One Pan Andouille Sausage and Rice Recipe

Between homework, sports activities, and of course crafting, we often start dinner far later than intended and far later than we should. I used to be so good at it, gathering up my ingredients around 4:30pm, ready to plate dinner the minute my husband walked in the door, but it seems like time change has … Read more

Mexican Taco Stuffed Bell Peppers

There are two things I am thinking of as the work clock ticks down and family time begins: What am I going to make for dinner and when are the kids going to bed? Ok, ok, its not that bad. My kids are actually really amazing and while I do look forward to unwinding at … Read more

Rainbow Veggie Pizza

Enjoy Delicious Rainbow Veggie Pizza to brighten up and enjoy some of seasonal veggies! It’s no secret that my kids have the palette of like…a worm. I am pretty sure they have only three food groups: Chicken. Fries. Mac N Cheese. And my daughter is lactose intolerant. And admittedly the past, oh, forever, I have … Read more

New York Style Shrimp Recipe

When it comes to dinner, we want to do it all as parents. Provide something that tastes great, looks good on a plate (cause, let’s face it, family can be picky) and also doesn’t take too long in the kitchen. I don’t know about you, but we face homework and sports every night and things … Read more

One Pan Caprese pasta (No Draining!) Recipe

Admittedly I love all things Caprese. You put mozzarella, basil and tomatoes on bread I’m in. You put it on a plate…I’m in. You put it on a bagel…yet again, I’m in. And while I am always trying to Caprese the heck out of something for a side dish, the truth is, it makes a … Read more

Macaroni and Cheese Ideas Your Whole Family Will Love

Macaroni and cheese just might be the ultimate comfort food. There’s something about that combination of hot and melted cheese with perfectly cooked noodles that just makes you want to grab a fork and start eating. Making homemade macaroni and cheese from scratch can take some time, and those boxed kits contain more sodium and … Read more

Meatball Pizza Recipe

With the biggest game of the year coming up, two things are gonna happen: Get-togethers and FOOD. In my house, those go simultaneously and I am sure that in your house if you are planning on watching the big game (and excited still about who is going to make it there) you are ready for both. … Read more

Copycat KFC Original Chicken Recipe

Copycat KFC Original Chicken Recipe, a great way to get that amazing KFC taste at home. Go from fast food to home cooked without losing flavor, or gas. Scroll below for a printable version of you KFC inspired chicken. My family has a bad going out to eat habit. Not because we actually like the … Read more

Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings Recipe

I’m always looking for a quick and easy recipe while entertaining. My family loves to eat anything that is grab and go, so I knew that chicken wings would be the perfect addition to our July 4th BBQ. Wings are great for the kids and adults, plus they’re affordable, making them ideal for parties! The … Read more

One Skillet Chicken Parmesan Pasta

The past week we have been enjoying Mardi Gras, which has meant a lot of family, fun and eating on the go. Thankfully all of that is coming to an end, which means I am back in the kitchen and looking for easy recipes that my family will gobble up that take little time and … Read more

Mini Mummy Pizza with English Muffins

Halloween is hands down one of my very favorite holidays for food and crafts both. Between marbling a pumpkin, creating Frankenstein handprints, and of course, scary apple bites, there are chances for unlimited creativity this month. That being said, sometimes it’s hard to find non-candy options that bring Halloween into the everyday, which is why I … Read more

15 Minute Salsa Soup

Every month I get the Martha Stewart Everyday Food cookbook and I usually glance in there at all the pretty pics, tear out a few “maybe” recipes and then toss the book on my counter. Honestly, a lot of recipe books carry foods or spices I don’t regularly keep on hand so unless I plan … Read more

Mexican Cream Cheese and Bean Dip Recipe

  Old El Paso Recipes Mexican Cream Cheese and Bean Dip At least one night a week we eat Mexican food. Ok, maybe two. Three. THREE. No more than three. And because of that, I am always looking for ways to spice up family taco night with new flavors, new toppings, and new ideas for … Read more