If you cook a lot of meat at home it’s essential to have a meat thermometer around. They’re easy to use and make sure that whatever meat you’re cooking with doesn’t become over cooked and dry or undercooked and unsafe to eat.
I tend to cook a lot of chicken at home, so I’m always using a meat thermometer to make sure that it’s safe to feed our boys before I cut into it and the juices come out causing it to become dry if I need to pop it back into the oven for a little while longer. I have used both digital non-digital meat thermometers and I prefer digital because I feel that they’re more accurate and easier to read. The Nubee Ultra-High Performance Professional Digital Food/BBQ/Meat Instant-Read Thermometer also has a backlit display which is so nice in my kitchen because the lighting is awful and the light bulb above the oven is burnt out so it’s awful trying to read anything digital if it’s not backlit.
You can also store data which is great if you’re cooking more than thing at a time. You can use it on any type of food that you’d life. I tend to only use them on meat though. I made a chicken, green beans, and potatoes bake when I was testing it out! You can also very easily switch from Fahrenheit to Celsius if needed depending on your preference. It also folds up very nicely for easy storage.
Something really special about this thermometer is that you’re able to set alerts for high and low temperatures. This would be really nice if you’re busy with lots of dishes and want to place the thermometer into whatever is being measured and walk away. It can let you know quickly whether it needs to cook a little longer or needs some more lovin because you cooked it too long! 😉
My absolute favorite thing about this meat thermometer and all other Nubee products is that it’s backed by a Lifetime warranty! I have awful luck with meat thermometers so luckily I’ve found the last one that I will ever need!
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My family tries to do our best to recycle as much as we can, however, we love our Keurig and use it at least once a day, if not more often. Needless to say, we go through a ton of K-cups! I discovered a way that we can finally do our part to help save the earth with our K-cups… it’s called Wakey Wakey Morning Coffee Pods For Keurig in Recyclable K Cups.
My husband and I both tried the coffee this morning, because we’re parents of 3 boys and we need coffee every morning! He likes to drink his black and I prefer mine with flavored cream. He said that he liked the flavor of the coffee, it was bold enough for him. He said “I mean it doesn’t knock my socks off or anything but it’s not bad at all, I’d drink it again.” I agree with him, the coffee is good. It was a little bit too strong for me black, but I don’t typically like it that way. Once I put my flavored cream into it, it was perfect.
We both like the fact that you can recycle the K-cup itself, typically they’re not recyclable. All you have to do is peel the aluminum off the top of the K-cup, dump the grounds either into your compost bucket or garbage, then place the K-cup into the recycle bin. It is 100% recyclable and made in the USA which is another huge PLUS. They’re also compatible in all Keurig Brewing Machines including the new 2.0.
If you’re ready to do your part to save the earth with your K-cups you can order either a 3 pack or 12 pack here.
**I was given this product at no cost for my unbiased opinion
I was recently given the Cooler Torch Koozie at a deeply discounted price to write a review on. I was honestly so excited to get this koozie in the mail because it has an LED light in the bottom that lights the bottle up that is inside of it. I had never seen one of these before.
We do a lot of camping in our RV in the summertime and are always having bon fires and obviously always have koozie’s around, both for us and the boys at the bonfire. The boys like to put their water bottles in them. Now when they use them they’ll have a flashlight as well! I’m pretty sure that they wouldn’t want moms pink one though, they’d probably want black or green.
I love how there are different light settings. There is the plain white, which will light your bottle up whatever color the liquid, a green light and a red light. The best part about the red light setting is that it rotates in a circle! How cool is that?!
It takes 3 AAA batteries in the bottom which easily comes apart with a micro Philips head screw driver, but you shouldn’t have to do that for awhile because it comes with batteries included! It has an easy on/off button in the back so it’s easy to operate while you’re taking a drink. It also has a smaller insert so it doesn’t matter what type of bottle you have the Cooler Torch is going to fit!
If you want to be the coolest kid on the block at your next bon fire you can purchase your own Cooler Torch right here
I was given coupons to purchase Free Chobani Greek Yogurt from Bzzagent.com to review. I was a little leery because I typically don’t like yogurt, but my whole purpose in reviewing products is to try and find new things that I enjoy. Well, I fell in love!
I’m able to eat the entire container of yogurt, which may not seem like a big deal to you, but for me it’s amazing! I like that it’s on the thicker side, which all greek yogurt is, but I feel like Chobanis’ is more than most. All of their products are made with natural ingredients and the cows who produce the milk that they use are not treated with added growth hormones. I also like that 10% of their profits go to charity!
I think that my favorite flavor so far is the Chobani Simply 100 Pineapple Coconut. It has little tiny pieces of pineapple through it and just tastes amazing. The best part about it is that it’s only 100 calories, 75% less sugar than regular yogurt and there’s no artificial sweetener. It’s sweetened with Stevia Leaf Extract. Since it’s naturally sweetened and made with only natural Non-GMO ingredients I’m ok sharing with my boys.
My husbands favorite Chobani Yogurt is the Chobani Flip Key Lime Crumble. He says that it tastes just like Key Lime Pie! It has a Key Lime flavored low-fat yogurt on one side of the package and graham cracker crumbles and white chocolate on the other, then you just flip the crumbles into the yogurt and savor the flavor!
My 1 year olds favorite Chobani Product is the Strawberry/Grape Kids Pouches. He loves that Spiderman is on the pouch. He easily eats the entire pouch with very little mess. My 8 year old has tried them also, but isn’t a big fan of punches in general, but he did say that it grape was really good. He said that it tasted just like grape juice. He hasn’t tried the strawberry, but my 1 year old doesn’t have a problem with it!
We have also tried the Chobani Kids Tubes in Strawberry and Mixed Berry. When I get home from the grocery store I always out these right into the freezer. When the boys want one all I have to do is warm it up a little bit with my hands and they instantly have a “frozen greek yogurt” treat! They love it and so do I, they’re having a special snack without all of the sugars of a popsicle!
So, in conclusion… Chobani Greek Yogurt products ROCK… so go buy some!!! 🙂
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