The Best Homemade Fruit Salad Recipe

Homemade Fruit Salad Recipe This is the best creamy fruit salad recipe. Using ingredients you have right in your house! Fruit Salad 1 large bowl of cut up fruit (I like to use pineapple, blueberries, kiwi, apples, strawberries) 2 cups milk 1/4 cup sugar 2 T cornstarch 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 teaspoons vanilla In a saucepan over medium heat pour in 2 cups of milk. Then add the 1/4 cup of sugar. Whisk it together. Then add 2 Tablespoons of cornstarch. Bring to a boil for 8-10 minutes until it begins to thicken. Then add the lemon zest and …

Blackberry BBQ Sauce

Blackberry BBQ Sauce If you are looking for the perfect Sweet BBQ sauce then this is it! There are so many different types of BBQ sauce. Once that are more on the mustard side, or the vinegar side, or the spicy side or the sweet side. This right here is a sweet BBQ that isn’t too sweet. Since blackberries aren’t ridiculously sweet this sauce gives you the perfect balance! It was perfect for the entire family and we all absolutely loved it on our ribs that we made with this rib rub. Blackberry BBQ Sauce Ingredients 1 cup water 1 …

The BEST Hawaiian Steak Kabobs

The BEST Hawaiian Steak Kabobs Summertime and grilling go hand in hand! And there is nothing more fun then dinner kabob style! So instead of eating steak and veggies straight on the grill put them on a stick for a fun way of eating   My kids enjoy everything on a stick! Put their least favorite fruit or veggie on a stick and somehow they will give it a try! So kabobs happen about once a month at our house. And steak is always a favorite thing to pair with veggies…just ask my husband! We did a little surf and …

Sweet and Creamy Coconut Shrimp Kabobs

Sweet and Creamy Coconut Shrimp Kabobs

Sweet and Creamy Coconut Shrimp Kabobs These are the BEST Shrimp kabobs out there. They are family friendly and can be eaten by all ages   My son Remington loves shrimp. It is his favorite food and I don’t make it enough. Unfortunately my husband is allergic to all shellfish and so I rarely make it. So when I knew my husband was going out of town I planned this little surprise for my son and cooked up these shrimp kabobs. My other 3 kids gobbled up the shrimp just as fast as my shrimp loving son. They all wished …

The BEST No Bake Key Lime Pie

The BEST No Bake Key Lime Pie

The BEST Key Lime Pie The Best Key Lime Pie is also the best No Bake Pie. I can’t wait to share this yummy no bake key lime pie with you all! I am a lover of key limes. They are part of my weekly grocery hall and are mostly found floating in my diet coke.  So when I was craving a dessert when I got home from being out of town I looked in my fridge and saw the key limes and knew exactly what I wanted to make. A simple no bake key lime pie and this recipe …

Fabulous Blueberry Muffins

Fabulous Blueberry Muffins

Yummy Blueberry Muffins Looking for muffins that are moist, chalked full of flavor and have ingredients that will fill you right up? Look no further these yummy blueberry muffins have a sugary top that are full of berries and oats! The perfect balance if you ask me! Ingredients 10 Tablespoons butter 2 cups light brown sugar, packed 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs 16 ounces sour cream 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats 2 cups blueberries (if frozen do not thaw) or 1 cup blueberries and 1 cup raspberries …

The Best Chinese Pineapple Chicken

The Best Chinese Pineapple Chicken

The Best Homemade Chinese Food You can make yummy and easy Chinese take out food from home My family loves Chinese food! We only have it a few times a month but when we do they all have multiple servings and clear their plates! One of our family favorites is the Sweet and Sour Chicken which is one of the most popular recipes on the blog. This is a rendition for this recipe with a different sauce and add ins. I even did a youtube video showing the how to make the chicken breading.   Chinese Pineapple Chicken   Chicken …

Peanut Butter and Banana Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Peanut Butter and Banana Steel-Cut Oatmeal

My youngest son is obsessed with oatmeal. It is always his favorite food on the questionaries that they do at school. Maple & Brown Sugar is his fav! The only problem with oatmeal each morning is that it takes a little longer on busy before school mornings. He is also my child who is very particular! If something is too hot, too cold, too spicy, or too sweet he will have nothing to do with it! When I discovered this oatmeal I was surprised and ecstatic! And I love steel cut oats more then any other type of oatmeal! So …

Strawberry Tarts

Strawberry Tarts

I am a huge tart lover. Like if anyone was to ever bring me my favorite treat it would be tarts. I love tarts filled with pink lemonade filling, an assortment or fruit (kiwi is probably my fav in there) and these strawberry tarts. There are a little bit of a labor of love. Like sugar cookies…In my opinion. And of course those are my husband and my favorite things! I am not sure if that means that we are high matinance or just have good taste haha. But let me promise you that these tarts and the pink lemonade ones are worth every …

Acai Smoothie Bowl and a {GIVEAWAY!}

Acai Smoothie Bowl and a {GIVEAWAY!}

A few months ago I was approached by Stonyfield Organics to do a collaboration with PrAna. I had just had my baby girl and knew that it would be a chance to give myself a goal of something that I would like to fit in come June when my baby would be 4 months old. I have always loved the quality of their clothing but had never purchased a pair of jeans from them. As a mom of a new baby we all set “jean goals” of pants that we want to fit into when the baby weight starts to come …