Korean Rice Bowl with Sweet Chile Soy Sauce

This easy korean rice bowl, also known as bibimbap is so easy to make. It's our answer for manly meatless mondays! Drumming up enough food to keep my carnivorous household of growing boys is a challenge that (most days) I love. But what I don't always love is all the meat that ends up on our plate. In a perfect world we would only eat the most organic locally raised nitrate free meat in the land. In a more realistic world....we definitely eat too much bacon in this house. So my most recent … [Read more...]

29 Mother’s Day Cakes to Make Mom Smile

Mother's day cakes are a must. Nothing could be finer than spoiling your Mom with one of these fabulously fruity cakes.  Give Mom a much needed break and sweeten her up with these mouth watering cakes. Most are topped with perfectly ripe fruit and delightful icing. I know as a Mom I would be delighted to receive such a marvelous love infused gift. Don’t forget about the edible flowers if you want to take it up a notch on the fancy belt! Blueberry Yoghurt Cake with Cream Cheese … [Read more...]

Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Feta & Bacon

These crispy roasted brussels sprouts with feta and bacon are the perfect hummus platter addition! This post is brought to you in collaboration with Sabra. A few months ago Kevin and I slipped out on Tuesday night for our weekly tradition....date night! We are so blessed to have so much family nearby and a very consistent and gracious grandma who takes the kids every Tuesday night she can. We decided to grab a snack at Kev's work to keep things simple as we had an adventure planned. My … [Read more...]

Pineapple Cilantro Jalapeno Margarita

Nothing says party quite like a margarita! This Pineapple Cilantro Jalapeño Margarita is the perfect signature drink to keep things spicy! I've never met a margarita that I didn't like. But let me tell you....this one may well be my favorite forever. Sweet, spicy and perfectly tangy. It's everything a margarita should be with none of the junk from margarita mix! I'm sharing this recipe today over on The Inspired Home (which is packed full of amazing ideas and recipes so be sure to poke … [Read more...]

Pineapple Curd Ambrosia Salad (Angel Hash)

This pineapple curd ambrosia salad is perfect for graduations and family gatherings! A delicious whipped cream salad without any fake ingredients or food coloring! This post is brought to you in collaboration with Kroger/Fred Meyer.  As we are coming into the busy graduation and grilling season we've been getting a lot of requests for easy simple dishes to take to potlucks. In my brainstorming for ideas, I remembered this salad from my grandmother's recipe archives that I hadn't ever made! … [Read more...]

Strawberry Chocolate Mousse Bites

These Strawberry Chocolate Mousse Bites are a super fun treat that whip together in no time! Perfect as an appetizer or quick dessert that kids can help with! This post is brought to you in collaboration with Mondelēz International Group. Spring is here and that means that we are busy bustling everyone everywhere. Between work, school, playdates and swim lessons we are always on the move. It’s easy for us to get in robot mode and just do all the cooking ourselves and let the kids run amuck … [Read more...]

Pork Fried Cauliflower Rice

This family classic gets a fresh spin with an amazing new product...frozen cauliflower rice! All the flavor and you get to wear your skinny jeans! This post was brought to you in collaboration with the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association. I love rice. LOVE rice. I could seriously eat it at every meal. Pork fried rice is a dish that I never ate growing up and that my husband’s family introduced me too. The idea of eating a rice stir fry may have been foreign to me once, but … [Read more...]

Anolon Pan Set Giveaway!

Leave a comment to be entered to win a gorgeous 12 piece Anolon Advanced Umber set! I don't know if you missed it last week but we worked with Anolon® to create this gorgeous Skillet Chicken and Dumplings recipe! We are thrilled to be back to provide you the chance to win the incredible pan set that we use and love! One lucky winner will be cooking up delicious meals like these in this fabulous 12 piece Anolon® Advanced Umber Nonstick Hard Anodized 12-Piece Cookware Set!! To be … [Read more...]

Kumquat Chicken Skillet

This easy kumquat chicken skillet is a simple and quick dinner that is full of gorgeous colors. Just six simple ingredients and dinner is served! This recipe is brought to you in collaboration with Bertolli. We are grateful for our partners! Their support that enables us to bring you beautiful free content every week! Everyone loves a good skillet dinner am I right? There is nothing quite as simple as tossing a few things together in a pan, browning them quickly and then popping them into the … [Read more...]

Lunch Meat Frittata

Do you ever realize you have nothing to cook up for dinner? This pantry staple Lunch Meat Frittata is to the rescue! Come on. Level with me. I can't be the only one who hates grocery shopping. It's seriously my biggest nemesis as an adult. I work hard all day and come home and all I want is for my fridge to magically be filled with ingredients ready to cook with. Wouldn't that be amazing? Well in real life we open fridges filled with bare essentials that have to be reimagined for the … [Read more...]

5 Minute Blender Guacamole Salsa (Video!)

Take taco night to a whole new level with this blender guacamole salsa! Creamy, spicy, tart and packed with cilantro. Basically the best thing you have ever put in your mouth. A few months ago Kevin came home with a bottle of the most amazing thing ever....guacamole salsa. How did I not know this was a thing? Creamy like guacamole, spicy, and filled with onions, garlic and copious amounts of cilantro. It's one part hot sauce and one part guacamole. Basically the best invention mankind has … [Read more...]

Skillet Chicken and Dumplings

This skillet chicken and dumplings is the perfect way to make your favorite dish into an easy real food weeknight staple. From scratch dumplings with just 4 ingredients too! This chicken and dumplings recipe was brought to you in collaboration with Anolon.  Weeknights here are always a bit of a blur with the kids and all our activities. We do try our best to make dinner a priority here though which means we need meals that we can take from concept to the table in less than an hour at most. … [Read more...]