Easy Potsticker Dipping Sauce and Popular Chinese New Year Activities

This easy potsticker dipping sauce was sponsored by Ling Ling.  All opinions expressed in my post are my own.I grew up in a rather small town in New England.  There was not a lot of exciting food options available and I didn't even try potstickers until I moved to Houston after college.  Today, I can honestly say that they are an all time favorite in my house.  I make an easy potsticker dipping sauce to go with them and they are always a hit with the family.  With Chinese New Year coming up soon, I thought I would share my soy dipping sauce … [Read more...]

Healthy Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

Are you on a mission to get healthier this year?  This banana oatmeal smoothie recipe is a great way to start your day!  Loaded with rolled oats and a heaping spoonful of almond butter, this healthy smoothie recipe will keep your hunger at bay so you can focus on your to do list.  No more HANGRY mom running errands and being tempted by the drive through!Is it OK to put raw oats in a smoothie? Yes, it is totally FINE to use raw oats in your morning smoothie.  And it really doesn't matter if you use rolled oats, steel … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Lemon Truffle Recipe

Every year, I make a TON of homemade candy.  I like to add new flavors occasionally and this white chocolate lemon truffle recipe was my new flavor last year. I had never attempted white chocolate truffles before and was a bit nervous.  Honestly, though, the recipe is very similar to a traditional chocolate truffle.  In my opinion, this lemon truffle is honestly one of my favorite holiday candy recipes now.  It is incredibly easy and the lemon flavor is delicate and not overpowering. Tips for Making These Homemade … [Read more...]

Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Blue Cheese

This Prosciutto Fig Pizza recipe has been sponsored by Bays English Muffins.  All opinions expressed here are my own.I did not grow up with the bold flavors of Blue cheese, nor did I ever hear of something as exotic as prosciutto until I was in my twenties. I was raised in New England with bland flavors of the New England Boiled Dinner. Now, I love baked beans and apple pie but I didn't have a very broad palette when I was young.I have since grown to love exotic flavors! If you crave bold flavors, this Prosciutto Fig Pizza with … [Read more...]

Southwestern Quinoa Egg Breakfast Bowl Recipe

This Southwestern Quinoa Egg Breakfast Bowl Recipe has been sponsored.  All opinions expressed here are my own.I have recently discovered the joy of breakfast bowls.  They are an incredibly easy way to get loads of grain, veggies, and protein, into your diet without a lot of work.  In fact, you can assemble all the ingredients for several days worth of breakfasts on the weekend. Then eat deliciously every morning for days.  This egg breakfast bowl recipe was a quick and healthy breakfast idea.  Once you have the basics assembled, just fry … [Read more...]

Easy Strawberry Icebox Pie Recipe with Pretzel Pie Crust

Spring is just about starting in many parts of the country, but here in the south, the weather is already hot. We are getting an amazing selection of fresh produce in the stores from Florida.  Fresh strawberries are abundant and inexpensive and I am thrilled.  Berries of all sorts are my all time favorite fruit of summer.  This easy strawberry icebox pie is a delicious summer dessert recipe that is sweet and refreshing.While you could certainly use a premade graham cracker crust, a pretzel pie crust is the perfect salty balance to this … [Read more...]

Jalapeno Cilantro Coleslaw Recipe with Lime Vinaigrette

I received compensation from Alka-Seltzer® to create this Jalapeno Cilantro Coleslaw Recipe with Lime Vinaigrette. All opinions are entirely my own. #MyFoodMoment #CollectiveBiasI met my husband years ago, during our starving college days.  We weren't all that picky about the foods we ate. They needed to be cheap, plentiful, and preferably available at 3 AM on delivery.  Fast forward a couple of decades and our taste buds have definitely matured. We have learned to love exotic foods, recipes with plenty of heat, and new flavor twists on old … [Read more...]

Easiest Way To Peel Peaches and 5 Delicious Peach Recipes

Many, many years ago, my mom taught me the easiest way to peel peaches and I have been using it ever since. Knowing how to peel peaches comes in handy when one lives in the peach state!  Here in Georgia, I have an abundant selection of fresh peaches every summer and I like to stock up when they are cheap.  Of course, peaches go bad very quickly. When you get them, freeze them back for use in your favorite peach recipes during the fall and winter months. I am going to share my peach peeling method with you, as well as a few easy peach recipes … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Italian Seasoning

Over the last few weeks, I have been dehydrating a ton of fresh herbs from my backyard garden. Growing fresh herbs is fairly easy but they don't last long once you pick them.  That means I spend a lot of time drying them during the summer.  I decided to make homemade Italian seasoning this week with a few of the fresh herbs that I have grown.  I have so much oregano, basil, and rosemary that I don't know what I am going to do with it all.  Many classic Italian recipes often call for 'Italian Seasoning Blend'.  Which, of course, I would then … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Bruschetta Recipe Perfect for Share Worthy Moments

This Easy Homemade Bruschetta Recipe has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #CelebratorySips #CelebrateWithProphecy #CollectiveBiasI am an introvert by nature, which means most days you will find me on my couch with a book and my favorite cookies.  It's a great place to be, and I enjoy my alone time. However, there are many moments in life that are made so much better by sharing with friends.  Weddings, promotions, or … [Read more...]