Lunchbox Snacks

Lunchbox Snacks For Kids

School opens in just under two-weeks for us here in New Jersey so I really need to start thinking about school lunches and lunchbox snacks. Although his school offers hot lunch, I prefer to pack my own healthy lunch for him. The issue I run into is finding new meal and snack ideas so that… Read More »

Pork Chops

Pork Chops: A Great Source of Protein

This is a sponsored post for the National Pork Board, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Growing up I always heard that eating pork would lead to weight gain.  It’s something I heard a lot and it became ingrained in me, so it came as a shock to me when I heard that… Read More »

Cilantro Brown Rice

Cilantro Brown Rice Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Rice. Philip is from South America and my parents hail from the Caribbean therefore rice has always been a mealtime staple.  Although we eat it so much, it is one food item that I never get tired of mainly because there are so… Read More »

7 Easy Grilled Shrimp Kebobs Recipes

7 Easy Grilled Shrimp Kebobs Recipes

Memorial Day is right around the corner.  I don’t know about you, but after the brutal winter we had here in New Jersey, I’m ready to fire up the grill!  I’m happy with regular barbecue fare like hamburgers and hot dogs, but I’ve been on a seafood kick lately and searched around for some easy… Read More »

Creamy Chicken Penne One Pot Pasta Recipe

Creamy Chicken Penne One Pot Pasta Recipe

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Barilla®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #OnePotPasta After a long, busy day at work, the last thing I want to do is slave over a stove and cook.  We all have to eat though, so… Read More »

The Best Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

My favorite cookies are chocolate chip cookies.  I especially love them when they are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.  For that reason, I’m always looking for the that perfect chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe. When I was offered the chance to try Finlandia imported butter, I knew right away that I… Read More »

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Yogurt Dip (1)

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Yogurt Dip

Thanks to Yoplait® Greek 100 Whips! for sponsoring today’s discussion and yogurt dip recipe. I love working from home, and while there are many advantages of working from home, one disadvantage I found is that I tend to snack a lot more than when I worked outside of the home.  We are very intentional about… Read More »

Jumpstart your Day with a Green Smoothie

JumpStart Your Day With A Green Smoothie

Thanks to Del Monte Pure Earth Juice for sponsoring today’s discussion on how to jumpstart your day with a green smoothie. How do you jumpstart your day? I am not a morning person at all, so getting my day started used to be very hard for me. Nowadays, I’ve implemented a few new steps to… Read More »