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Easy And Delicious Breakfast Smoothies

Drinks & cocktails, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Desserts
Health experts repeat over and over again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We know that it kicks off the metabolism and maintains the blood glucose levels. Those of us trying to lose a few pounds know that eating a healthy breakfast every morning promotes weight...

Gluten-Free Brie, Mushroom and Bacon Quiche with The Maine Pie Co.

Pork, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays
Easter brunch is a perfect time for a savory quiche. With our frozen gluten free pie shells, it’s easy to whip up a quiche that everyone can dig into. We like to make ours with traditional springtime ingredients, but we can never resist throwing in a few unexpected surprises. (adsbygoogle...

Grilled Nut Butter and Pomegranate Sandwich by Jessica Murnane

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Grilled, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Photo and recipe by Jessica Murnane Jessica and I have known each other for years and I have always admired how she turned a personal challenge in her life and health into something that would empower and help others.  She loves to eat and cook (we have that in common,...

Wake Me Up! Recipes

Vegetarian, Drinks & cocktails, Kid-friendly
A new day has dawned, a to-do list the length of your arm is waiting for you and you have to summon the energy to get out of bed. You finally free yourself from the pull of your pillow, slouch into the kitchen and look around for something - anything...

Chunky Tahini Granola by Jessica Murnane

Baked/Roasted, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
We featured Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant as the very first cover girl of GEM Food Mag (Great Everyday Meals Magazine) this season. Her healthy, everyday recipes are perfect for busy families and introduces healthy ingredients and encourages people to always include at least "one part plant" into their...

Unique National Eat A Sweet Potato Day Recipes

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays
Momma Cuisine, Johanna M. Cook visits WCIU You and Me This Morning talk show in Chicago to share her sweet potato recipes just in time for National Eat A Sweet Potato Day. See the full recipe for Sweet Potato and Cheese Rangoons.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Sweet Potato and Cheese Rangoons

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays
Sweet potatoes are so underrated. More than just being mashed and made into fries and chips, sweet potatoes are versatile and can replace a regular potato in almost any recipe. The natural sweetness in sweet potatoes also make savory dishes more complex with contrast in flavors.  Me and my kids...

Rotisserie Chicken Pho

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
Rotisserie chicken has always and will always be a staple in my house. There are so many ways to turn this delicious store-bought chicken into various meals.  One thing me and my family always crave is pho. Pho is a traditional Vietnamese soup made with rice noodles, fresh basil, various...

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Slow Cooker Plum Cherry Chocolate Bread Pudding

Slow cooker, Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted
Recipe sponsored by Kenmore Bread pudding has got to be one of my most favorite desserts. It's rich, gooey and can be made with so many different combinations.  You can find this recipe in the Kenmore livemore blog.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Lemon Herb Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken

Poultry, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
A great chicken dinner never goes out of style and my recipe for Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken takes simple ingredients and turn them into an elegant dish that’s perfect for dinner parties. See the full recipe in the Kenmore livemore blog: https://inspiration.kenmore.com/dutch-oven-roasted-chicken-recipe/ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Fall Confetti Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I love squash! When roasted it becomes tender and sweet and perfect for stuffing. Acorn squash in particular is just the right size to cut in half and make into personal sized meals perfect for a holiday or any day.  Fall Confetti Rice Stuffed Acorn...

Chicken & Mushroom Spaghetti in Spicy Red Wine Tomato Sauce

Poultry, Pasta, 30 minutes or less
This recipe is sponsored by Dreamfields Healthy Pasta A big hearty plate of pasta is perfect for chillier fall nights. In this recipe, I took Dreamfields spaghetti and made one of my favorite sauces, Spicy Red Wine Tomato Sauce with chicken and mushrooms.  This recipe is also delicious with shrimp...

Easy Puff Pastry Empanadas on The Jam TV Show

Pork, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes
Empanadas is the Spanish hand-pie, with delicious flaky dough stuffed with ground meat and vegetables. In my version, I used a sheet of store-bought puff pastry coz to be honest I don't think I have ever made my own crust for empanadas. I don't have to! There's so much great...

Stars and Moons Lunchbox Pasta Salad

Salads, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Pasta
This recipe is sponsored by Dreamfields Pasta (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the best advices I can give about how to make great lunch boxes for kids is to keep the food simple, fresh and delicious. I'm not really the type to do "cutesy" food. But sometimes, I...

A Chicago Classic: Eli's Original Cheesecake with Illinois Peaches and Cream

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays
Food is something to be celebrated. Especially when it’s dessert, and especially when it’s locally grown.  That’s why Illinois soybean farmers joined local foodies and others for a soy-inspired farm-to-table dinner this summer at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago’s Smart Home.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Three chefs...

Premade Slow Cooker Meal Pouches with Ziploc Vacuum Sealer

Beef, Kid-friendly, Slow cooker, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer I never thought just how helpful my Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer until I actually started to use it. Meal prepping take some work up front, but it pays off when you have the ability to create great everyday meals in those busy school and...

Toaster Oven Mexican Pizza

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Kenmore (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Back to school means mommas everywhere are looking for quick, simple, affordable but delicious and healthy recipes. It's a lot to ask day in and day out! But, don't worry. Momma and Kenmore have come together for a series of Dorm Room...

Summer Corn and Sausage Rigatoni

Pasta, Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
In the Midwest, sweet summer corn is THE ABSOLUTE BEST. Driving through the countryside is something I love to do and it has the best places to pull over and buy fresh summer corn straight from the farmers. Freshly picked corn is perfect for this recipe, Summer Corn and Sausage...

Dorm Recipes: Microwave "Stir Fry"

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Recipe exclusively for Kenmore. Video produced by Kenmore. Ramen has long been a dorm room staple. These days there are many kinds of microwavable ramen. To keep it true to the old school dry ramen, I took a package to make a "stir-fry" version using ingredients laying around and easy to...

Grilled Cheese with Blueberries #BackToStrangewich

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
This post is sponsored by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are mine, oh, mine!  My son is almost 16 years old and it’s the time for me to start teaching him more recipes, get him excited and having fun in the kitchen. Since he was about 10 years old, he’s been...