Our Favorite Party Finger Foods!

Need ideas for snacks, appetizers, and treats for holiday and New Year's Eve parties? Here you go! We've got a huge list of some of our favorite tried and true recipes just for you! ENJOY! Easy Cheese Straws Cheesy Crab Dip Apricot Gouda Cheeseball Mini Cheesecakes Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip Check out our Pinterest boards for lots of other great recipes! Appetizers and Beverages Veggie Tray Bacon-Wrapped Cocktail... …
Read More

40+ Christmas Breakfast Recipes

I love this time of year! The food has always been a big part of celebrating for my family. It often becomes a part of the traditions and fun! I like to have a Christmas breakfast all ready to go when the kids are done opening their presents and playing for a bit. You may not want to do a special meal for Christmas Eve, Christmas breakfast, and Christmas dinner. Or maybe you do! I try to make it a little bit special, but you've got to do what... …
Read More

60 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, breakfast, dessert, freezer meal cooking, chicken recipes and much more! Join us each Sunday where we share our favorite home kitchen tested recipes. We are not just stockpiling food, we are using it in... …
Read More

37 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, breakfast, dessert, freezer meal cooking, chicken recipes and much more! Join us each Sunday where we share our favorite home kitchen tested recipes. We are not just stockpiling food, we are using it in... …
Read More

4th of July Recipes

We love to celebrate, and these 4th of July recipes make whatever you are doing to celebrate (a BBQ, Picnic, Camping Trip, etc) fun and festive! Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, breakfast, dessert, freezer meal cooking, chicken recipes and... …
Read More

50+ Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes!

Salads are great year-round! A salad can be a perfect side for a party or BBQ. Plus, they are often fresh, light, and healthy, which is a bonus for swimsuit season. That being said, some of my favorites are of the not-so-healthy variety too (of course). There are so many to choose from, I'm sure you'll find one that fits the bill just right for you. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that... …
Read More

16+ Easter Recipes

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, breakfast, dessert, freezer meal cooking, chicken recipes and much more! Join us each Sunday where we share our favorite home kitchen tested recipes. Carrot Cake Roll Sweet Baked Ham Deviled... …
Read More

18 St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Welcome to our Cooking From Your Pantry series. Each week we feature recipes that we make in our own homes. We focus on simple recipes that we can make from ingredients found in your pantry. Some weeks we have a theme that we follow like breads, breakfast, dessert, freezer meal cooking, chicken recipes and much more! Join us each Sunday where we share our favorite home kitchen tested recipes. We are not just stockpiling food, we are using it... …
Read More

29 Valentine’s Day Recipes

 As Valentine's Day draws near, now is the time to get thinking about a special meal, treat, or dessert to serve! We have 29 recipes from breakfast to after dinner desserts you're sure to love! My favorite is the Red Velvet Roll - so delicious! Another fun way to spruce up your kids' lunch boxes is with these Heart Shaped Silicone Baking Cups, perfect for portioning grapes, cheese cubes, pretzels, and more! Our Featured Valentine's Day Recipes: How... …
Read More

40+ Clean Eating Recipes

Healthy Family-Friendly Recipes! Ever wondered what this whole "Clean Eating" thing is?  This CookingLight article is a great introduction to the idea of "clean eating." Here are five core principles of Clean Eating: Choose whole, natural foods and seek to eliminate or minimize processed foods. Choose unrefined over refined foods. Include some protein, carbohydrate, and fat in every meal. Avoid large amounts of fat, salt, and sugar. Drink... …
Read More