Category Archives: Recipes and Food Finds

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Ground Turkey Pesto Recipe



I’ve got a really quick and flavorful recipe to share with you today!

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St Patrick’s Day Desserts


Time to break out those festive recipes, and I’m excited to share these delicious looking desserts!

Leprechaun Trap Cake by Not Martha

leprechaun trap rainbow cake

leprechaun trap rainbow cake

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Fruit Rainbow with Fruit Dip Clouds


Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with your own healthy and edible rainbow!


I made mine with the colors in order (for all our little learners).

1. Purple–Grapes

2. Blue–Blueberries

3. Green–Grapes again (kiwi would work too)

4. Yellow–Pineapple

5. Orange–Orange slices

6. Red–Strawberries


The clouds are fruit dip made of 4 oz fat-free cream cheese and 7 oz marshmallow creme mixed together. (Cool whip or marshmallow creme by itself would probably be more fluffy.)

A yummy way to get festive!

Now where to find that pot of gold… 🙂



I link up at these great parties!

15 Baked and Sprinkled Valentines (Dessert Recipes)


Need to make a treat for someone sweet?

These are great last minute Valentines made with loads of love!

baked vday

I think these are beautiful, and I love the tutorial on making edible accents!

Chocolate Valentine Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting and How to Make Edible Heart Accents

By Glorious Treats Via My Baking Addiction

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Simple, quick, and so cute!

Ice Cream Heart Sandwiches

by The 36th Avenue

Sandwich Ice Cream Hearts Tutorial by

These little petit fours are great for portion control…if I could limit myself to just a portion or two…

Valentine Petit Fours

by Echoes of Laughter

I love the retro feel to these, and so festive!

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

by Bird On A Cake

I could see this being a fun family Valentine’s activity–there’s a whole bunch of topping possibilities here.

Valentine Brownie Pizza

by Six Sister’s Stuff

Cake? Cookie? That’s a winning combination!

Strawberry and White Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

by Mom on Time Out

Strawberry and White Chocolate Cake Mix Cookie Recipe

I’ve been semi-obsessed with Peanut Butter ever since I had my son. So happy to see someone else loves the chocolate + PB combo.

Gooey Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

by Half Baked Harvest


Another simple cutie! I love the idea and I love that I actually have time for something like this.

Valentine Double Doozies

by A Step in the Journey

valentine cookie sandwiches

I LOVE SURPRISES!!! This is SO fun!

Surprise Heart Cupcakes

by Lauren Conrad


I know I said desserts….you can have dessert for breakfast….right?

Heart Cinnamon Rolls

By Cake and Allie

Another “portion control” cakelet….

Valentine Cake Truffles

By The Curvy Carrot

This probably isn’t a new concept, but it’s the first time I’ve come across Pink Velvet. For some reason, it adds a whole new level of fun to Red Velvet–and so do the pops!

Pink Velvet Cake Pops

by Love From the Oven

mmMmMmmM….white chocolate and a homemade classic, yum.

White Chocolate Valentine’s Day Krispie Treats

by Eat Live Run

For those gluten-freebies out there, this one’s for you!

Gluten Free Valentine Brownies

by Around My Family Table

Valentine's Brownies

This one’s a nod to my amazing hubby–cheesecake is his fave 🙂

Conversation Heart Cheesecakes

by Hungry Happenings

Hope you enjoy your weekend!!!



Four Ingredient Tuna Casserole


Here’s a lightening fast weeknight supper that is sure to make your weekly rotation!

I love that it gets some big nutritional points with whole grain pasta, omega-3 packed tuna, and lots of that favorite little green veggie.



12 oz Whole Grain Pasta

(I use the Ronzoni Healthy Harvest “Extra Wide Noodle Style”)

10.75 oz Can of 99% Fat Free Cream of Mushroom Soup

12 oz Chunk Light Tuna in Water

15 oz Frozen or Low-Sodium Canned Peas


Cook pasta according to package directions. While the pasta is cooking, heat the soup, tuna, and peas in a saucepan. Drain pasta and toss with soup mixture. Season to taste if you like.