Spinach Salad with Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

balsamic vinaigrette recipe

Remember when I said that, once you made my homemade blue cheese dressing recipe that you would never buy it at the store again? Well, the same goes for this balsamic vinaigrette recipe!  The addition of orange juice concentrate and a touch of honey gives you just enough sweetness, yet still manages the calorie count […]

The Top 12 Posts of 2014 on Moms Need To Know

Top 12 Posts of 2014 on Moms Need To Know

2014 was an amazing year on Moms Need To Know.  We were able to successfully transition from just another deal blog to a website that (hopefully) provides many mom-friendly recipes, tips and savings. Looking back on 2014, it is amazing how much of a change I have seen since 2013.  If I look at my […]

Ham and Salami Stromboli Recipe | Easy Game Day Recipe

Ham and Salami Stromboli

My husband and sons love anything that involves the combination of meat, cheese and bread and in the winter it just seems like we are running around so much during the week with basketball practices, Variety Show practice, Brownie meetings, etc.  This is one of my go-to recipes for a busy weeknight or when we […]

Bacon Cheeseburger Pockets | Game Day Recipe

Bacon Cheeseburger Pockets - Fun Game Day Recipe

My children and family love the commercial “pocket sandwiches”, but I am always looking for healthier alternatives. I made these as bacon cheeseburger pockets, but you can always customize them with your favorite fillings. Maybe some ham & swiss? Chopped up meatballs, a nice homemade pizza sauce recipe and cheese? Get creative with this recipe […]

Healthy Dinner Recipes | Santa Fe Stuffed Peppers + More!

healthy dinner recipes santa fe stuffed peppers

With the new year upon us, people make all sorts of resolutions. Whether you are looking to lose weight or just eat better, having some healthy dinner recipes in your collection is a must! These Santa Fe-Inspired stuffed peppers use ground turkey instead of beef making for a much lighter taste. Most of the recipes […]

Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies Copycat Recipe

Copycat Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies Recipe

There are a few things that just take me right back to my school days. Twinkies are one of them and Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies (as well as the ones with walnuts) are another. I remember getting them at lunch at school almost every day. They just seemed to much better then the brownies that […]

Easy Christmas Cookies Recipes | Snowflake Cookies + More

snowflake cookies

We’ve been in full-on “cookie mode” lately and with 3 kids, a husband and a business and household to run, easy Christmas cookies recipes are the key to getting the most done! I’ve shared a bunch of my cookie recipes with you (more links at the bottom of this post) and here is another one […]

Baked Mozzarella Sticks Recipe | Freezer Friendly Appetizer!

Baked Mozzarella Sticks - Freezer Friendly Recipe

If there is one thing that my husband and boys will always order when they are on the menu at a restaurant, it is mozzarella sticks. While I will admit that they are yummy, we are trying to move away from so many foods that are deep fried and these baked mozzarella sticks are a […]

Easy Meringue Christmas Trees

Meringue Christmas Trees

Growing up. meringues were always one of my favorite cookies to have at Christmas. My mom always made them (and she only made them for Christmas) and I didn’t know anyone else who made them. They were a special treat! When I became and adult and started making my own cookie trays, meringues were naturally […]