Tomato Basil Pasta with Grilled Chicken

This one dish Tomato Basil Pasta with Grilled Chicken is an easy chicken recipe that requires just 5 minutes of prep time. Just toss everything in a baking dish, and bake for 40 minutes.    This week I was on a roll with this whole Meal Planning thing. I have my good weeks and my […]

Beer Battered Fish Tacos With Creamy Avocado Lime Sauce

Warm flour tortilla boats filled with beer battered fish and topped with shredded cabbage, a splash of lime, and a creamy avocado sauce. This Beer Battered Fish Tacos With Creamy Avocado Lime Sauce recipe is sponsored by Gorton’s. The kids have been back to school for about three weeks now and I thought we’d fall […]

Margarita Spaghetti Squash

My new favorite vegetable, spaghetti squash! Have you tried it? Learn how to make this amazing baked Margarita Spaghetti Squash stuffed with fresh Roma tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella cheese. Until 2 years ago, I never knew that Spaghetti Squash existed. My neighbor dropped off a few extra vegetables from their garden and two of them […]

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

As a child I never realized how convenient having a garden in our back yard was or how much work it was for my parents. Their garden was at least 35 x 20, and was filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, pumpkins, and beans.   My favorite part was always the strawberries, and the bread & butter […]

Crock Pot Mongolian Beef

The past month I took way too many trips to the grocery store and spent more time going up and down the isles than I needed to. More trips to the grocery store means more money spent since I can never just run in for “one” thing, that one ingredient turns into a cart full. […]

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells

Are you a Buffalo Chicken fanatic? Then you’ll love these Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells. This pregnancy has been completely different then my last two in more ways then one. One of the major differences is the food that I have been craving. With Jonathan it was KFC’s cole slaw and biscuits, with Trevor it was Nesquik chocolate […]

Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

As the spring sports start up, afternoons are getting more hectic, especially on Wednesdays when the boys have kickball right in the middle of dinner time. By the time practice is over, it’s too late to make dinner as lights out for the children is just an hour later. On Wednesdays and many other school […]

One Pot Meals: Cheesy Sausage & Pasta

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Hood Cream. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. With hockey season in full swing, our weekends and afternoons have been jam-packed. By the time work, school, and activities are done with, I’m ready […]

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Braid

Put a new twist on Chicken Broccoli Alfredo with this Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Crescent Braid. Between hockey, school, and other various school activities, our days have been booked solid lately. Add in a holiday, and things become even more hectic. This past week I’ve been trying to get the house ready for Thanksgiving while packing for […]

Smothered Chicken Legs

Some weeks I’m more organized then others, but if there is one thing in our house that I slack on it’s mealtime. I’ll go into my spurts when I’ll fill the freezer with crock-pot freezer meals, but once they are gone it sometimes takes me a month or two to stock the freezer again. Menu […]

Sweet Potato and Chicken Tacos With Avocado Cream Sauce

Although they’re quick and easy for sports nights,  I have been getting tired of the same old beef and chicken tacos that we have almost weekly. A few weeks ago I decided to change things up a little bit and swapped out our  lettuce, tomato, and cheese for black beans, corn, and sweet potatoes.  Growing up, […]

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

For the past month or so, I have been working on not only eating healthier but exercising daily in order to loose weight and to live a healthier lifestyle. I’m not following any specific diet, but I am cutting back on sweets, and working on portion control and so far, it’s been going good. I […]