Teriyaki Chicken Pineapple Boats


I have turned over cooking to my hubby a couple nights a week, because I have one too many things too do. Sometimes you just don’t want anything out of the crock pot, and the grill sounds so much better. Plus, I am in charge of homework. That can be painful with 3 kids. 13 […]

Pumpkin Doughnuts


Fall is around the corner. That users in the season for baked goods, apples, pumpkins, the smell of cinnamon… …..MMMM……and a nice warm cup of coffee. Some of the best things in life happen in the fall. Like the best baked doughnut ever! These are the only non-fried doughnuts I make, and they are fabulous! […]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Bars


One of my favorite flavors of all time: PUMPKIN! I don’t know that I have ever turned down a recipe with pumpkin in it. That is one of the most exciting things about fall to me. PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! I have passed my love of pumpkin on to my children, even the picky one. They too […]

Gluten Free Apple Almond Bars & Publix® Gift Card Giveaway


It’s time to stock the pantry and fridge with healthy after school snacks, and things to pack in lunchboxes.  My littlest loves to get in the kitchen and help so I try to find easy recipes for her. Plus, if it is Gluten Free & Dairy Free we love it because that means everyone at […]

Refrigerator Oatmeal


I have a little one who is addicted to snacking. The first thing she does is open the fridge and look for a yogurt, or carrots, or ANYTHING that sounds like it would make a great snack. She is going to break the bank with her drinking yogurt habit. I have never seen a kid […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie


So it has been a little over 6 years since my son has eaten gluten. Food allergies can make it hard to fit in when you are a kid. Especially when you see everyone around you enjoying snack cakes, cupcakes, special treats in their lunchboxes. Like any good mama I try to find recipes for […]

Kid Friendly Simple Rice Pudding

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I love getting my kids in the kitchen to help me cook. It really boosts their confidence when I give them a recipe that they can put together themselves with a little help.  They love learning new tricks in the kitchen depending on their skill level, and little do they know I am secretly working […]

Chocolate Chip Icebox Cake


I was new to the world of icebox cakes until a couple years ago. My eyes were opened to these little no-bake cakes of awesomeness.  The are basically cookies and cream layered with other amazing bits of goodness, and refrigerated at least overnight. The cream softens the cookies until you have this soft tasty cake […]

Kickin’ Potato Wedges


I love finding new ways to kick dinner up a notch. There are only so many times I can serve regular ole’ french fries as a side in a week.  I am pretty sure my kids could just eat the fries by themselves for dinner at this point and be happy. ME on the other […]

Quick & Easy Oven Baked Flounder


I am always looking for new quick, delicious & affordable dinner ideas that the entire family will eat. Because I wish that everyone sat down and ate the same thing more often! I hit it out of the park with this Quick & Easy Oven Baked Flounder. It is so family friendly! I bought this bag […]

Homemade Dole Whip


If you have been to Disney at least once you have heard of the famous Dole Whip! It is only available at Disney Land, Disney World, the Dole Plantation in Hawaii, and a couple of other places around the US (now that it is gaining popularity). It is basically a soft serve pineapple frozen dessert. […]

2 Ingredient Creamsicles


2 Ingredients, and less than 5 minutes. That is all it takes to make these AMAZING 2 Ingredient Creamsicles!  These are just as good if not better than those bright orange creamsicles we all remember from being little. But these are made with a secret ingredient. No Ice Cream, No Heavy Cream, but International Delight […]

Easy Pancake Bites


Back to School time is coming whether we like it or not. Truth is, I have to feed my kids year round….crazy, right?!  I swear they eat enough for a small army, but I have to remind myself that they are still growing. The burning question at my house every morning is, “What do we […]