A flavorful black bean and lime southwestern quinoa salad is stuffed into mini sweet peppers for a perfect hand-help appetizer. It is made complete with a lime sour cream dipping sauce.

Southwestern Quinoa Stuffed Mini Peppers

A flavorful black bean and lime southwestern quinoa salad is stuffed into mini sweet peppers for a perfect hand-help appetizer. It is made complete with a lime sour cream dipping sauce.   Are you invited to a party? Do you need to bring a dish that everyone will awe over? These little peppers are for you!… 

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10 Tips to For a Perfect Picnic and how you can make great memories with your family through simple a simple picnic.

10 Perfect Picnic Tips #HappinessHappens

10 Tips to For a Perfect Picnic and how you can make great memories with your family through a simple picnic. We have a Thursday night tradition in our house that we refer to as Family Night.  What is Family Night? Only the GREATEST night of the week!! In all seriousness, Family Night is a night we… 

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Take me to the tropics. Pork Tenderloin is soaked in a spicy jerk marinade then perfectly grilled to tender perfection. Cooled down with a sweet pineapple salsa.

Grilled Jerk Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Salsa

Take me to the tropics. Pork Tenderloin is soaked in a spicy jerk marinade then perfectly grilled to tender perfection. Cooled down with a sweet pineapple salsa.  This meal is the bomb. Just ask my family. I made it for the whole extended crew and they ALL loved it. That rarely happens when this crowd. There… 

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A comforting eggplant vegetable stew made with farm fresh ingredients. This is the perfect comfort dish to make when you want to use up all the garden's bounty.

Farmer’s Market Ratatouille

A comforting eggplant vegetable stew made with farm fresh ingredients. This is the perfect comfort dish to make when you want to use up all the garden’s bounty. Do you have an over abudance of fresh produce from your garden? Has your zucchini overtaken everything or are you begging people to take your fresh tomatoes? Well,… 

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Fresh bananas, pineapple and strawberries are topped with dark chocolate, whipped cream, and chopped nuts, for the healthiest Banana Split Sundae you have ever had--a delicious snack guaranteed to make you lip your lips!

Healthy Banana Split Sundae

Fresh bananas, pineapple and strawberries are topped with dark chocolate, whipped cream, and chopped nuts, for the healthiest Banana Split Sundae you have ever had–a delicious snack guaranteed to make you lip your lips! When the afternoon hits, I need a snack. My kids need a snack too–like the moment they walk drop their bookbags… 

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Diana, from Diana Rambles, is sharing her delicious, low-carb, gluten free Roasted Green Chili Casserole today. Roasted chilies are combined with meat and cheese for an easy Mexican dish.

Gluten Free Roasted Green Chili Casserole

Diana, from Diana Rambles, is sharing her delicious, low-carb, gluten free Roasted Green Chili Casserole today. Roasted chilies are combined with meat and cheese for an easy Mexican dish. Hi! I am Diana of Diana Rambles. My blog focuses on easy fail-proof recipes and simple DIY/crafts. I was thrilled when Kristen asked me to guest post… 

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4 ingredients is all it takes to whip up homemade dog treats that are sure be to loved by the humans as well.

Dog-Gone Good Cookies

4 ingredients is all it takes to whip up homemade dog treats that are sure be to loved by the humans as well.  My little puppy, Bailey, turned one this past month. And wouldn’t you know it, my brother’s dog’s first birthday was within a few weeks too. The kids had to have a Dog… 

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Trust me, this is good. So good, you may skip the main course. Or at least be excited about the side dish, not just the main course. 

Pineapple Cilantro Lime Rice

Ordinary rice is transformed into a side dish worthy of any fiesta with the addition of pineapple, cilantro, lime, and jalapeno. Sometimes I get bored with having chips and salsa with my Mexican entrees. Okay, that was totally a LIE!! I don’t think I could ever get sick of chips and salsa or chips and guacamole. BUT,… 

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Dunk your fruit into a protein rich Salted Caramel Dip to help #PowerYourLunchbox: Pack healthier lunches for children while supporting feed America.

#PowerYourLunchbox Pledge with Salted Caramel Yogurt Dip

Dunk your fruit into a protein rich Salted Caramel Dip to help #PowerYourLunchbox: Pack healthier lunches for children while supporting feed America. It is about that time again–SCHOOL IS IN SESSION (or about to be in session, based on your location.) And like most parents, I can dread this time of year. While I thrive… 

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A collection of 5 decadent chocolate recipes that will make any chocoholic swoon! These recipes are not for the faint of heart and worth every single calorie.

5 Decadent Chocolate Recipes

A collection of 5 decadent chocolate recipes that will make any chocoholic swoon! These recipes are not for the faint of heart and worth every single calorie.  Hey A Mind Full Mom readers! It’s Michelle from Giraffes Can Bake here. Kristen was kind enough to let me drop by and share some of my favourite Chocolate recipes… 

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Brown crip rice cereal is combined with peanut butter and honey to create a clean version of a Rice Krispie treat. Topped with dark chocolate because chocolate and peanut butter are perfection together. Dairy-free; Gluten-free, Vegan.

Chocolate Peanut Butter “Krispie” Treats

Brown crip rice cereal is combined with peanut butter and honey to create a clean version of a Rice Krispie treat. Topped with dark chocolate because chocolate and peanut butter are perfection together. Dairy-free; Gluten-free, Vegan. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day!! That is a quote from Alexander, in one of… 

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