What to Do When You Don’t Wanna Make Dinner
In the five years I’ve owned this blog, I’ve gone from stay-at-home mom who loves to cook, to cook-at-home mom who dreads making one more recipe. It’s not that I don’t adore standing over a stove. Because, lots of times I do. It’s just that life has gotten so much busier. I make recipes full [...]
Sneaky Green Superfood Smoothie
Leprechauns aren’t the only ones being sneaky this time of year! Smart mamas and savvy eaters can sneak a few fun veggies into their meals and make a St. Patty’s snack that’s as scrumptious as it is healthy! The secret? A fun new concept from Green Giant. Working with Jessica Seinfeld, author of ...
The Cookbook That Makes Eating Healthy Easier Than Ever! (*SQUEAL!* I wrote it!)
Guys, guys. I have a cookbook. It’s been a long time coming. Nearly a year since I hopped into contract. It’s turned busy days into insane days. Hours of writing. Thousands of tastings. Copyediting, calorie crunching, hair pulling. Throughout it all, the tasks were being checking off, but it seemed
Valentines So Cute, You’ll Want to Marry Veggies Instead of Your Boyfriend
You guys. I know. It looks like I’m blog slacking. But, I’m totally cooking it up like cray over in these parts, and I thought it was high time I show you what’s the happs. Yeah, I keep making promises. I’m like, all, “there’s so much in store for you Cheeky Kitchen people” and really, [...] ©2012
Pepperoni Pizza Pops
I’ve been sitting uninspired for a whole month, prepping a few Cheeky changes behind the scenes and trying to conjure what comes next when Hillshire Farms hit me up, inviting me to create an all-new Party Animal for their superclever Pinterest party ideas board, and I was like….duh! What’s ...
Your Friends Know Best: How to Make a Wall of Wisdom
I once taught a Sunday afternoon class for grown-ups that was known for its droll curriculum. The lessons were laid out just-so. The students filed in with blank looks, opened books and attempted to keep eyes open. It wasn’t awesome. So, I fell back on a little belief I have: that we’re all just ...
The Easiest Dessert Ever: Green Tea Basil Panna Cotta with Honeyed Blackberries
I’ll admit to being dubious when the AeroGarden ULTRA arrived on my doorstep. Somewhere between starting a blog and birthing children, I’ve become that odd specimen of a mother that starts to go catatonic at the sight of new technology. “I don’t knowwww,” I whined, eyebrows furrowed, “This looks ...
Happy Babies, Bev! and The Fastest Appetizer Ever
Welcome to Bev’s Baby Shower! This post is one of dozens made just for our beloved Bev Cooks. Once you’ve nabbed this recipe, hop to the bottom of this post and discover all of the delicious eats and treats inspired by our favorite new baby mama! Dear Bev, Remember the first time you came into ...
Chai Spice Swirl Cookies
It’s Holiday Cookie season! With a neighborhood full of new people to meet, I’ve been trying to pull together some pretty cookies to place on a Christmas plate and take around this season. But, Holiday Cookie plates can be so dull. It’s either same-old, same-old (if I see another ...
Start the Holiday Cooking season off with a twist on the traditional! These little gingerbaby cookies bring all the favorite flavors of Christmas, in a teeny tiny package. Every year my kids talk me into a few holiday traditions I secretly loathe. Dying eggs for Easter is cute and all, but all ...