Creative Lunch Ideas with DOLE Mixations

Try some new lunch ideas and become a lunch MixMaster with Dole Mixations #Ad

This post was sponsored by DOLE® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed in my post are my own. I’ve decided I need to become a Lunch MixMaster. My kids have gotten tired of the same old boring sack lunch routine that they take to school. PBJ sandwich, pretzels, apple slices, fruit snacks and a … Continue reading

Italian Chicken Sliders


The Super Bowl is this weekend and food can make or break your party! These Italian Chicken Sliders are a huge hit at our house. They are savory and filling and the perfect size for your game day snacking! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Italian Chicken Sliders Ingredients:  2.5 pound bag of frozen chicken tenderloins 1 bottle … Continue reading

Ruby Tuesday Inspired Salad Recipes

Great salad recipes inspired by Ruby Tuesday’s new Garden Bar. Try some tonight! They are delicious! #Ad #RubyTuesday

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ruby Tuesday. All opinions are 100% mine. I am salad obsessed, always on the lookout for a great salad either at home or away. I’m sure there are quite a few other salad lovers out there who would LOVE to get a new recipe to try out on their … Continue reading

The EVERYTHING Pasta Salad Recipe

Tastiest pasta salad recipe ever! Nothing says summer like delicious salads. My family begs me to make it all the time!

Nothing says summer like delicious salads! Living in Arizona with the eternal summer, a salad is the best choice for dinner almost any time of the year. Also, being a mom of 4 littles, I love a one-dish meal because it cuts down on the prep and dishes. My entire family LOVES this salad and always comes back for seconds. … Continue reading

100 Mix-and-Match School Lunch Box Ideas

Mix and match these 100 school lunch box ideas to have a different combination of lunch this school year! So many yummy combinations you can make with healthy options and sandwich free lunches, too!

School lunches get boring, fast, if you just stick to the same staples you are used to day after day and week after week. The secret to keeping lunch exciting is by mixing it up and trying new things and keeping it fresh and interesting. To help you make amazing school lunches this year, I’ve complied a list of 100 … Continue reading

Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe

Super easy Strawberry Freezer Jam recipe! It is kid-friendly to make and delicious for everyone. My family’s favorite recipe with instant pectin – tried and true!

I never thought I was a make-it-yourself jam kind of girl. It just looked like way too much work and I can buy a jar of perfectly good jam for about $3. However, a friend turned me onto a Strawberry Freezer Jam recipe that is the BEST jam I’ve ever had, and now my family will eat nothing else. This … Continue reading

How to Make Mason Jar Salads + 3 Easy Recipes


Salads are one of my all time favorite foods, especially in the summer.  I could eat a salad every single day! However, my family doesn’t share my affinity for all things salad, and they get super cranky when we have large meal salads multiple days in a row. Mason Jar salads are the perfect solution to my wanting to eat … Continue reading

Easy Salad in a Jar To-Go

Make lunch good again. Try a new and healthy way to eat our while at work or on the go. Make ahead for a convienient whole week's worth ready and waiting.

The Meals we choose when away from the house aren’t always our best option. We choose quick and easy, which usually means a drive-through and greasy. When you’re at work and you only have a 30 minute lunch break, it may be what you resort to. But there are other, better options. So save your money, your taste buds and … Continue reading

Chicken and Waffle Sliders

chicken and waffle sliders

Chicken and waffles: the perfect blend of sweet and savory. However if you’re like me and trying to make smarter eating choices this year, the typical chicken and waffles dish may be out of the question. That’s why I’ve decided to create my own take on chicken and waffles: Chicken and Waffle Sliders. The best part about this dish is that … Continue reading