salad, side dish, sides

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad  Ready for a BLT pasta salad?! When it comes to the new year, I’m always brainstorming new ways to incorporate salads into my weekly meal plans. My family loves to have salad on the side of each meal and this one has become a new favorite! I envision this salad with a yummy BBQ meal or even as the main course! When you add pasta (bowtie is my fave!) to any salad, it definitely makes it more filling! Plus, if you’re not into the pasta addition – it is extremely easy to remove or substitute! BLT, Bacon …

salad, side dish

Sesame Chicken Salad

Sesame Chicken Salad Sesame chicken salad with coleslaw, chicken, cilantro, green onions, almonds, carrots, avocado, and Mandarin oranges. Topped with a simple sesame dressings makes for one delicious salad.  I cannot wait for this sesame chicken salad! I have always been a huge fan of this type of salad. My husband works from home so a few times a week I whip up salads for us two to eat while the kids are gone at school. My husband loves this recipe just as much too! Here are some of our favorite salads that we like to eat.  Interested in the …

appetizer, healthy, salad, snack, Uncategorized

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad This caprese salad recipe is delicious, easy, light, but fancy at the same time. Can be served as an appetizer or side dish. Either way it is absolutely delicious! This simple Italian salad has become a favorite in our home lately! Layering sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil. Then drizzling with olive oil and a balsamic glaze and seasoning with salt and pepper. Talk about a healthy and yummy salad! This is so simple and easy to throw together last minute and I know that it is a lot of peoples favorite. Another way to make this …

christmas, dessert

Christmas Tree Fruit Pizza

Christmas Tree Fruit Pizza ** DISCLOSURE: This is a sponsored post from Eggland’s Best Eggs, I have been compensated for this recipe and post. Fruit Pizza shaped like a Christmas Tree? Start with a delicious sugar cookie crust, then top with a white chocolate frosting, then load up with fruits and top with a glaze. Who wouldn’t love a delicious treat that is also loaded with yummy fruit?   As a mom of 4 young children, I always like to make holidays extra special by creating festive desserts! Fruit pizza has always been a family favorite. So when Eggland’s Best …

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Top 10 Baking Recipes (Holidays & More!)

Baking Recipes Are you looking for some new baking recipes to try out? I’ve put together a list of my top 10 favorites that are a MUST TRY! Perfect for friends and family to bake together. In my house we love to bake and I really enjoy experimenting with different baking recipes. My kids like it because they can be messy in the kitchen without getting into trouble. A lot of these recipes have room for creative which is what makes baking so fun! Put your own flare into my recipes and I promise they will all come out absolutely …

cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies This is a peanut butter lovers dream come true! Especially if you are a peanut butter and chocolate lover!  My brother is one of those people! He always requests these from my mom and my mom always delivers! They have become a favorite of my boys too! And I always love making these with my kids because they sit and unwrap them so I don’t have to do them all by myself!  Here are some of my other favorite peanut butter cookies: peanut butter kiss cookies peanut butter cookies butterfinger peanut butter cookies peanut butter s’mores …

cookies

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies These peanut butter blossom cookies or kiss cookies as we like to call them are so fun to make and yummy to eat! My kids especially like to hop in the kitchen with me and make these cookies! The ingredients are ones they know and are easy to measure and my daughter can make these all by herself! Teaching kids to be confident in the kitchen is huge to me! It allows them opportunities to serve others through cooking, helps them feel capable, and helps them feel wanted in the kitchen!  Some of my other favorite …