Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | paleo & gluten free recipe

Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | paleo & gluten free recipe

Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | paleo & gluten free recipe This time of year I am always looking for simple meal solutions. Full meals that can be tossed in the oven that really don't require much fuss. We eat a lot of chicken and vegetables so anything to change things up a bit is always a huge plus. Roasting a whole chicken is a simple and economical way to prepare a classic, complete meal in just a few steps. I tend to forget about buying a whole bird unless its holidays though tossing one in the oven during the week really Continue reading

Onion Crusted Meatloaf and Potato Bites | campbell’s labels for education #labels4edu #cbias

Onion Crusted Meatloaf and Potato Bites | campbell’s labels for education #labels4edu #cbias

Onion Crusted Meatloaf and Potato Bites - Campbell's Labels for Education #Labels4Edu #cbias | This shop is sponsored by #CollectiveBias and it's advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own. As the new school year rolls around, it's time once again to start turning in those product labels. We have been collecting UPC labels for the past couple of years now as a simple way to give back and help our favorite local homeschool organization. The Labels for Education program is a fund raising program earning public and private Continue reading

Shrimp Boil | dinner party with sam’s wholesale club

Shrimp Boil | dinner party with sam’s wholesale club

Shrimp Boil - dinner party with Sam's Wholesale Club #trysamsclub | This shop is sponsored by #CollectiveBias and Sam’s Club. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own. Living close to the coast means we are big fans of summertime seafood boils. These hearty, one-pot smorgasbords are crowd pleasers and perfect for laid back entertaining. While we have hosted a fair share of crab feast parties this summer, last week I took it back to the basics and put together an impromptu shrimp boil dinner for a few of our friends. Shrimp Continue reading

Easy Chicken and Rice Turnovers | chicken pot pie pastry puff recipe

Easy Chicken and Rice Turnovers | chicken pot pie pastry puff recipe

Easy Chicken and Rice Turnovers - chicken pot pie pastry puff recipe This Post Brought To You By The UNCLE BEN’S® Brand. I'm pretty lucky to have two little helping hands in the kitchen. CJ loves to cook. It may take just a few extra minutes and a little extra clean-up but the quality time spent together is well worth the effort. Even though the time spent together is amazing - in our house, cooking together as a family means a whole lot more. As much as CJ loves to prepare food he surprisingly can't eat any of it - as he is solely fed by Continue reading

Snickers Surprise Cookie Recipe | chocolate peanut butter cookies #chocolate4thewin

Snickers Surprise Cookie Recipe | chocolate peanut butter cookies #chocolate4thewin

Snickers Surprise Cookie Recipe - chocolate peanut butter cookies #chocolate4thewin | This shop is sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own. The preseason games have begun and that stirs up lots of football excitement in our home. In celebration of last weeks games I made my die hard NFL lover a batch of his favorite chocolate peanut butter cookies. If you like peanut butter and snickers, you're in for a real treat with this Snickers Surprise Cookie Recipe. These may look Continue reading

Walking Taco Bar Party | fresh pico de gallo recipe

Walking Taco Bar Party | fresh pico de gallo recipe

Walking Taco Bar Party - fresh pico de gallo recipe | This post brought to you by Pepcid® Complete® . All opinions are 100% my own. #PepcidTastemakers Although we love to entertain year round, summer is our absolute favorite season. The carefree days, outdoor activities and spontaneous get-togethers call for some casual party ideas that don't break the bank or require a lot of time or thought. Last weekend we hosted one of those spontaneous poolside gatherings for a couple of friends. A casual party that required a simple menu that was Continue reading

Grilled Corn on the Cob | with garlic, hot sauce, & herb butter

Grilled Corn on the Cob | with garlic, hot sauce, & herb butter

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Garlic, Hot Sauce, & Herb Butter | This post brought to you by Texas Pete. All opinions are 100% mine. Each week we've been making trips to our local farmer's market. Alongside of supporting and connecting with the family farmers in our area, we have been enjoying tasty seasonal produce - delivered at the peak of freshness. Last week we began to see the harvest of one of our summer favorites, corn. It's a classic cookout staple and the perfect side dish when grilling. Corn on the cob has never tasted so Continue reading

No Bake Cheesecake with Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Sauce

No Bake Cheesecake with Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Sauce

No Bake Cheesecake with Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Sauce | This post brought to you by Hershey’s®. All opinions are 100% mine. Peppermint is not only for the holiday season. This time of year the cooling sensation can add a refreshing twist to your sweet summer treats. Pair it with some smooth rich chocolate and one thing instantly comes to mind - York Peppermint Patties. Butch's favorite dessert is cheesecake so I whipped up a simple batch of no bake cheesecake filling and infused the peppermint pattie flavor with a rich, creamy chocolate Continue reading

Homemade Patriotic Popsicles | dairy free, gluten free, vegan almond milk recipes

Homemade Patriotic Popsicles | dairy free, gluten free, vegan almond milk recipes

Homemade Patriotic Popsicles - dairy free, gluten free, vegan almond milk recipes | This recipe is a part of a Silk Almondmilk #SilkAlmondBlends #shop hosted by the social shopper media company #CollectiveBias. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own. As the temperatures go up, nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than a fresh from the freezer homemade popsicle. We started obsessing over making these little treats ourself when CJ was was taken off of solid foods a couple of years ago. They are one of the easiest treats to Continue reading

Yogurt Parfaits | mini layered #dolejars fruit parfait recipe

Yogurt Parfaits | mini layered #dolejars fruit parfait recipe

Yogurt Parfaits - mini layered #dolejars fruit parfait recipe | This post brought to you by Dole. All opinions are 100% my own. Yogurt parfaits are one of our summertime favorites. These beautifully layered treats are not only quick and easy to put together, but can be enjoyed any time of the day. While we usually prepare these tasty delights in a tall glass or mason jar - I couldn't resist putting some mini servings together for brunch this past weekend. Our parfaits begin with some basic breakfast staples: tangy greek yogurt (packed Continue reading