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Desserts, Halloween, Kid Friendly Recipes

Scary-Cute Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

Disclosure: I may have been on a sugar high when I wrote this post. Halloween Season is officially here! The time of monsters and scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. It is also the time for sticky-sweet treats like these Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

Me and my little ghoul-friend made these over the top Halloween brownies together. Holiday baking is family fun in our kitchen. Magically swirled with bright purple and green buttercream on top of fudgy brownies, this treat has a trick inside.

And a whole lot of sprinkles on the outside. (My little monster likes sprinkles.)

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30 Minute or Less, Appetizers & Snacks, Kid Friendly Recipes

Quick and Easy Idea Starters for your Kids Lunch Box

School days, school days. Ain’t it fun? The morning rush, the after school activities, assignments and school functions keep most calendars packed. But what about the middle of the day? It is our duty as parents and caregivers to make sure our kids are getting fed. Whether that means nutritious school lunches or our own lunch box creations.

My favorite way to put a smile on my kid’s face (through food) is to pack her lunch box with fun and colorful foods. Small sizes, totally snackable, and tasty.

We have put together a list of Lunch Box Idea Starters to help you and your precious little angels make their mid day meal more exciting.

(No worries, I’m all about quick and easy.) BONUS FREE PRINTABLE FOR LUNCH BOX NOTES

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Desserts, Halloween, Holiday, Kid Friendly Recipes

Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

There are two things in this world that bring out the kid in me. (Well, maybe more than two, but just we are going to talk about these two today.) Rice Krispie Treats and Candy Corn. So why not bring the two classic favorite treats together in a deliciously sweet Halloween treat?

This recipe is a twist on the traditional rice krispie treats that we all love. But with the fun colors of candy corn.

Just a few ingredients and a swirl or two of bright Halloween color and you have yourself a fun dessert recipe for your holiday parties.

Or for a random Tuesday. (No judgement here. Do what you have to do.)

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30 Minute or Less, Kid Friendly Recipes, Mexican, Pork

Why Wait for a Tuesday? 30-Minute Taco Night

30 Minute Taco Night

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield®. The opinions and text are all mine. #RealFlavorRealFast @SmithfieldBrand

You guys know how much I love to cook. I mean, obviously, I write about food and take pictures of it and share non-stop on the interwebs, right? Right.

The toughest time of year for me as a home cook AND food blogger is Back to School. You know, that crazy-hectic time of year full of lists and shopping and paperwork.

With not enough time to get everything done, and even less time to prepare meals, you need go-to recipes like this 30-Minute Taco Night to keep the family fed and connected.

So grab a few grocery items and blow off some Back to School steam with a fun-filled family fiesta.

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Beef, Kid Friendly Recipes, Main Dishes

Baby BBQ Meatloaf (The Cutest Thing You’ll Cook This Week)

Baby BBQ Meatloaf

Meatloaf is the ultimate go-to Mom Meal, isn’t it? Comforting and classic, meatloaf is always there for you when you need a meal idea. You are going to love our easy dinner recipe for Baby BBQ Meatloaf.

There are three things I love about this meatloaf recipe. 1-The individual meatloaves are perfectly portioned for quicker cooking. 2-They are perfectly seasoned with the zing of bbq sauce.

And 3-they are totally adorable.

Maybe I need to get out of the kitchen for a minute.

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Desserts, Health, Kid Friendly Recipes

Dairy Free Frozen Peach Pie Bars

Dairy Free Frozen Yogurt Peach Pie Bars

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

The back-to-school madness is starting to take hold. My house is messier. My lazy summer-time dream has been rudely awakened. My leisurely afternoons of coming home and preparing yumminess have been …let’s call it…unprepared.

I will not let the hectic back-to-school routine get in the way of making delicious treats. 

I will not let the hectic back-to-school routine get in the way of making delicious treats. 

I will not let the hectic back-to-school routine get in the way of making delicious treats. 

Frozen Peach Pie Bars put me back on track. Lightly sweetened, cool and refreshing, with the familiar goodness of graham-cracker crust, this dairy-free dessert will be a hit with the kids. (Think after-school snack or surprise dessert. )

Gold Star!

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Breakfast, Casseroles, Kid Friendly Recipes, Low-Carb

Turkey Vegetable Breakfast Bake

Turkey Vegetable Breakfast Bake

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

Drop the pastries, people. THIS breakfast recipe is real food. Wholesome, cheesy and protein-packed, our Turkey Vegetable Breakfast Bake will quickly become a family favorite. Mildly seasoned ground turkey, eggs and cheese combined with colorful veggies, this easy recipe tastes just like an omelet. (Without all the fuss.)

My favorite part? You can make it the night before to save time on your busy mornings. Just create, bake, and refrigerate.

Ok, wait…I lied. That’s not my favorite part.

My favorite part is knowing that my family is eating a better-for-you & wholesome meal they love.  

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Amie Jo's Choice, Desserts, Kid Friendly Recipes

No-Bake Mini Key Lime Pie

Mini Key Lime Pie

Just hearing the words “Key Lime Pie” makes my taste buds tingle.

There is nothing quite like the zest and tart taste of fresh limes blended into a sweet and creamy pie filling. With the perfect amount of sweet and the exact amount of pucker, you will fall in love with our No-Bake Mini Key Lime Pie dessert tarts.

This easy no-bake dessert recipe screams Summer! That’s right, I said no-bake. The two most important words a person wants to hear this time of year. Even better, this yummy dessert recipe uses only 6 ingredients.

Plus these are super cute mini Key Lime Pies, so everyone gets their own piece of tropical dessert heaven.


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