Homemade Taco & Fajita Seasoning #RecipeRedux

Homemade Seasonings

This month’s Recipe Redux theme is about favorite kitchen staples that are created from scratch.  The first thing that came to my mind was homemade seasonings, because we eat a lot of lean protein and I like to spice it up!  I do have some favorite store-bought seasonings that I use and love, but it’s… 

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Easy Breezy Caprese Pasta Skewers

Easy Breezy Caprese

Need a super easy appetizer?  These tortellini caprese skewers are simple to throw together, the most time consuming part is assembling the skewers.   I used my Favorite Salad Dressing recipe to drizzle on top of the skewers and drizzled with Fresh Basil infused olive oil.  This is a fun recipe to get kids involved,… 

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Mini Spicy Pimento Cheese Balls

Pimento Cheese Balls 2

Don’t you just love baby cheese balls?!!  They are all over Pinterest these days and so fun to make.  I used my recipe for Southern Style Pimento Cheese to make these delicious bite-size snacks, perfect for your next social gathering.  They are easy to whip up and prepare a day or two before your party,… 

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Plum Good Chicken

Plum Good Chicken

*I received free samples of California Dried Plums mentioned in this post.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by California Dried Plum Board and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest.  I was not compensated for my time.  I love to use my grill this time of year…. 

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Homemade Butterscotch Pudding #GlutenFree

Homemade Butterscotch Pudding

I’ve got a nagging sweet tooth.  It’s really my biggest obstacle for staying lean and fit, but I’ve found some great tricks over the years to help satisfy my cravings without un-buttoning my pants.  Honestly, the more I stay away from sugar, the less I crave it.  I’ve done a really good job over the… 

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Easy Entertaining Recipes With Beef #BloggerRecipeChallenge

North African Beef Wraps

A couple of months ago, Laura from Real Mom Kitchen and I hosted a blogger recipe contest for the National Beef Council in search of the best easy, healthy and flavorful entertaining recipe with beef.  The winning recipe would be nutritious, simple (prepared in less than 30 minutes with a limited number of steps) and practical… 

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