Turtle Tracks Brownie Mix Cookies

Making cookies with brownie mix is easy, but these cookies are mouthwateringly delicious!   These cookies are drizzled with caramel sauce and topped with toasted pecans so that you will feel like you are enjoying turtle tracks ice cream but in cookie form!   I highly recommend that you store these cookies […]


Slow Cooker Hashbrown Chicken Pot Pie

This Slow Cooker Hashbrown Chicken Pot Pie Casserole is a simple recipe for you to make on a cold day!  All you need are pantry vegetables, onions, hashbrowns, potatoes, chicken, chicken broth, and spices.  This easy recipe is a gluten-free way to enjoy all the tastes of a chicken pot […]


Slow Cooker Seven Layer Casserole

Seven-Layer Casserole is a classic dish in the upper Midwest and parts of Canada.   I have had several versions of this versatile casserole over the years. It seems like every family has its version.  I have made a slow cooker version of this classic dinner.  This recipe is a true […]


DIY Kids Self Serve Breakfast Station

Today’s post is sponsored by Little Bites. All opinions are entirely my own. #LoveLittleBites #BacktoSchoolBash. This Self Serve Breakfast station is the parenting hack you didn’t think you needed!  My kid’s school changed locations this year, which means we need to leave the house 20 minutes earlier than last year!  Make […]


“What’s New at Hy-Vee”

Thank you to Hy-vee for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are entirely my own. As someone who creates and cooks new recipes for a living, one thing I really enjoy is going grocery shopping and discovering new food items.  You never know when you will find a food item that […]


Orange Juice Broccoli Salad

Orange Juice makes a delicious citrusy salad dressing! This creamy orange vinaigrette tastes amazing on my latest broccoli salad recipe!  My family loved this orangy sweet dressing!  I am a huge fan of Broccoli Salad!  Although my kids don’t always love lettuce salads, they always eat their broccoli salad, so […]


Protein Blend Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps

Are you looking for some super quick dinner ideas?  Try this super easy meal using one pound of ground beef and two bags of Birdseye protein blends.   All you do is cook them together for a quick and balanced meal idea.  I made mine into lettuce wraps, but you can […]


Top 10 Posts from 2020

2020 was quite the year.  Here are my top 10 recipes from this year.   The year 2020 was filled with so much.  Joy, anxiety, fear, and lots of love.  Definitely, the year to stay at home and eat dinner with your family.  🙂 This year was filled with aimlessly walking […]


family road trip food tips

Our family loves taking road trips.   We especially love hiking and traveling to National and State Parks.   We usually try to pack our meals when we travel, saving our restaurant meals for a few local places when we get to our travel destination.   We really enjoy finding parks along the […]


20 Copycat Panera Recipes

Do you want to know something not so secret about me?  If I had an unlimited income, you might find me at Panera for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Every. Single Day.  ( unless I lived in a place with a Wholefoods. then you might see me at the Wholefoods salad […]


Top 10 Recipes 0f 2019

Happy New Year!  Thanks for visiting to view all of my recipes, old and new this year!  I literally couldn’t be what I am doing without you!  Thank you for letting me into your kitchen.  I truly hope your family enjoys my recipes as much as I do! In the […]