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Flashback Friday – Southwest Egg Puff

Southwest Egg Puff |

If you love eggs for your breakfast and love them with cheese, then this dish is for you. It is a nice protein packed dish that incorporates eggs, cottage cheese and Monterrey Jack cheese. I recently discovered that your can get more grams of protein in 8 oz of low-fat cottage cheese (27g) than in 6... Read More

Beefy Chalupas

Beefy Chalupas |

Tacos are a great go-to dinner when life gets crazy, especially now as we get closer to Christmas. Tacos tend to be a menu staple at our house, but it is always fun the change up the ordinary. This version gets a nice and thick taco shell made from biscuit dough. Then it gets filled... Read More

Simple Rice Pilaf

Simple Rice Pilaf

Making your own rice pilaf is not that much harder than opening a box of rice pilaf. You only need a few ingredients, and they are ones that you probably have on hand. The only ingredient you my not have is orzo pasta. However, if you like this recipe, you’ll want to keep it on... Read More

2014 Gift Guide

Real Mom Kitchen Gift Guide 2014 |

Only 9 Christmas Shopping Days left! For those of you still trying to get your Christmas shopping done this week, I have put together and awesome gift guide for those people that are on your list that you still are stumped with at what to get them. First is a gift great for any woman... Read More

Farberware 12 Piece Set Giveaway

farbarware set

This year, I have teamed up with Teflon® brand to “Seasons to Celebrate”. From now until December 18, Teflon® brand has teamed with Farberware® to focus on quick and easy holiday entertaining. They have been sharing themed weeks that include fun family-friendly and easy ways to celebrate the holidays. I shared an Easy Shells and Cheese recipe during their Potluck Party... Read More

Flashback Friday – Pistachio Salad

Pistachio Salad |

Today we are flashin’ back to a classic that works well for this time of year – pistachio salad. The green color makes it fun for Christmas. It is one of my husband’s favorites. I love pistachios and like to mix in some additional before serving. Pistachio Salad

Quick Chicken Enchiladas

Quick Chicken Enchiladas |

This time of year tends to get so crazy.  With all the holiday events going on and Christmas preparations, it can be hard to get dinner on the table. This time it is especially good to have a well stocked “cantry”. I love to rely on mine to help dinner come together in a flash.... Read More

Reindeer Decoration/Gift & Frito-Lay #SmartfoodDIY Challenge

Reindeer decoration or gift | #SmartfoodDIY

SMARTFOOD® popcorn and the holidays go hand-in-hand. Add a little sweetness to the season with a fun SMARTFOOD popcorn project that’s delicious, too! I love to snack on SMARTFOOD popcorn when I’m getting things ready and putting decorations around the house. But this year, I also started to play around with fun decorations that I can make... Read More

Snowman and Reindeer Mini Donuts

Snowman Mini Donuts |

Today is the last day of Christmas week here and RMK! And what I am sharing isn’t necessarily a recipe in the tradition sense, but I am still sharing it it recipe form. It’s more of a edible food craft. These snowman and reindeer donuts are something kids will love to eat, but you could... Read More

Sam’s Club Black Friday Open House Weekend

cheese section #TrySamsClub

This weekend ins the time to visit Sam’s Club. Today and tomorrow (Sunday Nov. 30), they are holding a Black Friday Open House Weekend that is open to the public. This means no membership is needed to shop these 2 days. It’s the perfect time to #TrySamsClub. I went bright and early this morning to my... Read More