Naked Cookie Let’s You Have Your Cookie & Eat It, Too…Plus Enter To Win Case of Cookies!

Cookie monsters unite!  If you are a cookie monster, like me, who loves cookies but you don’t want the sugar and unhealthy ingredients, you can now have your cookie and eat it, too!  I was excited to try the Naked Cookie, specifically the chocolate chip flavor and this cookie did not disappoint.  It is delicious.  […]

Quick Tip: Fast & Festive Food Ideas To Bring To Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is in two weeks.  Time flies!  Here are a few fast and festive food ideas to bring to the holiday gathering. Salad in Seconds *Easy 30 Second Salad – I call this the easy 30 Second Salad because you can grab the ingredients at the store and toss right […]

3 Ingredient Festive Fall Cinnamon Candy Corn Peanut Tasty Treat

Because you don’t have a lot of time (who does?!) here is a managedmoms super-fast 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. See my super short video below to see how to make it and creative […]

Video Recipe: Mom’s No Coffee Maker Needed Healthier Cinnamon Nutmeg Latte

Watch this super short video of my precious mom showing us how to make her healthier version of a cinnamon nutmeg latte without needing an expensive coffee maker. Sure had a blast doing this demo with her on my Your Life Arizona morning show.  Thanks Mom!  Recipe instructions are below the video.       […]

My Mom’s Healthy Cinnamon Nutmeg Latte Recipe – No Coffee Machine Required

I recently spent a glorious month with my beautiful mother in beautiful Maryland.  While there, she filled me with nutritious foods and healthy beverages.  I came home feeling great!  I embraced all that she fed me as she cooks super clean and is homeopathic.  However, the one thing that I couldn’t live without was my […]

Super Simple Cleansing Method For Fruits & Veggies

If you saw my segment today on the 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show and want the notes, here they are.  If you missed the segment, here it is…The produce rinse recipe tip comes from my mom and it works well. To clean your fruits and veggies simply combine one part of distilled white vinegar […]

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 […]

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 […]

Going Green: Why I Drink My Water Out Of A Box

Manic: Trying to be as earth-friendly as I can, even though, like most of us, I am on the go.  A lot! Managed:  Found a way to let go of our convenient, but not earth-friendly, water bottle-by-the-bunches habit by switching to something kind of cool that I eyed in a Nekter store one day. Boxed Water.  Yep […]

Ahhmazing Autumn Sangria Recipe

Perfect for fall.  Tasty for your October gatherings.  Nice beverage for your adult Halloween party.  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 commented how unique, refreshing and tasty this particular sangria tasted.  One […]

Fab Fall Food: Simple & Low Calorie Pumpkin Spice Mini Muffins

Yummy pumpkin season has arrived and I have found a healthier recipe for delicious pumpkin spice mini muffins! With the help of my favorite meal planning site, MealGarden, I found a delish recipe for Pumpkin Spice Muffins!  And MealGarden’s recipe muffins are only 79 calories each (without optional chocolate chips) and only 4.8 grams of […]

Party Pleasers: Watermelon Pizza Pie & Scrumptious Spiced Nuts

Planning a Spring or summer get together?  Are you attending a celebration and you need to bring something unique and yummy?  I’ve got a fun and festive watermelon pizza pie dessert and a spiced nuts recipe that will knock your socks off and can be enhanced with dried cranberries or plain M&Ms, so take a […]

Homemade Green Chile Sauce & Smothered Burrito Recipe

As I continue to share some of my blog’s most read articles to celebrate our 4th anniversary, here is the #1 most read recipe ever.  And it comes from my talented sister-in-law who was born and bred in New Mexico, so her homemade green chile sauce is the real thing.  Take a look and yum… […]