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an easy, nutritious breakfast for tots

April 29, 2018
Happy Tot Super Morning Bowl

This post is sponsored by Happy Family but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. As you know, we’ve been quite busy these past month. We’re currently traveling and it’s been a bit of a whirlwind. Since we’re traveling and living that hotel life (in three different hotels over one week!) we were sure to stock up on travel-friendly snacks and foods for the kiddos. Our…

ben’s favorite breakfast: 11 months old

March 12, 2018
Breakfast for 11 month old

  Our food journey with Ben has been a bit different than it was with Blaire. It’s crazy how quickly they can change recommendations for babies. With Blaire, it was recommended to start solids around 4 months old. This time around, only three years later, the AAP recommends waiting until 6 months to start your baby on solids.  Honestly, waiting until 6 months to start solids was a…

cookie dough truffles: the perfect holiday treat

December 11, 2017
Easy, No Bake Cookie Dough Truffles

You know I only cook easy things. So I HAD to share these with you. First, it’s cookie dough that doesn’t need any baking and doesn’t contain any eggs so you can make it and just eat it out of the bowl if you want to. But, if you’re looking for something fun to take to a party, dip it in chocolate, then top it with sea salt.…

yummy cheesy garlic balls

December 4, 2017
yummy cheesy garlic balls

This post is sponsored by Crystal Farms®, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.  You guys, I’m actually cooking for my family (most days) and I just don’t even know who I am right now. (Side note: I can either keep up with laundry or cook meals… this week cooking wins.) Today I want to share this recipe for an easy appetizer. It hits my…

one pot unstuffed green peppers

December 3, 2017
One Pot Unstuffed Green Pepper Recipe | Happily Trista Blog

Unstuffed Green Peppers are my favorite cold weather dish! It’s probably the only dish I make consistently that I don’t mess, because, well, we know how much I look to cook. When I first started making this dish, it was traditional Stuffed Green Peppers and it takes about an hour longer than making them “unstuffed”. But, then I became a mom and had much less time to dedicate…