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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

| September 4, 2014 | 5 Comments

With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord […]

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4 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: Back to School 2014 Edition

4 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: Back to School 2014 Edition

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The “Things I Can’t Get Enough Of feature is a fun project I started awhile back to share some of the many things I try. I highlight only the products and foods that I truly love. Here’s what I can’t get enough of this month … Enjoy! KIND Bars and Granola What’s for breakfast? That’s a […]

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Dinner in a Flash: 7 Recipes for 15-Minute Dinners

Dinner in a Flash: 7 Recipes for 15-Minute Dinners

| August 18, 2014 | 23 Comments

Short on time? These seven recipes for 15-minute dinners will have food on the table fast — and with big flavor too. School, work, soccer, swim, farmers markets, deadlines, homework, rinse and repeat. In a few short weeks, my kids will be back in school — and you know what that means: our busy schedule […]

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7 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Back to School Nights

7 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Back to School Nights

| August 4, 2014 | 4 Comments

Busy back to school nights call for easy dinners … and these slow cooker chicken breast recipes totally fit the bill. In less than a month, my kids are headed back to school. If you are a mom, yours probably are too (heck, some of my friends have kids heading back this week!). And you […]

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Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

| September 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for a Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie was created for Yoplait. All opinions are my own. Will and Paige are very independent. Most school days, Will rises with his alarm, gets his own breakfast and then gets himself ready for school. Paige usually wakes up just before Will gets on […]

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Back to School and Nut-Free School Snacks

Back to School and Nut-Free School Snacks

| September 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

It’s hard to believe, but we’re in our third week of school here (already!). The kids were excited to get back into the classroom and embark on a new school year. This fresh start means so much — a more normal school environment filled with learning and joy. It also means a lot more homework […]

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Slow Cooker Enchiladas Tacos

Slow Cooker Enchiladas Tacos

| September 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

I created this Slow Cooker Enchiladas Tacos recipe for my client Old El Paso. All opinions are my own. Somewhere in the realm of social media yesterday, I read something someone posted about how people need to stop whining about how busy they are and get over it. Well, I’m not sorry that I share […]

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Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini (Quick Family Meals)

Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini (Quick Family Meals)

| August 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop and creation of a quick and easy recipe for Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Life as a family feels like a delicately arranged jigsaw puzzle. Scheduling […]

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Family Dinners Really Do Matter, a Guest Post by Aviva Goldfarb

Family Dinners Really Do Matter, a Guest Post by Aviva Goldfarb

| August 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Please welcome the lovely Aviva Goldfarb to Sarah’s Cucina Bella today. She’s the fabulous mind behind the meal planning service The Six O’Clock Scramble, and author of several cookbooks. I first spoke with Aviva several years ago while writing an article about services like hers. She was so insightful, kind and interesting that I felt […]

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How to Make Oatmeal with a Keurig

How to Make Oatmeal with a Keurig

| August 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Note: Keurig provided me with a Keurig brewer for review purposes, but this isn’t a review. I’ve been making my oatmeal with a Keurig for years and thought it would be a fun thing to share. It’s also NOT a sponsored post and all opinions, ideas and insights are my own. What I love about […]

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