Apple Pear Smoothie

Apple Pear Smoothie

This Apple Pear Smoothie is a delicious mixture of fruit and spinach. You will never taste the spinach, just the refreshing apples and pears! F I love making smoothies. I love that my kids love them, too. I tried some Forelle Pears and Green Dragon Apples in this smoothie. It turned out so good. Melissa's Produce is so awesome to send them to me. Look how cute the pears are: This was from my Instagram. My kids were excited to get a box of fruit in the mail! I used a little honey for … [Read more...]

Get Your Protein On with V8 Protein

V8 Protein Shakes and Bars

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of V8 Protein. All opinions are 100% mine. I am not a morning person. Ever. I drag myself out of bed every single morning and that's only because I have to get my kids ready for school. I also am not ready to make a delicious home-cooked meal right off the bat. Give me at least 30-60 minutes and I am good to go. That's why I love these V8 Protein Shakes and Bars. No joke. V8 Protein blends ingredients you know, like quinoa, brown rice … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Almond Joy Gooey Cake Bars

Red Velvet Almond Joy Gooey Cake Bars

Red Velvet Almond Joy Gooey Cake Bars... Melted chocolate, a sweet thick gooey coconut layer and sliced almonds add an indulgent Almond  Joy Candy Bar twist to these delicious and easy classic red velvet cake bars. Hey everyone! It's Kelly back from Life Made Sweeter again!  Hope 2015 has been a great year so far for you all!  It's already going by way too quickly for me - I mean can you believe it's almost the end of January???  Before you know it, Valentine's Day will be here! So to … [Read more...]

Totally Talented Tuesdays #78

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Welcome to the party! Check out last week's most viewed post: 15 Uses for Coffee Grounds from Modern Christian Homemaker other faves: Jalapeno Popper Casserole  from Premeditated Leftovers How to Stop Living Above Your Means from Midget Momma Strawberry Pina Colada Smoothie from Natural Chow 5 Tips to Drink More Water from Pink Heels Pink Truck Valentine's Day Muddy Buddies from The Rebel Chick Bacon & Pepperoni Pizza Roll-Ups Mom's Messy Miracles … [Read more...]

Avocado Cilantro Dip

Avocado Cilantro Dip

This healthy Avocado Cilantro Dip is great with veggies, pita chips or tortilla chips. The avocado makes is so creamy and smooth and the serrano pepper adds just enough heat! I super love avocados. SUPER love them. They are so good for you and you wouldn't even know it. They taste so decadent (yes, I said decadent while describing an avocado), all creamy and delicious. Did you know avocados are technically a fruit? Now you've learned something new today. I love them on turkey sandwiches, … [Read more...]

Banana Split Smoothie

Banana Split Smoothies

This Banana Split Smoothie has all the flavors of a banana split for you to enjoy in this fabulous smoothie! Enjoy for breakfast, dessert, or whenever your heart desires! Hey everyone! It's Jaren from Diary of a Recipe Collector here to share another treat with you today! So we are kind of in the middle of winter here, and I don't know about you, but I miss the sunny warm days already. After Christmas, I kind of get over the whole "I wish it would be cold" feeling. Now I know those of you … [Read more...]

Lemon Dill Dip

Lemon Dill Dip

This refreshing Lemon Dill Dip is yummy with veggies or chips. I love dipping pita chips when I make this. I love dips for my carrots and broccoli. They just need it. Whether it's hummus or some other dip, I am all about it. When I made this particular dip, I was having issues with my dumb zester. So I hopped on Amazon and ordered a new one. It just arrived and I can't wait to zest all the things. It comes highly recommended by my blogger friends so I know it'll be a great one. I used plain … [Read more...]

Ranch and Dill Oyster Crackers

Ranch and Dill Oyster Crackers

These Ranch and Dill Oyster Crackers are the perfect snack for game day or for gifting. One taste and you'll be hooked! Hi everyone! My name is Eva, and I blog over at Eva Bakes. I am thrilled to be joining you today as a new contributor at Mandy's Recipe Box. Today I wanted to share with you a recipe that really puts the "crack" in crackers. My manager at work made these for me last year around the holidays, and my family and I could not stop eating these crackers! We would each take a … [Read more...]

Totally Talented Tuesday’s #77

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Make sure you enter my awesome giveaways HERE and HERE! Gift cards, ya'll. Now on to the show! Lots of yummy and fun stuff linked up last week! Take a look at the features: Most viewed post: Ham and Pickle Bites from The Kitchen is My Playground other faves: Ear Warmer Beginning Crochet Patterns from LW Vogue Asian Chicken Nuggets from The Chunky Chef Easy Homemade Soap from Confessions of an Overworked Mom 2 ingredient Strawberry Fudge from Raining Hot Coupons Skinny … [Read more...]