Irish Beef Stew With Shamrock Croutons - with tender beef, potatoes, carrots, peas and onions. Can easily serve a crowd.

Irish Beef Stew With Shamrock Croutons

This is a sponsored post in partnership with McCormick. This year, we will be working together to bring you some awesome recipes and ideas that you can put to use in your own lovely little kitchen. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this Lovely Little Kitchen possible! So how do you celebrate St. Patrick’s… 

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Healthier Cinnamon Oat Streusel Muffins - made with coconut oil and Greek yogurt topped with a thick layer of buttery streusel topping!

Healthier Cinnamon Oat Streusel Muffins

There’s nothing like a good muffin. Especially one that has almost as much streusel topping as it does anything else! I love the buttery goodness of a streusel topping, and this one does not disappoint. Adding some oats gives it a great texture and crunch. Always so nice to sit down with a cup of… 

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Healthy Chopped Taco Salad - with a creamy cilantro lime dressing. So healthy and fresh!

Healthy Chopped Taco Salad

Thought we might need something on the lighter side after our Valentine’s Day treats. I really love all the fresh vibrant colors going on in this salad. Inspired by the classic taco salad, I was so close to adding ground beef and nacho flavored Doritos but stopped at the last minute because I really was… 

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Strawberry Pie Hearts - heart shaped hand pies filled with strawberry preserves and sprinkled with sparkling sugar!

Strawberry Pie Hearts

I’ve got one more quick and easy little treat for you to make for Valentine’s Day. These Strawberry Pie hearts are made with pre made frozen pie crust and strawberry preserves. They are really fun to put together, and I’m always a sucker for hand pies! Of course you can really use any kind of… 

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Swig Style Frosted Sugar Cookies - A soft, chewy cookie with a hint of almond extract and a thick layer of sour cream frosting!

Swig Style Frosted Sugar Cookies

I hope you all had a great weekend! Happy Monday morning. I think. I’m writing to you on Sunday night, and I’m feeling a bit unsure of how I’m going to tackle this week. Lots of fun stuff planned, but just hoping Monday will be kind to me. We just got home from a fun… 

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Chocolate Banana Smoothie - A creamy chocolatey banana smoothie made with three ingredients!

Chocolate Banana Smoothie Made With Silk Cashewmilk

I’m happy to be partnering with Silk for this smoothie recipe to help spread the word about the creamy, delicious taste of their newest addition, Cashewmilk! A few days ago I posted a recipe for this amazing Chocolate Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Banana Bread, and I guess this is chocolate banana week here on LLK… 

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Banana Bread - So amazing what a little cocoa powder and chocolate chips will do to a simple loaf of banana bread!

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

My Greek Yogurt Banana Bread is one of my most popular recipes here on Lovely Little Kitchen. One reader (having read all the rave reviews) commented, “Awesome. I’m now a baker, which is incredible. And even if I double the recipe and make variations and sometime screw up tablespoons with teaspoons, somehow it still tastes… 

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Lovely Little Bits & Pieces

It’s time again for my monthly bits and pieces, where I share a few random things I think you should know about! 1. I loved this little post from my favorite decorator. Especially the part where she lets her kids fill up a garbage bag! My friend went to visit the Magnolia Shop in Waco,… 

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Copycat Quaker Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars - taste just like the store-bought version, but made with coconut oil and sweetened with honey!

Copycat Quaker Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

When I made these Healthy Chewy Apple Cinnamon Granola Bars a few weeks ago, I really loved them but I have to admit, my boys wondered where the chocolate chips were. To them, a granola bar has chocolate chips, so why in the world would I leave those out? Little Boy #3 is notorious for… 

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Homemade Yeast Doughnuts - How to make the most perfect homemade yeast doughnuts!

Homemade Yeast Doughnuts

While the rest of the blog world is busy sharing healthy and light, my brain is like, “Seems like a good day to make some doughnuts!” What’s wrong with me? Please don’t tell me. Because if these doughnuts are wrong, I don’t wanna be right. Complete doughnut heaven. I’m going to blame the husband. He… 

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