Triscuit Brown Rice Crackers with Pineapple, Ham and Cream Cheese Topper #BrownRiceTriscuit

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Triscuit. I received products to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My daughter and I have always liked Triscuit Crackers, they’re just a great snack! A Lot of other folks must think so too — Triscuit […]

Tangy 4-Bean Salad & Mold-Free Berries with Heinz Apple Cider Vinegar #HeinzVinegar

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Heinz Vinegar. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and as a thank you for participating. I love the tanginess of apple cider vinegar and our family often uses it to sprinkle over our french fries or stir into a big […]

Lactose-Free Recipe: Scalloped Potatoes & Spinach #LACTAID

This post inspired by a campaign for LACTAID® via The Motherhood. Although I am being compensated for participation, I truly am lactose intolerant and enjoy using LACTAID® products in our home.  I am always looking for a great lactose-free recipe. Lately, I’ve been using LACTAID® Milk to prepare quite a few meals and I have to say, it’s really nice […]

Oven Baked Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus and Red Pepper Bundles

Tender young asparagus stalks and bright red sweet peppers are wrapped in hickory smoked bacon, drizzled in olive oil and baked until crisp and juicy!

Picnic Food: June Potato Salad recipe

I really love potato salad, it’s the perfect side dish for anything you can throw on the grill. There really isn’t a way to make bad ptotao salad — make it from a recipe, make your Grandma’s version or throw together whatever’s in the fridge and it almost always turns out great. This simple homestyle […]

Easy Grilled Sweet Corn with Herb Blossom Butter #recipe

Is there anything more delicious than that first messy bite of fresh sweet corn on a hot summer day? I think not! Thanks to Florida growers, sweet corn is a staple in our home year round. Grilling season is our favorite though since making it now is as easy as tossing a few ears on […]

Eating Light – 400 calories or Less — 7-Layer Dip Recipe

The Spring 2012 issue of Eating Light – 400 Calories or Less! proves that eating healthy can be so delicious! This Hearst Magazine special edition bookazine is packed full of 103 easy recipes that all come in at 400 calories or less per serving! I’ve never seen one of these magazines before so I wasn’t sure what […]

{I cheated} Twice Baked Cheesy Herb Potatoes #recipe

I hadn’t had twice baked potatoes in years so when the thought crossed my mind to make them last weekend, I couldn’t resist. Honestly, you could throw pretty much whatever you want in to these and they would still taste delicious. I’ve seen them made with broccoli, ham, hard boiled eggs, spinach and all sorts […]

Picnic Food: Crock pot twice Baked Beans

This past Saturday my cousin hosted a potluck party to celebrate her son’s graduation from high school last Spring, and so we could all gather around and give him well wishes for his next journey. On Monday he left for boot camp, my cousin is going off to make himself into a Marine! We are […]

Gramma’s Traditional Bread Stuffing Recipe

Thanksgiving is a few days away! We’re having a small family dinner this year but I will still be making the usual amount of stuffing! Maybe I’ll be able to go back for seconds this time! Usually by the time I get back up there to get another spoonful all that’s left is a crumb […]

Dad’s Bread Beans Recipe

When I was little my Dad would often make “bread beans”. They weren’t anything fancy, just bread and beans, but when Dad made them they were special. I keep getting a craving for them so I tried making my own version. Pretty close to Dad’s and quite tasty. The kids loved them so I think […]

Fried Zucchini Slices

I tried, but I could not wait any longer for my zucchini to grow big enough. I bought one from the local farm stand instead :) I have been craving Fried Zucchini! It’s a summer treat! This recipe is pretty darn good! I adapted from one I found on (my go-to place for recipe […]