Elli Quark Review | Is it yogurt or not??


Looks like yogurt, right?  Wrong.  Elli Quark is actually cheese!  Yeah, I’d never heard of quark before so I was a bit confused.  It looks and smells like yogurt but has a milder flavor – it’s missing that tangy bit of sourness that yogurts have.  Quark is a German style spoonable fresh cheese that has… read more »

PB Crave Peanut Butter Review + GIVEAWAY!


Flavored peanut butter is ubiquitous nowadays and I get embarrassingly excited each time a new variety crosses my path.  When I heard about these fun flavors that PB Crave has been whipping up I knew that they needed a place of honor in my (rather large) collection of nut butters.  I mean, just look at… read more »

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake


This is absolutely the yummiest protein shake I have ever made!  It’s like drinking healthy pumpkin pie out of a glass.  We had several large cans of pumpkin in our pantry leftover from some holiday baking plans that never transpired and I wanted a way to use some of it.  Thus, this shake was born.  I’ve… read more »

Protein Cheerios Review


During a routine weekly grocery trip I saw a big display for these Protein Cheerios.  As we all know, I can’t resist a package emblazoned with a bold “NEW!” so I parked my cart for a moment to check them out.  So Cheerios is jumping on the higher protein bandwagon, huh?  There’s always some variety of Cheerios… read more »

Banana Orange Protein Shake


This protein shake is refreshing, incredibly filling, and has a new little ingredient that gives it a perfect, thick milkshake-y texture – xanthan gum!  Have you tried it?  It can be found in the baking or gluten free/organic aisle of your grocery store and it’s sold in either bags or individual packets.  It’s a plant-based… read more »

Massive Pirate’s Booty Giveaway!


Just before Super Bowl I reviewed a few different kinds of Pirate’s Booty.  Now I’m back to offer a giveaway of an entire case of original aged white cheddar Booty to one of you guys!  That’s 12 full-size 4oz bags printed with cute Spongebob Squarepants themed packaging to celebrate the new movie, SpongeBob: Sponge Out… read more »

My Favorite Homemade Chex Mix


Even though Chex mix is typically considered more of a holiday snack, it somehow ended up in our spread of Super Bowl goodies this year.  I’ve tried many variations of Chex mix but I always go back to the classic combination of melted butter with Worcestershire sauce with garlic and onion powders.  There’s just nothin’… read more »

Wine Ice Cream Actually Exists


It’s Friday – a day of date nights out with your honey or quiet nights at home snuggled up with a glass of wine or a pint of ice cream.  Well now you can have both.  Mercer’s Dairy has created what is possibly the most important ice cream concoction ever conceived – wine ice cream.  It’s wine.  In… read more »

Red Velvet Oreos Have Arrived. That is all.


I’ve accepted that every time Oreo comes out with a new limited edition flavor, I’m gonna buy it.  And most of the time I’m not disappointed – those pumpkin spice Oreos from last fall were nothing short of glorious and the cookie dough variety from last spring were not too shabby either.  Well, here we… read more »