cinnamon rolls

Grain-Free Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting

Lately, life has been SO busy!  My 6 month old is getting more mobile, rolling and “pivoting” everywhere!  Oh, and he doesn’t want to let mama out of his sight!  My 2-year-old is all over the place as well, plundering through cabinets and climbing onto the tops of tables! They are both learning so much,…

Mocha Frappuccino

Melissa’s Mocha Frappuccino

And the winners of the $50 Terrasoul Gift Certificates are:  Valerie Bakke & Sandra Sistrunk. Please message me and I will send you your coupon code!  Congrats and I know you will enjoy Terrasoul’s Superfoods! I like a good coffee. I drink just a little in the mornings (usually about 1/2 cup). Some days it gives me…

cookie cake

Triple Chocolate Cookie Cake

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates In search of an affordable, yet quality raw cacao powder, I stumbled upon a great company this week!  Terrasoul Superfoods, located in Houston Texas, is a GOLDMINE when it comes to organic & raw Super-foods. Chocolate, the Perfect Food Yes, chocolate, more specifically Raw…

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Supporting Satisfying Eats

The faces behind Satisfying Eats! As you may know, besides chasing around a 2-year-old and tending to a 6 month old,  I spend HOURS a day behind the computer or in the kitchen creating or writing up new recipes for you to enjoy! To help compensate for my time, I receive a small commission for…

grain-free boys

My Grain-Free Boys & Tips for Feeding Toddlers

I can’t believe my youngest son is 6 months old!  Like every parent says, “Time just flies by!”  He is such a happy baby, and every time I turn around, there seems to be a new “first.” Watching him roll over or discover his toes has been so much fun! Unfortunately, he hasn’t mastered sleeping…

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40 Slow Cooker & Freezer Meals

            UPDATED 11/26/13 With the release of my new cookbook, Comforting Eats, I wanted to add to this list, 14 more Slow Cooker and Freezer Meals! The eBook is now available and the spiral bound is available for pre-order and will be ready before Christmas!  Also, check out this GREAT Deal…

taco tuesday

Tasty Taco Seasoning & Taco Salad

It’s Taco Tuesday! Sometimes Tuesday feels like Monday and I need something Quick for dinner!  Tacos are the perfect solution!  I will NEVER buy the packs of seasoning again when I can easily, cheaply, and healthfully (I know this may not be a word, ha!) make my own! Make a salad or use a  romaine lettuce…

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ALL things PIZZA!

  Is Friday Night Pizza Night?? Check out these YUMMY & EASY Pizza recipes! Deep Dish Pizza Pie Hawaiian Pizza (Try it with BBQ Sauce) Or you can make a thin crust using this Flatbread recipe Meat-za Pizza  Easy Pizza Pizza Bites Be sure to have some Extra Zesty Ranch on the side! How about a Dessert…

sweet potato lasagna

Crock Pot Sweet Potato Lasagna

Variety.  Some say it is the spice of life.  I created this lasagna to add a little variety to my upcoming cookbook.  So many times, we cook the SAME ‘OL foods!  How many different ways can you eat cauliflower?? I love both spinach and sweet potatoes, but don’t cook with either that much.  Sweet potatoes…

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Labor Day Cookout MUST Have Recipes

One of my favorite foods is BBQ! To me, this is pulled pork with BBQ sauce. To some the term “BBQ” means anything you throw on the grill. Whatever you call it, I love the opportunity to grill meat. I usually have my husband do it so it give me a break from cooking!  I…

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Cajun House Seasoning

Every house needs a great, all-purpose seasoning blend and this is mine!  This is a modified version of the Melissa’s Cajun Seasoning from the Satisfying Eats Cookbook.  The major difference is the addition of Smoked Paprika.  I LOVE Smoked Paprika!!  If you don’t have or don’t want to use smoked paprika, simply omit it!  Or…