Recipe: Red Velvet Cupcakes & Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet 2

I'm not a huge sweets person, but when I do want something sweet it HAS to be good. It HAS to be homemade, and most of the time it HAS to be a cupcake. It's been a very long time since I had anything red velvet, so this is much much overdue! Here's a YUMMY recipe for Red Velvet Cupcakes and Cream Cheese Frosting! You will love it, enjoy! Ingredients for Cupcakes: 2½ cups flour 1 tbsp. cocoa powder 1½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ½ cup … [Read more...]

Recipe: Mexican Layer Dip for Cinco De Mayo

MexicanDip3

I don't know about you, but I'm a fan of Mexican food all year long. Whether it's tacos, burritos, loaded nachos, quesadillas, or even a Mexican lasagna, I'll eat it all. Cinco De Mayo is coming up and what better time to have a Mexican fiesta!!! I have come up with a pretty yummy and flavorful Mexican Layer Dip that I'd like to share with you all! Let me preface this recipe by saying, you can make this recipe with as much or as little as you … [Read more...]

Recipe: Quinoa Summer Salad

QuinoaSalad4

If you're anything like me, you're already making yummy foods that are great for Summer. I just love Summer foods, fresh vegetables, and I LOVE salads. This is a great salad for Spring, Summer, Fall, or even Winter. You'll love it. It's great as a side or even a main dish! Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked quinoa (cook the quinoa in vegetable stock for added flavor) 1 carrot, peeled and shredded 2 green onion stalks, sliced 1/4 cup red onion, … [Read more...]

Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups are always a comfort food and at the top of my list if I'm wanting something chocolate-y. You can always buy store bought ones, but homemade ones are just SO much better. Once I figured out how to make these myself and I tweaked the recipe a bit to get it just right, I never buy the store bought Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. These are just so much better and really are not difficult to make at … [Read more...]

Recipe: Crockpot Red Beans and Sausage

Crockpot Red Beans and Sausage

This is a super yummy and tasty dish. Crockpot Red Beans and Sausage is so easy to make and you will make this again and again. My family loves it! Serve it over white rice in a big bowl, make sure to have some Tabasco or hot sauce on the side! Set this up in the morning before work and forget it! Ingredients  1 pound dried red beans 3 cups water 4 cups of Chicken stock 2 green bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped Yellow or Red 3 … [Read more...]

Recipe: Copycat Cosmic Brownies

CosmicBrownie Top

  Growing up I always used to get the Cosmic Brownies in my lunch, and they were always so good. I always remember going with my mom and picking up a box of those Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies. As an adult, I cringe even thinking about feeding them to my kids. There are just so many ingredients in them that I really have no idea what 75% of them are or even how to pronounce them. I finally have a recipe now that are a true copycat of them, but … [Read more...]

Southwest Burrito Bowl Recipe

Southwest Burrito Bowl

If you know me, you know I love anything Mexican, Southwest, Tex Mex...anything with spice, cheese, sour cream, all of it equals yum. I could eat it every single day and not get sick of it. This is a great recipe for someone looking to count a bit of calories since there are no tortillas used in this post which is where a lot of hidden calories and carbs are hiding. A deconstructed burrito, like a burrito bowl is definitely the way to go and a … [Read more...]

Recipe: Strawberry Valentine’s Day Fudge

Strawberry Valentine's Day Fudge

  This recipe for strawberry Valentine's Day fudge, you won't want to miss out on and it is absolutely perfect for Valentine's Day or any other holiday, even a birthday party, or a princess party. It's super easy to make and only takes a few ingredients! Anyone can make this, even if you're horrible in the kitchen! I'm excited to share it with you! Ingredients: 12 oz. White Almond Bark 16 oz. Strawberry Frosting Confetti Heart … [Read more...]

Recipe: Roasted Vegetables – Super Easy!

Roasted Vegetables

I have recently discovered the goodness of roasted vegetables. I have always been a fan of any kind of vegetables and salads, but I'm not sure why I've never really had roasted vegetables. It's so easy, actually you can see another recipe post I did awhile back on Roasted Asparagus, which is my favorite and I can easily eat a pound of it myself just for dinner. A lot of the comments on that post tell me that people really don't know how easy it … [Read more...]

Recipe: Tuna & Spinach Salad – Clean Eating & Advocare Friendly

Tuna_Spinach_Salad

This Tuna & Spinach Salad is fabulous and easy to make! Seven days ago I started the 24-day Advocare Challenge and let me tell you, it has been a LIFE CHANGER! It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle change! I've been a fan of Advocare Spark for awhile, so I figured I'd try the products too. In just 7 days I'm down 4lbs and 3 inches around my waist, I'm happy, not tired, and just all around in a fantastic mood. I've been trying new foods, so I … [Read more...]

Recipes

Red Velvet 2

Recipe: Red Velvet Cupcakes & Cream Cheese Frosting

I'm not a huge sweets person, but when I do want something sweet it HAS to be good. It HAS to be homemade, and most of the time it HAS to be a cupcake. It's been a very long time since I had anything red velvet, so this is much much overdue! Here's a YUMMY recipe for Red Velvet Cupcakes and Cream Cheese Frosting! You will love it, enjoy! Ingredients for Cupcakes: 2½ cups flour 1 tbsp. cocoa powder 1½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ½ cup … [Read More...]

MexicanDip3

Recipe: Mexican Layer Dip for Cinco De Mayo

I don't know about you, but I'm a fan of Mexican food all year long. Whether it's tacos, burritos, loaded nachos, quesadillas, or even a Mexican lasagna, I'll eat it all. Cinco De Mayo is coming up and what better time to have a Mexican fiesta!!! I have come up with a pretty yummy and flavorful Mexican Layer Dip that I'd like to share with you all! Let me preface this recipe by saying, you can make this recipe with as much or as little as you … [Read More...]

QuinoaSalad4

Recipe: Quinoa Summer Salad

If you're anything like me, you're already making yummy foods that are great for Summer. I just love Summer foods, fresh vegetables, and I LOVE salads. This is a great salad for Spring, Summer, Fall, or even Winter. You'll love it. It's great as a side or even a main dish! Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked quinoa (cook the quinoa in vegetable stock for added flavor) 1 carrot, peeled and shredded 2 green onion stalks, sliced 1/4 cup red onion, … [Read More...]