Family Favorite: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Turkey Chili

One thing I love about the winter season is that I can adjust our family meals towards more hearty and homestyle recipes (the watermelon and feta salad is officially retired until next summer!). I’m a huge one-pot meal gal, and I never grow tired of chili. My newest, surefire and family-favorite chili recipe is this Sweet Potato and Black Bean

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Making Great Leftovers with Weelicious

We’re kicking off week two of our #weePLAN series with Weelicious and Savvy Sassy Moms. This week it’s all about leftovers. Leftovers are never a fan favorite in my home. Usually when I break the news that we’re having leftovers for dinner, I’m met with sad faces and, occasionally, a couple of tears. Catherine McCord, from Weelicious, is about to

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A Healthy Smoothie Your Kids Will Love

Did you ever expect to hear your kids scream and beg for a healthy, kale smoothie? Of course not, but when you spin it as the “Green Monster Drink” coined by my then three-year-old and five-year-old, it makes it seem so much tastier doesn’t it? I’ve been making this smoothie recipe for years thanks to my mom who decided she

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My Kids’ Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

One thing I really love about summer is getting the chance to bake with the kids. There is no rushing out the door to catch the school bus or homework to be completed, which makes midday baking easy and relaxing for everyone. Who doesn’t love a homemade chocolate chip cookie? When I found this recipe over on Marin Mama Cooks,

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Pops: Cure for Winter Blues

While I know it’s cold and snowy in many areas of the country right now, I thought I would send some California sunshine across the states by way of my tart and tangy Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Pops! […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie Pops Recipe

Andrea Smetona, of Cakewalk Desserts, has graciously shared a recipe from her new book, Easy As Pie Pops. If you thought her cake pops were beautiful (you may have spotted them on our instagram feed recently), wait until you see her adorable pie pops. […]

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