Ninja Blender Giveaway

Want the perfect accompaniment to these dog days of summer? You definitely need a top-of-the-line blender to help mix your vegetables for some awesome chilled gazpacho or to mix your fruits and yogurt for a refreshing morning smoothie!  If you don't have a Ninja professional blender, you're missing out. The Ninja Professional N600 Blender has an insane 6-blade technology that makes it as simple to blend gazpacho, soups, marinades, sauces and spreads as it is to chopping whole veggies at once!  I received my first Ninja two years ago and … [Read more...]

Melon Slushie

This weekend we traveled to our hometown to celebrate Father’s Day with our extended family.  While we no longer have three generations of Dads around the table, we still fervently support every Hallmark occasion that recognizes family (and  food).  And, like all other Father’s Days, we indulged in a festive dinner outdoors- enjoying the picture perfect summer evening with the traditional BBQ fare: burgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken and all the sides you can imagine. Luckily I was off the hook for any of the meal preparation since I’m … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Banana Smoothie

Well, I guess you can say we’ve got smoothies on the brain.  But apparently, so do you.  We’ve gotten many many requests for more smoothie recipes.  Maybe everyone got excited over the Ninja Blender Giveaway (which by the way, you can now purchase from our store).  Regardless, smoothies have become the favorite addition to our breakfast routine. So, here’s the deal my friends. You don’t really need a recipe to create a good tasting smoothie. In fact, they should be called “Kitchen Sink Drinks” because you can take the liberty to add in a … [Read more...]

1st Birthday Celebration: Ninja Blender Giveaway

Happy 1st birthday to the blog!!! Exactly one year ago the first of Mom's recipes, Cheeseburger Pie, was unveiled to the blogosphere! What a wild ride it's been: from VIP food events, to featured articles, to featured recipes, to hob-nobbing with world-renown chefs, to working alongside some amazing brands. One year ago today: I didn't know how to boil pasta...I had no idea how to cut an meals were usually dialed up from a menu. Today, my kitchen fridge and pantry are always well-stocked, I actually meal plan for the … [Read more...]