Valencia Orange Refresher Made Easy

Valencia Orange Refresher

Do you love the Valencia Orange Refresher that you have been able to get at your local upscale coffeehouse? You know the one I am talking about. It turns out that the customers of that upscale coffee chain are "devastated" that they are removing the popular iced drink from the menu. The Valencia Orange Refresher was discontinued this past month and there is an online petition … [Read more...]

Chicken and Orange Kabobs

Chicken and Orange Kabobs

Grab your tongs and fire up the grill. There is still plenty of summer left to enjoy these Chicken and Orange Kabobs! I traveled backed to Wisconsin this past May to see my family and I spent a few days with my brother Joe and his wife Peggy. Joe is a pretty good grillmaster but Peggy is really a "master chef" in the kitchen and baker as well. She is always experimenting … [Read more...]

Creamy Spinach Chicken Pasta: One-pot dish in 20 minutes

Slider Creamy Spinach Chicken Pasta Step-5

6:00 pm. You get home after a long long day at work. You drop your bag on the floor to take a breather. “Mommy, mommy… what’s for dinner tonight?” — you hear the voice coming from the TV room. You think to yourself: “Shoot! That’s a good question! WHAT’s for dinner tonight???” (and your heart starts biting a little bit faster). You’ve got your back, girl. Pasta. … [Read more...]

Loaded Deviled Eggs Recipe for Easter

deviled eggs with bacon

It is that time of the year! Eggs, eggs, everywhere. Bring on the eggs! We boil a ton of eggs to make sure that we have enough perfect eggs to dye or decorate for Easter and then we ask ourselves - "what am I going to do with all of these eggs?" Our family favorite is this loaded deviled eggs recipe. If you are hosting an Easter dinner, these deviled eggs are something you … [Read more...]

Easter Petit Fours

Easter desserts

The term petit fours is traditionally used to describe the miniature cookies and cakes that accompany an afternoon coffee or tea or that are served after a meal. Petit Four is a French term that means "small oven". In 19th century France, there were no gas ovens. Most food items were baked in a breadmaker's oven that was a huge cabin made out of stone. They would light a … [Read more...]

Easter Cupcake Chicks


Have fun with these adorable Easter Cupcakes this holiday season. Ingredients: Start with your favorite cupcakes, baked, cooled and ready to frost! We used Pillsbury Funfetti box mix. Swiss Butter Cream Recipe 4 egg whites 1 cup sugar 3 sticks butter, softened 1 tsp vanilla Frosting Directions: In a small pan on the stove, mix egg whites and sugar together … [Read more...]

Van’s Foods Easy Mealtime Hacks and Giveaway


This is a sponsored post provided by Van’s Natural Foods. Imperfect Women did receive compensation for promotion. We here at Imperfect Women know how busy you all are with your lives and most days you can use all the help you can get. We were excited when we were contacted by Van's and asked to share with our readers these awesome mealtime hacks that are both delicious, … [Read more...]

Pretty in Pink~ Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies


Delicious and easy to make strawberry cookies with the delightful addition of chocolate chips.   Valentine's Day is around the corner and these Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies will add a perfect touch to this sweetheart of a day! These cookies are a cake mix cookie that deliver just the perfect combination of strawberry and chocolate flavor. The recipe is very … [Read more...]

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Dip

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Dip

Looking for something simple and easy to make for your crowd on Super Bowl Sunday or for any upcoming party that you will be hosting? Try this Cheesy Bacon Ranch Dip. Bacon, cheddar, and ranch all in one dip is perfection! There are only 4 ingredients and it takes all of 5 minutes to mix. Make sure you make this dip ahead to allow all of the different flavors to combine and … [Read more...]

Healthy Living with a Little Help From a “Delightful” Bread

low carb chicken salad sandwich

In February of 2014 I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. I was tired, overweight and had out of control diabetes. I knew nothing about the disease, what caused it or how to treat it. After attending nutritional classes and meeting privately with a dietitian, I knew my lifestyle had to change. Number one, I had to change how I ate and what I ate and bring my high blood sugar … [Read more...]