Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Today I want to share with you a quick and easy recipe that everyone will LOVE! These chicken lettuce wraps are a copycat version of a restaurant favorite (P.F. Chang’s). They’re light yet surprisingly filling. They make great little appetizers or a flavorful meal. The best part is that you only need a handful of […]

White Chocolate Berry Pancakes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hungry Jack®. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. I’m back with another delicious breakfast recipe. With the holidays quickly approaching, I thought it would be fun to share a quick and easy way to jazz up buttermilk pancakes. We’re always looking for […]

Secret Life of Pets Movie Night

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, as always all opinions are 100% my own. Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home? The Secret Life of Pets is a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. To celebrate the film […]

French Toast Muffins

I’m kind of obsessed with breakfast and brunch, and thankfully my family is too! We especially love getting creative with French Toast, these little muffins were such a huge hit. They were a cinch to make and could easily be prepped the night before, refrigerated overnight and then baked in the morning. These would be perfect […]

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin desserts are always a huge hit with me! It’s taken quite some time for certain members of my family to get on board, but recipes like this one have slowly converted them. These pumpkin pie cheesecake bars are a combination of two holiday classics: pumpkin pie and traditional cheesecake. They’re thick, sweet and full […]

No-Bake Cheesecake Bars

It’s no secret that our family LOVES cheesecake. But making a traditional cheesecake takes a lot of time, especially in the oven! That’s where these no-bake cheesecake bars come in. There’s NO baking involved. Everything comes together in the refrigerator & freezer. So on those hot, hot summer days when you’re in dire need of a […]

Frozen Peanut Butter Pretzel Pie

Guys, we’re total peanut butter addicts over here. This frozen peanut butter pie is a delicious (almost) no-bake treat that’s perfect for warm weather. It has a chocolate pretzel crust, a thick and creamy peanut butter filling, and is topped with a luscious ganache and lots of peanut butter cups and pretzels. If you love […]

Chicken Stroganoff

Hi there! Natalie from Life Made Simple here today!! This cozy, comforting dish is perfect for those busy weeknights! It’s packed full of flavor and ready to go in just 40 minutes! I always struggle with what to make for dinner during the week, how about you? That’s where this chicken stroganoff comes in. It […]

Cherry Almond Cupcakes

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m sharing some super sweet cupcakes with you all! They’re packed full of maraschino cherries which gives them that pretty pink tint. Don’t you think they’d be perfect for Valentines Day?! Cherry-almond is one of my husband’s favorite flavor combos. So I thought […]

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. I’m back with another fall-inspired recipe today. P.S. did you catch my last one? If not, you’ll definitely want to check it out here! These sweet potato fries are some of the best homemade fries I’ve ever had! They’re crispy & flavorful and a whole lot […]

Individual No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. I’m back with another no-bake recipe today. P.S. did you catch my last one? If not, you’ll definitely want to check it out here! These individual no-bake cheesecakes are super easy to make and perfect for fall! Plus you can whip them up in just […]

No-Bake Snickers Cheesecake

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m really excited to share my no-bake snickers cheesecake recipe with you all! With summer in full swing I thought I would stick to something easy, simple and best of all, no-bake. That’s right, there’s no need to turn on your oven to create this […]

Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs {Disney Copycat Recipe}

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m excited to be sharing a recipe for hand-dipped corn dogs as part of Kristyn’s Disney-inspired series! One of my favorite parts about Disneyland (aside from the rides) is the food! The treats are creative and decadent and so are the snacks! If you’re like me […]

Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple.  Today I’m sharing a quick and easy recipe for cinnamon roll muffins. I don’t think it’s a big secret that I LOVE cinnamon rolls. I could eat them every day! But sometimes I don’t have the time or patience to wait for the dough to rise […]

Easy Lemon Herb Roasted Potatoes

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m sharing a really effortless side dish idea- easy herb roasted potatoes. I’m constantly trying to come up with new ideas for side dishes. Our family gets so tired of eating pilaf, butter noodles and mashed potatoes. This is a really flavorful and simple […]

Red Velvet Poke Cake

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m sharing a recipe that I’ve always wanted to make- a poke cake. Can you believe that I’ve NEVER made a poke cake prior to this red velvet one? I don’t know why I waited so long, because this cake is absolutely delicious! It’s […]

Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m sharing these old fashioned iced oatmeal cookies- they taste a lot like Mother’s oatmeal cookies, only 100x better! Growing up my mom always made us oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, so naturally I love any cookie with a good amount of oatmeal in them. […]

Pumpkin Bubble Bread

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m sharing a version of one of my favorite fall treats- pumpkin cinnamon rolls. Ever since I made my first batch a few years ago I just can’t seem to get enough! Instead of making traditional cinnamon rolls I thought I’d switch things up […]

Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple.  Today I’m sharing a version of one of my favorite Texas sheet cake recipes. When I was growing up my mom would make Texas sheet cake for us on special occasions. I always loved it!!! It was super chocolatey, moist and covered in a rich frosting. What’s not […]

Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizzas

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple. Today I’m sharing these summery sugar cookie fruit pizzas. They’re miniature versions of those gorgeous giant fruit pizzas you’ve seen all over Pinterest lately. Perfect for to take to parties, BBQ’s or just make for you and your family. I started off by whipping up […]

Root Beer Float Ice Cream Cake

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple.  Today I’m sharing a special cake that’s perfect for Father’s Day. I’ve always wanted to make a cake using soda so I finally gave it a try! This root beer float ice cream cake is made from a chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream (plus few […]

Bird’s Nest Sugar Cookies

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple.  I hope you love sugar cookies as much as I do, because today I’m sharing a festive sugar cookie recipe with you! Back in February I made a batch of bakery style sugar cookies and fell in love them. They were soft, sweet and tasted […]

Soft Baked Cinnamon Roll Pretzels

Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple.  Today I’m sharing a version of one of my favorite soft baked pretzel recipes. Back when I was in middle school I helped run an after-school cafe. Several students, including me, would spend all day making treats and snacks to sell to help raise money for […]

Mini Red Velvet Donuts

  Hello Lil’ Luna readers! It’s me Natalie, from Life Made Simple, and I have a confession to make. Prior to making these donuts I had never eaten any sort of red velvet dessert! That’s pretty crazy, right?! In my 25 years of life I’d somehow managed, that was until a few days ago. I thought […]