My Favorite Buttercream Frosting

My Favorite Buttercream Frosting

https://www.themonogrammedmom.com/recipes/my-favorite-buttercream-frosting Print My Favorite Buttercream Frosting Ingredients 2 sticks unsalted butter softened 3-4 c confectioners’ sugar sifted 1 T vanilla extract (clear vanilla if white icing is desired) 4-6 T heavy cream or milk Instructions In a large stand mixing bowl, mix butter on a medium speed until fluffy. Slowly add in sugar. **Make sure theContinue reading My Favorite Buttercream Frosting

Dinner for 9 for Under $9! {Baked Spaghetti}

Dinner for 9 for Under $9! {Baked Spaghetti}

https://www.themonogrammedmom.com/recipes/dinner-for-9-for-under-9-baked-spaghetti My dad first made this recipe for our family from a cookbook for firefighters when I was growing up.  Over the years we have made it for cross country pasta pot-luck parties, Sunday family dinners, and taken it to many friends who needed a warm meal.  I’ve modified it slightly, upping the protein, reducingContinue reading Dinner for 9 for Under $9! {Baked Spaghetti}

Comfort Foods Collide: Mac & Cheese meets Chili!

Comfort Foods Collide: Mac & Cheese meets Chili!

https://www.themonogrammedmom.com/recipes/comfort-foods-collide-mac-cheese-meets-chili Well this weekend it was 82 degrees out, which for a September in Texas is our autumn equivalent of 65 with red, orange, and yellow leaves falling gently from the sky.  I immediately pulled out everything maroon, olive, and gold from my decorations and purchased everything pumpkin flavored at the grocery store.  I alsoContinue reading Comfort Foods Collide: Mac & Cheese meets Chili!

Blueberry Coconut Overnight Oats

Blueberry Coconut Overnight Oats

https://www.themonogrammedmom.com/recipes/blueberry-coconut-overnight-oats This recipe is a frequent feature in our family’s weekday breakfast rotation! Print Blueberry Coconut Overnight Oats Servings 1 Ingredients 1/3 rolled oats 1/3 unsweetened almond milk 1/2 serving (5.3oz cup) Dannon Light & Fit Greek Toasted Coconut Vanilla Yogurt 1/2 c blueberries 1/4 c coconut Instructions In a mason jar, combine oats, milk,Continue reading Blueberry Coconut Overnight Oats

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Primavera {Whole30} {Paleo}

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Primavera {Whole30} {Paleo}

https://www.themonogrammedmom.com/recipes/spaghetti-squash-shrimp-primavera-whole30-paleo Spaghetti squash is quickly becoming a staple in our house.  You can make a variety of cuisines with it AND best of all,  it is a hit with eaters of all ages.  Below is an Italian favorite, lighted up!  You could also make a Vegan/Vegetarian version if you passed on the shrimp and loadedContinue reading Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Primavera {Whole30} {Paleo}

Pomegranate Mint Martini Mocktail

Pomegranate Mint Martini {Mocktail}

https://www.themonogrammedmom.com/recipes/pomegranate-mint-martini-mocktail I recently ordered this on a date night at a local restaurant and KNEW I had to recreate it at home.  Here is my best attempt and I think you’ll be pretty pleased! Ingredients: 2 sprigs of mint leaves 2 parts pomegranate juice, chilled 1 part orange juice, chilled 1 part orange flavored sparklingContinue reading Pomegranate Mint Martini {Mocktail}

Taco Tuesday Inspired Buddha Bowl {Vegan} {Vegetarian}

Taco Tuesday Inspired Buddha Bowl {Vegan} {Vegetarian}

https://www.themonogrammedmom.com/recipes/taco-tuesday-inspired-buddha-bowl-vegan-vegetarian This buddha bowl is a go-to in our house for both lunches and dinners.  See the pictures below for ideas on how best to pack this for on-the-go! Print Taco Tuesday Inspired Buddha Bowl Servings 4 Ingredients 1 T olive oil 1 large sweet potato, peeled, cubed 1 box baby spinach leaves pre-washed 1/2Continue reading Taco Tuesday Inspired Buddha Bowl {Vegan} {Vegetarian}