Spicy Taco Soup | Crumbs and Chaos

Spicy Taco Soup

Warm and comforting, Spicy Taco Soup is sure to hit the spot for a simple dinner! Hosting a crowd for lunch or dinner is easy if you plan on making a pot or two of soup, some bread, a salad and a simple dessert.  I personally love make ahead meals like this one, which happens… 

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Mixed Berry Iced Tea | Crumbs and Chaos

Mixed Berry Iced Tea {+ a giveaway}

This refreshing sip {Mixed Berry Iced Tea} is brought to you by Simply Juice Drinks. I know most of the country is still frozen over in this February cold and you’re probably wondering why I’m bringing up something cold and refreshing to drink.  Well, I’m dreaming of warmer days, so that counts for something right?… 

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie | Crumbs and Chaos

Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie

Growing up pb&j was a popular lunch choice, even now making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on occasion feels comforting and familiar.  Taking a fond childhood favorite and turning it into dessert?  You bet I did.  And you won’t believe how simple it is.  No bake desserts for the win.

Valentine's Day Wafer Cookies | crumbsandchaos.net | #valentinesday #cookies #treats

Valentine’s Day Wafer Cookies

In a recent browse around pinterest I ran across these adorable Valentine’s Day themed cookies.  Not only were they cute, they looked incredibly easy!  Which is what I was looking for!  I bought the strawberry wafers and used vanilla almond bark for dipping and Valentine’s themed sprinkles.  They were a huge hit and to be… 

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Ravioli Lasagna | Crumbs and Chaos

Ravioli Lasagna

Looking for a delectable dinner? Ravioli Lasagna is easier to make that traditional lasagna and just as delicious! Last summer I came upon a recipe for Ravioli Lasagna, seemingly so simple…it was definitely worth a try instead of the usual laborious task of lasagna assembly.  It was indeed well loved by {most of} our family… 

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Crockpot Chicken Tortellini Soup | crumbsandchaos.net | #chicken #soup #crockpot

{crockpot} Chicken Tortellini Soup

For me, there is just something about cheese tortellini in soup that I LOVE!! I couldn’t even tell you exactly what it is but I haven’t seem to met a tortellini soup that I didn’t enjoy!  Last year, I made a Tortellini Sausage Soup that we loved.  When it came to mind again, I knew… 

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Tomato Feta Soup | Crumbs and Chaos

Tomato Feta Soup

The weather is cold, cold, cold here in the Midwest.  I really do love each of the seasons for the different beauty that each brings.  I secretly enjoy being at home more in the winter.  Spending time in the kitchen making some of my favorite cold weather dishes and hanging out near the fireplace in… 

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Parmesan Tortellini Bites | crumbsandchaos.net | #snack #gameday

Parmesan Tortellini Bites

It is coming…… in fact, it’s right around the corner.  The biggest day of the year for football {and commercial} lovers across the country.  The Superbowl.  It is here.  Chances are that many of you are going to be at a gathering, party, celebration or what have you.  And while my favorite team {GO PACK… 

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Gooey Marshmallow Popcorn | Crumbs and Chaos

Gooey Marshmallow Popcorn {+ a Party Popcorn giveaway}

Sweet and sticky, Gooey Marshmallow Popcorn is ready to make an appearance for so many occasions…holidays, game day, movie night, girls night in…the list could go on and on. With the exception of my youngest, we are a popcorn loving family.  Our favorite way to enjoy air popped popcorn?  With salt and equal parts melted… 

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Taco Popcorn | crumbsandchaos.net | #popcorn #taco #snacks

Taco Popcorn

Continuing with our popcorn recipes, I knew that I needed to even it out with a savory flavor.  Beyond the usual buttered popcorn, I hadn’t tried many savory flavors.  Recently in my quest to find some family favorites I came across this Taco Popcorn.  I also had a Buffalo Parmesan Ranch, who’s flavor I loved… 

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national popcorn day | crumbsandchaos.net

Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn

As you can see, today is National Popcorn Day and we are kicking off a short popcorn series.  I personally have always a microwave popcorn kind of girl.  It was easy and quick and always had enough {if not more than enough} flavor!  I looked at making my own popcorn and thought it would be… 

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Peanut Butter Trail Mix Bars | crumbsandchaos.net | #snacks #granola #kids

Peanut Butter Trail Mix Bars

So a few weeks before Christmas, my oven broke! YES, I know it definitely stinks! Especially right before I had planned to do all of my annual Christmas baking. But we’ve made due with a stove top and a toaster oven for almost A MONTH! Of course there have been days when I mentally prepare… 

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