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Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup: Your Guide to the Perfect Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup: Your Guide to the Perfect Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving. A food lover’s favorite time of year. Do you have your Thanksgiving menu finalized? Here’s what I’m planning to cook up… The Main Course: A Moist and Delicious Bird Let’s start with the big shebang! This recipe is adapted from delightfulemade.com. My mom always swore by her turkey brine — she said it was […]

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Poptarts

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Poptarts

Adapted from www.highheelsandgrills.com. Growing up, my mom was a bit of a health nut. We were basically clean eaters (lots of fruits and veggies, no processed foods) before eating clean was even cool. We almost never had junk food in the house, and I really didn’t know what fast food was until I got to […]

What’s for dinner? Crockpot Taco Chicken Bowls

What’s for dinner? Crockpot Taco Chicken Bowls

Fall is here, with it brings cooler days, busy nights and the ever impending: What should I make for dinner? Well, hello crock pot! If you take just a couple minutes and throw a few things in your crockpot, dinner will be ready when you get home! Here is one of my family’s favorite crock […]

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Noodles

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Noodles

DIY Ravioli: A Family Experience originally appeared in SFM’s September 2016 issue, get that recipe, here. Following are Candi’s recipes for Spaghetti Sauce with Italian Sausage, Homemade All-Purpose Italian Egg Noodles, and Gluten-free Egg Noodles. Spending time in the kitchen with Mom and Grandma used to be a rite of passage for girls growing up. […]

Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Chili

Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Chili

Though it may not feel like it now, the beginning of the school year means two things: the return of crazy, busy schedules (signaling a need for quick and easy dinner solutions), and beautiful, glorious Fall. Which of course means cooler temperatures, #everythingpumpkinspice, and the perfect occasion to break out the crockpot. Can I get […]

Easy Summer Treats: “Magic” Nutella Milkshakes

Easy Summer Treats: “Magic” Nutella Milkshakes

My littles are addicted to Nutella. I don’t know what they put in that stuff, but it’s basically Toddler Cat Nip. We eat it (in some shape or form) at least a couple of times a week. You feel me? In the summertime — because it’s so dang hot in Texas — I am always […]

The how-to on homemade Smoothies

The how-to on homemade Smoothies

Smoothies are one of my all-time favorite things to not only drink, but to make; throw a bunch of stuff in a blender and voila! While all that sound magically easy, there is a bit more to it when it comes to making the most of your (and your kids’) smoothies. Here are some guidelines […]

Deliciously Patriotic Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes

Deliciously Patriotic Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes

Adapted from www.awortheyread.com. Backyard Barbecues, neighborhood parades, fireworks with friends and family under the stars. What’s not to love about the Fourth of July? A time to remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms, and a chance to celebrate and make new memories summer after summer. Hashtag, all the patriotic feels. And […]