Posts made in May, 2019

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in blog | Comments Off on Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Summer is upon us, and if kids are still like I was many years ago, having snacks at the ready is imperative. Between baseball games, swimming lessons, day camp, and running around at the park, they work up quite an appetite! The important part is to find a balance between a snack that they will love and a snack that you will love for them (ahem, healthy). Today, I am featuring a new favorite recipe for something that checks both boxes: Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers. You already know that taco-anything is already a win, now pack it in veggies, dash on some cheese, and dip it in a fresh avocado crema and this is a game changer. I like making a bunch of these at once and...

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Almost-Famous Meatloaf

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in blog, blogs, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Almost-Famous Meatloaf

Here at Mama Jess, we think that meatloaf gets a bad rep. It is stereotyped for being children’s least favorite food (along with Brussels sprouts which is mind boggling) and its name does nothing to convey the delicious entrée that it is. What you hear is a loaf of meat but what you get is so much more! Which is why, today, I am posting my mom’s Almost-Famous Meatloaf recipe. Classic, delicious, and very easy to make. Disclosure: the other problem with meatloaf is that it is not very pretty to photograph… First things first preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Then, in a large bowl, add the eggs, milk, and breadcrumbs, stirring with a fork to combine. I let this...

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Cauliflower Rice Jambalaya

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in blog | Comments Off on Cauliflower Rice Jambalaya

Hello Mamas! Today I am bringing you the perfect “Oh Shoot I Still Need to Make Dinner” meal. It is packed with veggies and packed with a punch too! It’s an entree and side dish all in one so there is basically no fuss at all, and it takes less than 30 minutes to make. The other great thing? It features our sauce, of course! Here is what I am talking about: Cauliflower Rice Jambalaya. First things first: lets heat some olive oil up in a large sauté pan for a few seconds. Next, add in the garlic and onions, letting it all sauté until the onions are translucent. After a few minutes, add the diced peppers, stirring frequently until soft. Next, in goes the sliced...

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Lemon Buttermilk Scones

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Lemon Buttermilk Scones

Surprise! We decided to grace you with not one…but TWO scone recipes! Consider it our early Mother’s Day gift for all of your lovely ladies. For all of the lemon lovers out there, this is such a delicious recipe that the 8 scones didn’t even make it to breakfast…they were entirely consumed by my family approximately 20 minutes after coming out of the oven. Let that be a warning… While I would love to say this recipe is my creation, I actually followed Baker Bettie’s recipe to a T, which you can find here: But I will also write it out for you below. Super easy to...

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Raspberry Oatmeal Scones

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in blog | Comments Off on Raspberry Oatmeal Scones

I can’t lie, I have a bit of a sweet tooth. Okay…a lot of a sweet tooth…and especially in the morning. Pancakes, croissants, muffins, crepes…I love anything sweet for breakfast. But, not everyone in my family does. So these scones were a happy medium due to the fact that they are so subtly sweet! Plus the oatmeal makes it just feel a bit more healthy… These scones are perfect for Mother’s Day brunch, breakfast in bed (psst: pass this recipe along to your kids and husbands!), or even to box up and give to Mom. We will warn you though: it’s hard to just eat one! Something I will note though: you probably notice that my scones are quite pink. I used...

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