Use MilkWise In Your Holiday Baking Like I Did With My Apple Fritter Cake! #MilkWise

      My time as a MilkWise ambassador is sadly coming to an end. I have come to really love MilkWise. The flavor is amazing and as a Diabetic, I am thrilled that I can enjoy a glass every so often and not be worried so much because of it's lower sugar count! I am also happy that MilkWise is absolutely perfect to cook with. As you may remember, I have made a birthday cake for my son with it, I have used it in a few soups here and there and I will include my recipe … [Read more...]

Hood Sour Cream Beef Stroganoff Pizza – #FastFamilyMeals

          As some of you may remember from last month, I have been chosen to be a Blog Ambassador for Hood® Sour Cream! That means I'll be working to bring your attention to Hood Sour Cream's fantastic #FastFamilyMeals contest they have going on in partnership with the folks at radio station Country 102.5! I will also be sharing a recipe that I have developed myself using Hood Sour Cream that will hopefully inspire you to come up with your own recipe … [Read more...]

Fried Cheese Stuffed Doritos‏ – Oh Sweet Cheesy Goodness!

      I usually tend to try to stick to healthy foods, and most of the time, I succeed. I however, have two big weaknesses, coffee and cheese. Pretty much you can entice me with any delicious coffee beverage at any time, and if you wave cheese in my face and I completely surrender.  I am a slave to the cheese, except swiss that is. I mean what is with all the holes...and the smell? Anyway these Fried Cheese Stuffed Doritos‏ just beg to be mass quantities! … [Read more...]

Idahoan Potato Bread – Giveaway Ends 12/29

I participated in this event on behalf of Wendy's Bloggers for Idahoan Foods. I received Idahoan products to facilitate my review.           When my son Rowan was about two, ( he's almost 13 now...sniff) his tonsils and adenoids were extremely enlarged. They were so bad that he had a hard time swallowing and he could only eat soft foods. He stopped growing for about a year due to his poor little throat. This of course worried our pediatrician and … [Read more...]

Hood Sour Cream And My Families Favorite Comfort Food #Sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Hood. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.     It seems during the winter months here in Maine, my family tends to crave hearty, comfort foods. Whether it's a meatloaf, roast or a big pasta dish, there is nothing quite like the feeling of a nice homey meal. A lot of our favorite comfort foods feature the goodness that is Hood Sour … [Read more...]

JOLLY TIME Pop Corn Halloween Haystacks

I received products from JOLLY TIME Pop Corn to help facilitate this post. all opinions are 100% my own.       Did you know that October is National Popcorn month? Yup, this scrumptious snack has it's own month! JOLLY TIME Pop Corn happens to be one of my favorite brands and I recently took the beloved treat into my kitchen to try out a new recipe I found on the JOLLY TIME website. Usually I just eat popcorn plain, but now I see what I have been missing! Also don't … [Read more...]

Quinoa Pilaf Recipe And A Goya Cookbook Giveaway – Ends 4/18

  My family loves Goya products. From their canned beans, condiments and olive oils, we have never met a Goya product we didn't like! I recently discovered that Goya also has there own Quinoa! For those of you that don't know what Quinoa is, it's a super grain that's a good source of dietary fiber and protein; is high in iron, gluten free and has no saturated fat or cholesterol. This supergrain tastes great, too! With a subtle, nutty taste, a slightly al dente texture, prewashed … [Read more...]

New England Shrimp Chowder With Cheddar Bay Biscuits

One of the best things about living in the beautiful state of Maine is our abundance of fresh seafood! I can go right down the road from my house and pick up fish, lobsters and shellfish that was caught only hours before. We even have fresh, live lobsters at out Farmers Market! Seafood is everywhere! Maine is still up to it's eyeballs in snow and winter. Let me tell you that nothing is better on a cold day in New England then a bowl of hot, steaming chowder to warm you up! Here is a great … [Read more...]