Freezer Smoothies Make for Quick Snacks & Breakfasts

Build a stash freezer of freezer smoothies so that you can enjoy quick snacks and breakfasts without having to clean the blender every day! Do your kids love the sweet taste of smoothies? Do you love how smoothies lend themselves to life on-the-go — and how you can hide vegetables in them without the kids […]

How to Make Frozen Chocolate Bananas at Home

Frozen Chocolate Bananas are a fun, whimsical treat that your kids will love to assemble themselves. What’s more fun than dipping bananas in chocolate and adding all kinds of yummy toppings? Who doesn’t have a fun memory of enjoying a frozen banana on a hot day, wiping melted chocolate off a cheek? The classic combination […]

Aunt Peg’s Scotcharoo Bars – The Ultimate Treat

Scotcharoo Bars are crunchy and sweet and chocolatey, perfect for dessert or afternoon snacks. Or sneaking out of the pan when your aunt is looking the other way. I spent my childhood summers traveling with my family from Los Angeles to Minnesota. Both my parents are from Minnesota and most of the aunts, uncles, cousins, and […]

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

Looking for the Ultimate Carrot Cake? This be it! Soft and tender cake is topped with light and fluffy cream cheese and sprinkled with chopped nuts for a super delicious treat. I must admit that when I find a recipe I like, well, it’s a keeper. It eventually finds a place in our family traditions, […]

Double Chocolate Magic Bars to Make Your Day

Know what’s better than those Magic Bars with the coconut and chocolate? Making Double Chocolate Magic Bars with chocolate cookie crumbs! I love Magic Bars. When I was pregnant with FishChick10, I ate half a pan all by myself — in one sitting. Needless to say, I wasn’t feeling too well that afternoon when I […]

Honey Lemon Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Looking for a more wholesome sweet? Try these Honey Lemon Cheesecake Bars, naturally sweetened with honey, and packed with sweet-tart lemon flavor. A few years I did a Whole 30 when I went without sugar, grain, and a bunch of other foods I had previously thought I couldn’t live without. I discovered that as much […]

Nutty Berry Parfait with Dark Chocolate

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. Dole provided me with compensation for my time. As always, all opinions are mine. Eating more fresh fruit and vegetables is an ideal way to improve your diet. This Nutty Berry Parfait is a great way to get on the bandwagon. Once upon […]

Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting for All Your Cake Needs

We all know that a cake sometimes needs to come from a mix, but not the frosting! Top your favorite cake with this easy-to-whip-up Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting. Every mom knows that sometimes a cake needs to come from a box. There are times and places for things, and while you would love to be […]