Tag: snacks

Whole 30 Bacon Lettuce Tomato Chicken Salad

This post may contain affiliate links¬† Hello from whole 30,¬† day sixteen!¬† One of my favorite parts about the Whole 30 program, is planning and looking forward to trying new recipes.¬† ¬†I am at the point where I am not super hungry between meals because I am getting enough protein, […]


Peach Melba Iced Tea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TeaProudly #CollectiveBias During the summer iced drinks are my life.¬† However, now that I am officially in my upper 30’s, I have become much more mindful about the calorie intake and the sugar […]


Strawberry Shortcake Yogurt Parfaits

This post is sponsored by Greek Gods but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.¬† #GreekGodsYogurtatWM . #GreekGodsYogurt When I think back to the food that I enjoyed during the summer as a child, one thing stands out brightly in my memory is¬† ¬†Strawberry Shortcake.¬† ¬†There is just […]


After school car snack station

  I have a few ” mom confessions” for you today. 1) The back of my minivan is like the wild west.¬† Like, I don’t know everything or anything that is back there.¬† I almost don’t even want to know. 2) I shamelessly pay my kids to pick up wrappers […]


Chimichurri Steak Loaded Fries

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of McCain Foods. The opinions and text are all mine. #MyMcCainPotatoes #CollectiveBias Right now, until 5/31, you can get $1.50 off when you purchase two participating McCain products.¬† This offer is good until 5/31.¬† Check out more information about this […]


Homemade Ginger Ale

If there is one food item that sums up my life as a thirty-something mom, it’s ginger.¬† ¬†I discovered it a few years ago and never turned back.¬† Ginger is always the finishing touch to my stir fry, the star of my carrot soup, the essential ingredient to my afternoon […]


Southwestern Egg Roll in a Bowl

Hey you. Before you decide that the photos for this recipe have something left to be desired, can we agree for just a second that there is absolutely nothing sexy about a bowl of cabbage? My Instant Pot Egg Roll Filling recipe has been top-rated this past year.¬† Then I […]


Dorothy Lynch Glazed Bacon Stuffed Dates

This post is sponsored by Dorothy Lynch.¬† All opinions are entirely my own.¬† I met my husband over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in 2005. ¬†So with 13 Valentine‚Äôs Days under our belt, our Valentine‚Äôs celebrations are much less “commercial” and more about making time for ourselves and relaxing with […]


Triple Decker Peanut Butter and Jelly Bento Box

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jif¬ģ and Smucker‚Äôs¬ģ. All opinions are mine alone. #BetterTogetherPBandJ #WeAreBetterTogether #CollectiveBias There is just something so exciting about the first few weeks of school.¬† ¬†The anticipation of finding out who your teacher is, and who is in your class, […]


Spicy chocolate pepita granola bars

  I am going to share with you a mom’s secret that I realized this summer.¬† A secret that I probably should have understood a while ago.¬† ¬†This summer, I started feeding my kids’ granola bars when we’re about to head out for outdoor adventures.¬† It solves so much.¬† You […]


How to set up a continental breakfast

Today’s post is sponsored by Entenmann‚Äôs Little Bites¬ģ ¬†#LoveLittleBites #Spongebash Don’t you love it when you stay at a hotel, and they have a free continental breakfast?¬† These breakfasts are not complicated, but they are filling, and everyone usually finds something that they like!¬† My mother-in-law started serving continental breakfasts […]


Springtime Chicken Salad

Thank-you¬†Theisen’s ¬†Home Farm Auto for sponsoring this post.¬† All opinions below are entirely my own. #springattheisens¬† After a longer than usual Iowa winter, my entire household is looking forward to warmer weather.¬† There is nothing quite like the start of spring.¬† Watching the leaf buds start¬†to appear on the trees, […]