Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix Copycat Recipe

Hidden Valley Ranch Mix Copycat Recipe

As you know, I have become a big fan of making copycat versions of my favorite recipes and I decided that it was finally time to make some homemade Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix! It is just so stinkin’ easy to make and pretty inexpensive as well. Best of all, you know exactly what is…

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Spinach, Avocado and Apple Smoothie Recipe

Spinach, Avocado and Apple Smoothie

As much as I love juicing, when the weather is warmer, I typically will make a smoothie before I will juice. I love the cold “milkshakey” (it’s a word!) taste of smoothies and I still get all the nutrients AND the fiber of the fruits and vegetables. This spinach, avacado and apple smoothie recipe is…

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No Bake Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake With Oreo Crust

Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

I think that by now it is well-documented that we have a little bit of an Oreo obsession in my house (at least, as far as my kids are concerned).  I even have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to Oreo recipes so that I don’t run out of ideas! (are you following me on Pinterest…

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Bacon Wrapped Cheddar Stuffed Burgers | My Husbands Favorite!

Bacon Wrapped Cheddar Stuffed Burgers

I’m going to let you in on a little secret:  these bacon wrapped cheddar-stuffed burgers are not my favorite – but I seem to be in the minority because everyone else who has ever had them just goes nuts for them! I’m not a huge fan of red meat and I like bacon even less…

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How To Make Your Own Homemade Pancake Mix

Homemade Pancake Mix Recipe

There are very few things that my children like more than pancakes for breakfast (although my cinnamon sugar donut holes are close second). We haven’t purchased pancake mix for years – I always make it from scratch and on a busy weekday morning, the last thing I want to be doing is grabbing the flour,…

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Jazz Up Your Iced Tea With Essential Oils!

Essential Oils To Mix In To Your Iced Tea

It is summertime and that means one thing – lots and lots of iced tea! While my children (and my husband) much prefer when I make them my homemade lemonade recipe (although I wish they would drink my spinach lemonade recipe), I have been an iced tea addict for as long as I can remember…

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Cake Batter Fudge Recipe

Cake Batter Fudge Recipe

Ok – I know that many people think that fudge is just for Christmas and holidays (have you tried my eggnog fudge recipe yet?  Or my pumpkin pie fudge recipe?), but as far as I am concerned, fudge it delicious all year long and you are just going to love this cake batter fudge recipe!…

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How To Make Homemade Lemonade | Copycat Chick Fil’A Recipe!

Copycat Chick Fil A Lemonade recipe

There are very few things that are more refreshing in the summer than a cold glass of lemonade and it also happens to be one of my daughter’s favorite drinks! My husband doesn’t mind the powdered lemonade mixes, but ever since I started juicing, I much prefer to to make it from scratch! I would…

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Chocolate Chip Muffins | Easy To Make and Freezer Friendly!

Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

I don’t know why, but there is just something about baking muffins that makes me happy. I love the smell of them baking. I love how just 1 muffin can be a filling and satisfying breakfast. I especially like that most muffins freeze beautifully (even my homemade English Muffins do – just make sure to…

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Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing | My Absolute Favorite Salad Dressing Ever!

Serving a tossed salad?  Then you need to try my creamy poppy seed dressing!

The weather is heating up and if you are like me, you find yourself eating more and more salads!  I have been making this salad dressing almost every week for over a year and it is hands-down my absolute favorite salad dressing that I make – even better than orange balsamic vinaigrette recipe! A sweet…

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Homemade Orange Creamsicle Pops Recipe

Homemade Orange Creamsicle Pops

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! If your children are like mine, they want ice cream all the time and even more in the summer. While you can find some great deals on ice cream treats in the summer, it still doesn’t make up for the fact that most of them…

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Eating From Your Garden – Spinach Recipes

Delicious Recipes For Spinach

Are you planting spinach this year?  Spinach grows so fast that you are going to need to have plenty of recipes to use it.  After all – what is the point of growing it if it is just going to go bad on the vine? For the next few weeks, we will be exploring all…

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