Spinach Pesto Farfalle

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Lipton iced tea.  All opinions are 100% my own and I appreciate your support on the brands that I love. A lot can be learned in the kitchen while cooking with family and friends.  My kiddos love to put their aprons on and gather around...

Chicken, Kale and Butternut Squash Soup

Dinner is served with this ONE POT Chicken, Kale and Butternut Squash Soup.  It’s some of my favorite fall flavors in a bowl. How it possible that we are nearing the end of October and we are still reaching temperatures in the 8os and 9os?  This past weekend we decided to take the older...

Chocolate Pumpkin Tart

Snack time involves this gorgeous Chocolate Pumpkin Tart. It’s perfect for the upcoming holidays. This is going to come off shocking to some of you “pumpkin lovers” out there. I’m not the biggest fan of pumpkin puree. You can count on me to eat all the roasted seeds from the pumpkin, but the puree...

10 Must Make Apple Recipes

A roundup of 10 MUST MAKE Apple Recipes during the fall and winter months.  Don’t let pumpkin get all the hype. For the past couple of weeks/months, Pumpkin recipes have been taking over the web and social media.  That’s completely fine but we typically leave out or forget all about apples in the fall....

Beef Spring Rolls

Homemade Beef Spring Rolls for a fun appetizer or main meal. This past weekend we packed up our bags and headed out west to Ruidoso, New Mexico for a family getaway.  It’s such a short distance from where we live and there is nothing like sipping a cup of hot coffee on the front...

Ruby Red Chilton

It’s time for Happy Hour with this Ruby Red Chilton cocktail. Baby is down for a nap and I make my way to the kitchen for a 9am cocktail.  I’d say that is one heck of a way to start off the day, even if it is for testing and photography purposes only. (Wink, Wink)...

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

This past weekend we spent ample amounts of time outdoors riding bikes, picking out pumpkins and finishing off yard work before the first freeze.  It may officially be Fall, but we are still experiencing summer weather with the highs in the 80’s.  I’m ready for 70-degree weather and plenty of back porch sitting with...

Autumn Salad in a Jar

Start your lunch off with this healthy Autumn Salad in a Jar recipe. Last night we rounded up the kids, packed them in the car and headed to our local Fair.  It had a petting zoo, rides for everyone and of course a huge array of food vendors both local and ones supported by...