Turkey, Spinach and Macaroni Bites

Weeknights around here are crazy. I get home just in time to cook dinner and then it is time to check homework, take showers and get the kids in bed. I like to spend as much quality time with the kids as I can so I aim for meals that are delicious but easy to make. Right now, the only thing my four year old will eat with a spoon is guacamole so I have to make sure we have some finger friendly foods on the table too. I spend a lot of time trying to think outside of the box to ensure he gets more than just chicken nuggets and French fries. One of my favorite ways to get vegetables into him {and his sister} is to mix them with some of their favorite foods. That is how I created these turkey, spinach and macaroni bites.

Macaroni and Cheese bites mixed with healthy spinach and protein packed turkey. This is a great kid friendly food!

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FitTea for Energy #FitTeaDetox

I am partnering with FitTea to share with you a great way to boost your immune system and promote fat burning. As always, while this content is sponsored, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

With two kids, a hectic schedule and a penchant for sweets, I need all the help I can when it comes to energy, my immune system and my waistline. When I heard about FitTea and their message: “Give us a few weeks and we’ll give you a new waistline”, I knew I definitely wanted to give it a try. After all, a smaller waistline is definitely something I am always striving for!

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Dark Chocolate Frozen Yogurt Bites

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MullerMoment #CollectiveBias

We keep a pretty hectic schedule around here which means I don’t get a ton of time to myself. It also means that treats and sweets are typically shared at least 3 ways. I love my kids and family but sometimes a little “me” time is definitely in order. I am also trying to really watch what I eat and limit high sugar sweets though. The frozen yogurt bites we typically make are a HUGE hit with the kids so I decided to try making some dark chocolate frozen yogurt bites which are perfect for me!

Dark Chocolate Frozen Yogurt Bites

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#Ad General Tso’s Wonton Cups

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Game day is coming! Just think: we are less than one week away from the BIG game. I’ve been looking over my list of 100+ foods ideas and even the Whole30 friendly football appetizers for the past few days. Of course, I know that wings are a must at our party no matter what else I am making. In addition to regular wings, I also plan to make General Tso’s wonton cups too using the delicious Tyson prepared wings!

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Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

I am beyond thrilled to partner with Fleischmann’s to bring you this perfect game day recipe! Even though this post is sponsored, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Ok, so we are exactly one week away from the big day. That means you have one week to decide what to serve to all those hungry sports fans in between plays and commercials. The guys in our group always love anything buffalo chicken related so I will be serving a new take on my spicy sausage pinwheels: buffalo chicken pinwheels {or pizza wheels as the kids call them}!

These buffalo chicken pinwheels are the perfect game day food!

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Double Chocolate SNICKERS Brownies

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Every year, after we’ve recovered from the holidays, Mathlete and I start talking about what our next social event is going to be. Sure, my birthday is in early February but we usually like to have a low-key get together at our house before then. The logical choice is a party to watch the Big Game since a) we love football and b) it is the first major social event of the year. He  is in charge of TV stuff and I am in charge of food. Because everyone is so interested in the plays being made on the field, it can be hard for the food to get much attention. So, I wanted to wow everyone with some delicious food and started off with double chocolate SNICKERS® brownies.

The cheers for these brownies might be louder than the cheers for the big game this year! Double chocolate snickers brownies are sure to be a winner!

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New Year’s Resolutions: An Easy Way to Keep Them

I am excited to partner with #bistroMDdiet to share with you an easy way to eat healthier. Even though this post is sponsored, all thoughts and opinions are my own. #ad

Right around January 1st, lots of people start making resolutions of things they will do in the new year. I mean, after all, January 1st offers you a fresh start; 365 days to be different and reach new goals. One of the goals for many, including myself, is losing weight and being healthier. But, like many, I have a pretty hectic schedule which doesn’t always leave me time to prepare meals on my own. So, I was excited to learn about bistroMD. It allows me to eat foods like this and still lose weight.

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Pad Thai French Fries

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It is no secret that I am a HUGE fan of Thai food. From Thai Butternut Squash soup to a host of other things, we eat Thai inspired dishes a lot in our house. Mathlete spends a lot of time begging me to make/eat something other than Thai inspired dishes. So, when I was dreaming up recipes to serve at our upcoming party for the BIG GAME, I knew I wanted to bring a Thai influence into at least one of the #GameTimeGrub options. Our party will be filled with mostly men so I knew French fries would be a hit and decided to make Pad Thai French fries.

Delicious Pad Thai French fries are the perfect thing to serve at your the party for the BIG Game this year!

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A Busy Mom’s Lunch: Slow Kettle Soup

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Lunch is one of those meals that I rarely get to eat. Either I am too busy at work or I am chasing after my two littles and suddenly lunchtime is long past. I’ve been trying to get better about making sure I take time to eat lunch so I am less likely to snack late in the day and mess up my dinner though. I work in an office that is pretty far from any lunch options so I always take my lunch when I am in the office and I’ve started setting a timer for the days that I work from home. Recently, I discovered Campbell’s Slow Kettle soups and they have been the perfect lunch option for me!

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Easy Gluten Free Jambalaya

Everyone has their favorite products and Minute® Rice is one of mine. I am so excited to partner with them to bring you this recipe. As always, while this post has been sponsored, all thoughts and opinions are my own. #MinuteHoliday

Today starts the arrival of friends for Christmas which means my kitchen will be busy from now until New Year’s Day. I love it because I love cooking and sharing food with my friends and family. But, it also means I need to get creative so we don’t eat chicken every day. This year, I have also been working to reduce the amount of gluten in our meals and this easy gluten free jambalaya is a great way to feed those hungry people and still have a gluten free meal.

Easy Gluten Free Jambalaya

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