Recipes

Creamy Sausage, Kale and Minute® Multi-Grain Medley Casserole Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson December 16, 2014

Thank you to Minute® Rice for sponsoring this delicious casserole recipe. I’m pressed for time most days, but especially during the holidays. Work is always super busy this time of year and the kids have a lot more activities they need to be at as well. My goal is to make dinner from scratch for […]

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Making Family Movie Night Memories with Guardians of the Galaxy + BLT Skewers!

by Chrystal Johnson December 12, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser – Guardians of the Galaxy. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias My husband travels a lot. I think he’s been gone half of this year. While we all miss him, the girls and I do make the best of it and have […]

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Winter Appetizer Recipes: Creamy Tuna Bacon + Spinach Artichoke Hot Dips

by Chrystal Johnson December 7, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias) and its advertiser for the #ChooseSmart campaign. All opinions are mine alone. I am a huge fan of appetizers. I usually end up hanging out by the appetizer table at parties far more than I should. When winter weather arrives, I tend to gravitate more […]

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Holiday Party Recipes: Bacon & Jalapeño Cheese Ball

by Chrystal Johnson November 24, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias) and its advertiser for the #SeasonedGreetings campaign. All opinions are mine alone. There are some delicious party food dishes that just scream that it’s the holidays. Turkey, mashed potatoes, ham, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie and so much more. Appetizers are one of my favorite things […]

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Easy Gluten Free Pecan Pie Pudding Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson November 21, 2014

I have a bit of an obsession with making desserts. It’s probably because most of the time we eat a very healthy, low sugar diet. So it’s fun to indulge every once in a while with a sweet treat made in our kitchen. I love baking pies. They are the easiest dessert to make at […]

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Dairy + Sugar Free Green Tea Ice Cream Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson October 30, 2014

This is a sponsored post created in partnership with Kiva Organic Stevia. When I spent a summer traveling around Asia through college, I fell in love with Japanese culture. After I graduated, I was supposed to teach English in Japan, but chickened out after I got a marketing job. One thing I always loved while […]

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Simplify Meal Planning with Plated

by Chrystal Johnson October 27, 2014

This is a sponsored post created in partnership with Plated. I am a huge fan of cooking meals from scratch. I cook from scratch nearly every single night. However, I know some families face challenges in making that happen even though they’d like to. Between meal planning, making shopping lists, going shopping, prepping the food […]

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Mixed Berry Goat Milk Yogurt Smoothie + Kabrita Giveaway

by Chrystal Johnson October 27, 2014

This is a sponsored post created in partnership with Kabrita. From the time Zoë was born, she was sensitive to cow’s milk (even though she has always adored it). While I did breastfeed, I had to supplement with formula for a few months. I had the most troubling time finding a formula that didn’t upset her […]

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15 Nourishing Paleo Soups for Fall Weather

by Chrystal Johnson October 20, 2014

Check out Nourishing Paleo Soups by Chrystal at Foodie.com This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foodie.com. Fall is here and I find myself craving a warm bowl of soup at the end of the day. I love soups during the fall because they’re nourishing, hydrating and oh-so-easy to make in […]

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Super Easy Crockpot Apple Butter

by Chrystal Johnson October 13, 2014

This is a sponsored post created in partnership with Albertsons. Growing up, I never experienced apple butter. Lots of apple sauce, but never apple butter. My husband is actually the first one that introduced me to it. At first I thought it was something made with actual butter, but after a quick search online, I […]

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