Triple-Berry Cheesecake Trifle

Triple-Berry Cheesecake Trifle

Looking for a beautiful & delicious dessert to serve your Valentine? My Triple-Berry Cheesecake Trifle is the perfect dessert to woo her heart (and her sweet-tooth)! This scrumptious trifle is created with home-made lemon pound cake, raspberry jam, fresh strawberries and blueberries, layered with a smooth and creamy cheesecake filling. It’s a can’t miss dessert for your cheesecake lover.

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies

The birth of Holiday Baking day and how Peppermint Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies came to be. Over the past three and a half years, due to my husband’s job, we have moved four times and lived in four different states. Three years ago my girls had a particularly hard time over winter break. We hadn’t lived in Alabama very long. There were no visits from family, no friends to have over for hot chocolate, no holiday parties to attend, no secret Santa exchanges… all of the fun things that most people participate in during winter break. My husband was out of work and we didn’t have the extra money for the girls to buy gifts for each other, something they looked forward to every year. After thinking about what we could do that would be …

Black-Bottom Cheesecake Bars

Black-Bottom Cheesecake Bars

“Black-Bottom Cheesecake Bars” has been sponsored by Ankarsrum Original USA but all photos, thoughts and opinions are my own. Over the years my sweet-tooth had diminished a lot. Now I find myself attracted to more savory foods like Shrimp Tacos with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce, Inside out Grilled Cheese, Iowa Pork Tenderloin sandwiches with Tangy Apple Slaw, just to name a few. But there is one dessert that gets me every time. Cheesecake. I just can’t resist it’s creamy deliciousness. So when I saw the newest Cook the Book with Denise and Jenni featured cheesecakes from Melanie Underwood’s book Making Artisan Cheesecake, I knew I couldn’t miss it. (You can watch the replay here.) Every cheesecake they made on the show looked amazing! But as soon as I saw the Black-Bottom Cheesecake bars I knew I …

What’s For Dinner [weekly menu #10]

What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #10]

Welcome to What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #10] seven yummy recipes and one delicious dessert to help make your meal planning easy. We have some great recipes for you this week! Entrees: Swai with Spring Vegetables Open-Faced Crockpot Pesto Chicken Sandwiches Incredible Inside Out Grilled Cheese Slow Cooker Hawaiian Haystacks Ham and Bean Soup Cheesy Chicken & Veggie Tortellini Skillet Scones Recipe (Deep Fried Bread) And for dessert: Strawberry Brownies Weekly dinner menu hostesses are: Summer Scraps – Housewife Eclectic – Embellishmints – The Crafty Blog Stalker My Mommy Brain – Mom’s Messy Miracles – It’s Me Deb CB – The Dwelling Tree Sunday Swai with Spring Vegetables Monday Open-Faced Crockpot Pesto Chicken Sandwiches Tuesday Incredible Inside Out Grilled Cheese Wednesday Slow Cooker Hawaiian Haystacks Thursday Ham and Bean Soup …

What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #9]

What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #9]

Welcome to What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #9] seven yummy recipes and one delicious dessert to help make your meal planning easy. We have some great recipes for you this week! Entrees: Chicken Nuggets Slow Cooker Turkey Vegetable Soup Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Loaded Bacon Sweet Potato Fries Honey Sesame Chicken CopyCat Chili’s Enchilada Soup Crock Pot Chuck Roast And for dessert: Snickers Pretzel Bites Weekly dinner menu hostesses are: Summer Scraps – Housewife Eclectic – Embellishmints – The Crafty Blog Stalker My Mommy Brain – Mom’s Messy Miracles – It’s Me Deb CB – The Dwelling Tree Sunday Chicken Nuggets Monday Slow Cooker Turkey Vegetable Soup Tuesday Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Wednesday Loaded Bacon Sweet Potato Fries Thursday Honey Sesame Chicken Friday CopyCat Chili’s Enchilada Soup Saturday Crock Pot …

What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #8]

What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #8]

Weekly dinner menu hostesses are: Summer Scraps – Housewife Eclectic – Embellishmints – The Crafty Blog Stalker My Mommy Brain – Mom’s Messy Miracles – It’s Me Deb CB – The Dwelling Tree Sunday Slow Cooker Spicey Sausage Bean Stew Monday Pecan & Cranberry-Crusted Salmon with Cran-Apple Drizzle Tuesday Porcupine Meatballs Wednesday Turkey Chive Wrap Thursday Kale, Sausage and Potato Soup Friday One Pot Simple Alfredo Saturday Broccoli Casserole Dessert Lemon Bundt Cake

Weekly Dinner Menu 7

What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #7]

Welcome to What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #7]! We have some yummy options for you this week! Dinner: Chicken Parmesan with Ragu Pasta Sauce Red Beans and Rice Buffalo Chicken Wraps Rotini with Sausage Mushroom Sauce Pretzel Dogs Baked Spaghetti Alfredo with Meatballs in Marinara Slow Cooker Pepsi Game Day Ribs Dessert Easy and Delicious Ice Cream Cake Remember, we are here to help you get dinner on the table–and maybe even bring back the family meal–so tune in every Sunday for seven “new to you” entrees and a delectable dessert. Weekly dinner menu hostesses are: Summer Scraps – Housewife Eclectic – Embellishmints – The Crafty Blog Stalker My Mommy Brain – Mom’s Messy Miracles – It’s Me Deb CB – The Dwelling Tree What’s for Dinner [dinner menu #7] Sunday Chicken Parmesan …

What’s For Dinner [weekly menu #6]

What’s For Dinner [weekly menu #6]

What’s for Dinner weekly menu #6 is here! And boy do we have some yummy choices for you! Seafood Lasagna Sausage Pepper and Onion Sandwiches Chicken Nugget Parmesan Kid Approved Meatloaf Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad Taco Fries Dessert Apple Pecan Pastry Hope you enjoy all of the selections this week! Come back and let me know your favorites!   Weekly dinner menu hostesses are: Summer Scraps – Home in HighHeels – Penney Lane – The Crafty Blog Stalker My Mommy Brain – Mom’s Messy Miracles – It’s Me Deb CB – The Dwelling Tree Sunday Seafood Lasagna Monday Sausage Pepper and Onion Sandwiches Tuesday Chicken Nugget Parmesan Wednesday Kid Approved Meatloaf Thursday Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches Friday Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad Saturday …

What's For Dinner [weekly menu #5]

What’s For Dinner [weekly menu #5]

Wow! I’m finding it hard to believe we are nearly at the end of February!! This year is flying by and I am LOVING all the new recipe ideas. It’s really made my dinner menu planning so much easier! AND the bonus is my kids have stopped complaining about having the same dishes over and over. I’m especially excited about this What’s For Dinner [weekly menu #5]! Everything looks so tasty! My kids are big fans of lasagna, and I’m trying to cook lighter foods, so can’t wait to try the turkey zucchini version! Here is our lineup this week: Lighter Turkey Zucchini Lasagna Cheesy Beef Enchiladas Chicken Gyros Cabbage & Pineapple Slaw Burgers Slow Cooker Beef Tips Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos Easy Tortilla Soup And for dessert: Easy Caramel Kiss Cookies …

What's For Dinner [weekly menu #4]

What’s For Dinner [weekly menu #4]

Need some help with your menu planning? We’ve got you covered! Our goal for the What’s For Dinner [weekly menu #4] is to make getting dinner on the table a little easier for you! And do we have some yummy options this week! Check it out: Pepperoni & Tomato Macaroni Dinner Almond-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Pesto, Roasted Tomatoes, & Quinoa Ain’t Your Mama’s Meatloaf DIY California and Vegetable Rolls Garlic-Ranch Bacon and Chicken Pizza Ginger Pineapple Chicken Spaghetti Turkey Bolognese And for dessert: Circus Animal Cookie Truffles I am a busy mom of five so understand how difficult it can be to come up with new and tasty dinner recipes, especially ones that your family will eat! It’s easy to get into a rut and serve the same few recipes over and over. I …