Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Yogurt Spread or Dip

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills®. The opinions, recipe, and text are all mine. Snacking gets a bad rap. I am a HUGE advocate for it, given I’m pretty passionate about the six small meals a day idea (or, three meals with three snacks in between). I do […]

Bacon Mac and Cheese Grilled Cheese and Pre-School Lunch Fun #MealtimeSolutions

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Horizon Organic. Sometimes, my toddler feels a little left out. She’s the only one at home with me during the day, and – quite frankly – mom isn’t as fun as her older brothers and sisters. They get to do ALL the cool things, like go to […]

GORGEOUS Apple Rose Tarts for Snacks and School Lunches #HorizonB2S

The following post is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon Organic. All thoughts, opinions, and baby helpers are mine. I’m a huge advocate for getting kids to help in the kitchen, even at an early age. Have the baby sit in the bouncy while you cook, and give the baby a […]

Mocha Peanut Butter Espresso Shake with Almond Milk and Flax

Oh, hello, you gorgeous thing you. Oh, how I love your sweet peanut buttery and chocolate ways. Adding depth and breadth is the espresso, which just heightens the cocoa flavor, and jazzes things up a bit. A little afternoon pick-me-up, anyone? I mean, come on now – some days, there just has to be chocolate […]

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Banana Blueberry Waffles #EggoWaffleOff

I am a compensated Chief Waffle Officer for Eggo®. I’ve confessed this on my Facebook page – school mornings suck. We’re in week three of school, and school isn’t getting any easier. I know the baby keeps me up most nights, but that doesn’t explain everyone else’s issues. We go to bed the same time we […]

25 Halloween Recipe Ideas You Can’t Miss {+ Link Up}

I’ve been a busy bee rounding up some of the best Halloween Recipe Ideas I’ve found on the web. I enjoy “trading” my kids their Halloween candy for homemade treats and healthier candy (particularly since you can’t control what the neighbors give out). Check out these awesome Halloween Candy alternatives, or feel free to bookmark […]

Best Corn Bread Recipe & Mini Corn Dog Muffins

Yes, this is the recipe you’ve been waiting for all your life. (Okay, maybe not all your life, but pretty darn close.) I alluded to it in my school lunch wrap-up post last week that I had created the bestest of the best corn bread recipes ever, and I am sharing it with you today! […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge Covered Ritz Sandwich Crackers

Peanut butter fudge + Ritz Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers = HOLY DESSERT TO DIE FOR, BATMAN! Holy smacks, friends! I finally did it! I finally didn’t screw this one up! I finally got the chocolate fudge to the right consistency (by adding peanut butter) and I did the (seemingly) impossible! (And if you choose to […]