Appetizers/Snacks

cereal treats
Appetizers/Snacks, Dessert

Cereal Treats

These super easy Cereal Treats are full of peanut butter, chocolate chips, M&M candies and can be customized with different types of cereal! Since they’re a no bake dessert, they come together in a jiffy! Some seasons of the year just seem SO busy. For an accountant, maybe it’s tax season. Or Christmas for a […]

Jalapeno Popper Pinwheels
Appetizers/Snacks

Jalapeno Popper Pinwheels

Jalapeno Popper Pinwheels are packed with cream cheese, spicy jalapenos, crunchy bacon and shredded cheese! They’re the perfect tailgate snack and appetizer for any occasion! When football season rolls around, you better bet I’ll be ready to cheer on my Iowa State Cyclones!! But as much as I love the game, it’s just as much […]

Flag Charcuterie Board overhead shot.
Appetizers/Snacks, Sides

Flag Charcuterie Board

This Flag Charcuterie Board is super festive, easy to make and so fun to customize to your family’s likings!! Whether it’s Memorial Day, Fourth of July or Labor Day, you can bet I’ll be bringing out all the red, white and blue!! This Flag Charcuterie Board is one of my favorite ways to bring all […]

Appetizers/Snacks, Main Dish

Pizza Braid

This Pizza Braid starts with refrigerated pizza dough, making for a quick and easy meal! Customize the filling ingredients to best suit your family’s tastes! Do you have a designated “pizza night” at your house?? Sundays are usually pizza nights at our house, but pizza is fair game any night of the week! And during […]

Appetizers/Snacks

Pickle Wrap Dip

If you like pickle wraps, you’re going to LOVE this Pickle Wrap Dip! It’s got all the ingredients that make up a pickle wrap, but is so much less tedious! Everyone’s got their own idea of what a pickle wrap should be. But let’s be honest, I’ve never met a pickle wrap I didn’t like. […]

Strawberry getting scooped into Easy Lemon Fruit Dip
Appetizers/Snacks

Easy Lemon Fruit Dip

Just four ingredients come together to make this creamy & easy lemon fruit dip! And it’s really not just for fruit – try it with animal crackers and vanilla wafers, too! A tray of fresh fruit is always SO much better with a yummy dip in the center! Whether you’re entertaining, bringing food to a […]

Appetizers/Snacks

Chewy Granola Bars

These no-bake Chewy Granola Bars are made with simple ingredients you likely already have in the pantry! Package them up for quick on-the-go snacks! Are you a chewy or crunchy granola bar fan? I like ’em both, but I know my kiddos prefer a chewy granola bar….especially if chocolate chips are spotted! Have you ever […]

Appetizers/Snacks, Dessert

Chocolate Strawberry Kabobs

These Chocolate Strawberry Kabobs are loaded with heart-shaped brownies and strawberries, then drizzled with chocolate and topped with sprinkles! Growing up, I like Valentine’s Day for two reasons. First and foremost, I LOVED the craftiness of making a Valentine’s Day box and coloring Valentine’s cards. And second, the chocolate!! My sweet tooth has been getting […]

Appetizers/Snacks

Cinnamon Popcorn

This flavor-packed Cinnamon Popcorn is crunchy, sweet and wonderfully vibrant! I’m SO lucky to have two of the best grandmas – they’re loving, strong and independent and have been two of my biggest cheerleaders in all that I do. They’re also two of the BEST cooks in the entire universe. The recipe I’m sharing today […]

Appetizers/Snacks

Mini Pretzel Dogs

These Mini Pretzel Dogs are the perfect for game day appetizers, after school snacks and quick ‘n easy lunches! I always look forward to Super Bowl Sunday. And I’ll admit, I’m usually much more interested in the commercials and the food than the game. Then again, anytime it’s not frowned upon to have appetizers and […]