Five No Fuss Foods To Try This Fall

Five No Fuss Foods To Try This Fall

I used to be a pretty picky eater, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found myself branching out and trying more new foods. I don’t like to eat the same things over and over, so having a variety of food on hand in my refrigerator and in my pantry definitely helps to mix things up and ensure that my husband and I are enjoying different meals each week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

My friends at Babbleboxx recently sent me an assortment of no fuss foods to try out this fall. Each product in this blog post is bold, flavorful and made with ingredients that are good for you. From RAGÚ® Simply Chunky Marinara Pasta Sauce to Red Diamond Medium Roast Classic Blend Coffee, you’re bound to find something in this blog post that will delight your taste buds.

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Discovering Local Michigan-Made Products with Kroger

Discovering Local Michigan-Made Products with Kroger

Living in Michigan, I have the opportunity to enjoy lots of local products that are made right here in the Mitten State. Michigan is home to the Cherry Capital of the World (Traverse City), plenty of popular breweries like Founders Brewing Co., and Dearborn Sausage Co. No matter what types of food you like, you can find great products - ranging from locally grown fruits and vegetables to snacks like potato chips and pickles -  from every corner of Michigan.  

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Monthly Favorites: March 2018

Monthly Favorites: March 2018

I still can't believe that it's almost April. 2018 is flying by and summer will be here before we know it (that's something that I'm definitely excited about). This weekend is Easter and April Fools Day - it'll be so fun to spend some extra time with family. I'll be cheering on the Michigan Wolverines as they face Loyola Chicago in the Final Four NCAA Tournament game this weekend. Go Blue! 

I'm excited for today's post because I get to share a few of the brands/products that I've been loving lately with all of you. As a blogger, I have the unique opportunity to learn about and partner with all kinds of different brands. I absolutely love trying new products and finding ones that fit into my lifestyle. Being able to share the items that I love most with all of you is something that I enjoy and I hope all of you enjoy it, too! 

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Quick and Easy Dinners Brought to you by Kroger Prep+Pared Meal Kits

Quick and Easy Dinners Brought to you by Kroger Prep+Pared Meal Kits

There's something so rewarding about cooking a meal that tastes delicious, don't you think? It's even better when you have someone to share a meal with. My husband and I enjoy trying out new recipes and cooking for each other. We both look forward to dinner time because it gives us an opportunity to catch up and hear about each other's day while eating a great meal. From Italian food, to Mexican food and everything in between, we like to switch it up each week and make different recipes that fit with our lifestyle and budget. 

The first time I started cooking for myself was when I started living in an apartment during my sophomore year of college. When I was a freshman I lived in the dorms on campus and had a meal plan, but once I was on my own during my second year of college, it was time for me to test my skills in the kitchen. My roommates and I all cooked for ourselves and bought our own groceries, so I mostly stuck to easy or basic recipes that only required a few ingredients and could be made for just one person. Back then, meal delivery services where you can pay a monthly subscription and get food delivered to your door weren't a thing yet. Even so, now that I'm older, I've never enrolled in any because they seemed too expensive for my taste.

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The Perfect Pair: Asian Pulled Pork Tacos and Diet Coke® Zesty Blood Orange

The Perfect Pair: Asian Pulled Pork Tacos and Diet Coke® Zesty Blood Orange

One of my favorite things to do on the weekends is to plan out my meals for the upcoming week. I feel so much more organized when I create a grocery list, pick out the ingredients that I need at the store and know what I'll be cooking ahead of time. When I'm in the kitchen, I like to make easy recipes that are full of flavor.

Lately, I've been experimenting with all sorts of different recipes. I've made everything from hearty soups to refreshing salads! Each day I crave something different and having an assortment of recipes to choose from keeps things interesting.

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Mixed Berry Green Tea Recipe + Capresso Iced Tea Maker Review

Mixed Berry Green Tea Recipe + Capresso Iced Tea Maker Review

When I was growing up, my grandma always had a decanter filled with freshly brewed iced tea in her refrigerator. I can remember sitting on the back porch at my grandparents house with my family drinking iced tea during the summer months. Now, my parents are the ones that always have iced tea in their fridge. My mom loves to make sun tea and serve it over ice. It's the perfect way to cool down on a hot day. 

Through my grandparents and my parents, I've definitely become fond of tea. When I'm sick the first thing I reach for is a cup of hot tea with lemon. On chilly winter mornings, I'll also warm up with a cup of tea after arriving to the office and reading emails. 

Out of all the types of tea out there, I love green tea best since it's packed with nutrients and it has many health benefits. As much as I love green tea, sometimes it can be boring to drink without adding something extra. I love adding slices of lemon to add more flavor to hot tea and lately my go-to add-in for iced tea has been mixed berries.

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Solving Lunch and Dinner Dilemmas With Tai Pei

Solving Lunch and Dinner Dilemmas With Tai Pei

As my blog name implies, I am quite literally a millennial that’s always on the move. Day in and day out I’m balancing my full-time job, maintaining a blog, doing chores around the house and spending time with my husband as well as my family and friends. It seems like life doesn’t ever slow down for me, but that’s the way I like it. I love having things to look forward to and I love the challenge of staying organized and on top of everything. Guess I have my type A personality to thank for that!

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Savor Summer with Dean’s DairyPure® Sour Cream!

Savor Summer with Dean’s DairyPure® Sour Cream!

When I think of summer, I think of my favorite things – spending time with family and friends, being outside and making my favorite summertime recipes!

I love eating fruit during the summer months because it’s so refreshing! Whether it’s fresh fruit from the farmer’s market or fruit that’s chopped up and put into a fruit salad, if it’s put in front of me, I’ll eat it!

I especially love grape salad! My grandma used to make this recipe all the time when I was younger! The first time I tried it, I was hooked. The recipe is super easy and it doesn’t require a lot of ingredients. In fact, you could make this recipe in a matter of minutes.

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