Category archive: “Recipes”

10 Scrumptious Brunch Bar Ideas

Hosting a brunch is so much fun, especially when it comes to planning a menu. You have so many options to choose from and you can be your most creative self. When the ladies of M2O plan brunches, anything from breakfast to lunch recipes are fair game. Many brunch favorites can be presented in an…

5 Cool Kid Drinks for Any Occasion

Vampire’s Blood This fun, colorful slushy is easy to make and is sure to be a great hit at a Halloween party. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice 6 cups water 2 3 oz. packages Strawberry JELL-O 1 46 oz. can Pineapple Juice 1 quart orange juice 2 2 liters Lemon Lime…

Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Salad

  Finding a big bowl of pasta salad in the fridge after a long day’s work is a welcomed surprise, especially for a weary soul. Making a big batch of this means that you’ll have a quick and nutritious snack that just keeps getting better. A perfect summer snack for all of us on the go! Ingredients  …

Peachy White Sangria

  Spring is here and with summer just around the corner, it’s time for outdoor parties and this white refreshing Sangria is just perfect for any gathering. You can make it in large or small batches the day before, chilled in your fridge ready to go for the party.   Ingredients 1/3 cup brandy 1/3 cup peach schnapps…

Sweet & Salty Travel Mix

  Snack mixes are the perfect travel companion. They are easy to transport, filling, and full of energy boosters. You can also keep these snack bags on hand at home anytime for a little pick-me-up! Ingredients – 1 (10 ounce) package mini circle pretzels – 5 cups Honey Nut Cheerios – 5 cups Corn Chex…

Chocolate Lava Cake!

There are so many stories about how Chocolate Lava Cake came about. One suggests that it was the result of a mistake. The chef pulled a chocolate sponge cake from the oven before it was done and found that the center was still runny. He decided to serve it anyway since it had a good…

Godiva Chocolate Martini!

Get in “the mood” with this sweet cocktail. We all know that chocolate is an aphrodisiac. This can be the cocktail that ends the evening and really gets the night going!   Ingredients -1 1/2 ounces Godiva original chocolate liqueur -1 1/2 ounces Creme de Cacao -1/2 ounce vodka (Use vanilla or raspberry vodka for…

Christmas Candy Bar!

 Here is a simple, fun dessert for your next party.  A lovely candy bar! Use a mix and match of glass jars or vases to display your colorful candy selection. Add some little scoops, treat bags and twist ties so guests can serve themselves or take some sweets home with them. You can customize this…

Holiday Wreath Cookies

This recipe is an oldie, but goodie. Making these wreaths is easier than it looks. Just work fast, butter your fingers, and delight in this holiday sweet treat! Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 30 large marshmallows 1 1/2 teaspoons green food coloring 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 4 cups cornflakes cereal 2 tablespoons cinnamon red…

Pumpkin Choco-Bread

Now is the time to take advantage of the season and make some pumpkin flavored treats. This recipe can be used to make bread (60 min) or muffins (40 min). You can even spice it up with a sweet butter spread or cream cheese frosting! Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 4 eggs 1/2 c vegetable oil 1/2 c applesauce…

Trifle Brownie Recipe!

  This dessert recipe looks striking, tastes decedent, and is easy to make. Take it to your next dinner party and YOU will be the main attraction!   Ingredients   1 pan of brownies 1 cup Kahlua, Frangelico, or other liqueur (optional) 1-2 pints of strawberries 1 Tbsp sugar 2 1/2 cups cold milk 3…

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