Recipe – Cinnamon Pull Apart Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread

My family has been enjoying monkey bread for years now. This fun to eat breakfast food tastes very similar to a cinnamon roll (minus the frosting) although, you can also pull it apart and enjoy bite size pieces at a time. The recipe takes little effort to make and also doesn't require very many … [Read more...]

Recipe – Creamy Sausage and Kale Fettuccine

Sausage and Kale Fettuccine

I love making and eating pasta dishes! Especially dinner dishes that are packed with flavor and have a hearty taste to it. The sausage and kale really pair nicely together and create the most wonderful flavors. I also like to use tri color fettuccine noodles to really bring color to this dish. This … [Read more...]

Sweet Saffron Roasted Chicken Recipe

Saffron Chicken

One of my favorite main dishes to prepare and eat for dinner is chicken. It's amazing that you can find a whole chicken at your local grocery store, normally for under $10. I like to watch for it on sale and then grab one to stick in the freezer, to make for another day. Whenever whole chicken is on … [Read more...]

3 Hour Oven Roasted Rosemary & Thyme Lamb Recipe


The first time that I ever had lamb was probably about 3-4 years ago. I instantly fell in love with the rich flavor and decided that I wanted to try making it at home. It can be difficult to find lamb in regular grocery's sort of hit or miss out here with finding it. My husband and I … [Read more...]

Nutritious & Healthy Kale Chips Recipe

Kale Chips

  My kids are always "starving" after they get out of school and so I like to keep some snacks on hand that are nutritious for them. One of my favorite things to make are Kale Chips because it is fast, easy and great to munch on. Kale is low in calories and high in fiber. It also contains … [Read more...]

Chicken, Bacon & Avocado Salad Dinner Recipe

Avocado Salad

Lately, I have been craving salad for lunch and dinner. I decided to make a hearty salad that is packed full of flavor and contains lots of protein so that it is filling enough for a dinner dish. Now, two of my kids don't like salad at all so I was very surprised when they told me how much they … [Read more...]

Recipe – Watermelon Agua Fresca Summer Drink

Watermelon Agua Fresca

My kids and I love eating watermelon although I just recently became a fan. My mom would always have fresh cut watermelon for us kids, growing up, and I never really liked it very much. I think it has become one of those foods that I have grown love as an adult. My husband came home the other day … [Read more...]

Blackberry Ice Cream and Sugar Cookie Cups Recipe

Blackberry Dessert

Every so often, I get in the mood to make something sweet for dessert. This past weekend, I decided that I wanted something similar to cobbler, but, in a fun and different way. I decided to make blackberry syrup to drizzle on top of vanilla ice cream and bake sugar cookies in the shape of a bowl to … [Read more...]

Recipe – Quick, Easy & Delicious Coleslaw


I don't normally like coleslaw because it is typically made with Miracle Whip and I really don't like Miracle Whip. I am a mayonnaise kind of girl. This coleslaw is fresh, delicious and very easy to make. I think it makes a great side dish and is also very tasty on sandwiches, to replace … [Read more...]

Recipe – Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie Icee

Raspberry Lemonade

This summer is super hot in Arizona and we have actually been at 113 degrees, which, is way too hot to go outside. Some days the girls and I like to relax out by the pool and it is mandatory that we have an iced cold drink in our hands. I created the Raspberry Lemonade Smoothie Icee to help quench … [Read more...]

Recipe – Fresh & Sweet Strawberry Lemonade


I love when Spring hits because all the berries are back in season! Spring and Summertime are the perfect time to enjoy an iced cold glass of lemonade. What makes it even better is sweet strawberry syrup and chunks of strawberries. Enjoy a cold one!   WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Lemon Zest … [Read more...]

Recipe – Desserts that look like Hamburger and French Fries


For the past 3 years now, I have been playing food pranks on my three kids. It's so funny because you think that they would start to expect a food prank by now, but, they never do. And, every year they are so surprised and thrilled that they get to eat something sweet that they were expecting to be … [Read more...]