Sourdough Starters– 2 Ingredients!

Y’all, did you know you can make sourdough bread starters with just two ingredients? Yea, it’s true! 

I recently watched a video about ancient bread-making practices and how beneficial it is to have bread made using natural fermentation. I know fermented foods have been a really big thing once again and it is something that has definitely piqued my and my husband’s interest, so I thought why not!

I liken making sourdough bread to having a science experiment on your kitchen counter. It’s actually great because my kids can participate and learn how to make things from scratch. It’s such a great thing for them to know where things come from and the history of how things were made. read more

Patriotic & S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

What are your Summer traditions? For us, we spend the majority of our Summer at the pool. We also really enjoy cooling down after spending those fun days in the sun. Our local pool has a snack stand, but if we constantly buy from there, that can add up quick! So, I just promise the kiddos a cool treat when we get home– ice cream sandwiches! It works out both for my wallet and keeps them cool and happy too!

I came up with two really fun and easy recipes incorporating Hiland Dairy ice cream. Both are Summer-inspired and so delicious! read more

Baked Breaded Chicken Spaghetti Recipe using Ragu Homestyle Sauce

Who here likes easy weeknight meals for a big family? This baked breaded chicken spaghetti recipe is perfect for just that. Very little prep, pop it in the oven and voila! Dinner is served.

Baked Breaded Chicken Spaghetti

One of the reason this meal is pretty darn easy is because of this delicious Homestyle Ragu pasta sauce. Just pour it it into the bottom of a 9×13 pan before you place the seared chicken in, and it marinates even more in the oven. So yummy!

Ragu Homestyle Pasta Sauce

Check out the step-by-step video on how it’s done and then check out the recipe below that. Be sure to get 2 jars of Ragu for this recipe, especially if you’re feeding a family of more than 4!
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Dulce de Leche Rice Cereal

When I was a kid, my dad would always use the leftover rice from dinner the night before and turn it into a delicious breakfast! I know that may seem so weird to you, but it was a cheap and yummy way to have breakfast and not waste food. I decided to put a little spin on his creation and make this easy Dulce de Leche Rice Cereal using La Lechera Dulce de Leche!


All you do for this recipe put leftover rice in a bowl, heat up some milk and pour it over. Top it with Dulce de Leche and a little bit of butter and yum– breakfast is served! read more

Nesquik Hot Chocolate and Nesquik Whipped Cream

It’s so fun to see my kids pursue their hobbies and passions in their lives. It doesn’t matter what stage of life they’re in, it’s so wonderful to see them take on interests and feel like they can conquer the world! Their imaginations are amazing.. they are so smart, and they just blow me away with their unique-ness!

Victoria Nesquik drawing

My oldest child loves art. She craves any form of creating. It can be drawing, painting, cursive writing– all of those inspire and drive her to use her imagination. read more