Gingerbread Man Scrambled Eggs with Honey and Sprinkles

Gingerbread Man Scrambled Eggs by HappilyBlended.com #foodie #recipe

One evening while taking care of dishes with my six year old son beside me going through our kitchen drawers, he found a gingerbread man cookie cutter. K-man was curious, wanted to know what it was. I explained what it was and immediately he was hoping for me to make some cookies shaped like gingerbread man. Sadly. I had not the ingredients to do that. What I did have was an idea! I told K-man that the next morning, when I make his scrambled eggs, I could use this cutter to try to make Gingerbread Man Scrambled Eggs. He was […]

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Making Dinner With Healthy Solutions Spice Blends {Review}

Today I get to share with you a yummy and quick way to add some spice to your every day meals, Health Solution Spice Blends make cooking dinner easier. Why do I say easier, you ask? Oh because I know there have been many occasions when I am in the kitchen trying to cook up dinner using just the right blend of seasonings and end up using too much or too little of a spice. If you do not have the perfect blend, you can totally distort the taste you were trying to gain by using spices to begin with, […]

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Post Great Grains Cereal Bar Snack Recipe

My kids love when I make rice crispy treats at home. Just recently I realized that I had some boxes of Post Great Grains cereals that were sent to me from a rep.  Whatever was I going to do with these cereals, sure we could eat them with milk for breakfast, or we could do something different with them. That’s when it dawned on me … let’s create Post Great Grains Cereal Bar Snacks! Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons of Butter One 10.5 oz bag of Mini Marshmallows 5 Cups Post Great Grains Digestive Blend Vanilla Graham Cereal 1 Cup Post Great […]

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The Kitchen: Not Just a Place to Cook

If there’s one thing that can tear your youngsters away from their tablets, smartphones or video games, cooking might just be it. Children love working some culinary magic in the kitchen. It gives them a chance to get their hands dirty and, best of all, they can eat the results! Also, you get the chance to spend some quality time with your tots this way, and you can rest assured you’re providing them with some valuable life skills. There are certain classics that almost all children like to cook, including pizzas, chocolate brownies, and fairy cakes. However, if you’re looking […]

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Learning The Ins and Outs of Frozen Crock Pot Meals

I never have been that great at being a chef, honestly if you wanted a grilled cheese I would have told you the best bet was to make it yourself and my kids would have said the same. You see, I was famous for burning grilled cheese; all.the.time. Yet now, as I work to create a family life for the first time in a few years, one that truly feels home and family-ish to me, I have wanted to make better meals. We all have to fight our horrible metabolism in our family gene pool so making better meals was […]

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Preparing Breakfast Burritos to Freeze and Serve

I ran across a great idea while looking for frozen crock pot meals, frozen breakfast burritos that you make not buy from a box. Yes, you heard that right. It is amazing the things you can prepare on a weekend, when you have a bit more time than a week day and then heat up to heat later in the week. As a busy work from home mom of three, I am all about finding ways to make more time with my kids. Creating these breakfast burritos will allow before school time run smoother and it gives your family a […]

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Mom, I want to Learn To Cook your Recipes #happilyblended #cooking

The other night my daughter returned from her two night visit with her Dad when I was tossing around dinner ideas to the family. My daughter decided that, while she loves my odd chicken parmesan I make, she really wanted my breaded garlic chicken breast instead. From there we went talking about how she wants to learn the recipes for meals I create because she enjoys the things I make. It’s funny that she, at age 11, is so interested in cooking and quite honestly she bakes a heck of a lot better than I do. If there is a […]

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Ten Comfort Foods That Help Weight Loss

“This post is from Instawares Restaurant Supplies.  You can check out their blog to read more about the food service industry and the latest in kitchen equipment.”   When the cold weather is getting us down or we just feel stressed, we often turn to comfort foods to cheer us up. Unfortunately, many comfort foods are full of sugar and fat and ruin our weight loss plans. However, they’re not all loaded with calories and some comfort foods can actually help us lose weight. Choose some of the following healthy options that are not only satisfying, but will also keep your […]

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Ocean Spray, More than Just 100% Citrus Juice #recipe #free #coupon

Over the Summer I was able to test out some amazingly delicious Ocean Spray Citrus Juices and with these came some recipes that I shall actually try over the upcoming months specifically the Shrimp Tacos. Shrimp Tacos – Ingredients: 3/4 cup Ocean Spray 100% Juice Citrus Tangerine Orange 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon finely chopped chipotle pepper in adobo (from 7.5oz can) 1 pound medium raw shrimp, tails removed, peeled and deveined 1 medium red onion, cut into thin wedges 1 medium green, red, or yellow bell pepper, cut into strips 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 8 (6-inch) […]

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