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Get Bold With Two Delicious New Sandwich Recipes!

Oscar Mayer Deli Fresh Bold Italian Turkey Pita with Red Pepper Hummus

Lunchtime is always a struggle for me. As a homeschooling family, we spend most of our lunchtimes at home, and lately we’ve had our fill of PBJ and deli sandwiches. The boys and I were all feeling a little burnt out on our usual fare, and I was starting to dread the thought of another boring turkey sandwich. Oscar Mayer must have been reading my mind because they just added four new flavors to their Deli Fresh Bold line that {Read More}

Spiralized Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken & Cashews

Spirazlied Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken and Cashews via Happiness is Homemade

I don’t commit myself to one type of diet – paleo, gluten free, Whole 30, clean eating, Atkins, blood type diet – who can keep track of it all? I absolutely believe that for certain people there are valid reasons for following these diets, but for me, I’d rather stick to foods that I know are high in nutritional value and worry less about what a diet guideline says I can or can’t eat. In an effort to slim down {Read More}

Bacon and Cheddar Mini Quiche Cups with Phyllo Crust {Recipe}

Bacon & Cheddar Mini Quiches with Phyllo Dough Crust

My six-year-old’s favorite food in the entire world is eggs – preferably hard boiled or scrambled and mixed with bacon or sausage (or both!). If our HOA wasn’t so strictly against it, we’d definitely be raising our own chickens just to keep up with Sutton’s appetite for eggs. Recently I made a bacon and cheddar quiche for our Sunday brunch, and now he wishes I would make it every morning! This morning when he asked me about it, I got {Read More}

Goji Berry Granola

Goji Berry Granola Recipe

There are times that you just want to go for something healthy. Whether it is because you want to lose a couple of pounds, or you want to start the day on a healthy note and/or you just want your family to eat and enjoy good healthy food. This is just the recipe for it! Quick and easy to make, and it makes more than enough for you to enjoy for a couple of days. Of course you can double {Read More}

Ghirardelli Double Chocolate Mousse Cake

Decadent Ghirardelli Double Chocolate Mousse Cake

When it comes to desserts, I usually reach for creamy milk chocolate, but every now and then I get a craving for something rich, dark, and decadent. When the craving strikes, this double chocolate mousse cake never disappoints. With its double layers of indulgent flavor and texture, it’s the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day or any special occasion. Good quality chocolate makes all the difference when it comes to baking. Ghirardelli is my favorite brand because their baking chips melt {Read More}

Valentine’s Hot Chocolate Sticks

Valentine's chocolate sticks

I’m SO happy to have Daniëlle from Food, Love and Happiness back again as a HIH contributor! She always has the most delicious ideas, so be sure to stop on by her blog and say hello! —————————————————————————————————————————– Valentine’s Day and chocolate…the one doesn’t go without the other. Well actually… of course we like our chocolate every day, but we like it even more on Valentine’s Day! Here’s a nice and easy DIY: a sweet way to surprise your Valentine or {Read More}

Football Themed Pizzas – Perfect for the Big Game!

Football Game Day Pizzas

Our football game day chili bar was a huge hit for the adults around here, but it left my kids asking, “Where’s our special game day food?” They’re not really all that keen on chili dogs, so I came up with this super quick and easy game day treat for them – pizzas with football themed toppings! I picked up a few DiGiorno Rising Crust Pizzas (Use the Buy 2, Get 1 coupon available for download on Coupons.com through 2/2/14!), {Read More}

Super Bowl Game Day Chili Bar

Superbowl Football Game Day Chili Bar

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Rubbermaid and Sharpie but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #RubbermaidSharpie  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO Sunday is always football and catching-up-on-laundry day around here, and even though our favorite team (Go Niners!) didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this year, you can bet we’ll be watching the big game and munching on our favorite game day foods. There’s just something about football games and chili {Read More}

Mini M&M’s Blondie Brownie Recipe

Mini M&M's Blondie Brownie Recipe #shop

The other day I was cruising the aisles of my local Walmart when I saw this sign in the candy aisle – “Baking is Better with M. For great holiday baking recipes, visit BrightIdeas.com.” I was immediately sucked in, and I really started to crave M&M blondies, my very favorite M&M baked goods recipe. I couldn’t help it. Just look at that festive (and delicious!) little guy on the sign enticing me! The hardest part was deciding which M&M’s to {Read More}

eMeals to the Rescue! Rosemary Chicken with Vegetables Recipe

Rosemary Chicken With Vegetables Dinner Recipe from eMeals

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and eMeals all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #eMealstotheresuce http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. I have tried my hand at meal planning many, many times over the past few years. I absolutely love having a dinner plan and being able to grocery shop with a plan instead of wandering around picking up random ingredients that may or may not work together. I have the best intentions every time {Read More}

Homemade Peppermint Patty Recipe

Homemade Peppermint Patty Recipe #loveyourcup #shop via Happiness is Homemade

The other day as I was out grocery shopping at Walmart, I stopped at the refrigerated case to pick up some Nestle Coffee-mate French Vanilla creamer for my husband’s daily coffee, and I spied a special holiday flavor – PEPPERMINT Mocha! YUM! My husband loves peppermint patties, and I had been wanting to create a homemade peppermint patty recipe for ages to do something special for him. I knew that the Peppermint Coffee-mate would be a great alternative to the {Read More}

Biscoff Spread & Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Biscoff Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you haven’t jumped on board the Biscoff Spread bandwagon yet, you’re seriously missing out! It’s made from Biscoff cookies and tastes just like them (sort of similar to a cinnamon graham cracker or animal cracker cookie,  but even tastier!) – in creamy, smooth, spreadable form, of course! We picked some up a few months ago for our gourmet s’mores party, and we keep finding all sorts of delicious ways to use it. My most favorite way to enjoy the {Read More}