10 Slow Cooker Recipes that WOW

Sometimes it's nice to have dinner taken care of early in the day so you can simply enjoy your family at the end of a long day. Today I'll give you ten recipes that will taste as amazing as they look.Wouldn't it be nice to come home to this amazing dish after a hard day at the office?This recipe is not only good for tonight's dinner but, you can freeze a batch for next week too. It's a win-win!Roasted vegetables are normally tricky. Kate shows us how easy they can be in the slow cooker. Serve warm over rice or chill your roasted veggies and serve over a bed of lettuce.Taco Night is a quick and easy meal most any time. After all, you can brown and season the meat the evening before. The meal falls short at the canned refried beans. Alaska from Scratch gives us a … [Read more...]

Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving Meal

Let's talk Thanksgiving! With turkey day just a couple weeks away, it's time to get your meal plans together. It's better to be organized so that you won't be overwhelmed when the big day arrives. You can even create a timeline for Thanksgiving day so you know what your making all throughout the day, making sure you'll have everything ready by dinner time! And since I'd like to only have to run a 5K to work off all of that ridiculously delicious food, let's make a few small changes to make Thanksgiving dinner a little healthier this year!Turkey - I've never made a turkey myself, but I'd imagine that baking the turkey would be the healthiest way to go. Let's just bypass the deep fryer, shall we? There are tons of recipes for your main turkey dish just like these turkey … [Read more...]

11 Popcorn Recipes Just in Time for National Popcorn Day

January 19 is National Popcorn Day. I'm not sure who created or when they founded or why National Popcorn Day exists, but it does. And, it's a great National Day to have since everyone LOVES popcorn! {Did you know there's a National Day of Something for everything?} Whether you're at the movies or watching a movie at home, at the ballgame or throwing a birthday party, popcorn is a food that everyone is sure to enjoy. I've found 11 popcorn recipes that are sweet, salty, savory and all those combined. You're bound to find one that POPS out at you!Sriracha Caramel Popcorn - The sriracha craze seems to be right up there with the bacon craze. People are putting sriracha on everything, and on the most unexpected foods. I'm guessing this combination of sweet and heat will be so … [Read more...]

3 Favorite Recipes Using Coffee (Celebrate National Coffee Day)

It's National Coffee Day!  Coffee isn't just for drinking.  It also brings great flavor to some unexpected dishes - seriously - coffee in soup?  YES!Give these three we love a try:Gingerbread Spiced Muffins with Spiced Nut Streusel from Southern Living. I make a batch of these and keep in freezer for a quick on-the-go breakfast for my high-schooler. Pop in the microwave for 20 seconds and you are on your way.2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 large eggs 1 cup hot brewed coffee 1/3 cup unsulphured molasses 12 paper baking cups (I … [Read more...]