Everyday Food & Drink Recipes

Spicy Black Bean and Corn Chili

1 medium red onion, chopped
1/4 cup chicken broth or apple juice
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup zucchini, chopped
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
2 cups corn (frozen or fresh off the cob)
2 (15 oz) cans whole tomatoes (30 oz. total)
1/2 cup natural brand chunky style salsa
2 (15 oz) cans black beans (30 oz. total)
2 Tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. oregano
1 bag Mary’s Gone Crackers Chipotle Tomato Pretzels

Dinner Everyday Food & Drink Recipes

Eight-Layer Chicken Chili Dip

I saw an amazing picture of the Eight-Layer Chicken Chili Dip on Food Network and immediately knew that I would have to test it out. However, I decided that given it was a 10-12 serving sized recipe, I would wait until I hosted a party or playdate or went to a pot-luck and use my friends as testers. The recipe is not only beautiful to look at it, and fresh ingredients it is delicious. My friends said to keep using them as my taste testers. The other way I knew it was good was that there was hardly and leftovers.

Dessert Everyday Food & Drink Recipes

Funfetti Cookies

What do you get when you take cake mix and turn it into a cookie? A rich soft melt in your mouth treat! There are tons of recipes on how to take a cake mix and turn it into a cookie. This one is rich, colorful and delicious and sure to be a hit with anyone that you share with.

Advice Baby Everyday Kids Parenting

5 Ways to Keep Toddlers and Preschoolers Busy

Toddlers and preschoolers seem to have endless amounts of energy. Tapping into their energy level can be fun and rewarding for both mom and kids. Kids like to create things and see the results of their labors. If you have both a toddler and a preschooler, we have some fun ideas to keep them both busy. Below you will find 5 simple activities to help channel your kids’ energy in positive ways:

Everyday Food & Drink Recipes Soup

Tofu Wonton Soup

Put a non-traditional twist on a classic Chinese dish with House Foods Tofu Wonton Soup. For a flavorful filing, combine House Foods Premium or Organic Tofu Extra Firm with ground beef, finely chopped mushrooms and cabbage. Next, wrap in a House Foods All Natural Small Square Wrap and add to savory soup of garlic, ginger and sesame oil.