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Beyond The PB&J

Beyond The PB&J

If you pack lunches 5 days a week. What a task it is, especially with multiple kids and varying tastes. PB&J is so classic, agreeable and it just doesn’t get any easier than that when packing a lunch. Now let’s take that PB&J and switch […]

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 […]

Veggie Nuggets

Veggie Nuggets

I am always looking for new and creative ways to get more vegetables into my kids. Nuggets seem to be a food group all their own for children, whether frozen, homemade or from a drive through, they just love them. This idea came to me […]

4 Ingredient Alfredo

4 Ingredient Alfredo

Alright, full disclosure this is a faux alfredo sauce, however once you taste it you may never go back! This faux alfredo is a staple of mine, I’ve been using it for many years now and we just love it. 4 ingredients, you dump everything […]

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 […]

Keto Inclusion 101

Keto Inclusion 101

I feel like so many of us with kids don’t diet or find it too hard to diet. Truth be told you’re probably already fighting daily battles with one type of food or another with your kids. I have one kid who fights me on […]

Jarred Queso Upgrade

Jarred Queso Upgrade

Who doesn’t love chips and queso?? A fellow Mommy Spicer and I have been known to put away some queso and wine many a nights 😂 Thus this little recipe was born. I really love this jarred queso she introduced me to and I think it’s […]

Chicken Bruschetta Pasta

Chicken Bruschetta Pasta

I always love to end the weekend with a nice big dinner before the weekday rush and quick dinners begin again. This is one of my favorite pasta dishes over the summer when the basil and tomatoes are plentiful, however you can still make it […]

Bite Size Biscuits and Gravy

Bite Size Biscuits and Gravy

When hubby decides to cheat on his diet I always like to do it up big. This time we had a weekend away and his diet took a backseat. Once home I decided to make the most of it before he jumps back into Keto […]

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 […]