Two peanut butter lattes on a wooden board with peanut butter cups next to them.

Easy Peanut Butter Latte

Peanut butter lovers rejoice! This silky smooth Peanut Butter Latte is perfect for making mornings a bit more bearable.
Dipping a tortilla chip into a red bowl filled with copycat Chili's white spinach queso.

Chili’s White Spinach Queso (Copycat Recipe)

Grab some chips and get ready to dip into this irresistibly gooey cheese dip!
A stack of carrot cake cake mix cookies with cream cheese frosting and pecans.

Carrot Cake Cake Mix Cookies

The comfort and nostalgia of carrot cake right in the palm of your hand!
Plated jambalaya pasta.

One Pot Jambalaya Pasta

Packed with shrimp, sausage, and zesty Cajun seasoning, your whole family will be begging for seconds.

Quick + Delicious Recipes for Food-Lovers With a Lot on Their Plate

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Hi, I’m Lauren!

I love to cook — but even more importantly, I really like to eat!

I have a demanding day job that keeps me busy, so time is precious. That’s why I’m all about finding ways to make delicious, restaurant-quality meals at home on a tight schedule.

I’m a cooking school graduate and have published 5 cookbooks all about making meals at home easier.


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Snacks and Treats

  • Carrot Cake Cake Mix Cookies
    The comfort and nostalgia of carrot cake right in the palm of your hand!
  • Peppermint Frosted Cake Mix Cookies
    Soft and chewy 4-ingredient cake mix cookies topped with a super simple homemade frosting and festive peppermint pieces.
  • Ferrero Rocher Cookies (Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies)
    Ferrero Rocher cookies are the perfect choice for anyone who loves chocolate.  These thick and chewy chocolate hazelnut cookies are are 100% better than any store-bought cookie I’ve ever had, and they have only 6 ingredients!
  • No Churn Coffee Ice Cream
    This simple no-churn coffee ice cream recipe whips up into a deliciously smooth and creamy dessert that’s perfect for those of us who are short on time but want to enjoy a sweet summer treat. 

Easy Recipes for Busy People