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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Shredded Chicken Dip Sandwiches

These Shredded Chicken Dip Sandwiches have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SwansonSummer #CollectiveBias

For some quick meals that won't heat up the kitchen I like to keep a batch of shredded chicken on hand in the summertime. By waiting until the sun sets {and the soaring temperatures fade} I can easily boil a pot of chicken breasts to make handy-dandy shredded chicken and still keep my kitchen cool. We use shredded chicken in salads, tacos, summer soups and a ton of sandwiches. A ton. Two of my favorite sandwiches are Philly Cheesesteaks and French Dips - so I decided to create a mash-up of the two and sub-in shredded chicken for the beef. Wowza, these Shredded Chicken Dip Sandwiches were an absolute hit! It has the delicious peppers and onions of a Philly Cheesesteak and an awesome dip just like with a French Dip - this sandwich is sure to please the masses.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Overnight Tropical-Cherry Oat Parfaits & Foster Farms® Pancake Wraps

 These Overnight Tropical-Cherry Oat Parfaits have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WrapNGo #CollectiveBias

I love summer mornings. The start of a new day - the fresh air outside, the sounds of birds chirping, the quietness. It's like the calm before the storm around my house. Everyday. With 4 kids, my tranquil moments come far and few between. So I soak up the morning-time, enjoying it right down to the last minute that I can - then it's off to the races. When the kids get up it is "go-time" around our house, especially during summertime. Go, go, go! Nothing makes our morning run smoother than having a quick breakfast that can be easily made, devoured and cleaned up. These Overnight Tropical-Cherry Oat Parfaits & Foster Farms® Pancake Wraps totally fit the bill - and were a complete hit with the kids!

*Right now you can buy 1 package of Foster Farms® Pancake Wraps and get $1.00 off by using the Ibotta app on your smartphone. {you must be a registered member to get the deal.} If you are not already an Ibotta user, just download the app on your phone for this savings and others like it! 

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Irish Potato Salad

This Irish Potato Salad has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FireUpTheGrill #CollectiveBias

Potato Salad is one of those dishes that is guaranteed to be served at BBQs nationwide during the warm summer months. Although I can admit to picking up a tub of pre-made potato salad in the past {to save on time, of course...}, it's not my top choice. I'd much rather make a delicious batch of fresh potato salad from scratch since it's less expensive, better tasting and easily customized. This recipe for Irish Potato Salad was inspired from a family favorite of ours, Warm Potato Salad. The Warm Potato Salad is an Irish dish which consists of warm potatoes topped with herbed mayo. Simple and delicious! So, I took the essence of the Warm Potato Salad and created a base for an extraordinary potato salad that will have people asking you for this recipe. In addition to the herbed mayo and potatoes, this Irish Potato Salad is loaded with bacon, cabbage, celery, onions, pickles and cheese. A fabulous flavor combination that was an instant hit at our most recent bbq!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Food-Themed Road Trip Bingo {Free Printable}

This Food-Themed Road Trip Bingo has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TwizzlersSummer #CollectiveBias

Have you hit the road yet this summer? We are lucky enough to have gone camping, done quite a few staycations and taken a couple small in-state road trips to visit family and friends. It's been a fun summer-season on the road without any added games, but I decided to twist things up and create one for some added laughs, healthy competition and new way to make our time in the van go by a little faster. Since I love most things related to food - it was a no-brainer that I needed to make my own Food-Themed Road Trip Bingo. This game of bingo requires you to keep your eyes open and always on the lookout for food related places and things such as a Fruit Orchard, Coffee Shop or Picnic Area Road Sign. It's fun for all ages and sure to keep your passengers hungry for another food-related sighting!

There 6 bingo cards included in the Food-Themed Road Trip Bingo PDF {link at end of post...}, helping to make the chances of a tie highly unlikely. Let me share with you how to get these fun bingo cards ready for game-time! First, print out the cards at the end of this post. I like to use photo paper to help see the print more clearly and to add a shiny touch.