Category Archives: really good recipes

6 quick quinoa power bowl lunches

6 quick quinoa power bowl lunches
Over the past few years quinoa has risen through the ranks on menus everywhere in this country. This superfood is not only rich in essential amino acids, it’s also very high in protein–which makes it the perfect building block for a lunch that packs some punch. These power bowl lunches will keep you satisfied well into the afternoon… How much does Lauren love this delicious BLT Caprese Quinoa Bowl? On her blog she states .

6 scrumptious guilt-free muffin recipes

6 scrumptious guilt-free muffin recipes
Muffins are a great make-ahead option for a snack or breakfast on the run. If you want all of the flavor and none of the guilt, you’ll want to check out these tasty, healthy muffin recipes that we came across in our search for a more nutritious alternative. The next time you’re on the search for a snack–consider one of these wholesome choices…they’re so good even the kids will love them!   Julie from .

got a minute? make a mug cake!

got a minute? make a mug cake!
Cute little mug cakes…they’re the ultimate solution to “I want something sweet, but don’t want to bake an entire cake”. These homemade desserts are made for one (or two) and take only a few minutes to make in the microwave–no need to drag out the big mixing bowl or heat up the kitchen. Believe it or not, these decadent treats can be whipped up in less than ten minutes. Even if you’re not a .

8 incredibly easy no-bake treats

8 incredibly easy no-bake treats
Craving a homemade sweet, but don’t want to be stuck in the kitchen forever? These recipes will not only cure that craving, but don’t require you to crank up the oven at all. We’re sure you won’t miss even one of those dirty baking sheets that would require even more of your time…instead, you’ll be enjoying the delicious payoff as you snack on one of these delightful desserts.   Ashton from Something Swanky created .

8 appetizing easter brunch recipes

8 appetizing easter brunch recipes
Easter always feels like the first breath of spring and it has always been a time for families to get together and share a good meal. If you’re inspired to try a few new dishes this year at your Easter gathering then you have come to the right place! Eggs, potatoes, and cheese take center stage on this celebrated holiday–but, we haven’t forgotten to include something a little sweet for you too (just in .

7 sweet cookie recipes that take the cake

7 sweet cookie recipes that take the cake
Craving the taste of homemade cookies but don’t want take the time to make a batch from scratch? Here’s a little secret…all you need is a boxed cake mix along with a few simple ingredients to enjoy a warm gooey cookie straight from the oven. As you would imagine, these confections have a cake-like texture and practically melt in your mouth. All of these cookie recipes use a cake mix as a base ingredient. .

downright delicious pull-apart bread recipes

downright delicious pull-apart bread recipes
Any way you slice it–there’s simply no slicing when it comes to these amazing pull-apart breads. These are the preferred finger food of carb lovers everywhere. It’s hard to imagine anyone that can resist any of these flavor filled doughy delights. Serve up one of these savory selections with your main meal or as an appetizer…and we’ve got dessert covered by including a few sweet options too. Melanie over at Gather for Bread had .

8 amazing sweet breakfast bakes

8 amazing sweet breakfast bakes
Every once in a while, we like to say goodbye to our traditional eggs and toast and turn the tables by serving up something sweet for breakfast. These delightful dishes will start your day off on the right foot and are the perfect accompaniment to your cup of joe, juice, or tea. Which of these morning meal treats will be your favorite?   Kids and adults alike will enjoy each and every bite of .

lots of lollipops to love

lots of lollipops to love
Food on stick is just more fun–so this week we bring you a collection of lollipop recipes that will surely satisfy any sugary craving. These little indulgences are terrific treat to hand out on Valentine’s Day (or any day as far as we are concerned!) Even if you’re not a whiz in the kitchen, these confections are a cinch to prepare…   You can make a lot of these Rainbow Lollipops in no time .

makeover mealtime with mouthwatering meatballs

makeover mealtime with mouthwatering meatballs
Don’t get stuck in the dinnertime rut…it’s time to mix up your weekly menu.  We know–it’s very easy to fall into the routine of the same old choices, so we’d like to suggest a few yummy meatball dishes that we stumbled upon. Whether you prefer savory, sweet, or spicy–these choice meatball recipes are full of flavor and rank right up there as one of our favorite comfort foods. Serve Kellie’s Swedish Meatballs over hot .