I love to cook, and trying new recipes is really fun for me. But when we settle into normal life, and cooking isn’t necessarily the focus, I tend to return to the basics. Simple food, simply prepared. Easiest Crispy Oven-Roasted Potatoes These crispy oven-roasted potatoes are a favorite of my husband and I. Sometimes my son enjoys


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Get your kids in the kitchen and make these delicious crispy Greek potatoes!


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. On a recent trip to Dollar General (outside of San Antonio) for some supplies for a holiday recipe, we were inspired by the cranberry jelly. Every Thanksgiving, I grew up having a wobbly cranberry sauce that


These homemade Paleo Skittles are slightly chewy snacks made with tons of whole fruits and vegetables. A great healthy snack for toddlers on the go.


Anneliese’s birthday is at the end of July, and that means Summer is in full-swing and berries are busting out all over (well, here in Central California anyway!) My girl is a huge fan of fruit, so last year when she turned 1, I sought out a grain-free strawberry cake. I ended up making a


p>I recently tried out an idea I had had floating around in my head for a LONG time… a way to make homemade potato chips in the style of Baked Lay’s or Pringles. With the help of my awesome immersion blender and my amazing dehydrator with the non-stick sheets, I did it. And it worked


I recently tried out an idea I had had floating around in my head for a LONG time… a way to make homemade potato chips in the style of Baked Lay’s or Pringles. With the help of my awesome immersion blender and my amazing dehydrator with the non-stick sheets, I did it. And it worked


On Father’s Day, my husband asked for “something sweet.” And after I looked through lots of recipe books, and asked him “What about this? What about that?” He finally told me, “One of those mug cakes you do in the microwave would work just fine. I didn’t mean anything complicated.” So I made us mug


  Perusing Pinterest, I found this recipe for oatmeal-raisin breakfast cookies. They looked great, except for the part about the oatmeal. Oh man, the last time I ate oats, I was pregnant with Anneliese and threw them into my grain-free waffles because I wanted the texture. BAD IDEA. There were some huge consequences, tummy-wise… So


Here’s how to make these kid-friendly grain-free gluten-free treats. Just a few ingredients and a few minutes, and totally healthy! Great breakfast!


I grew up with microwave popcorn, and now and then for fun, we’d make popcorn in the fire with our special fire-popping thingy. So I never learned, until very recently, how EASY it is to make popcorn on the stove. Y’all, it’s easy. Like EASY. I’ve been enjoying better-than-movie-theater buttery popcorn, and today I made


My mother-in-law makes a fantastic sourdough bread stuffing with onions, artichoke hearts, and sun-dried tomatoes. It’s something I always looked forward to at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and to be honest, if she were making it I’d still totally eat it up. Sourdough bread is one kind of bread that has never caused me digestive discomfort



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