Dining Al Fresco

Summer is drawing to an end and it’s time to make the most of the season with some healthy outdoor recipes before that window of opportunity closes. What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you think of healthy eating and outside? Grilling!  The Set-up  Your outdoor food prep and cooking area can be as simple or intricate as you want it to be. You could easily do all of your food Read More

5 Easy Healthy Recipes for Kids

A lot of your eating habits were inherited from your parents. Some, for instance, were genetic. Your ability to enjoy Brussels sprouts was largely determined by your genes. The same goes with cilantro.   Others, though, were passed down from your parents by their behaviors. The fact is, a huge portion of a child’s eating habits – many of which will follow them into adulthood – are learned from watching what their parents do. As Read More

Chicken Salad With Homemade Avocado Mayo

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChooseMazola #CollectiveBias Did you know that September is National Cholesterol Awareness month? This is something that hits very close to home for me and something that I try to stay aware of all year long. Heart health is a pretty big issue in our family. Three of my grandparents lost their lives to heart-attacks when I was just Read More

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

We had a few days dreary weather and with fall quickly creeping up on us, I decided to dust off the slow cooker and try out a new recipe! If you know anything about me it’s that I love simple recipes that are not time consuming. I came across a recipe for this dish and tweaked it a bit to make it simpler… the results were phenomenal! All three of my kids loved the recipe, Read More

5 Super Yummy Matcha Breakfast Bowls You Need to Try

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but if you’re not the type to eat solid foods first thing in the morning, perhaps you should try something softer. Morning meals don’t have to be a drag as cereals tend to be unappetizing in the long run, especially when you’ve had the same brand for years. Looking for something healthy to try? Matcha is one of the marvels when it comes to Read More

The Best 4th Of July Party Recipes

Fourth of July is a little over a week away and if you plan on hosting a party, it is time to start thinking about recipes! I have searcher Pinterest for hours trying to find the best 4th of July party recipes… and here is what I came up with! You will find side dishes, appetizers/side dishes, main dishes, drinks and desserts. Whatever you decide to make this year, I hope this round up is Read More

Use These 7 Seasonal Add-ins To Spruce Up You Summer Muffins

What’s the thing everyone goes “Derpy” for? Muffins! They’re sweet, but not too sweet. They’re great for breakfast or lunch or even a small snack. Depending on what’s in them, they can even be healthy! The three most commonly seen muffins are blueberry, banana walnut and chocolate chip. These three are all very tasty, but if you’re baking your own, why not go for the gusto? That is especially true now that it’s summer and Read More

Smoky Shrimp Pasta: Easy Summer Recipe!

This is sponsored by Acorn, all opinions are my own. #DixieSummerDG Looking for a simple summer recipe with a kick? You are going to love this delicious smoky shrimp pasta that is full of color and flavor! We love spending time outdoors during the warmer months and meals enjoyed on the patio is not an uncommon occurrence! The summer passes so quickly and I would rather spend every spare moment enjoying it with family rather Read More

Easy Tuna Stuffed Avocado Recipe

Looking for a healthy and delicious recipe to help celebrate Earth Day this year? Your family will love making these easy tuna stuffed avocados! Tuna is one of are family’s all time favorite foods, we simply adore all things seafood! We have grown a bit tired of the typical tuna sandwich and all of the other typical tuna recipes just weren’t doing it for us anymore. I decided to it was time to mix things Read More

7 Delicious Kinds Of Lasagna

Lasagna is an ultimate carb comforting, hearty meal. Everyone loves lasagna kids and adults alike. I prefer to think of lasagna more as a method of assembling and baking the casserole than a distinct individual dish. There are so many variations of lasagnas out there! Here are 7 delicious adaptations of this Italian classic. This chicken Alfredo lasagna recipe is a tasty spin on your traditional Italian lasagna. We are using chicken meat instead if Read More

5 Ideas What To Do With Leftover Chicken Breast

If you are a lover of quick and easy meals those amazing ideas are what you have been looking for. All of us have the leftover chicken sometimes, that is sitting in the fridge with no destination. It could be a leftover rotisserie chicken you picked up in the store because it was on sale, or baked chicken from last night’s dinner, or yummy grilled chicken from the barbecue you had over the weekend. You Read More