The Ultimate Veggie Wrap has herbed cream cheese, Havarti, and lots of fresh vegetables! Best of all, make it ahead for an easy lunch option.

Ultimate Veggie Wrap

I teamed up with Flatout Flatbread to create the Ultimate Veggie Wrap. I’ve been compensated for my time and all opinions are 100% my own. The Ultimate Veggie Wrap has herbed cream cheese, Havarti,...

A refreshing Bavarian drink that reminds me of an Arnold Palmer - but better! Try this Lemon Spezi recipe or the more traditional orange soda version.

Lemon Spezi Recipe

A refreshing Bavarian drink that reminds me of an Arnold Palmer – but better! Try this Lemon Spezi recipe or the more traditional orange soda version. I was recently perusing Bavarian Cooking by Olli Leeb and...

A photo of Seven Layer salad served in a clear glass bowl shocasing it's seven layers: romain lettuce, red onion, green peas, mayo dressing, cheddar cheese, and topped with crispy bacon.

Seven Layer Salad

This easy Seven Layer Salad recipe is a classic Midwestern party side dish! It’s the ideal make-ahead salad, too. You can even make it the night before! There are as many recipes for Seven...

The very best Homemade Granola Recipe, easy to make and PACKED with fruit and nuts! Sweetened with honey, molasses, and vanilla. Makes a giant batch.

Homemade Granola Recipe

The very best Homemade Granola Recipe, easy to make and PACKED with fruit and nuts! Sweetened with honey, molasses, and vanilla. Makes a giant batch. There is a person in my life whose granola...

A photo of the cooked black beans in the crock pot, being stirred by a wooden spoon.

Slow Cooker Black Beans

Slow Cooker Black Beans are easy to make, inexpensive, filling, and delicious. Inspired by Chipotle’s black beans, but with BACON. I like to think of Slow Cooker Black Beans as “Magic Beans.” Our family...

A taco salad with beef, cheese, lots of fresh veggies, and Doritos! Enjoy Dorito Taco Salad again or try it for the first time. You'll love it either way!

Dorito Taco Salad

A taco salad with beef, cheese, lots of fresh veggies, and Doritos! Enjoy Dorito Taco Salad again or try it for the first time. You’ll love it either way! Taco Salads are ideal because...

This tangy homemade French Dressing recipe is WAY better than anything you can buy in a bottle, and it's made with simple, common pantry ingredients!

Homemade French Dressing Recipe

This tangy homemade French Dressing recipe is WAY better than anything you can buy in a bottle, and it’s made with simple, common pantry ingredients!  There are various reasons you might want to make...

A white plate with piles of the colorful seasonings that constitute the taco seasoning mix: chili powder, cayenne, ground coriander, paprika, and ground cumin. In the center there is a pile of white salt.

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Using common spices, whip up this Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe in a flash! It’s cheaper and tastier than the stale store-bought packets, too. Taco seasoning is easy and cheap to buy, but it’s even...

A Peanut Butter Pizookie with lots of TURTLES® candies mixed in makes a great crowd-sized dessert! Just spread the batter in an oven-safe skillet and bake.

TURTLES® Candies Peanut Butter Pizookie

I’ve teamed up with TURTLES® candies to bring you this insanely delicious Peanut Butter Pizookie! All opinions are my own. A Peanut Butter Pizookie with lots of TURTLES® candies mixed in makes a great crowd-sized dessert!...

Grilled Pork Chops flavored with a sweet and spicy honey-jalapeno marinade, an easy summer meal ready in just 20 minutes!

Grilled Pork Chops with Honey-Jalapeno Marinade

Grilled Pork Chops flavored with a sweet and spicy honey-jalapeno marinade, an easy summer meal ready in just 20 minutes! I don’t know what’s worse: Cooking indoors at the risk of heating up my house,...

A square photo of cockpot meatballs with grape jelly sauce against a marble background.

Crockpot Meatballs with Grape Jelly Sauce

Homemade Crockpot Meatballs smothered in a sweet and tangy sauce made with grape jelly and chili sauce. Double this recipe – they’ll go fast! Scroll down for an easy video tutorial. Crockpot Meatballs are...

This Taco Macaroni and Cheese Bake has three cheeses, chewy pasta, and all your favorite Taco flavors. Makes a great meal option for busy weeknights when you make it ahead!

Taco Macaroni and Cheese Bake

I teamed up with the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and EatWisconsinCheese.com to bring you this Taco Macaroni and Cheese Bake. I’ve been compensated for my time. All opinions are mine alone. This Taco Macaroni...

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