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Caramel Apple Bites

Caramel Apple Bites

I’m sure you’ve seen these or something similar to them floating around online. I myself saw these on Pinterest many years ago and decided to give them a try. What a hit they were at a play date for my daughter. An activity and a […]

Nutty Banana Sandwich

Nutty Banana Sandwich

In search for a new lunch box idea? This one is a breeze! Only 3 ingredients and just different enough to keep the kids happy. This little recipe came about one day when I had too many ripe bananas in the house. Never one to […]

Slow Cooker Taco Beef

Slow Cooker Taco Beef

I just love taco night, or as we call it in our house “fiesta night.” Fiesta night started in college with my roommate and has now become a tradition we’ve carried on with our own families. You just can’t beat classic taco beef. There is […]

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

Nothing screams summer time to me like grilled steak with chimichurri sauce. Loaded with fresh herbs it comes together within minutes and really compliments any cut of meat. I usually pair it with flat iron, tenderloin or strip steak. A quick salt and pepper season […]

Sweet Thai Chili Sauce

Sweet Thai Chili Sauce

I LOOOVE this stuff!! It’s honestly one thing I can say I eat just about everyday. You can find pre-made versions of this sauce at Target and Trader Joe’s, both are pretty good. However, as is the case with most things, you cannot beat home […]

Smoky Adobo Chicken Soup

Smoky Adobo Chicken Soup

Guys I have a new obsession! Adobo sauce!! This stuff is a flavor bomb with hardly any effort. It takes so little of it to really make it the star of a dish, it just has such a deep flavor in the best way. It’s […]

Spicy Chicken Stir Fry

Spicy Chicken Stir Fry

My love for Asian food is nothing new to you loyal followers. However, making Asian food at home is a whole lot harder than ordering that yummy take out! The easiest dish to start with I find is a stir fry. They are really versatile […]

Caribbean Cashew Chicken Salad

Caribbean Cashew Chicken Salad

I love a quick dinner that still has a lot of flavor, and this chicken salad is just that. We often will do sandwich night around my house, that way everyone gets what they want, but with a lot less work involved than making separate […]

Homemade Tortilla Chips

Homemade Tortilla Chips

This might just be the EASIEST recipe I have ever posted! Only 3 ingredients! It comes together super quick and you cannot beat the flavor and texture of homemade chips compared to store bought ones. My husband actually taught me this recipe when we were […]

Nutella Energy Bites

Nutella Energy Bites

Anyone else feeling low on energy? Most kids are on spring break this week and are off from school.  I don’t know about you guys, but I need all the help I can get in the energy department! These little bites are the perfect snack […]