Recipes

By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Nov 9th, 2012
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Are you a food lover at heart?  Do you find that food helps build your family relationship?  I do and I found that food is an important way in which members of my family bond with one another.  Whether it’s cooking in the kitchen or eating dinner with my family, food plays an integral part […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Nov 7th, 2012
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As a mom, I cook a lot for my family and I find that cooking meals with my boys helps to grow our family bond.  Not only does it grow the family bond, but it also gets them more interested in the foods they’re eating and gives them a sense of accomplishment.  I recently had […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Nov 2nd, 2012
209 Comments
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            I recently had an awesome opportunity to work with Chef Boyardee and The Motherhood, talking about my boys and eating habits.  I was featured for the first time in an E-book published by Chef Boyardee & The Motherhood, entitled The Little Chefs Project: A Collection of Kid-Friendly Tips, Tricks and Recipes […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Oct 9th, 2012
264 Comments
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Football season is here and fans everywhere are having a blast hosting parties and tailgating in celebration of their favorite football teams.  After all, it’s a fact nobody can deny: American Football is one of the most celebrated sports in the United States.  During this time of year, you’ll start seeing more barbecue grills than […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Sep 29th, 2012
12 Comments
18237 Views
  I love to make casseroles and Chicken Divan is one of my favorites!  This week is the person time to buy the ingredients for Chicken Divan, since chicken will be on sale at your local Smart & Final.  First Street Chicken Leg Quarters in the Value Pack will be on sale for $0.79 per […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Sep 25th, 2012
173 Comments
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I remember as a kid, sitting around the dinner table, talking about our day and eating Ragú with Spaghetti….and loved it!  The memories I associate with Ragú are happy and positive memories, and created bonding experiences with members of my family.  Filling my tummy with warm spaghetti and my heart with good memories – Ragú was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Sep 3rd, 2012
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My boys love meatballs and this one is a family favorite.  Plus, it’s budget friendly and easy to make!  To make Porcupine Meatballs, I purchased the ingredients from Smart & Final.  I love shopping at Smart & Final because I find quality food items at affordable prices!  For this meatballs recipe, I purchased Ground Beef […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jul 18th, 2012
10 Comments
2555 Views
We love Banana Nut Bread in our family and I recently had the opportunity to bake the bread using the NEW C&H Light: Sugar & Stevia Blend.  C&H® Light is an all natural pure cane sugar and stevia blend with half the calories of sugar.  That’s over a 350-calorie savings in each cup!  By blending […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Jul 10th, 2012
1,096 Comments
13342 Views
            I love eating Jif Peanut Butter! I’m even one of those people who will eat it out of the jar. I have exciting news for Jif Peanut Butter lovers! Jif, the #1 peanut butter brand, is breaking out of its shell and bringing to us NEW hazelnut spreads. Jif Hazelnut […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jul 5th, 2012
4 Comments
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I love to bake, especially when it comes to holidays.  So, it was no surprise that I wanted to bake a festive treat for the Fourth of July holiday.   Thanks to Pillsbury, I had the opportunity to whip up some yummy cupcakes, using the Funfetti Stars & Stripe Cake Mix and Frosting.  Frank loved […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 8th, 2012
4 Comments
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SUPER SUMMER SMOOTHIE – 12 Ice Cubes – 1 cup Simply Orange Juice (you can also use Silk Soy Milk, Silk Pure Almond Milk, or Chocolate Milk in the place of the Orange Juice) – 1 Banana (cut in 3 pieces) – 10 Strawberries – 1 Scoop Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Powder – 2 tablespoons […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
May 27th, 2012
5 Comments
2185 Views
Do you and your family enjoy pasta?  How about lasagna?  Are you looking for a way to get some veggies into your family’s meal without them knowing it?  If so, you’ll definitely want to check out this Easy and Yummy Lasagna with Ragu Spaghetti Sauce and First Street Pasta.  Ragu Spaghetti Sauce and First Street […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
May 27th, 2012
2 Comments
1534 Views
STRAWBERRY, BANANA, & PEANUT BUTTER SMOOTHIE – 6 ice cubes – 1 1/2 cups of DOLE Strawberry, Orange, Banana Juice (or any juice flavor you prefer) – 1 small banana – 1 tablespoon peanut butter – 1 scoop of Vanilla Protein Powder – 5-10 frozen strawberries In a blender, add ice cubes, juice, small banana […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
May 19th, 2012
71 Comments
3114 Views
I’ve enjoyed reading the Chicken Soup for the Soul books for a long time and now, I have a favorite.  I recently received Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love and I really like it a lot!  Not only does it share personal stories, but it also shares recipes!  I mean who couldn’t use […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Feb 14th, 2012
9 Comments
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I grew up with my mom’s homemade lasagna and boy, was it good!  I made her recipe a handful of times once I had my own family and recognized how much effort, time, and money it took to make this yummy lasagna recipe.  Then, my sister (Jennifer) shed some light on a lasagna recipe that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Aug 16th, 2011
9 Comments
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I remember being a young girl, opening up the kitchen cupboard, and seeing the can with the red label and the chef with the mustache – Chef Boyardee.  I have good memories of watching my parents heat up a can of Ravioli over the stove and enjoying the yummy taste once it was ready to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 11th, 2011
3 Comments
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We love dairy in our home! It comes in all varieties – milk, chocolate milk, yogurt, eggs, whipped cream, and more!  During the summer months, we love to play outside.  With the warmer weather, the boys love to come in and drink a glass of milk (sometimes chocolate) or eat some yogurt.  Not to mention […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Apr 20th, 2011
4 Comments
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I recently had the opportunity to work with Hunt’s and The Motherhood!  Both are companies I absolutely LOVE!  March was National Nutrition Month and ConAgra Foods, Inc., one of North America’s leading food makers, reminded people to “Eat Right with Color” by enjoying Hunt’s tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet.  Did you kno...
By Shannon Gosney
In Food
Dec 26th, 2010
503 Comments
13887 Views
The holidays are here and baking is in the air. I love baking and have loved baking cookies to give as gifts to the FedEx guy, the UPS guy, the mail lady, friends, and neighbors.  This holiday season, Crisco brings some amazing cookie recipes, as well as a recipe for Homemade Cookie Mix – a […]...
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