Category Archives: Recipes and Food

Kids-friendly recipes and foods that has this mom’s stamp of approval.

Super Easy Hot Cocoa for One Recipe

Disclosure: I was provided with a sampler of In The Raw Sweeteners to facilitate this post. No other compensation was received. All opinions stated are my own. This week, winter arrived here in Ohio.  We got 6 inches of snow overnight, the kids got their first snow day of the year, and we had to remember where we stashed… Keep Reading »

Back to School Treats with Immaculate Baking #IBBakesWell

My kids went back to school this week.  I always like to do something special for them and this year was no different.  I included a little surprise treat in their lunch and then we had a special dessert after dinner while we sat around and talked about how their day went. I usually do all my baking… Keep Reading »

Celebrate National Waffle Day with Van’s!

Did you know that August 24th is National Waffle Day?  Our family just loves waffles for breakfast – especially Van’s waffles. With no artificial ingredients, no hydrogenated or GMO oils, and no high fructose corn syrup, Van’s frozen waffles are one convenience food that I happily serve to my family. I just pop them in the oven for a… Keep Reading »

Tuttorosso Tomatoes – Tips for Using Canned Tomatoes in Your Recipes

One of my favorite summertime recipes is roasted tomato sauce over pasta.  I use tomatoes fresh from the garden and slow roast them in the oven with onion and garlic, before processing it in my food mill.  The result is to die for -thick, rich,and bursting with flavor.  Unfortunately, this sauce takes literally all afternoon to make.  As a busy mom,… Keep Reading »

Eggs Benedict Casserole #Recipe

Are you still trying to find recipes to use up all that Easter ham? I have a breakfast recipe to share with you today that is a great way to use up leftover ham. You don’t only have to make this for breakfast though. We sometimes have it for dinner too! I love Eggs Benedict, but it is… Keep Reading »

Pesto Chicken Melt With Brownberry Sandwich Thins {and a Giveaway}

Since I work from home, I am always searching for healthy lunch ideas that are quick to make.  I recently discovered Brownberry Sandwich Thins and have been really enjoying making sandwich melts with them by topping with some meat, a thin slice of cheese, and assorted veggies and sticking it in the oven until the cheese is melted.… Keep Reading »

My Favorite Uses for Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil #Giveaway

Disclosure:  I love Tropical Traditions and their products and would buy them regardless.  However, I do have to disclose that I was sent a product sample.  I was not under any obligation however to review it, share it with my readers, or host a giveaway.  I am doing that because I truly love the quality of their coconut… Keep Reading »