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Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Bites

Is it hot enough for ya? I guess we shouldn't complain...it is the middle of the summer:) Hot summer nights call for cool ice cream treats...even better when you can have them ready to go for little people who can't wait long for dessert:) These little caramel crunch ice cream bites can be "made" in advance....when you are ready to dish them out just pull everything out of the freezer and let them … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake Sliders

There really is only a few other desserts that are the quintessential summertime treat…fresh strawberries are very high on that list. I thought it would be fun to create a very simple strawberry shortcake dessert that was literally one bite. These little strawberry shortcake sliders would be a great thing to serve up at your next baby shower or summer picnic party. You can cut everything up and … [Read more...]

Fresh Garlic Guacamole

Hi all! So happy to be back for another post with Jen. In celebration of Cinco de Mayo…I made up some fresh garlic guacamole. I was never a huge fan of guacamole until I had this recipe. It is made with the freshest of veggies so that makes it a no guilt snack right?!?!! That is always a good thing. I usually double the batch because it goes pretty quickly. A little tip to keep it from browning in … [Read more...]

Three Ingredient Chicken Tenders

Hi all! I a so excited to be a member of Jen’s team again! I hope your new year has started off grand:) I wanted to share with you a recipe that my mom used to make at least once a week….and I have followed on in that tradition. These three ingredient chicken tenders are a snitch to make…and can be a base for so many other recipes (think chicken parm….yum!!) On a busy night, just cook up a big … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY Fingerprint Christmas Ornament

I am thrilled to be back visiting Jen’s for my 3rd year in a row for her Holiday series! I love all the inspirations that are shared every year! It is your one stop shop for all things holiday! A handmade Christmas ornament is always something that is well received. You can't go wrong! This Handmade fingerprint christmas ornament is a great school activity for kids to give something unique to … [Read more...]

Kids Thanksgiving Treat Idea — Graham Cracker Wheat Stalks!!

It seems we are always looking for a fun way to present a treat for the holidays or school gatherings. These little graham cracker “wheat stalks” would be so cute lining a kids table at Thanksgiving time. Even better, you could put the older kids in charge of making and displaying them for the younger ones…win win! I used peanutbutter for the filling….but you could use something else if you … [Read more...]

Monster Pasta Salad

With all the treats and sweets during Halloween time…..it is nice to have a healthy “fun” food dish to serve up your little monsters before they head out to all the parties. This grumpy monster pasta salad is full of veggies and pasta…and is sure to be a hit with your little gremlins. I was going for the “Bride of Frankenstein” look….what do ya think? Obviously feel free to substitute your … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesy Grilled Potatoes

Hi all! I’m Tracie from Cleverly Inspired and I’m so glad to be back today to share a delicious recipe for summer grilling!   Take your whole meal and cook it outside….perfect for the hottest month of the year right?!? While vacationing these last few weeks…we made many meals on the grill. All you need is some foil, a few seasonings….and you are set for a quick meal and no clean up! Win … [Read more...]

Pressed Picnic Sandwich

 Hi all! I'm Tracie from Cleverly Inspired and I'm so glad to be back today to share a delicious recipe for summer picnics! Everyone going in all directions all school year long….it is nice when things slow down a bit in the summer time. I hope you are finding time to visit the pool together, maybe a day in the park, going for ice cream…all those things that we love about the lazy days of … [Read more...]

Cheesy Bacon Muffins Recipe!!

 Hi all! I'm Tracie from Cleverly Inspired! And, I'm so glad to be sharing these Cheesy Bacon Muffins with you today! Really though…I could just eat these…with a warm cup of coffee…maybe a tiny drizzle of warm maple syrup on the top and be totally happy for the rest of the day….yeah….are you drooling yet? You could serve these up to your Easter brunch crowd…and they would love you that much … [Read more...]