Macaroni Kid EATS!

Macaroni Kid EATS!

Summer is in full swing now and many families are checking off items on their "summer bucket list". Does your list include a picnic? It is the perfect time of year to pack up some yummy food and search for ...

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S'mores Galore for National S'mores Day August 10th

S'mores Galore for National S'mores Day August 10th

S'mores are typically known as gooey toasted marshmallows and melty chocolate between two graham crackers...but why stop with just that classic recipe? The ingredients and flavor combinations for s'mores are endless! There are also lots of fun recipes for s'mores-inspired ...

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BBQ Pulled Chicken

BBQ Pulled Chicken

Tired of the same sandwiches and salads while on the go? This chicken is simple to make and easy to pack up with some rolls and cole slaw for a picnic or potluck. The best part, you probably have the ...

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Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes

Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes

When I think of summertime, I think of color! The vivid green forest views, or blue ocean waves; kids in neon colored bathing suits, coloring on the asphalt with chalk and the produce… ohhh, the colorful and fresh produce from ...

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Veggie Pasta Salad

Veggie Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is the perfect side dish for a picnic, party or you can serve it as a light summer dinner. With dressing instead of mayonnaise, you don't have to worry about keeping it super cold. You can personalize ...

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Picnic Peach Cake

Picnic Peach Cake

My mother spent many of my formative years as a single mom, owning and operating her own florist shop & greenhouse business. She shared with me her tremendous work ethic, her perseverance and many delicious, seasonal, recipes. Fruits and vegetables ...

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Five Things to do with Zucchini

Five Things to do with Zucchini

Is zucchini taking over your garden? If so, here is a fun solution: August 8th is "Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day"! So, now you can either give away a big basket of zucchini or create some new ...

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The No-Bake Summer Secret

The No-Bake Summer Secret

Sweet summer fun is about to begin! The endless pool parties, picnics, backyard BBQ's and, of course, a summer birthday party or two. It may be summer, but the year round question remains the same: “What can I bring to ...

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Allie's Gluten Free Goodies (Allergen Free too!)

Allie's Gluten Free Goodies (Allergen Free too!)

Gluten free, I will admit, this is not something that I normally look for in baked goods. The one or two bites of any gluten free baked good I've tried where not all that good (in my opinion)... so, with ...

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