Rachel Recommends – Give This Recipe A Try For Twist On Traditional Pumpkin Pie

It’s not pumpkin pie.  Something a little sweeter, and better, in my festive holiday opinion!  With tasty ingredients like pumpkin, whipped cream, cream cheese, vanilla pudding, cinnamon and more, this one is a crowd pleaser! Thanks to my sweet sister-in-law, Stephanie Harris, this yum yum has become my longtime favorite pleasing pumpkin decadent dessert.  I […]

Rachel Recommends – My Favorite Thanksgiving Quick Tip!

My favorite festive Thanksgiving Day quick tip ever is so good it’s like butter!  Plus, this will definitely butter up your Turkey Day guests, too.  What am I talking about?  The best buttery butter you can put out on your Thanksgiving Day table because this butter is perfectly shaped like a perfect turkey.  Love this.  […]

Yummy Autumn Sangria Recipe

Whip up a pitcher of this for your Halloween party or autumn get together.  This recipe is perfect for fall and tasty for your October gatherings.  This Autumn Sangria recipe is the perfect combo of not-too-sweet with a little spice.  I recently served this to my gal pals and they asked for seconds…and thirds.  Everyone […]

See How To Make Pumpkin Cocktail, Pumpkin Hand Cream Plus Holiday Hostess Gift Idea & Pleasing Pumpkin Foods

Watch this video below to see how to make the perfect pleasing pumpkin cocktail that is a crowd favorite and an anti-aging pumpkin hand cream that you can quickly make in your kitchen. Plus, the perfect holiday hostess gift idea that is simple and sweet and my favorite finds in seasonal pumpkin grub.  I also […]

Everything’s Coming Up Pumpkin!

Everything’s coming up pumpkin now that October has arrived!  I love pumpkin season.  Today I celebrate this fall seasonal delight with favorite pumpkin treats, some pumpkin beauty treatments and even a delish pumpkin cocktail.  Take a look at what I showed in my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment this week and celebrate the […]

Perfect Party Festive Fall Food That You Have To Know About

Everyone at the party wanted to know about my fun fall themed appetizer.  It wasn’t the dip they were interested in.  They had all had the Cowboy Caviar Dip before.  The dip was just fine, but all eyes were on the tasty tortilla chips that accompanied the dip. I was asked repeatedly, “did you make […]

Party Pleasing Simple Sixty Second Rosy Red Sangria Recipe!

Need an easy and pretty crowd-pleasing party drink?  Thirsty for a fun, festive and simple Sangria recipe that can be made in mere seconds?  Keep reading!  Thanks to Sam’s Club, this party favorite drink is the speedy solution.  It is also scrumptious and tasty, too!  Almost too good to be true, but it works.  I […]

Quick Simple Savory Salmon 3-Ingredient Recipe

Manic:  January is crazy busy for all it seems and you want to make a quick homemade dinner for the family in record time. Healthy salmon sounds good but you don’t have the time or ingredients on hand to make it right. Managed:  I remembered that I had the easiest salmon recipe that only requires the […]

Holiday Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Recipe

Top your holiday desserts with this festive red and green topped homemade vanilla bean ice cream!  Your holiday guests will love it!  Who says ice cream is just for summer?  If you own an ice cream maker, this recipe is for you.  Your holiday guests will cheer when they see that ice cream is near, […]

Easy & Festive Green Enchilada Holiday Recipe

Yum!  Several years ago Shamrock Farms hired me to cook some of my family’s favorite recipes in my home.  I signed on and we had a blast!  Here is one of the recipes that ran that demonstrates how to make my family’s favorite Green Chicken Enchiladas from my own kitchen.  These enchiladas are mild, tasty […]

My Favorite Family Passed Down Holiday Dessert Recipe

My favorite family passed down recipe is called Pumpkin Supreme.  I have renamed it Pleasing Pumpkin Supreme.  The first time I tried my sister-in-law’s festive pumpkin dessert many Christmas Eves ago, my taste buds lit up like a Christmas tree.  Different from pumpkin pie with a sweeter and more decadent twist, this stuff is deeelish!  […]

Super Speedy & Easy Ginger Wonton Soup Recipe

Trader Joe’s always stops me in my shopping tracks when I see the samples tasting bar.  Today’s sample ginger wonton soup was so tasty.  And it was so simple to come home and quickly make for my yummy lunch.  So I had to share this one.  See my quick how-to video below (enlarge to full […]

3 Ingredient Simple Sweet Salty Festive Fall Mix Recipe

Because you don’t have a lot of time (who does?!) here is a managedmoms quick tip recipe.  This festive fall treat recipe only uses three ingredients, looks cool and tastes like a yummy Payday candy bar with an added twist that I tested.See my super short video below to see how to make it and […]

Sun Basket Is Best Recipe Delivery Kit Hands Down

Sun Basket is the best meal delivery kit out there hands down!  The money I spend on Sun Basket is one of my smartest and healthiest weekly purchases.  I have tested quite a few of them now including Blue Apron, Plated, Terra’s Kitchen, Purple Carrot and others and over a year later, Sun Basket gets […]

Healthy Back To School Food For Thought Ideas

As seen in my 3TV segment on the KTVK morning show, Your Life Arizona, here is what I showed along with some ideas on creative better foods for the lunch box, after school snacks and more.  As the mother of two juniors now (one in high school and one in college), I have a lot […]