Pumpkin Pie Banana Pops Recipe #ChiquitaCookingLab

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This post was brought to you by Moms Meet. How do you like your bananas? I think I’m in the minority, but I love them most just when the brown speckles hit. It doesn’t happen often, though, because they’re one of our favorite healthy snacks for kids and they don’t last long in our house…. [read more]

Friday Night is Family Night! #HossomeBurgerFest

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Ever since my husband and I started dating, Friday night has been restaurant night. Fancy, casual, bar atmosphere, whatever happened to strike our Friday fancy…as long as it didn’t require me cooking. Of course, when our kids came along, we had to find some new, family-friendly restaurant choices (which isn’t always easy.) But two things have not… [read more]

Halloween Spiderweb Quesadilla with Black Olive Spiders

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Olives are fun food. One of my clearest memories as a kid is sitting at the Thanksgiving table with a big black olive on each of my ten fingers, waving them around happily as my mom tried to get me to eat anything else. (It didn’t work. I just ate black olives and the occasional… [read more]

Grill Recipes: Grilled Peach and Onion Chutney #StartYourGrill #Shop

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This post about sausage recipes for the grill has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias “Happy wife, happy life.”  True story, for sure. But you know what else is true? That the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. And this wife is about… [read more]

Homemade “Buttermilk” Ranch Kefir Dressing #KefirCreations #Shop

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This post about Lifeway Kefir with probiotics has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I loathe Ranch dressing. It’s not about the taste, but rather the whole idea of Ranch as a staple for kids at every meal. Far… [read more]