Indian Garbanzo Bean Summer Salad Recipe

Indian Garbanzo Bean Summer Salad Recipe

Summer salads are all the rave right now.... especially in our household! Summer salads. as a side, are an easy way to add vegetables into your meal or, when paired with a hunk of yummy meat becomes a filling meal. Greek salads, fruit salads and, now, this vibrant and flavorful Indian Garbanzo Bean Summer Salad. I've been meaning to share this recipe for weeks, but when Walmart asked me to help spread the word about their partnership with Wild Oats, a long time provider of organic goods, I thought this Indian Garbanzo Bean Summer Salad would be a great taste test. Organic Wild Oats … [Read more...]

 

Charging His Mornings With Cheerios Protein… and Kisses

Charging His Mornings With Cheerios Protein… and Kisses

Daddy D rushes out of here so quickly in the mornings. Like a flash, suited and booted, he flies out the door preparing to tackle another stressful, anxiety-ridden work day. I hate it. I'm usually stuffing a breakfast bar or a peeled orange in his hand as he kisses me good bye, knowing that he won't eat a morsel until lunch time. I also know how taxing it is to start the day so frantically and have been on a mission to have Daddy D join us for breakfast. So when Cheerios asked me to try their newest selections of dry cereals, Cheerios Protein, I knew my hard working husband would be the … [Read more...]

 

Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce On Grilled Rib Eye Steaks

Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce On Grilled Rib Eye Steaks

It's so hot here in Vegas. Just the thought of turning on the oven makes me sweat! To keep the house cool, we're taking dinner outside with all sorts of delicious grilling recipes - including this fresh and vibrant recipe for Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce that I marinated on thinly cut rib eye steaks from Walmart, before slathering more sauce on top. Remember this summer grilling recipe of Moroccan chicken that I raved about last summer? This Argentinian chimichurri recipe takes the prize this summer for sure. Exposing the kids to food cultures and traditions is a huge part of our family … [Read more...]

 

Holiday Traditions: Red, White and Blueberry Bread Pudding

Holiday Traditions: Red, White and Blueberry Bread Pudding

I wanted to make a staple from Daddy D's all American childhood to celebrate the upcoming holiday. 4th of July is filled with holiday traditions in our family, and adding this Red, White and Blueberry Bread Pudding to the celebration seemed like a great idea! This bread pudding recipe is filled with white chocolate chips and blueberries, then covered in a chunky strawberry sauce. It's festive and decedent. I thought I hit a home run. Especially since Walmart had asked us to celebrate this patriotic holiday with them, I thought for sure it was the perfect reflection of all my family's flavors … [Read more...]

 

Black Plum and Goat Cheese Strudel Recipe

Black Plum and Goat Cheese Strudel Recipe

Who doesn't love a yummy pastry for breakfast every once in awhile? My husband especially loves fruit strudel or turnover. They're quick and easy on a rushed weekday morning, or feel like a treat on the weekend. But while looking them over at the grocery store, I always think, "I can make these at home". So, this time, I did using beautiful black plums and tart goat cheese. For this post, Walmart asked me to highlight their stone fruit. Stone fruit are fruits that have large, "stone" pits in them, so like: plums, peaches, nectarines, pluots and apricots. Daddy D loves plums and when I went … [Read more...]

 

Cuban Mojo Grilled Chicken with Sautéed Onions

Cuban Mojo Grilled Chicken with Sautéed Onions

Cuban Mojo Sauce: A Staple Cuban Recipe With summer here, we’ve been grilling a lot - especially this Cuban Mojo Grilled Chicken! Our routine looks like this: the night before, I pull out our selected meat from the freezer and let it thaw overnight in the fridge. The next day, I marinate it. When D gets home from work, he changes and immediately goes outside to get the grill started. The kids run outside too and I meet them a few minutes later with the meat. A mid-week meal has turned into a summer time festivity! One of my favorite marinades is Cuban mojo sauce, a staple Cuban recipe. … [Read more...]

 

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