Fourth of July Recipe Round-Up

Fourth of July Recipe Ideas

Food is always a big part of our Fourth of July celebration. Here is a collection of some of our favorite summer holiday foods. I hope you enjoy a safe and fun holiday weekend. If you still need ideas...

Parade's Community Table ~ 30 Crowd-Pleasers for A Fourth of July Bash!

Parade’s Community Table ~ 30 Crowd-Pleasers for A Fourth of July Bash!

Click here to head over to this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table: 30 Crowd-Pleasers for A Fourth of July Bash! The Fourth of July has always been so much fun. I have memories of camping, fireworks, friends and family,...

Apple-Ginger Sparkler

Apple-Ginger Sparkler

I was recently sent two bottles of R.W. Knudsen Family – Apple Ginger Juice. This juice has no added sugar and it tastes great! I have been a a big fan of R.W. Knudsen Family juices since I first tried...

Chicken Francese

Chicken Francese

I had a couple fresh lemons on the counter and two chicken breasts in the refrigerator so I went online in search for a recipe. I found several recipes for Chicken Francese that sounded wonderful, so I tried making it myself. This recipe was...

Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes, Spinach, Basil, and Parmesan

Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes, Spinach, Basil, and Parmesan

I wanted a light side dish to compliment a chicken with lemon sauce I was making for dinner. This recipe came together in no time and was a big hit with the whole family, even my daughter who isn’t a big fan...

Caramel Brownies

Caramel Brownies

We had friends coming over to celebrate their son Nick’s birthday, who had just turned 7! For dinner the birthday boy wanted a smorgasbord, which is a bunch of different finger foods that he could eat at his leisure, and for dessert...

20 Kid-Friendly Snack Foods That Are Sure To Put A Smile On Their Faces! (2)

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Kid-Friendly Snack Foods That Are Sure To Put A Smile On Their Faces!

Click here to view this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Kid-Friendly Snack Foods That Are Sure To Put A Smile On Their Faces!.  Thanks for your support! I don’t know about you but my kids are starving when...

Banh Mi Sandwich with Lemongrass Pork

Banh Mi Sandwich with Lemongrass Pork

My husband came home recently raving about a banh mi sandwich he had at a local Vietnamese restaurant. The sandwich was filled with pickled veggies, pork, pâté, spicy mayo, on a baguette. I decided to try to recreate the...

Coconut Vanilla Bean Cookies

Coconut Vanilla Bean Cookies

The cookie jar was empty so I went in search of a new cookie recipe. I was inspired by one at Mikey’s In My Kitchen that looked amazing. I adapted the recipe a bit by adding vanilla bean seeds to the dough instead...

Ground Beef and Black Bean Mini Tostadas

Ground Beef and Black Bean Mini Tostadas

I made these tasty little ground beef and black bean mini tostadas for my kids’ lunch today. I kept it super simple by cooking the ground beef, onions, garlic, and seasonings together before tossing the cooked beef with the black...