Gnocchi Pasta Salad

    Sorry I have been a bit MIA lately, things have been really busy here.  We haven't had a free weekend since the beginning of May and everything has been really busy.  My little brother is getting married this weekend.  I am really excited for him, but still can't believe it is happening … [Read more...]

Cheesy Leek Mushroom Bacon Quiche

 This post brought to you by Sargento®. The content and opinions expressed below are all my own. Have you ever watched the show Chopped?  It is one of my family's favorite shows.  I love seeing what the chefs come up with using the ingredients in their secret baskets.  My almost 5 year old … [Read more...]

Bacon Ranch Parmesan Popcorn

  Are you excited for the big game this weekend?  I know that I am!  Though to be honest, my favorite things about the game are the food and the commercials.  I like watching football, but don't care as much when my favorite team is not in it.   We usually like to make a bunch of different … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Crystal Farms Cheese for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With school having started up again, I am always looking for easy recipes to make for breakfast or dinner.  I want to make sure that my kids get a good meal but I don't always have a … [Read more...]

Bacon S’mores

I have another great recipe for you today using bacon.  As I have stated before my husband and I are both big lovers of bacon and today I decided to pair it with a traditional summer dessert.  I actually never tried chocolate and bacon together until last year.  I had always heard they went great … [Read more...]

Garlic Cheddar Bacon Beer Bread

I have another recipe for you today that would be perfect for Father's Day.  Father's Day is only three weeks away and will be here before I know it.  I have to plan early because we are so busy around Father's Day.  Our wedding anniversary is 4 days before Father's Day, our son's birthday is 2 days … [Read more...]

Maple Bacon Cinnamon Monkey Bread

  One of my husband's favorite foods is cinnamon buns.  He is a huge fan of cinnamon buns and used to eat at least one a day when we are in college.  He doesn't do that anymore, but he is still a fan.  Another one of his favorite foods is bacon.  He loves almost anything that has bacon in it and … [Read more...]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hormel Foods, LLC. for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.   One of my favorite things to do during the summer is to have cookouts.  Our friends have a firepit and frequently invite us over for cookouts throughout the summer.  We usually are … [Read more...]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Gnocchi Bake

  Casseroles and pasta bakes are great.  They are a complete comfort food and they are usually easy to put together too.  I also think casseroles are great when you are having people over for dinner or when bringing a meal to someone's house.  I have brought meals to people that have just had … [Read more...]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Empanadas

When I went to Miami last year for BlogHer Food, I tried empanadas for the first time.  I wasn't sure if I would like them, but I figured I had to try them since I was there.  I tried both chicken and pork empanadas and they tasted fantastic.  I though that it would be great to make a variation on … [Read more...]