Quick and Easy Cheesy Potato Skin Bites Recipe

This post was sponsored by Heluva Good! Cheese as part of an Influence Central campaign and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. In the summer I like to entertain. Nothing fancy or anything, just a relaxing hang-out among friends and family usually. The entertainment is easy, especially when kids are involved. Food, however, can sometimes seem so overwhelming. I love when I can put a … [Read more...]

Philly Style Steak & Peppers Rice Dinner

“Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own.” Dinners this time of year are less than thrilling. Even some of our favorite meals aren't so favorite right now from being made so often. I'm stuck in a rut of finding new recipes, and I don't have the time even to make dinner if I wanted to anyways. Well, that's what I tell myself anyways. Knorr Selects recently asked me to step up my … [Read more...]

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

“Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Dietz & Watson via Mode  Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Dietz & Watson.” I love the grill. I also love this Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus. If we can use it every night for dinner as well as lunch too on the weekends I'm incredibly happy. Not only do I like … [Read more...]

The BEST Cheddar Bacon Potatoes #Recipe

You know that summer side dish you just always make. It doesn't matter how many times you make it because your family never gets sick of it? That's my Bacon Cheddar Potatoes. They've changed to become easier and easier over the years. It's pretty simple to throw together. You just need some red potatoes, an onion, garlic, olive oil, bacon pieces, cheddar cheese, and a dash of salt and black … [Read more...]

Three Bean Veggie Salad with Whole Wheat Pitas & Lemon Garlic Hummas Recipe

Eating throughout the day is hard for me. Skipping meals and eating poorly has been a way of life for me for more years than I care to admit. I've done really great about eating better and cleaner in the past six months but skipping meals are something I'm still struggling with. Mainly because I'm often faced with breakfast or lunch with just the baby & I and I don't want to make the effort … [Read more...]

Greek Yogurt Cucumber Summer Salad {Healthy Option #Recipe!}

Losing weight is a constant battle. It's not just about working out and getting exercise- it's also a lot to do with what you're eating. With that I've been trying to make smart changes and choices. Last week for the first time (I know!) I finally joined the rest of the world and gave greek yogurt a try. I'm not going to lie I expected it to be disgusting and in fact it was just the opposite. I … [Read more...]

Loaded Mac & Cheese Cups with Cheddar & Bacon Kraft Fresh Take #KraftFreshTake

I'm so bored with dinner. Not only am I bored with it but I'm sick of everything that looks good requiring 9000 ingredients and hours of time. So when Kraft asked me to come up with some ideas with their Kraft Fresh Takes I gladly accepted. Now Kraft Fresh Steps are great for the simple basic baked chicken, pork, or fish recipes and comes in a variety of flavors letting you mix it up every night … [Read more...]

Candied Pecan Carrots [The Perfect Side Dish] Recipe

4.8 from 4 reviews Print Candied Pecan Carrots Author: Jennifer @ Mom Spotted Recipe type: Side Dish Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 4-6   Great side dish for your every day mean or double ingredients and serve at your Thanksgiving dinner. Ingredients 2 lb. bag carrots 1 cup maple syrup, divided 1 … [Read more...]

Macaroni Pasta Salad Recipe! Great for a BBQ side dish!

Cooking on the grill is a favorite in this house. This year Johnny is learning how to properly use the grill and it has already been a blast. We've mastered a lot of things that we like to do on the grill itself but sometimes we struggle with sides. So I will be trying lots of new recipes this summer trying to find some great sides. Of course many of these will also double as great things to bring … [Read more...]