“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...]

Grilled Chipotle Shrimp Salad {Summer Salad Series}

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I can't believe the summer is winding down and we are near the end of the Summer Salad Series. And guys, this next recipe is going to make you run to the store RIGHT NOW to buy some shrimp and cook them up! I mean, look at this tortilla full of deliciousness! I'm so glad that Shannah of Just Us Four  is here to share her creativity and this amazing treat with us. Welcome, Shannah! Hi everyone! I am Shannah from the blog, Just Us Four. I am so excited to be here sharing one of my favorite … [Read more...]

Classic Greek Salad with Feta Greek Vinaigrette {Summer Salad Series}

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Classic Greek Salad {Making Lemonade Summer Salad Series}

Have you been over to visit my friend Lauryn at The Vintage Mom? You are going to love her down-to-earth ideas, and the way she incorporates timeless family traditions with modern day flair. Today she is sharing her Classic Greek Salad with us in the Summer Salad Series! And as you may know, because of my heritage I am particularly biased towards all things Greek {wink}! Welcome, Lauryn! Hi, this is Lauryn! When the opportunity to participate in Making Lemonade's Summer Salad Series arose, I … [Read more...]