Recipe : Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups

mini meatloaf cups

Sometimes, dinner pops up when you least expect it! Last week, I was busy getting my new computer all set up and before I knew it, everyone was asking what was for dinner! Dinner was “supposed” to be meatloaf, but I had forgotten to make the loaf and put it in the oven an hour […]

Juicy Shredded Chicken for Quick Weeknight Meals

Juicy shredded chicken for easy weeknight meals

This winter has been busy! I’ve been running my son back and forth to classes (hopefully he’ll get his license this spring!) and my daughter back and forth to after school activities. I want to have a nice meal on the table for the kids and my hubby when they get home from school and […]

Easy-Peasy Pineapple Ham Slow Cooker Dinner Idea

ham-pineapple-potatoes-carrots-slow-cooker

If you’re feeling rushed for time this week (who isn’t!?) and need a really quick meal to throw together for the family — I’ve got you covered! This is the easiest, simplest slow cooker ham recipe — ever. It isn’t even a recipe, just a few ingredients tossed into the crock pot and cooked until […]

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Simple Cheese Ravioli Bacon & Peas

cheese Ravioli bacon and peas

I was going to make regular old frozen ravioli with jarred pasta sauce for a quick dinner last Wednesday, but there was no sauce to be found in the cupboard. When I stumbled upon the package of bacon buried in the freezer, I knew I had to do something with it — must eat the […]

Easy Fettuccine Pasta with Bacon, Peas and Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce

bacon cream cheese alfredo sauce recipe

  There is no possible way to claim that this cream cheese Alfredo sauce is remotely good for you.  But hey, it’s got peas! More importantly, it’s packed with crispy, delicious bacon and even better — the cream cheese sauce that hugs the fettuccine noodles is rich and thick and hearty and so indulgent! I […]

NatureRaised Farms® Orange-Sage Oven-Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

orange sage chicken

Thank you to NatureRaised Foods for sponsoring this article. Learn how NatureRaised Foods is “Doing What’s Right, Right from the Start™” in your area. It’s mid-summer and most nights, the kids and hubby start roaming around the kitchen at 4pm, wondering what’s for supper. I love to toss together simple and fresh one-dish meals for […]

How would you use Heluva Good! Greek Style Yogurt Dip? #HVGgoesGreek #MC

Heluva! Good Greek Yogurt Style Dip

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Heluva Good! I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My husband loves to eat chips and dip. He is always bringing home bags of chips and containers of  Heluva Good! french onion dip. […]

Comfort Food: Sweet & Spicy Cornbread Casserole

sweet spicy cornbread casserole

Winter is back in full force and I’ve been cooking dishes that need to spend a little time in the oven. Turning the oven on means our home gets a little bit warmer and baking a comforting meal is good for warming the family up from the inside out! This Cornbread & Hamburger casserole is […]

Eat your veggies with Birds Eye Steamfresh Kid-friendly meals!

buffalo chicken bake recipe

Even though my kids aren’t little any longer, they still enjoy getting in the kitchen with mom to help create meals they will approve of. Of course, there a few tricks that I use to encourage them to use veggies in the dishes we create. One is to incorporate their favorite foods into the meals […]

Quick Chicken Alfredo Pizza recipe

quick chicken alfredo pizza

I was going to let the kids and hubby fend for themselves for supper tonight. Then came the sounds of cupboards doors opening and closing, back and forth walking, refrigerator staring… No, things are not going to magically appear in the fridge if they weren’t there 10 seconds ago. Or the 10 seconds before that. […]

Crockpot Cooking: Layered Barbecue Chicken Dinner

chicken crockpot dinner

Last week when I was planning out our menu, I came across a very easy slow cooker recipe for a complete barbecue chicken dinner in the slow cooker. Yum! I am all about making dinners that don’t need me to be in the kitchen for an hour before serving supper, especially on a busy weeknight! Basically you layer frozen […]

Eating Light – Fettuccine with Spinach Pesto #recipe

Pesto Pasta Recipe

The Spring 2012 edition of Eating Light - 400 Calories or Less has 103 slimmed down versions of your favorites! Try this delicious and healthy pasta recipe that uses fresh herbs, cheese and spinach to create a gorgeous, lower calorie meal. Then, check out the Stuffed Pork Chops and 7-Layer Dip! Fettuccine with Spinach Pesto #recipe Prep time 10 mins Cook […]