25 BEST Bake Sale Treats and Recipes

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25 Best Bake Sale Treats and Recipes

With all the fairs, holidays, church and school events going on right now we're smack dab in the middle of bake sale season. You know at some point you'll have to face the bake sale table so might as well be prepared. Here's a host of ideas that range from 'I only have 10 minutes to whip up some insanely clever treats' to 'I worked on these for 3 hours and wanna ROCK the bake sale this year!' Choose the one that works best for you, and happy Bake-Saleing! How to Have a Fabulous Bake Sale from … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Applesauce Recipe (in your Slowcooker!)

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Delicious Homemade Applesauce Recipe-- in your slowcooker!

If I had known making homemade applesauce was this easy, I would have been making it ALL THE TIME. So, okay, it takes a few minutes to peel and chop the apples but other than that the slowcooker does all the work, quietly and competently. Plus the house smells amazing, and after a few hours you have delicious chunky applesauce that everyone will love. And LOOK, only TWO INGREDIENTS are needed unless you want to add a teeny bit of extra spice or sweetness. All natural, all … [Read more...]

“Hamburger” Cupcakes {Fun Food Hack for Tailgating or Bake Sales}

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Shhhh... these burgers have a secret. They're not burgers! They're delicious cupcakes!

My neighbor stopped over yesterday with the cutest little cupcakes I ever did see-- miniature hamburger cupcakes!  Not only would these be adorable party treats but also a kickin' tailgating snack. Turst me, make these and they'll declare you WINNER of the school bake sale. They were so lifelike that at first my son, who's very anti-hamburger, said "no thank you".  But once his sister dove in and started eating layers of cupcake and brownie he soon changed his tune. While they look super … [Read more...]

Oatmeal with Quinoa Breakfast Recipe {Gluten-Free}

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Breakfast Oatmeal with Quinoa-- delicious, gluten-free, and healthy too!

I've been on a gluten-free journey for a year and a half now. I say 'journey', because I sure haven't been perfect with it. The truth is, when I'm eating a gluten-free diet I feel great and when I'm sneaking in gluten I fee terrible. The evidence is pretty clear: for me, gluten-free is the way to go. Perhaps the meal that's most difficult to tailor to my diet (I'm also egg and dairy free, sadly) is breakfast. So when I was challenged to come up with a recipe using Udi's new line of Ancient … [Read more...]

EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Freezer Meals

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EVERYTHING you need to know about freezer meals! Tips, recipes, lists, and more!

Cooking meals this summer was easy. I basically stocked chicken, fish, sausage and veggies in the fridge and we grilled out every night that we were home. All the other meals were eaten out-- usually by the pool, and for me through a straw (cocktails, y'all). ;-) All that's about to change as school starts up and seasons change, and to be honest, I'm kinda glad-- for now. However, this fall is proving to be no less busy than summer was so I need to get my ACT together. The idea of prepping my … [Read more...]