When I have the time, I love making pizza at home vs. ordering out for delivery. Especially when I can get my kids involved in making their own individual mini pizzas. This recipe for pizza dough comes together quickly and doesn't require time to rise, so you don't need to remember to start in advance (bonus!). And since this recipe makes enough dough for 12 mini pizzas- it's perfect for play dates or birthday parties too!

Make Your Own Mini Pizzas

When I have the time, I love making pizza at home vs. ordering out for delivery. Especially when I can get my kids involved in making their own individual mini pizzas. This recipe for pizza dough comes together quickly and doesn't require time to rise, so you don't need to remember to start in ...

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This is an easy weeknight recipe that takes thinly sliced chicken breasts and pairs them with a light lemon sauce- perfect for serving along side a bed of pasta! Kids will love this recipe for easy weeknight chicken francaise!

Easy Weeknight Chicken Francaise!

This is an easy weeknight recipe that takes thinly sliced chicken breasts and pairs them with a light lemon sauce- perfect for serving along side a bed of pasta! If you are time crunched you can even brown the chicken ahead of time and put it in the fridge. Then you can finish the recipe in about 10 ...

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These pink velvet cookies are so easy to make- only 4 ingredients- and it bakes the softest, chewiest, most delicious cookie you can imagine! #WhipUpSmiles #Sponsored @CoolWhip

Pink Velvet Cookies!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cool Whip for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When we hit this point in the school year, things just seem so busy! As soon as the clock strikes 3pm, I spend the next few hours rushing around to cheer them on at track meets, ...

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This recipe for oven baked muenster cheese chicken has been one of my family's favorite meals for a long time.... made with chicken coated in bread crumbs, browned lightly in butter and then baked with a layer of muenster cheese- it it simple enough to prepare for a weeknight meal, but special enough to command the center stage at Sunday dinner too!

Oven Baked Muenster Cheese Chicken!

This recipe has been one of my family's favorite meals for a long time.... made with chicken coated in breadcrumbs, browned lightly in butter and then baked with a layer of muenster cheese- it it simple enough to prepare for a weeknight meal, but special enough to command the center stage at Sunday ...

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This baked fried onion crusted chicken recipe offers a unique and delicious coating for baked chicken breasts that kids will love! (Especially with ranch dressing for dipping!)

Baked Fried Onion Crusted Chicken

I love experimenting with different kinds of coatings when baking chicken breasts in the oven. One of my favorites is crushed cornflakes, another is crushed Ritz crackers, and of course the good-old-standbys such as breadcrumbs and Panko. But have you tried using fried onions as a coating? It ...

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I've made pinwheel cookies before, but this time I thought it would be fun to try a swirl cookie with three shades of pink! So the kids and I created these sweet pink ombre swirl cookies!

Pink Ombre Swirl Cookies

There are few desserts I like more than a sugar cookie. Especially one that is soft and chewy with just a touch of crispness on the edges. Now I've made pinwheel cookies before at the holidays- green and white with sprinkles, red and white with sprinkles... but I had never tried a tri-color version ...

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I originally learned how to make these homemade Chinese dumplings when I took a workshop at a Lunar New Year Party we attended as a family. The ladies that taught the class were amazing- and were kind enough to share their recipe and teach me their technique! Trust me- these will be the best dumplings you've ever tasted!

Homemade Chinese Dumplings

I originally learned how to make these homemade Chinese dumplings when I took a workshop at a Lunar New Year Party we attended as a family. The ladies that taught the class were amazing- and had been making dumplings since they were young girls being taught by their mothers! Of course they made ...

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With only three ingredients and a little bit of your time, you can whip up some of these incredible Oreo Truffles!

Easy 3-Ingredient Oreo Truffles!

I know- it's been a crazy busy holiday season. And if you've been experiencing the same weather we have- it almost doesn't even feel like Christmas because it's been so warm, and we haven't seen snow yet this season! So perhaps you are a bit behind in the holiday cookie making but still want to make ...

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