keep reading. So it was day 3 of eating leftover turkey and I can safely say my … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Purely Inspired. All opinions are 100% mine.       Fall is officially in the air and I couldn’t be more excited if I tried. It has always been my favorite season of the year and I don’t see that ever changing. Pumpkins are starting to pop up at the farmers market everywhere and you know what that means?!   Pumpkin Spice Protein Waffles     These Pumpkin Spice Protein … [Read more...]

How I Control my Hunger

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Meta Appetite Control as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  Remember the good old days when you could eat what you want, drink what you want and still remain petite and shapely? I miss those times when I could eat out at restaurants, grab a double cheeseburger or Monte Cristo {YUM} and not worry about gaining 10 pounds in the process. After turning 40, I really started to notice my … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Mocha Protein Shake Recipe

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Purely Inspired. All opinions are 100% mine. Salted Caramel Mocha Protein Shake Recipe Breakfast is the hardest meal of the day for me. I'm sure most of you know that it's also the most important meal of the day because it literally “breaks” the “fast” that our bodies have gone through while sleeping. It also kick starts our metabolism and gets us burning calories right when we … [Read more...]

Homemade Instant Iced Coffee Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Folgers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.     I am an iced coffee addict! Whenever we are out and about shopping, I love to sip on a nice cold drink that gives me a little bit of oomph! Buying a drink while I’m out gets way to expensive so I like to make my own. It’s so easy and really saves me a ton of money. You won’t believe how easy this strong, creamy iced coffee tastes an … [Read more...]

Sweet Pepper Couscous Salad Recipe

    If you are looking for a hearty salad that is so simple to make then you have to try this Sweet Pepper Couscous Salad Recipe. I use to be scared of making couscous but believe it or not,  if you can boil water, you can make couscous! If you have a lot going on and need a simple salad that is delicious, be sure to give this Sweet Pepper Couscous Salad a try!     Looking for more simple salads? Be sure to check out our other Salad Recipe … [Read more...]

Healthy Protein Buckeye Treats

Today’s post is sponsored by Acorn Influence and it’s advertiser #ProteinAtWalmart  Healthy Protein Buckeye Treats     For those of you that don't know what a Buckeye is, buckeyes are nuts that grow on trees and are related to the horse chestnut.We like to make a dessert that resembles them so we call them Buckeyes! It's a peanut butter ball dipped in chocolate that are are insanely good.  A traditional Buckeye recipe calls for peanu … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Revive Your Smoothies

5 Ways to Revive Your Smoothies by adding simple ingredients that will change everything! **Quick Tip** My Favorite Tool for making  just about ANYTHING!   If you’re like me and going to regularly make smoothies, consider investing in a good machine that can blend and much more with vigor for years and years. You want a blender with serious horsepower such as the Vitamix.  This powerful machine can make quick work of your smoothies, soups, … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe Here is a great recipe that I recently got from my hairdresser in Kentucky. I use it to make gifts for family and friends at Christmas!! The mason jars are just to be consistent with the moonshine theme. They aren’t necessary, but they make storage easier, since your making such a large batch. I used cupcake liners to decorate the lids and a little ribbon. Voila! You've got yourself a tasty, great gift!   If y … [Read more...]

Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Delicious Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe If you like Mac & Cheese, then make sure to see how this Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese Recipe is made! It's easy and way more delicious then store bought Macaroni and Cheese! This Delicious Crock pot Macaroni and cheese recipe is so much more healthier and delicious than store bought mac and cheese! I love that you know exactly what is going into the dish and it's really simple to put t … [Read more...]

Sauteed Summer Squash, Zucchini & Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Breadcrumbs

Sauteed Summer Squash, Zucchini & Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Breadcrumbs is a fresh, sauteed dish that's an easy light, flavorful side dish. For many people, side dishes are a favorite part of the Christmas feast. I like to indulge during the holidays but that doesn't mean I can't add some options that are not only healthy but delicious!  This is one of those nice and easy dishes that relies only on great produce! Choosing local, fresh, … [Read more...]

Homemade Gluten Free Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup

Homemade Gluten Free Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup I've just always assumed that condensed cream of chicken soup was gluten free! I found out after rushing to the store and buying a can of condensed cream of chicken soup, that it is thickened with wheat flour! Ugh! I was in the middle of making a Homemade Potato Soup {recipe to come}, but it needed to be gluten-free because of my daughter. I had some Gluten Free All Purpose Flour on hand and t … [Read more...]

Lose Weight with Jenny Craig

Disclosure: I was provided a free Jenny Craig Weight Loss Starter Kit. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. Lose Weight with Jenny Craig Being a "stay at home mom" (work my butt off and don't get paid) means I’m always in the kitchen trying to find ways to cut back on calories for myself. I realize that there are a ton of options to lose weight, but they all require so much thought!   Diets that require different food than t … [Read more...]

Browned Butter Frosting

This Browned Butter Frosting Recipe is so good! I'm not sure where I came across this recipe but it's definitely a keeper! If you like Frosting, be sure to check out this book, Frosting Recipes: The Ultimate Guide! Browned Butter Frosting Ingredients: 3 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 to 4 tablespoons milk 1/3 cup butter (I wouldn't use margarine b/c it can burn!) Directions: In medium bowl, place powdered sugar, 1 teas … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookies Recipe

 Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookies Recipe These moist and light Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting just melt in your mouth! Mixing in some pumpkin puree gives the cookies a bit more moisture and also a great color. Don't want added calories? Leave out the frosting! I think these are just as good as my Pumpkin Spice Cookies but I'll let you be the judge!   If you like Pumpkin, be sure to check out this cookbook, Pumpkin Love - Autum … [Read more...]

[ad] Jalapeno Relish Burger

 This Jalapeno Relish Burger Recipe shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BPPatties #CollectiveBias   Weeknights around my house are always hectic. There never seems to be a night where everyone in the family is at home the entire time. One rule that we stick to most of the time is to always have a “sit-down” dinner together. My kids have sports several nights a week and my husba … [Read more...]

Inside Out Anger Snack Recipe

Have you seen Pixar’s new movie yet? My kids recently went to the movies to see the movie Inside Out and LOVED it. This Inside Out Anger Snack Recipe will help you celebrate the new flick. Inside Out not only looks like a great movie but I read that the director modeled it after his experience with his own daughter. Inside Out Anger Snack Recipe Here is what you will need: 1 Corn Tortilla (taco size) 1 Flour Tortilla (taco size) Softened … [Read more...]

Chunky Tuna Salad

I think Chunky Tuna Salad is the perfect summer snack. In this version, the only thing you have to cook is two fried eggs. The rest is easy peasy.     This Chunky Tuna Salad Recipe is a great option for when you are in a hurry and you want something easy but healthy! I shared the entire recipe with the new Food Lion Recipe Portal and I must say it was quite easy! Have you seen the Food Lion Recipe Portal? I am always looking for new rec … [Read more...]