The Best Cheesy Mexican Cornbread

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Perfectly moist and bursting with fresh flavor, this cornbread really is the best Cheesy Mexican Cornbread! This post brought to you by KRAFT Natural Shredded Cheese and Safeway. All opinions are 100% mine. We’ve been grilling a lot lately.  Like a ton.  We just can’t seem to get enough and I have to say, I […]

Turtle Brownie Ice Cream – No Machine Needed

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Satisfy those chocolate cravings and beat the heat with this totally decadent Turtle Brownie Ice Cream – no machine needed! This past week was a whirlwind of activity. The boys were in VBS all week, my brother’s birthday was Wednesday, I had a girls night out on Saturday, and Chris’s birthday was Sunday. And, of […]

Pineapple Cucumber Salad

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This perfectly refreshing Pineapple Cucumber Salad is wonderfully easy to make and simply delicious! There is something about summer that has me craving fresh, flavorful salads like no other time of year.  There is such a bounty of fruits and vegetables readily available during this time and I want to enjoy each and every one. […]

Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast

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Welcome to your new favorite breakfast.  Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast.   Thanks to the National Peanut Board for sponsoring this post. There’s nothing more satisfying than peanut butter for breakfast. I don’t care whether it’s slathered on top of waffles, baked inside of banana bread, or blended up in a smoothie – we LOVE the flavor and […]

Lemon Lime Jello Salad a.k.a. Dad’s Green Jello

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This delicious Lemon Lime Jello Salad is a family-favorite recipe made with cottage cheese and pineapple! I think every family has a version of this recipe for Lemon Lime Jello Salad. I’ve seeing so many awesome variations out there with or without nuts, with or without pineapple, with or without cottage cheese…and the list goes on and on! […]

Brown Sugar Meringue Coconut Cookie Bars

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It’s hard to resist these gorgeous Brown Sugar Meringue Coconut Cookie Bars.  A sweet cookie crust piled with chocolate chips, coconut and pecans and topped with a magnificent brown sugar meringue.  Just stunning! I surprised my dad with these bars on Father’s Day. Well, I don’t know about “surprised” as he is always expecting some […]

Blueberry Breakfast Parfait Pops

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Popsicles for breakfast? You bet! Be the cool mom and serve up these Blueberry Breakfast Parfait Pops to your adoring kids! Made with Yoplait Greek yogurt and Nature Valley Breakfast Biscuits for a nutritious kick-start to your morning! Summer is here and the boys and I are gradually adjusting to our new schedule.  This past week was interesting…to say […]

Zucchini Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze

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This perfectly moist Zucchini Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze will make a beautiful addition to any meal! We got our first zucchini out of the garden last week and you would have thought I won the lottery I was so excited.  It kind of snuck up on me, hidden behind one of the tomato plants […]

Double Trouble Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

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Peanut butter lovers will find it hard to resist these easy-to-make Double Trouble Peanut Butter Cookie Bars! Dude. It is HOT here in Sacramento.  The boys and I went to the park yesterday morning…before 8 a.m., and we were dripping by the time we got back home.  It’s just cray cray. The boys are super lucky […]

Chocolate Banana Applesauce Cake

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This one-bowl Chocolate Banana Applesauce Cake is made without oil or butter and is perfect for snacking! Beautifully moist and perfectly decadent, you won’t even miss the frosting! As much as I love banana bread, and believe me, I love it A LOT, sometimes I want something different. Something like this cake for instance.  Incredibly […]