Caribbean Tuna Salad Recipe

Caribbean Tuna Salad

I have always loved an awesome tuna recipe, especially one like this Caribbean Tuna Salad Recipe.  It's super yummy and unique and is a perfect recipe for Lent if you're looking for something new, tasty, and easy to make.   I hope you enjoy this Caribean Tuna Salad Recipe as much as we do.  It's made with yummy StarKist® Solid Albacore Tuna in Water and served in an … [Read more...]

Turtles Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

Turtles Rice Krispy Treats

I LOVE marshmallows, I LOVE caramel, I LOVE pecans... do you see a trend here?? Turtles Rice Krispy Treats, YUMMMOOOO!!! We have all made Rice Krispy treats. They are awesome. Still at my age, they are one of my favorite snacks. They are easy, cheap and tasty, how can you go wrong? But what about when you add caramel, chocolate and pecans? Well, that brings them to a whole new level of … [Read more...]

Caramel Cake Mix M&M Blondie Bars

Caramel Cake Mix M&M Blondie Bars

I recently made a Caramel Cake Mix M&M Blondie Bars recipe that was out of this world, and I wanted to share it with you.   I don't know what your plans are for the evening, but we're going watch all the stars walk down the red carpet!  I can't wait to see all the celebrity fashion do's and don'ts.   Caramel Cake Mix M&M Blondie Bars Ingredients for Caramel … [Read more...]

OMG, You Have To Try This Zuppa Toscana Soup Recipe

Zuppa Toscana Soup

OMG, you have to try this Zuppa Toscana Soup Recipe... It's without a doubt one of the best I've had, and the best part is everyone enjoys this soup recipe! Which doesn't often happen, so when I run into a recipe like Zuppa Toscana Soup I try to share it with others to enjoy. The Zuppa Toscana Soup recipe didn't take long to become a staple in our home.  Since the first time, I made it … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Cupcakes Stuffed with Red Velvet Oreo Cookies

White Chocolate Cupcake Stuffed With Red Velvet OREOs

If there is a favorite cookie in our house it's definitely OREO! We've also had fun with our OREO cookies in tons of different ways, but this is the first time we've had White Chocolate Cupcakes Stuffed with Red Velvet OREO Cookies!  Which if you were to ask my youngest daughter she would say they were SUPER YUM!  My husband fell head over heels for the Red Velvet OREO, but … [Read more...]

Try Soups From Bear Creek This Week

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Dinner time is the best time to sit down with family and friends and reflect on the day’s happenings. Preparing the meal is one of the best parts of dinner time as well. You all may know that I love to cook and create new dishes.  Also, every chance I get to spend time with my nieces and nephews I take full advantage of. Cooking with the kids is great fun and being messy and … [Read more...]

Honey Cinnamon Oat Bran Muffin Recipe

Honey Cinnamon Oat Bran Muffin Recipe

We already know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and most of us want to eat something healthy and wholesome like this excellent Oat Bran Muffins.  Okay, so I don’t know if you like Oat Bran Muffins or not, but they’re one of my favorite, especially when they are made with Kashi Oats I picked up at my local Albertsons.  I’ve loved Kashi® products, especially the GOLEAN … [Read more...]

Over 30 Fabulous Chocolate Recipes

Over 30 Fabulous Chocolate Recipes

I don't know about you but this time of year makes me want to find fabulous chocolate recipes to spoil my husband sweet tooth with, lol.  He's what you would call a chocoholic and with Valentine's Day coming up it's time to start looking for inspiration.  I've searched high and low, all over our sponsors website - - for awesome chocolate recipes and I found some pretty … [Read more...]

Blueberry Pie Yogurt Parfaits | Keeping Things Wholesome on Snow Days

Blueberry Pie Yogurt Parfaits recipes

  The kids and I recently had a little fun creating a yummy Blueberry Pie Yogurt Parfait because they wanted something that tasted great and I wanted them to enjoy something that tasted great.  Being mom I want them to enjoy something they like, but try to keep things on a wholesome level too, especially since they had a snow day from school.  They might not need fuel for school, … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Raspberry Tart Recipe

White Chocolate Raspberry Tart

You're going to love this white chocolate raspberry tart recipe!  I love making things, food, crafts, whatever, that look like they have taken hours of blood sweat and tears, when in fact they were so easy you could do it with one hand tied behind your back. That's this tart. The white chocolate raspberry tart looks AMAZING! Tastes DIVINE and it is so ridiculously easy to make that anyone, … [Read more...]

Strawberry S’mores Trifle Recipe

Strawberry S’mores Trifle Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo Milk for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m excited to share this super yummy Strawberry S’mores Trifle Recipe with you.  Since it's been cold, I've found myself letting the kids watch more TV and have more tech time.  Yesterday was a half day at school. Rather than letting them come home and watch TV or play on the … [Read more...]

Smoky Applewood with Bacon BBQ Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Smoky Applewood with Bacon BBQ Chicken Sandwich Recipe

If you’re looking for a fantastic quick and easy BBQ chicken sandwich, you can’t go wrong with this Smoky Applewood with Bacon BBQ Chicken Sandwich Recipe. It’s super easy, and I’m excited to be working with McCormick on another recipe featuring their fabulous skillet sauces.  This time we're going to be using the McCormick Smoky Applewood BBQ with Bacon Skillet Sauce, and it's super yummy! … [Read more...]

15 Minute Easy Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe

Easy Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. If you’re looking for an easy recipe to start your week off why not try this 15 Minute Easy Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe!  Guess what we had Monday night?  I'll give you a hint, we used Manwich®.  Yes, Manwich® Monday’s!  It makes Monday's dinner easy, without sacrificing the taste. … [Read more...]

Lemongrass Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe

Lemongrass Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Malaysia Kitchen for the World for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We made the best Lemongrass Coconut Curry Chicken recipe for dinner last night.  It’s the first time I’ve ever had it, and I have to say I’m pretty impressed, it’s delicious, easy to make, and there are is healthy veggies in it.  If you have not tried … [Read more...]

Super Easy 15 Minute Chipotle & Garlic Meat Tacos Recipe

Easy Meat Tacos Recipe

Looking for a super easy tacos recipe that you can make in about 15 minutes?  You're in luck because this super easy 15-minute chipotle & garlic meat tacos recipe is tasty and definitely an easy dinner idea. I'm always looking for easy dinner ideas for the kids and my kids love tacos.  I like tacos too, but I'm extremely picky about the flavorings used.  Normally I like to … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Muddy Buddies Recipe


If you're looking for a fun Valentine's Day recipe you can't go wrong with this Valentine's Day Muddy Buddies recipe! They're super yummy and totally addicting... I just wanted to put that out there so you can't say I didn't warn you first. Can you believe that January is almost over?! Feels like time passes so fast, it's hard for me to keep up.  I feel like I was just baking fun Oreo … [Read more...]

Coconut & Pistachio Chia Pudding Breakfast Recipe

Coconut & Pistachio Chia Pudding Breakfast Recipe

If you’re looking for a nutritious breakfast recipe that will keep you energized all morning long you’re going to love this Nutritious Coconut & Pistachio Chia Pudding Breakfast Recipe!  If you’re ready any of my smoothie recipes than you already know I’m all about chia seed.  It’s super nutritious and so easy to add to so many different breakfast recipes, like this tasty super yummy … [Read more...]

Traditional Big Red® Simple Cake Recipe

Traditional Big Red Cake Recipe

If you’re looking for a simple cake recipe that’s’ unique and totally yummy you, can’t go wrong with this Big Red simple cake. The hardest part about making this Traditional Big Red Simple Cake is baking the cake, and you can use your favorite white cake mix, which makes things that much easier.  Of course, if you'd rather make your white cake from scratch that's totally okay, it is … [Read more...]

Over 40 Fabulous Smoothie Recipes

Over 40 Smoothie Recipes

This post with more than 40 awesome smoothie recipes is sponsored by our wonderful friends at  Do you like awesome smoothie recipes!  I most certainly do!  I can honestly say smoothies are one of my very favorites, because they are so versatile.  I love finding great smoothie recipes for inspiration and tweaking them into a creation that fits my bodies needs. … [Read more...]

Post Workout Fruity Blueberry Strawberry Protein Smoothie

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I’m a busy mom who’s focused on her health, keeping her family healthy, and always open to trying a new protein smoothie.  I learned long ago that I can’t keep my family healthy, if I’m not healthy myself.  Smoothies with the right ingredients, like GNC PUREDGE™ Complete Vegan Protein Powder can be a quick, easy, and tasty way to give my body what it needs.  With four children, … [Read more...]