20 Minute Recipe | Sausage Pasta Skillet

20 Minute Recipe | Sausage Rotini Pasta Skillet

Parmigiano Reggiano Sausage Pasta Skillet Recipe

This post is sponsored by Mutti Pomodoro. All opinions are my own.

This 20 Minute recipe is super easy and the perfect quick meal for those busy mom days we all have.

This is one of my go-to recipes on a weeknight or when I really don’t feel like putting too much effort on a meal but still want to serve and eat something delicious with my family.

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My Top 4 Snack Tips – Snacking Smarter + Yummy Recipe

Snacking Smarter | My Top 4 Snack Tips

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own. 

Snacking smarter doesn’t have to be tedious or bland, with these snack tips you’ll be snacking smarter in no time. I’ll be sharing a delicious Red Pepper Hummus Recipe I love with you, that you’ll be sure to love too!

I’m a big “snacker”, I think a lot of people are too but we often choose not so good snacks. They are usually easier to grab and go, and we fall to their charm. Continue reading “My Top 4 Snack Tips – Snacking Smarter + Yummy Recipe”

Easy 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie with Video

Hello Darling Mama’s

I know you all are incredibly busy, and now that kids are our of school you’ll  need a quick recipe  to go to. This is also a recipe most children can help with. Simple & Easy. You won’t need more than your basic ingredients. There’s also a how-to video

Busy moms this is the recipe for you.  Care of MomSpark

3 INGREDIENT PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE
Here’s what you’ll need:

Ingredients:

1 cup of sugar
1 cup of peanut butter
1 egg

Directions:

Mix together until a dough forms
Roll into balls
Take a fork and press down
Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes
Sprinkle with sugar

And that’s it. Enjoy!
Yields about 8 cookies

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Wait, you can make peanut butter cookies with only 3 ingredients???

Posted by Mom Spark on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Let me know how they turn out!


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Comfort Food // Crock Pot Beef Stew Recipe

I remember a time when the only thing I knew how to make was Ramen noodles! Well, that time is long & gone, I’ve learned to master quite a few tricks in the Kitchen.  Lately it’s been harder and harder to make those complicated recipes I used to make, I have a huge folder with recipes upon recipes.  Being a first time mom has led me to become more resourceful in the kitchen and bringing out the crock pot. I can prepare it ahead of time while the baby naps during the day and it will be ready by the time the husband gets home.

So let’s get to it.
Crock pot Beef Stew Recipe
Ingredients:

2 tbsp. olive oil
3/4 cup Flour
1 teaspoon Paprika
1 teaspoon Garlic powder
2 lbs. of stew meat of choice
1/2 onion, chopped
1/2 green pepper, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups beef broth or bouillon
1 tsp. salt or to taste
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. paprika
2 bay leaves
Handful of baby carrots, cut in pieces or 2 carrots
6 medium potatoes, cut in pieces
1/3 cup cold water blended with 3 tablespoons flour

    Directions:
    Combine flour, paprika and garlic powder in a food storage bag; add stew beef and toss to coat. 

    Brown coated beef in hot oil in a large skillet; transfer to the Crock pot. 

    Add the remaining ingredients except for water and flour mixture. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-6 hours, until vegetables are tender.

    About 30 minutes before serving, add flour mixture to the pot. Turn to high and cook until thickened.
    Serves 6 to 8 people.  I served it with rice and a green salad the first time around, since the recipe yields quite a lot for my family of 2.5 I also made some pasta for it.

    I wasn’t planning on actually documenting this meal, it was a bit impromptu, no fancy photos here and the finished product, well? I ate it. No pictures to show. But I can assure you it was delicious. 

    I’m always on the lookout for crock pot recipes so If you have something yummy you make for your family, post some links in the comment section. I will love to give them a try.

    Thank you for stopping in!