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Thirsty Thursday…and a snack! – Cranberry Apple Cider and Cookies and Cream Popcorn

Thirsty Thursday…and a snack! – Cranberry Apple Cider and Cookies and Cream Popcorn

Looking for a new delicious drink that has the perfect fall flavors? Look no further, here is the perfect drink and a yummy. Watch as me and two of my babies bring these yummy treats together!

1 Hour of Motivational Music for While You Are Cooking

1 Hour of Motivational Music for While You Are Cooking

Do you ever get into the kitchen to prep your veggies or start to cook dinner and you just don’t feel energized to get the job done? Are you the type of person who enjoys listening to fun and upbeat songs? If you are the 

Orange Butter Cookie Recipe

Orange Butter Cookie Recipe

Orange Butter Cookie Recipe

Buttery Shortbread Cookies with an orange kick!

Course Dessert
Servings 24
Author Inspiring Mealtime Staff

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soften butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup All-Purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • zest from 1 orange
  • juice from 1 orange
  • spinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees and line your cookie sheet with parchent paper

  2. Next you want to beat the butter and powdered sugar until very fluffy(at least 5 minutes)

  3. Add in your flour, cornstarch, salt and vanilla extract

  4. Add in your orange zest and juice and mix

  5. Dust your hands with cornstarch, then form the dough into balls and place your cookie dough on your baking sheet

  6. Press down the top of each cookie with a fork dipped in cornstarch (this prevents sticking). Add a few sprinkles to the top of each cookie.


Butter Cookie Recipe
Chili and Cheese Hot Dog Recipe

Chili and Cheese Hot Dog Recipe

My family loves hot dogs, and it is a meal that is on the meal plan often! I don’t normally choose one brand over another but my husband’s favorite brand is Nathan’s Hot Dogs. Hot Dogs for Dinner So on this day, we decided to 

Not Your Average Corn Dip

Not Your Average Corn Dip

It is the middle of July, so that also means that it is the middle of the summer! And when its summer, that also means that its the season for corn. So, today I am sharing with you a recipe for Not Your Average Corn 

Berry Bruschetta

Berry Bruschetta

Are you looking for a quick and easy appetizer for your next family breakfast or brunch? This is a quick and easy treat that your family is sure to enjoy.

I am sure that you have heard of and maybe even tasted what is more of the traditional bruschetta. Both of these variations of bruschetta use toasted bread as the base of the dish. The twist of berry bruschetta is that it exchanges the tomatoes and herbs for berries and cream.

This berry bruschetta is sweet, bursting with fresh berries and creamy cream cheese. Also, soon it will be Easter and Spring is coming, this is a very easy dish to prepare. Gather your kids together into the kitchen, divide up the tasks and create this sweet twist on a traditional dish.

Berry Bruschetta

A classic appetizer turned into a sweet treat.  Toasted french bread slices, with sweetened cream cheese and fresh sweet berries.

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Servings 6
Author Inspiring Mealtime Staff

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 8 tsp powdered sugar, divided confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blackberries

Instructions

  1. Slice french bread into 1/2 inch thick slices.

  2. Brush olive oil on bread slices and then sprinkle sugar over the tops.  Arrange sliced bread onto a baking sheet that is ungreased.

  3. Set oven to broil.  Place pan in oven at least 3 inches to 4 inches away from the heat and toast bread for 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is lightly browned.

  4. Place room temperature cream cheese into a small bowl.  Add in vanilla extract and 4 teaspoons of powdered sugar and mix well.  Spread toasted bread with sweetened cream cheese.

  5. Place berries on top of the toasted bread.  Sprinkle bread slices with powdered sugar.

Recipe Notes

Berries can be sliced or left whole, if desired.

Fried Cinnamon and Sugar Sticks

Fried Cinnamon and Sugar Sticks

Have a taste for something fast, easy, warm and bursting with cinnamon and sugar?!?  Try these Fried Cinnamon and Sugar Sticks.  My kids and I loved these crispy and yummy sticks.  They were the perfect sweet fix for our after dinner dessert. My son helped 

Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice