Have Your Cake & Eat It Too Healthy Vanilla Protein Cake Recipe

After taking a few weeks off the blog for some time off to help my family…I am back.  And it is a New Year.  Happy New Year.  I think everyone is ready to ring in 2021! I’m sure many of you are kicking off the year with a healthy eating plan. But that doesn’t mean […]

Celebrity Mac & Cheese Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipe

Back in 2011, I was thrilled to receive approval from Grand Central Publishing to share Gwyneth Paltrow’s delish macaroni & cheese recipe.  This comes from her amazing cookbook, “My Father’s Daughter” that is sold on her GOOP website and other online retailers.  The recipe works great for a Thanksgiving side dish.  Everyone I know loves […]

Thanksgiving Favorite Pumpkin Dessert-My Family’s Pumpkin Supreme

I share this Pumpkin Supreme recipe every November and every year my blog readers and morning show viewers tell me that they love it!  A bit different from pumpkin pie, this sweet treat will have you going in for seconds.  With a light whipped topping over a pumpkin and cream cheese layer that lays on […]

Peachy Keen Recipes For Peach Cake, Yogurt & Sparkling Drink

Scroll down to watch the video segment of the peachy keen recipes that I recently showed in my morning show segment on KTVK’s Your Life Arizona.  I showed how to make three peach recipes that include a refreshing peach sparkling water beverage, healthy peach yogurt and a decadent peach cobbler dump cake that can be […]

Quick Tips Peachy Keen Peach Recipes

As seen in my Your Life Arizona morning show, here are my favorite quick tips for peaches during peach season. Yay for peach season!  To celebrate this fabulous fruit that satisfies a sweet tooth while providing fiber and antioxidants, here are three recipes.  The first two recipes are healthy and the third one lets you […]

Go Bananas For Breakfast: Two Simple 4-Ingredient Recipes

Here are the recipes I showed in my Your Life Arizona morning show segment on 3TV this week. Our family has two favorite breakfast recipes for healthy banana oatmeal and nutritious banana pancakes that have no added sugars.  Plus, a quick tip on how to ripen bananas in mere minutes. Go Bananas For Breakfast:  Two […]

Tasty Tomatillo Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

As we continue to social distance and stay at home, I have been checking my blog to access some of my family’s favorite recipes. This recipe for tasty tomatillo chicken enchiladas is a good one. I was thrilled to receive all the ingredients I need for this dish in my online grocery delivery yesterday. Since […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

From Cooling Outdoor Space to Creative Cakes to Mule Cup Rentals & More…My Top Phoenix Party Rental Picks

Hard to believe but graduation party planning season is once again upon us.  Not to mention birthdays, showers or other events on the calendar. If you are party planning for a graduation or for any kind of celebration, check out my top local Phoenix party rental picks.  I have put several to the test several […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]