GUEST BLOGGER: Green Machine Power Smoothie

Could you use a healthy, easy and delicious snack to get you through the day? Looking to add more fruits and veggies into your diet? This Green Machine Power Smoothie is loaded with good-for-you nutrients all while tasting fantastic!

Super healthy, easy to make and completely delicious!  This green smoothie is loaded with good-for-you nutrients that will keep your body running at full speed!


So, I have to say that I’ve finally jumped on the kale bandwagon. It has taken me a while to try it out and cook with this uber nutritious leafy green. However, I’ve come to really enjoy the flavors and texture it adds to just about anything you’re making. The other day I tried adding it to a smoothie and wow – consider my socks knocked off!!

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Lightened-Up Chicken Penne Casserole

Hi, Mommy on Demand readers! I’m stopping by again from The Seasoned Mom with a healthy, easy, family-friendly dinner that will please every member of your household…while keeping your New Year’s Resolutions on track!

This Lightened-Up Chicken Penne Casserole is a nutritious way to satisfy your family’s comfort food cravings, while filling their bodies with wholesome ingredients. It’s easy to pull together, can be prepped in advance, and it tastes absolutely amazing!

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Guest Blogger: Red Wine Cherry Sangria

This Red Wine Cherry Sangria is the perfect way to ring in the new year! Fruit, wine, and cherry juice combine to make a fun and festive beverage.

Red Wine Cherry Sangria

We’re only a few days away from the start of 2015! I’ll be ringing in the new year at home with my husband and two little kiddos. I hope you all have fun plans, doing whatever it is that makes you happy. Whether you’re staying home or joining friends for a party, this Red Wine Cherry Sangria is a great way to toast the start of the new year. This recipe is simple, beautiful, and delicious. Happy New Year!

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Red wine sangria flavored with cherries, apples, and oranges
Serves: Approx 5 servings
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 bottle red wine (I used pinot noir)
  • 1 cup cherry juice (not tart)
  • 2 cups frozen sweet cherries
  • 1 apple or pear, chopped
  • ½ orange, sliced
  1. Start by making a simple syrup: combine sugar and ½ cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for several minutes, until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has thickened slightly. Set aside to cool.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a large pitcher. Add simple syrup to taste. Refrigerate for several hours to allow the flavors to blend. Serve over ice, if desired.

This recipe was contributed by Allison from Celebrating Sweets

Almond White Hot Chocolate

If you like white chocolate then you’ll love this decadent winter drink! Made with rich white chocolate, whole milk and flavored with almond syrup, it will be your new favorite hot beverage on a cold night!

If you like white chocolate then you'll love this decadent winter drink!  Made with rich white chocolate, whole milk and flavored with almond syrup, it will be your new favorite hot beverage on a cold night!


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Cinnamon, Date and Nut Mini Loaves

Hi, Mommy on Demand readers! It’s Blair from The Seasoned Mom and I’m glad to be back this month with another simple, seasonal recipe to share. Packed with sweet flavor, these Cinnamon, Date and Nut Mini Loaves are the perfect holiday gifts for neighbors, teachers, co-workers, and friends!

Cinnamon Date and Nut Mini Loaves

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GUEST BLOGGER: Apple Snack Cake

Hi, Mommy on Demand readers. This is Allison again, back with another recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth. Today I have a delicious (and simple!) Apple Snack Cake for you.

Apple Snack Cake

I love when cakes are titled “snack cakes” or “coffee cakes.” To me, that means that they can be consumed for breakfast, as a snack, or dessert. And I’m pretty much always looking for a chance to eat cake for breakfast. 😉

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4-Ingredient 4-Minute Corn Pudding

Hi, Mommy on Demand readers! I’m back today to share another seasonal recipe. With just 4 ingredients and about 4 minutes you can whip up this delicious Corn Pudding! It couldn’t be easier, it couldn’t be tastier, and it couldn’t be more perfect for the fall!

4 Ingredient Corn Pudding

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GUEST BLOGGER: How to wrap presents


We all have them and we all hate to wrap them. Weird objects are the worst to buy. You could just a box to put the dang thing in but that’s a whole extra step and laziness is my key to life! I’ll start off with this fart machine; yes, I bought my nephew a fart gun! It’s odd shape made it a little weird to wrap and it was too small for a big gift bag and too large for a smaller bag.

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GUEST BLOGGER: Slow Cooker French Dip & Swiss Sandwiches

These easy Slow Cooker French Dip & Swiss sandwiches are the perfect way to get your family fed when your day is hectic.  Easy to make, delicious and ready when you are - dinner is served!

Do you ever have days when there multiple practices, events, or meetings scheduled, and then by the time you get home your family is starving and its well past dinner time? Yeah, at our house that’s probably the situation every other night! If you can relate, then I’ve got a great dinner solution that’s ready when you are – these easy Slow Cooker French Dip & Swiss Sandwiches!

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Halloween Table

Halloween Table

Hey everyone! So glad to be here and finally introduce myself. I’m Lindsay with Frenchie and I love anything and everything with a thought behind it. It doesn’t need to be homemade cause let’s face it, sometimes that just gets to be a bit stressful. I love taking things a little unexpected and making them into pretty killer things. Like this old cigar box that I just used some simple Hemp Oil on and my kids use it for school items now! I’m also really known for using my Cricut Explore since I got it a few months ago. Holy cow, awesomeness! They are going to be having a Black Friday sale that you won’t believe and I highly suggest you grab it!

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