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Family Dinners Make Our Nights

Family Dinners Make Our Nights

| March 6, 2014

Family dinners are part and parcel of my family’s life. Why are they so special? Find out in this post sponsored by Ragú. It’s evening. The kids have set the table, and are carrying plates to the dining room. The glasses are full, and it’s time to sit down. This could be any night in […]

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Spicy Jerk Turkey Melts

Spicy Jerk Turkey Melts

| March 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boar’s Head Brand® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When the calendar flips to March, college basketball fans are always abuzz. This is the month that brings brackets and important games as the college basketball season winds its way to the championship. It’s […]

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Cinnamon Bacon Streusel Bread

Cinnamon Bacon Streusel Bread

| March 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

A quick and easy recipe for quick bread is made extra special with the addition of bacon in Cinnamon Bacon Streusel Quick Bread. This recipe was created for my client, Jones Dairy Farm, but all opinions are my own. As evening fell on our house Friday, I was pulling a fragrant loaf of this bread […]

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Visiting The Culinary Institute of America with Jones Dairy Farm

Visiting The Culinary Institute of America with Jones Dairy Farm

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I agreed to work with Jones Dairy Farm on a variety of projects last year, it was because I was familiar with their products. Like many people, I grew up eating Jones breakfast sausages. In fact, when I was in high school I discovered the joy that is a fully cooked Jones sausage wrapped […]

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Triple Chocolate Mug Cake

Triple Chocolate Mug Cake

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chocolate lovers will delight in this quick and easy recipe for Triple Chocolate Mug Cake. This recipe was created for my client Bisquick. All opinions are my own. Over the weekend, someone mentioned that another snow storm was heading our way. I grimaced a little — because this winter has been so cold and snow-filled. […]

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Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

| February 2, 2014 | 21 Comments

This post is sponsored by US Highbush Blueberry Council in connection with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. As the close of 2013 came, I found myself undergoing a major shift inside. It had a lot to do with health and career trajectory — for the last few years, I have struggled with my weight but couldn’t […]

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Warm Rosemary Ricotta Dip

Warm Rosemary Ricotta Dip

| January 29, 2014 | 6 Comments

Salty chips are a perfect pairing for this Warm Rosemary Ricotta Dip — a perfect game day dip recipe. This post is brought to you by Kettle brand chips. This year’s Super Bowl is a little divisive in our house. So much so, in fact, that my husband has opted to work on Sunday. He’ll […]

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Breakfast Steak and Blue Cheese Tacos

Breakfast Steak and Blue Cheese Tacos

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Robust blue cheese and meaty steak party in the center of these delicious eggy Breakfast Steak and Blue Cheese Tacos, a recipe created for my client Bisquick. My kids are huge fans of all things silly (aren’t most kids?). That typically translates to raucous games of chasing the kids around the house (my husband and […]

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Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon

Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon

| January 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Morning (or lunchtime!) eggs get a delicious makeover in this Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon. Quick, easy and delicious, this skinny recipe is so satisfying. This was developed for Jones Dairy Farm. Raise your hand if you made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. (Yes, my hand is up!) It’s among […]

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Cinnamon Pancakes with Warm Buttery Apple Topping

Cinnamon Pancakes with Warm Buttery Apple Topping

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whenever I don’t feel like cooking, I turn to breakfast for dinner. Seriously — it’s so easy to whip up and the payoff is huge. Happy, smiling, cheery kids? That’s the best. But, if you ask my husband, I have a bad habit of misjudging how much food is necessary to feed the family breakfast […]

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