Two ingredient slow cooker shredded chicken

I was originally planning on buying a rotisserie chicken to shred, but I am flexitarian. I am easily grossed out by meat, particularly dark meat and meat on a bone. When I thought of all that dark meat that will be going to waste, I decided to give slow cooker shredded chicken a chance. I […]

Copycat Wendys Taco Salad (Spend $3 Instead of $8)

I made my own version of Wendy’s taco salad for $3 at home. I bought a small Wendy’s chili and put it over a bed of lettuce, then added sour cream, shredded cheese and crushed tortilla chips. These are all items we always have on hand at home, so if you don’t count the price […]

Easy Breakfast Recipe: Skinny Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches (that don’t have rubbery eggs)

I have tested out a few breakfast sandwich recipes lately, and one consistent problem I’ve had is that when I reheat it, even on 50% power, the eggs come out rubbery. I have made a tweak for people who have this problem by adding extra milk to the eggs before baking them so that there’s extra […]

Broccoli Salad with Grapes and Walnuts Recipe

              Raw broccoli boasts many superfood benefits including cancer prevention, immune support and increased bone health. I made this recipe using grape vinegar I was lucky enough to receive from Vom Fass for testing purposes! I believe the grape vinegar made a huge difference in highlighting the subtle flavors […]

Food52 Genius Recipes – Book Review

This is a great stock book to have if you are looking for go to and hearty recipes. The photos are beautiful.    More Info Author Bio

12 Unique Lemonade Recipes For Summer

  There is nothing like a tall glass of lemonade on these hot, muggy Summer days. I am loving these recipes by PB Teen! Have you tried any? Which is your favorite? Yummy recipes are only a few ingredients and include: Watermelon lemonade Strawberry lemonade Raspberry peach lemonade Sparkling pink peach lemonade Mint lime-ade Frozen […]

Bread & Butter Gluten Free Cookbook – Book Review & All-Purpose Puff Pastry Dough Recipe

Gluten sensitivity sucks. Especially if you’re a bread-loving half Italian like myself! Instead of picking up dry rice bread (sounds appealing, doesn’t it? NOT!) if you can still make awesome substitutes so you don’t lose all of the foods you love, you are set. We’ve got gluten sensitive family members, and we’ve recently given in […]

Book Review: Street Vegan by Adam Sobel

 I was lucky enough to receive a review copy of Street Vegan by Adam Sobel. As a vegetarian, I’m sometimes nervous about taking that plunge into vegan-hood. This book has mouth water recipes that make me want to eat vegan. If I can fill my kitchen with these ingredients, I think my whole family would […]

Bell Pepper Ingredient Substitutions

We don’t really like bell peppers around here. Not only are we not big fans of the taste, we don’t like spice, and we also get indigestion or upset bellies from eating both onions and peppers. Unfortunately, there are so many recipes that call for both onions and peppers. Depending on the recipe, there are […]

Easy Apple Pie Recipe

Ingredients Pastry for a 2 crust pie 1/2 cup granulated sugar (use a little more if apples are not juicy) 1/8 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. cinnamon 1 tbsp. butter 1 tsp. lemon juice 5 cups apples, sliced (about 10 – 12 med. size apples) 1 egg, lightly beaten Directions Combine the […]

Pez Hedz Gluten Free Vegetarian Free Candies! #PEZHedz

If you’re looking for candy or treats that aren’t unhealthy, look into PEZ Hedz. They are a new line of soft candy chews from PEZ that are gluten free, gelatin free, and vegetarian.  What ARE PEZ Hedz? PEZ Hedz are premium soft candy chews made in delicious flavors and fun designs, like those you would see […]

Inspiralized Book Review #getinspiralized

       First off, this book has amazing and beautiful food photography that makes me hungry just looking at it. I was so inspired by Inspiralized (get it?) that I ordered a spiralizer and am eagerly awaiting its arrival. Who doesn’t love zucchini and spaghetti. Combine the two for a healthy meal AND still […]

Chicken Cordon Bleu

  Chicken Cordon Bleu might seem like a fancy, challenging dish to create, but it’s actually not hard with these easy-to-follow instructions. Find the full recipe at SimpleRecipesClub. For the Cordon Bleu 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 6 slices thinly sliced, good quality deli ham 1 cup bread crumbs 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 pound (8 […]

Super Easy 5 Ingredient Tuna Noodle Casserole

This is a really simple recipe that only requires 5 ingredients. You can throw this together and freeze it for an easy weeknight recipe. Ingredients: 2 cans tuna 1 12oz. package egg noodles 1 can peas 2 cans cream of mushroom soup French fried onions or bread crumbs Directions: Cook noodles till they are al […]

Great Cake Decorating Book Review

Great Cake Decorating Book Review For a beginner like me, this book is all you need to start cake decorating like a pro. From simple things like leveling cakes to fondant, decorating, color mixing and more, this book has you covered. It has beautiful photography that entices you to start getting creative! These cakes are […]

Dr. Oz’s Pina’s Piña Colada {healthified skinny recipe}

Can coconut oil help prevent aging? Coconut oil does have antioxidants and healthy fats that help stop damage to skin (and other) tissue and also helps to lock in moisture. The oxidation process in coconut oil helps prevent cardiovascular problems and aging, among other things. the need for antioxidant intake. How can I use coconut […]

How to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs – 2 Easy Ways {Cooking Hack}

  Post by Food. Another way is to add baking soda to the water when boiling eggs, then it lowers the pH and prevents the shell from sticking to the egg. Yay science!

Skinny Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo {lazygirl recipe}

Give Your Recipes Some Added Flavor with Texas Pete® Red Velvet Cones

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you tried Texas Pete Hot Sauce or wing sauce yet? They are delicious, if you can handle the heat! They have original, Hotter Hot Sauce, Garlic Hot Sauce, Chipotle Hot Sauce, Green Pepper Sauce […]

Pinterest Fail – Baked “Hardboiled” Eggs {updated with fail pics}

  I have seen tons of pins on Pinterest lately that say if you bake eggs at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes you get hard boiled eggs that easier to peel. Well, I gave this 3 shots thinking if it’s so popular it has to work, right? Wrong. I adjusted the oven temps and baking […]