White Bean Pizza Dip {with @CentoFineFoods giveaway}

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I participated in the Mom Blog Tour at the Summer Fancy Food Show on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers and received Cento products to facilitate my review. #MomBlogTourFF Awesome after school snack idea, comin’ right up! But first, I have to introduce you to a new friend of mine: Cento Fine Foods. I met the folks behind…

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Summer Dessert: Grilled Pineapple & Coconut Cups

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This Kraft grilled dessert recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FireUpTheGrill #CollectiveBias We had a serious pineapple moment yesterday.  I’ve been accused of having a slight love affair with grilled fruit, and yeah, it’s true. But yesterday, that love grew into a full-fledged obsession when busy-day multitasking turned into a golden…

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Rainbow Quinoa with Citrus Vinaigrette

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This quinoa recipe and accompanying post were created as part of the #NOWWellness Blogger Ambassador campaign for which I am financially compensated. All opinions are my own and honest based on my experience with NOW Foods products. #ad I had a major revelation this week. Wait for it – – – you can make beautiful, fluffy quinoa in…

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Peach Melba Iced Tea Slush Recipe

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This iced tea recipe shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SipYourSummer #CollectiveBias Sometimes, at the end of a long, hot day of ripping out shrubs and digging in dirt, you just want to kick back and relax with a tall, cool something wonderful and put your…

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Chocolate Pavlova with Fresh Strawberries #MobileMemories

This chocolate pavlova recipe post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions about Walmart best plans are mine alone. #MobileMemories #CollectiveBias What do homemade summer desserts and the lowest priced unlimited plans from Walmart have in common? Both can help you hold on to your sweet summer memories long after…

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Chocolate Almond Crunch Energy Bites #WhenImHungry

This SNICKERS® shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias You wouldn’t like me when I’m hungry. No really, I might look all friendly and stuff, but come on over sometime when I don’t have any snacks in the house. Especially during race training. It’s Ferrigno, times…

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Cinnamon and Curry Honey-Roasted Chickpea Recipe

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This post about the Best Stuff on Earth and roasted chickpea recipe have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #teastraightup #CollectiveBias Have I mentioned that I’ve gotten back into hitting the gym at least 4 times a week? Have I also mentioned that since I started spinning again, I’m…

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Snack Hack: Buried Berries with New EDY'S® Frozen Custard #FrozenCustardTime

This “more fruits and veggies matter” tip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FrozenCustardTime #CollectiveBias Happy Ice Cream Week! OK. So it’s not really Ice Cream Week. Not nationally, anyway. Just here. I would blame it on today’s warm weather or that breakfast banana split I…

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Banana Split Overnight Oats Recipe #MullerMoment

 This overnight oats recipe featuring Müller® Ice Cream Inspired Yogurt has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MullerMoment #CollectiveBias You know the moment. The one when it’s still dark outside, the house is quiet, and the kids are still fast asleep. I call it the Unicorn Moment,…

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Cheddar and Chive Tuna Melt Mini Muffins

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The 80s were quite a decade. My childhood was shaped by things like pastel purple eye shadow, Solid Gold dancers and neon splatter paint off-the-shoulder sweatshirts. I learned how to cook pretty young, so my culinary skills developed right smack at the height of the “convenience era,” marked by things like Hamburger Helper and Lunchables. Women were…

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