I love trying new recipes out, especially if they are super easy to make. The quicker the better where my boys are concerned. One staple always in our home is Hidden Valley Ranch. When it comes to condiments, especially dressings my boys love it all! What I love about Hidden Valley Ranch is it's not just for salads. I've used it for dips, veggies, potato chips, put … [Read more...] about Spicy Ranchified Shepherd’s Pie Recipe!
With the holiday season approaching, it's common for most of us to think about what gifts we are going to buy for our kids, our family members, friends and those we love. But this year our family, feeling so blessed to be in a new home have decided to focus on giving to others throughout the season. There are so many kids who do not celebrate Christmas simply because they don't … [Read more...] about Kelloggs Help Kids in Need #ToysforTreats
Leftovers are something that drive me nuts! I mean completely insane. Mostly because A.) nobody ever eats them and B.) because they go bad from not being sealed up properly so food gets thrown out. That's why when I heard about the Glad Fresh Food Challenge, like other families, I immediately jumped on board. The Glad Fresh Food Challenge -- What is it? It's … [Read more...] about Glad Fresh Food Challenge #GLADfreshfoodchallenge
“Disclosure: We've partnered with Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone”. #KefirCreations #CollectiveBias - hope you enjoy! When it comes to back to school, providing healthy snacks for my boys is something that is important to me. Sure, I could go and pick up a box of cookies, some rice cakes, and of course we always enjoy carrots and … [Read more...] about Lifeway Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Strawberry Kefir Cookies Recipe!
Here in British Columbia we parents are still on the fence waiting for our kids to go Back to School. Many children however are heading back this week, enjoying full learning and saying goodbye to a wonderful summer together with their family and friends. At the Shaw house even though we aren't back we are in the full swing of BTS routines. The hardest part about … [Read more...] about Get Back to School Snacking with Kellogg’s #BTS Giveaway
There's nothing like cheese, bacon and veggies to get the pallet drooling, especially in my household. So when I came across recipe online, shared from a friend. Of course, I had to share it with you all. I'll be making this on payday except I'm going to substitute the cauliflower for broccoli, as my kids just love that. You could do it with mash or even eggs as a breakfast I … [Read more...] about Creamy Cauliflower Cheddar Cheese with Bacon Recipe!
The microwave isn't always the first port of call for parents but a few handy recipes can save a lot of time and effort, and create surprisingly healthy family meals. This often underused kitchen appliance can be used to make some tasty and nutritious dishes in record time. Here are a few options to whet your appetite… The quick breakfast options Bacon and eggs are … [Read more...] about Quick and Nutritious Family Meals Made in the Microwave
Do you love watermelon as much as I do? I get cravings for watermelon, especially during the summer months. It's thirst quenching and refreshing. So what about adding it to a salad? I never even thought of that. But it sounds yummy, and Kraft has made it super easy for you to enjoy it! Disclosure: This recipe is from Kraft and in no way is paid. All opinions and … [Read more...] about Kraft Watermelon Salad Recipe!
Canada Day is on Tuesday and one thing I love about Canada Day is all the delicious and yummy recipes. So today I'm going to showcase a round-up of our favorites for you to drool over! Cute finger foods for kids on Canada Day. Put them on skewers and add them to a Canada Day mug. Great for decorating and parties. Canada Day Popsicles. These … [Read more...] about Canada Day: Recipe Round-up!
There's nothing like a scrumptious mac & cheese beef dinner to make the kids happy. Kraft Canada has a great recipe that not only takes a small amount of time to prepare, but it's something the entire family can enjoy! … [Read more...] about Kraft Tex Mex Mac & Cheese Recipe!
One of my favorite cookies growing up as a kid was Peanut Butter cookies. My mom made the very best ones. I remember her rolling the dough into balls, sprinkling it in sugar, using a fork to press the balls down onto the cookie sheet. Ohhhhh, the smell that came from the oven when baking was heavenly. … [Read more...] about Kelloggs Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe!
Growing up as a kid whenever I felt down or sick, mom always made homemade stew. Now that I'm older and my own kids get a fever or chill or simply want something hearty to eat. It's my turn to do my own take on what tastes like home. I will admit I cheat when making this slow cooker recipe. Campbell's Chunky Slow Cooker Stew. I like using Campbell's Chunky Soup … [Read more...] about Campbell’s Chunky Slow Cooker Stew Recipe!
If Homer Simpson can make a Pina Colada, then so can you. It's one of the easiest, tastiest drink recipes you'll ever enjoy. So what is a Pina Colada? It's a sweet, rum based cocktail made with creamy coconut, pineapple juice and served frothy in a glass with ice. Doesn't that sound divine? What you'll need The name Pina Colada means "strained pineapple" in … [Read more...] about Homer Simpson’s Pina Colada Recipe!
When it comes to making meals, everyone knows I am like smokey the bear in the kitchen, unless I'm using cheese! When it comes to cheese - this mom is an expert. I can make a mean lasagna, baked spaghetti, tortellini, even grilled cheese sandwich. There is something about melting cheese that just screams comfort. That's why I was super excited when I saw Kraft … [Read more...] about Kraft Cheesy Mexicana Casserole Touch of Philly Recipe!
When is the last time you went out with your BFF just to grab a bite to eat and chat? It's been a while for me, many of my friends are busy working, dealing with family life and so getting together can be hard. So this past weekend, I decided to take my mom out with me since she is one of my BFF's for a ladies lunch. We headed to Wendy's to try out their new salads and get in … [Read more...] about Scrumptious Salads You’ll Be Amazed Come From this Fast Food Restaurant