Tag: lunch

My favorite things to buy at Aldi

Disclaimer: ¬†Nobody is paying me to write this.¬† I originally wrote this in 2017.¬† However, a few of the items I included in my original post are no longer available at ALDI.¬† Since we are now in a new decade, it was time for me to update this ole ALDI […]


Taco Polenta Bowls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DailyVegolutions ¬† #CollectiveBias Looking for an easy dinner idea? ¬†This Taco Polenta Bowl is my ideal dinner for so many reasons. ¬†It is loaded with veggies, and includes avocado. ¬†It takes less than […]


Pizza Chili

My kids love pizza. ¬†So when I told them that we were going to have this pizza chili for dinner, they were sold right away. ¬† I also served crusty bread and salad with it too. I got this idea from my blogging friend Michelle from Simplify Live Love. ¬†She […]


Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

I love these chicken gyros so much that it hurts. And no, I am not Greek. ¬† I was just fortunate enough to live less than 15 minutes away from Chicago’s best Greek restaurant. – The Greek Isles. Their Moussaka gets me every time. I decided to try making Greek […]


20 DIY Lunchbox Recipes

  It’s a new school year! ¬† I have TWO kids in school three days a week! ¬† My two-year old is spending three mornings a week at Preschool and my four-year-old is in Pre K – and is staying at school until 2:00 !!! This means, I have to […]


Summer Sausage Jalape√Īo Poppers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Klement‚Äôs Sausage Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. About eight years ago, my husband started a family tradition of making and enjoying jalape√Īo¬†poppers, his favorite appetizer. ¬† Eight years ago, we were at a cookout in the […]


Coconut Curry Fried Rice

Back when my husband and I lived in the Quad Cities, our favorite restaurant was Exotic Thai. ¬† When I was pregnant with my first son, I ordered out from Exotic Thai all the time with my co-workers. ¬† Now, five years later, I am pregnant with my third son. […]


Greek Yogurt Ranch Deviled Eggs

A few weeks ago, I made these awesome Sour Cream and Onion Deviled Eggs. ¬† I loved them so much, that I decided to try Greek Yogurt Ranch Deviled Eggs too. I have been a little obsessed with Greek Yogurt Ranch this year. ¬† I found out that Greek Yogurt […]


Lemon Greek Yogurt Funfetti Fruit Dip

I received a free stroller from Shopko in exchange for this post. ¬†Visit Shopko.com to find out more information on their¬†J is for Jeep Brand All-Terrain Jogging Stroller During the summer, I try to spend as much time as possible outside with my two boys. ¬†( ages 4 and 2). […]


Sour Cream and Onion Deviled Eggs

  Here are two things I love, married. Deviled Eggs. ¬†My mom used to make these for summer parties when I was young. ¬†I always loved them. Sour Cream and Onion. ¬†I have always had a thing for Sour Cream and Onion Chips. ¬† So much, that I have also […]


Chicken Cordon Bleu- Quinoa Casserole

Both of my boys, ages four and two, love quinoa! ¬† ¬†I had to laugh just a little bit- when my four-year-old son was pretending to make ” Quinoa Skillet Meals” in his play kitchen- followed by ” taking photos in the natural light.”. I do love that when someone […]