6-Minute Instant Pot Spanish Red Quinoa

I purchased an Instant Pot a couple weeks ago to make cooking meals easier since I have gone back to work full time. I did not expect to fall in love with it like I have. I have fallen completely head over heels for this thing. I really thought I would use it to cook beans to make hummus, refried beans, black bean soup, and to cook rice … [Read more...]

65+ Best Holiday International Desserts That Everyone Will Love

Every country has its favored holiday desserts, and here in America we like to try desserts from everyone else.  I gathered 65+ best holiday desserts from around the world that you will love. These are all in one place so you don't even have to leave your couch. From cookies, cakes, brownies and truffles I have you covered. All of these wonderful … [Read more...]

Chicken Pasta in Fresh Greek Yogurt Using Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken

This is a sponsored post written by me for Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken This week I have teamed up with Foster Farms Simply Raised Chicken to talk about what comfort food means to me. Over the years my thoughts on what comfort foods are and what they mean to me have evolved. Especially since I became more of a foodie. I still find … [Read more...]

How to Cook for a Week Without Even Thinking About It

This post is sponsored and written by Kraft to help back to school families prep ahead with quick healthy meals. Here are a few things that give me a serious case of the sads: daily grocery store trips, half-empty boxes of pasta in my freezer, beautiful veggies aging before my eyes. I’m always trying to cut back on waste, especially as the … [Read more...]

12 Ingenious Ways to Put Food on a Stick

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Kraft, to showcase easy grilling favorites. All opinions are my own. FACT: Food tastes better on a stick. No, we can’t explain it. But like love or um, magnets, sometimes the best things can’t be explained with logic. On that note, allow me to introduce the 12 best “stick with it!” foods to eat this … [Read more...]

Easy 30 Minute Stove Top Ziti

I love baked ziti from Olive Garden but we're trying to cut back on restaurants right now. I wanted a homestyle version that would take me less then an hour, and I was able to cut it down to only 30 minutes! This recipe includes 5 minutes bake time, but is otherwise completely stove top ziti. I feature Ragu's new Homestyle Thick and Hearty … [Read more...]

Basic Green Juice for Weight Loss

This amazing green juice for weight loss will shrink your belly fat while energizing you so you don't need the coffee every morning. It's so easy to make that you can do it every morning before you head to work. Your kids will even drink it. If you don't have kale on hand you can substitute for baby spinach or Swiss chard. For a great book full of … [Read more...]

Easy Turkey Stuffing Recipe for Cornbread Sage Infused Stuffing

Stuffing is traditionally served with turkey on Thanksgiving day in my family, and for the longest time I hated it. No one in my family knows how to make it. All they do is throw some bread comes into butter and stuff the turkey with it. No seasoning, onions, celery or anything. Literally breadcrumbs and butter! I grew up eating that nasty stuffing … [Read more...]

Get Inspired by Milk, A Healthy Source of Protein + Farmers Cheese Recipe #HerenciaLeche

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with MilkPEP and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. You can find them on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. In light of it being Hispanic Heritage month we are celebrating my family's heritage with traditional Latino recipes from Chopped winner and Celebrity Chef/Owner, Giorgio … [Read more...]

Rocky Road Popcorn Recipe

So who's excited for Halloween? I bet your kids are talking about it already. Stores already have Halloween decorations on display, and I have been seeing people buy them so I know people are starting already. The treats are coming out to but I prefer to make mine because making them is both cheaper and entertainment for my two teens. The Dollar … [Read more...]