Bring these addicting oyster crackers to your next party, and you'll be everyone's FAVORITE! The combination of ranch seasoning, dillweed, and garlic salt makes these toasted oyster crackers so delicious. Once you start eating them you can't stop! Perfect for party snacks, appatizers, and food gifts! These seasoned oyster crackers will be your new favorite recipe! #oystercrackers #addictingsnacks #seasonedcrackers #ranchoystercrackers #oystercrackerrecipe

Seasoned Oyster Crackers

I should have titled these “Oyster CRACKers” or “Highly Addicting Oyster Crackers”. If you’ve had them before, you know what I’m talking about. If you’ve never tried these – head to the store right now for ingredients!!! These are PERFECT for parties, gatherings, or a snack to have on hand. They freeze well, which thankfully helps me from eating the whole entire batch. My kids … Continue reading Seasoned Oyster Crackers

Learn how to make these delicious fortune cookies at home! Almond and vanilla extracts make these cookies so tasty, with the perfect texture! Have fun writing your own fortunes to put in these treats! Homemade fortune cookies are a fun Valentine's Day tradition in our house! #fortunecookies #homemadefortunecookies #traditions

Homemade Fortune Cookies

I’ve always made these around Valentine’s Day for some reason. It’s fun to write your own little fortunes! My kids help out and write or draw on tiny slips of paper as well. This year, the kid’s fortunes said, “You will soon see LEGO Movie 2”, “Chicago is in your future”, “You win”, smiley faces, scribbles, and “I love you”. Mom & Dad’s fortunes said, … Continue reading Homemade Fortune Cookies

The whole family will LOVE these easy to make chocolate chip coconut energy bites. Also called protein bites or energy balls. Whip up a batch in no time with ingredients you already have on hand! Not a fan of coconut? No problem! Swap it for nuts or dried fruit and they will be equally delicious. A healthy and delicious snack for kids and grown ups!

Chocolate Chip Coconut Energy Bites

We LOVE energy bites (also known as protein bites or energy balls), and I love trying new recipes for them. These make a great snack for kids and adults, or pair them with a fruit and dairy and you have your self a very quick and healthy breakfast! These chocolate chip coconut energy bites are BY FAR my favorite. I love coconut, but these chocolate … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Coconut Energy Bites

Easy, delicious crock pot mac n cheese! This macaroni and cheese recipe can feed a large crowd, great for parties and get togethers. This is so yummy and won't turn out mushy!!

Crock Pot Mac N’ Cheese

So we went really simple with the food for our baby’s first birthday party this weekend. Like grilled hot dogs, crock pot mac n’ cheese, watermelon, veggie tray, and cake. Homemade lemonade and store bought iced tea. It was easy and everyone (adults and kids) enjoyed it! Here was my dilemma with the mac n’ cheese… I needed enough to feed 20ish people, and I … Continue reading Crock Pot Mac N’ Cheese

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The BEST Homemade Hot Chocolate (Only 3 Ingredients!)

Do you have a box of Swiss Miss in your cupboard? Do me a favor and go look at the ingredients… Guess what? All you need for the BEST hot chocolate ever is milk, cocoa powder, and sugar. That’s it! Vanilla extract is optional (and you better believe I always add it!). Once you try this, you’ll be hooked! The best part is… you can … Continue reading The BEST Homemade Hot Chocolate (Only 3 Ingredients!)

These homemade pretzels are not only easy, they will be a new favorite in your house! Basic ingredients needed, and anyone can successfully make these delicious pretzels that taste just like the ones from the mall! Auntie Anne's pretzel copy cat recipe! Homemade soft pretzels, soft pretzel recipe.

The BEST Homemade Pretzels – Anyone Can Make These!

You know those overpriced Auntie Anne’s mall pretzels that take EVERY bit of self control to pass up? Gosh… those are SO good. Frankly they are worth every penny to me, especially the almond or jalapeno ones! However, I don’t go there often, and I actually enjoy making my own at home. These are the BEST homemade pretzels, and they are easier to make than … Continue reading The BEST Homemade Pretzels – Anyone Can Make These!

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Pumpkin Protein Bites – Kids Love Them Too!

We love protein bites! Also called energy balls or energy bites. There are so many different kinds to make, with just a handful of ingredients. Fall is the perfect time to try these healthy pumpkin protein bites! These are great for: School Lunches Snacks Grab & Go Breakfast Healthy Treats When it comes to kid’s protein powder, Vega Protein & Greens is our absolute favorite! … Continue reading Pumpkin Protein Bites – Kids Love Them Too!

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Healthier Broccoli Cheddar Soup

If you read my Facebook post earlier this week, you already know that 4 out of 5 of my family members LOVE this soup. The Pharaoh hates it with a passion, and although he loves broccoli – he doesn’t believe it belongs in soup 😉 This is my favorite soup to bring to potlucks, it’s very similar to Panera Bread, except this is healthier broccoli … Continue reading Healthier Broccoli Cheddar Soup