Almond Joy Protein Shake

Almond Joy Protein Shake | Sweet Treats and More #healthy #breakfast #recipe #protein

I thought I’d take a quick break from the dessert madness and share one of my favorite protein shakes! Because even though I’ve been pumpin’ sugary treats out of my kitchen like no other lately, it’s not the only thing I’ve been eating.   Ironically though, this protein shake tastes just like dessert.  It’s made… 

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Pumpkin Lust Cake

pumpkin lust

You guys.  This pumpkin lust cake is like the new pumpkin pie.  At least it will be at our Thanksgiving dinner this year.  It is so so good!  I sent it to work with Brett on Monday for his company Halloween party.  But I had to cut a teeny tiny square out of the corner… 

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Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m always on the hunt for a thick and hearty Oatmeal cookie recipe.  I never thought I would make a thin, flat, and chewy Oatmeal cookie on purpose…I try to avoid those ones.  It’s just not how I like my cookies.  I like them thick and soft, full of texture and flavor.  But I just… 

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Chicken & Black Bean Enchilada Casserole


I’ve had quite the craving for Mexican food lately.  My husband might be a little bit sick of it { if you are honey, you might just have to get used to it. I don’t think it’s going anywhere.} Mexican food has to be one of my favorite foods to eat.  And I really love… 

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Pink Ribbon Oreos

My mom’s sister lost her life to cancer several years ago.  What started out as breast cancer, went undetected, and spread to her lung, then brain,  and then her spine.   They caught the lung cancer in time to treat it, but as soon as she completed treatment they found the cancer spots on her brain… 

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Mexican Hot Dogs

Today’s post = not so healthy in a very delicious way.  But hey, it’s Friday! And recipes like this are worth it on occasion, right?  Clogged arteries and all…. But I just have to share these Mexican Hot Dogs with you guys because my dad made them.  My parents were in town a couple of… 

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Pumpkin-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you’re anything like me, by Wednesday you’re needing a little sweet something to get you through the rest of the week.  These delicious Pumpkin-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies ought to do the trick.  I’m such a sucker for oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and the addition of pumpkin just puts these over the top.   I’ve… 

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Bufallo Chicken Dip

My sister-in-law Kimi has been making this buffalo chicken dip since I married into the Denney family.  She first made it for my father-in-law who had something similar at a restaurant and had been raving about it so much, she decided to re-create it. Now, it’s a Denney family favorite.  If there’s a football game… 

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White Chicken Chili

I’ve been really forgetful lately.  I went on an hour-long hunt through my house searching for my keys because I couldn’t remember where I put them. I went to the store this week and completely forgot what I went for (#1 reason for lists). I ended up wandering around until I found something I decided… 

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Giveaway Winner & a Simple Halloween Wreath

The winner of the One Year Supply of Stride Gum Giveaway, selected through is # 3 bsweetdreaming : “This would be perfect for me! Gum is always number one on my grocery list haha” Congrats, I’ll contact you with details.   ———————————————————————————— I don’t have a crafty bone in my body. I try.  I want… 

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Halloween Spider Web Snacks


  Lately Owen’s favorite song is The Incy Wincy Spider.  He loves to make his little fingers crawl up the water spout like a spider.  It is sooo cute.     And I guess it’s fitting to sing a song about spiders around Halloween.  I don’t think he’s ever even seen a real spider, but he… 

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