Trail Mix Energy Bites …

Trail Mix Energy Bites... These are SO easy to make and are a healthy and delicious snack to have on hand!

Summer is right around the corner, which means we'll be spending lots of time outdoors, enjoying hikes, bike rides and going for a swim. I can't even tell you how excited I am that the warm weather is finally here to stay. When you spend 6 months out of the year trapped inside (Minnesota winter's are rough), there's nothing like soaking up the sunshine and staying outside for as long as possible. So, the fact that we hit 8o degrees last weekend … Continue Reading »

Chicken Spinach Mushroom Alfredo …

Chicken Spinach Mushroom Alfredo Roll Ups... These. Are. INCREDIBLE! Seriously one of THE BEST dinners I have ever had!

Today's recipe is truly amazing and has a long history with my family. Growing up, I can remember quite a few dinners my mom prepared, but some where exceptionally a stand out. And this is one of those stand outs. This meal is PACKED with so many delicious ingredients and flavors. It is one of my mother's most requested meals from family members and neighbors. And I am so excited to finally be sharing the recipe with you! This is … Continue Reading »

Tres Leches Cake …

Tres Leches Cake... Let me just say, this cake will knock your socks off! It is SO moist and delicious beyond words! This recipe is definitely a must try!

May happens to be my favorite month of the year. I mean, both my birthday and Mother's Day fall into this month which means I get a little spoiled by my family- what is not to love about that? ;) Do you want to know another reason I love May? Because Cinco de Mayo. Mexican food happens to be my absolute favorite type of food. And my favorite Mexican dessert? Tres Leches Cake of course! This recipe is perfection! The three milks saturate … Continue Reading »

Homemade Mac and Cheese Bites …

Homemade Mac and Cheese Bites... These are so simple and the perfect finger food ideal for serving kids and as an appetizer! These are DELICIOUS!

Mac and Cheese is one of the BEST comfort foods out there in my honest opinion. I'm not talking about the packaged stuff, but rather the homemade goodness. It truly is special. One of my favorite things about mac and cheese is that you rarely find someone who doesn't like it- kids included. My picky eaters gobble this stuff up by the bowl full. My favorite part of homemade mac and cheese happens to be the crispy edges and top. It adds just … Continue Reading »

Butterscotch Toffee Cookies …

Butterscotch Toffee Cookies... these cookies are fabulous! The flavor and texture are both incredible!

Cookies are one of my favorite go to treats! They are simple, make a lot and loved by everyone. These cookies are packed with Butterscotch and Toffee flavor and are absolutely irresistible. I came across this recipe in my Taste of Home Magazine and instantly fell in love! The texture is wonderful with a chewy cookie and little bits off toffee and butterscotch chips scattered throughout in each and every bite. If you are looking for a … Continue Reading »

Homemade Applesauce …

Homemade Applesauce... This recipe is surprisingly SO easy and so much better than store bought! I will never have it any other way!

My love for applesauce started as a kid. I mean, its very rare you haven't found a child who hasn't had an applesauce cup as part of their school lunch one way or another ;) Thats because it is such a lovable snack! This recipe is ONLY 4 ingredients and could not be any simpler to make! I love this particular applesauce because its HOMEMADE and homemade is always better! Wouldn't you agree? If you are looking for delicious and … Continue Reading »

Chocolate Banana Bread …

Chocolate Banana Bread... this recipe is DELICIOUS! It is super moist and the flavor is wonderful! The chocolate spin is fantastic!

I LOVE Banana Bread, and it wasn't long ago I developed my recipe for THE BEST Banana Bread- and trust me it is! This recipe is adapted from that recipe but with a chocolate twist. Chocolate Banana Bread. Where have you been all my life?! This bread is moist, delicious and chocolatey... a perfect snack, breakfast or treat :) Next time you want to make banana bread, give this spin a try! I am sure you will LOVE it just as much as … Continue Reading »

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks …

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks... these are easy and absolutely DELICIOUS! The crispy outside filled with ooey gooey cheese makes for one addictive and tasty appetizer!

I love appetizers. Snack foods that are flavorful, addictive and satisfying. And that is exactly what today's recipe is. I am sure all of us are familiar with mozzarella sticks. They are a classic appetizer that puts a smile on just about everyone's face. However, not all of us have tried them homemade. And that is a crying shame because they are SO much better this way. Trust me on this! This cripsy batter is perfection. A … Continue Reading »