6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad

Using pantry staples and a few fresh produce items, 6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad is perfect for your summer cookouts & picnics.   Now that summer (and the heat!) has officially arrived, I’m all about making meals that don’t require turning on the oven or stovetop.  In addition to not wanting to heat the house up any […]

Bountiful Baskets 6-18-16 Distribution

Recipes and tips for using the Bountiful Baskets 6-18-16 Distribution and in-season produce.  Melons, corn, pineapple and purple cauliflower are just a few of the items I received. I picked up yet another amazing basket yesterday.  The veggie basket was overflowing with goodness.  I honestly can’t remember the last time the basket was this full. […]


I’m sure you’ve had days where you suddenly find yourself with a few hungry kiddos in your kitchen.  Enter Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies.  You can have a batch of homemade cookies ready in about 20 minutes.  Mom for the win! Today is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day.  You knew that, right?  In honor of this […]

Bountiful Baskets 6-4-16 Distribution

Recipes and tips for using the Bountiful Baskets 6-4-16 Distribution and in-season produce.   Tap, tap, tap!!  Hello, hello!!  Is anybody out there?  It’s been a while since I’ve posted. The past couple months were caraaazzzzy busy with The Teens’ activities and work was pretty hectic as well.  I always forget that May is off the […]

Bountiful Baskets 3-26-16 Distribution

Recipes and tips for using the Bountiful Baskets 3-26-16 Distribution and in-season produce.   I’m excited to get a basket this week as it’s been over a month since I’ve been able to participate – boo!  The offerings this week were very tempting, especially with the Easter holiday dinner on the horizon.  It’s so nice […]

Monday Menu 2-29-16

Monday Menu is my weekly meal planning feature.  I like to plan a variety of easy, family friendly meals for the week. The month of February was a blur of school activities and basketball games.  The Boy’s basketball team is still chugging along and heading to Round 1 of the state playoffs this weekend (Go […]

Bountiful Baskets 2-27-16 Distribution

Recipes and tips for the 2-27-16 Bountiful Baskets Distribution. Our crazy high school basketball schedule has prevented me from participating in Bountiful Baskets the past 2 months.  To say I’ve missed getting baskets would be an understatement.  The planets aligned for me this week and I was (finally!) able to get a basket yesterday.  And […]