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Boo Berry Donuts

Boo Berry Donuts - using General Mills Monster Cereal collection and Pillsbury Grands! Blueberry Biscuits!

The General Mills Monster Cereal collection is back with new illustrations from DC Comics!  I put the classic blueberry flavored cereal to use in these frighteningly delicious Boo Berry Donuts! When we returned from our week long Michigan trip, I found a package at my door from General Mills with each variety of their Monster Cereal collection inside.  Although […]

Baked Pineapple

Baked Pineapple

One of the easiest side dishes you can contribute to a party or potluck.  Crushed pineapple and cubed bread with just a few other ingredients gets this in the oven quickly! Have you reached the age of 40 yet?  I turned 34 this year, but I have friends in their 40′s.  Most of them have […]

Graham Cracker Ghosts S’mores Snack Mix

Graham Cracker Ghosts Smores Mix-2

Surprise your kids this Halloween with this S’mores snack mix made of ghost-shaped graham crackers and marshmallow bits! Can I start by telling you how proud I am of these fun little munchies?  It took me a few tries to get this recipe just right, but I finally nailed it! One attempt involved forgetting about the pan in […]

Peanut Butter and Bacon Burger with Peach Chutney

Peanut Butter and Bacon Burgers with Peach Chutney

Taking the burger to the next level by topping with peanut butter, bacon and peach chutney.  This sweet and savory flavor combination will rock your world! Have you ever had a peanut butter burger?  I really should have shared this burger recipe with you weeks ago.  Time has slipped by so quickly!  Peach season has come and […]

Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers

Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers-2

Jalapeño peppers stuffed with my favorite pimento cheese and topped with a crumble of bacon.   I wish I had some great story to tell you right now, but the truth is, I am rushing to get this recipe up for you so you can have it for the weekend.  So we’re gonna be short and […]

Copycat Recipe: Panera Bread’s Pumpkin Muffin Tops

Copycat Recipe: Panera Bread's Pumpkin Muffin Tops

A copycat recipe for Panera Bread’s Pumpkin Muffies, otherwise known as muffin tops, with a powdered sugar streusel topping.  No special pan required! We were in Nashville this weekend visiting friends.  What a whirlwind!  When you have a 17-month old running around your friends’ entire house grabbing anything he can get his hands on, you definitely […]

Rice Cooker Sausage & Grits Breakfast Casserole

Rice Cooker Sausage and Grits Breakfast Casserole - An easy #RiseAndShine Breakfast in your rice cooker!

No longer is your rice cooker a uni-tasker!  Wake up with it for breakfast and make this easy cheesy Sausage & Grits Breakfast Casserole with the touch of a button! I accepted a challenge for @HomePanasonic Better Breakfast Month to create a #RiseAndShine breakfast recipe that can be made in a rice cooker.  Before this, I didn’t […]

Pimento Cheese Spread

Pimento Cheese Spread

What southern cook doesn’t have a good ol’ pimento cheese spread recipe?   We all claim ours is the best! During my first years of blogging, about 7 years ago, I made a recipe for pimento cheese from a cookbook.  Being a northern gal, I really didn’t know what it was.  Honestly, I’m not even sure […]

#NaturalDifference: Mountain Trail Cookies + Family Visit to Vicksburg National Military Park

Mountain Trail Cookies - pecans, pretzels, butterscotch chips, chocolate chips...

A brief overview of our visit to Vicksburg National Military Park as part of the “Make a Natural Difference” campaign for The J.M. Smucker Company.  Plus, a delicious cookie recipe to take along with you to your next outdoor adventure! I have cookies for you today!  These cookies are the best, especially if you love […]

Greek Pimento Cheese Spread

Greek Pimento Cheese - a twist on the traditional southern pimento cheese spread, using Greek yogurt and feta!

A healthier, no-mayo twist on the traditional pimento cheese spread.  Greek yogurt and feta cheese are the stars of this show! In celebration of my sweet blogging friend, Nicole (Prevention, RD), and her upcoming addition to her family, a few other bloggers and I are gathering for a virtual baby shower.  Yay!  Happy baby shower day, Nicole!

Peanut Butter & Jelly Banana Roll Ups + Capri Sun’s New CLEAR Bottoms

Peanut Butter and Jelly Banana Roll Ups

These bite-sized Peanut Butter & Jelly Banana Roll Ups are the perfect after-school snack for your tots, paired with the new Capri Sun juice drinks with a clear bottom pouch.  Quick and easy to assemble, your kids can even help you spread the pb&j and roll up the banana.  They will feel good about helping, and you […]

Apple Pie a la Mode Scones

Apple Pie a la Mode Scones

With caramel bits and white chocolate chips added to the mix, these Apple Pie a la Mode Scones take your taste buds well beyond the filling and the crust!  Start your day right with these scones paired with a cup of Millstone® Coffee House Blend. These are my new favorite scones.  Ben, too.  If I […]

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice + $100 Gift Card Giveaway

Slow Cooker Creole Red Beans and Rice

After a little prep and the quick help of Success® White Rice, you can have this Cajun red beans and rice dish slowly cooking in your crock pot, ready for a weeknight dinner for these busy back-to-school days. Every once in a while, I like to try a new dish that is traditional to our new […]

Roasted Broccoli Chips

Roasted Broccoli Chips

Roast those cuts of broccoli for longer than you may be used to, and find that you’ve just made a healthy crunchy snack even your kids won’t stop eating! Ben was gone this weekend, Friday through Monday, at a PGA golf tournament in Louisville, KY.  It was a fun trip his dad invited him on, […]

No-Bake Cowboy Cookie Energy Balls #NaturalDifference Giveaway

Cowboy Cookie Energy Balls #NaturalDifference

If you love Cowboy Cookies, you will love this no-bake version with no flour and no eggs, and additional healthy ingredients, like natural peanut butter, to turn them into energy balls.   A great snack on the go or for your outdoor trip! Have you taken time to enjoy the outdoors this summer?  It is so […]

Cannoli Ice Cream Sandwiches

Cannoli Ice Cream Sandwich

These Cannoli Ice Cream Sandwiches are a special dessert that really doesn’t take much to prepare.  Cannoli ice cream sandwiched between two pizzelle cookies, and the ice cream is made without an ice cream maker! It’s the last day of National Ice Cream Month, but I’m guessing that’s not going to stop you from eating […]

Vietnamese-Style Iced Coffee

Vietnamese-Style Iced Coffee

This nontraditional Vietnamese Iced Coffee recipe is as easy as it can be, especially if you already have my cold-brew coffee concentrate ready in your fridge.  Combine the strong coffee with sweetened milk and you have a cool summer coffee treat! My poor Judah was sick all week last week.  His fever started Sunday morning and […]

Cannoli Ice Cream [No Ice Cream Maker!]

Cannoli Ice Cream - No Ice Cream Maker!

You do not need a machine to transform a cannoli into ice cream. Every ingredient of this favorite Italian dessert will appear in each frozen scoop! Remember when I shared this OREO Cheesecake Ice Cream recipe that doesn’t require an ice cream maker?  Well, I’m at it again with another amazing ice cream that is […]

Cold Brew Iced Coffee

Cold Brew Iced Coffee

Enjoy your summer cups of iced coffee in the comfort of your own home using this easy cold brew method, and save money during each sip!I can’t even count how many cups of iced coffee Ben and I have drank this summer.  We’ve been brewing our own cold brew coffee for a few years now, but […]

Caramel Banana Ice Cream Cake with Chocolate Pretzel Magic Shell

Caramel Banana Ice Cream Cake with Chocolate Pretzel Magic Shell

Caramel ice cream is spread over top a freshly baked banana cake, then covered with Chocolate Pretzel Magic Shell.  Slice into squares and see the magical layers that create this delicious frozen dessert! Wow…yesterday we had BEAUTIFUL weather!  The sunshine is normal, but the temperature was much cooler than usual and the humidity level dropped. […]