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German Chocolate Cake Trifle

Hey Tatertots and Jello fans - I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks and today's topic is chocolate! I am not a big chocolate person but put the word 'German' in front of it, coconut pecan icing ON it and I am THERE! Growing up my grandma would make my dad a homemade German Chocolate Cake (his favorite dessert) for his birthday every year. When we moved to Florida I took on the task of making it since my … [Read more...]

Cheat Day Recipe: Giant Chocolate Donut Cake [New Year, New You]

Yeah, seriously? New Year, New You ... and it's a cake recipe? Exactly: many people recommend a cheat day, or even a small daily indulgence when you're trying to cut calories or diet. For me, I have to have the occasional treat for mental health purposes! So today I'm sharing this awesome cheat day recipe: giant chocolate donut cake! Part of choosing happy in 2015 for me is making time … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Game Day Recipes!

It doesn't matter if you're planning a party for game day or just for any time: check out these great ideas: 20 Game Day Recipes! x 5 Minute Blender Salsa @ Today's Creative Blog  Strawberry Pretzel Chocolate Swirl Bark @ Five Heart Home Cheesy Sloppy Dogs @ Simply Gloria   Crab Rangoon Dip with Wonton Chips @ Spend with Pennies … [Read more...]

Mini Nutella Danish Pancakes Recipe!

One of our favorite family breakfasts is our traditional "Dutch Babies" - Danish pancakes. Usually you make them in a large pan, but I thought it would be fun to make individual ones in ramekins! Thanks to Nutella, I decided to #SpreadTheHappy for International Pancake Day (February 17) and make Mini Nutella Danish Pancakes! Here's the recipe: … [Read more...]

Gluten & Grain Free Peppermint Patties [And A Giveaway!]

Hello TT&J Readers this is Angelina from JoJo and Eloise. I am so excited to be here sharing with you today about something I absolutely LOVE and that being DESSERT!!!   If Dessert was considered a meal in our daily eating regiment, It would certainly be my Favorite meal of the day. I'm excited to share the recipe for these Gluten & Grain Free Peppermint Patties! … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Healthy Recipes!

Why does my cold-weather come at the same time as my resolution to eat better? So I LOVED these great ideas ... check out these 20 Healthy Recipes! Baked Honey Crisp Apple Chips @ This Silly Girl's Life Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad @ Hello Little Home    Feta, Chickpea, and Avocado Salad @ Butter & Jam  Curried Cashew Broccoli Salad @ Food Faith … [Read more...]

Recipe: Grandma’s Polish Pierogis!

The older I get, the more family and traditions mean to me. One of my favorite memories growing up was watching my grandma make Polish Pierogi dumplings for important occasions. She was a tiny redhead with a huge personality. So it makes me happy to make Pierogis for my kids and tell them about their great-grandma. And I hope they pass the tradition down to their kids someday. I … [Read more...]

Individual Italian Seven-Layer Dip – Favorite NYE Recipe!

One of my favorite New Year's Eve recipes is Italian Seven-Layer Dip! This year, I decided to mix it up a bit and make individual dip servings (large ones!) in glasses - wide enough for dipping. I love the look because you can see the individual layers as you dip ... no more scooping it out and mixing the layers (#insignificanthostessproblems LOL). And here's the recipe! … [Read more...]

Southern Rolled Meatloaf Recipe!

My daughter loves loves loves meatloaf. So this holiday I decided to do something a little different ... and Southern inspired! I made it for Christmas Eve dinner. In the past I have made an Italian version, but to mix it up I wanted to try Southern so I substituted the spinach for kale, the Italian sausage for country-style, and the breadcrumbs for cornmeal and the ketchup for BBQ sauce. It … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Easy New Year’s Eve Appetizers!

It's time to plan your New Year's Eve get-together, even if it's just getting your family together! These great ideas will make your prep easy and fast ... so get inspired with these 16 easy New Year's Eve appetizers! Bacon & Cheddar Bites @ With a Blast  Vegetarian Sweet and Sour Porcupine "Meatballs" @ Happy Food, Healthy Life  Barbecue Chicken French Bread @ Lil … [Read more...]