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Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time to grill! We’ve been barbecuing 3-4 times a week as I just can’t resist the ease and flavor of a grilled dinner. Whatever you might be cooking up, these grilled brussels sprouts are the… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Made-to-Order Pizza Pasta Bowls

My girls love make-your-own-meals, like taco night, oatmeal and toppings breakfast, or salad bar. Do your kids enjoy making personalized meals, too? Here’s a fun twist on pizza night that we have been enjoying at our house – made-to-order pizza… Continue Reading →

Simple Supper: Turkey Roll-ups

I’m all for quick easy, especially when it comes to cooking dinner. And if I can make something with 5 ingredients or less, I’m a happy mom! So I’ve partnered with Butterball to bring you another family favorite recipe that makes mom… Continue Reading →

Turkey Taco Pie for an Easy Family Dinner

We are big fans of mexican food. My kids gobble up tacos, enchiladas, and burritos. For today’s dinner, I’ve partnered up with Butterball to bring you another family favorite recipe for our Turkey Taco Pie. It’s a great way to… Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Camper’s Turkey Chili

We’re a big camping family. We love the outdoors, sleeping in tents, and cooking up yummy camp food! Planning meals for camping can be a bit tricky, especially with kids. So I like to make it as easy as possible… Continue Reading →

Turkey Sausage and Vegetable Stir Fry

Summer is a-comin’, and you know what that means? I’m always on a big push to eat healthier and get this body into summer swimsuit shape! I’m actually hosting a “biggest loser contest” with my family – siblings, cousins, etc…. Continue Reading →

Leek and Goat Cheese Puff Pastry Tart

I am feeling rather lazy in the kitchen these days.  The thought of a gourmet meal each night does sound dreamy…when someone else washes the dishes or does the actual cooking.  A lot of planning and thought goes into fancy… Continue Reading →

Blendtastic Pesto, Sauces, and Popsicles

Ever since I saw a Blendtec blender in action at a local event, they really blended a rake in front of my very own eyes, I’ve been dying to get my hands on one of these. So I was thrilled… Continue Reading →

Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board

I am a meal planner. I refuse to go grocery shopping without my week’s worth of meals planned out and list made. (It’s either that or wander aimlessly around the grocery store for two hours and then make ten more… Continue Reading →

Creating a Good Green Salad

(Mixed greens with strawberries, cashews, feta, and chicken.) I never thought I liked salad because all I ever saw when I was growing up was insipid iceberg lettuce, dry preshredded carrots and gloppy ranch dressing. Now that kind of salad… Continue Reading →

Fresh Tomato Pesto Salad

As our garden is blooming and overflowing with tomatoes, I’ve been looking for some good recipes to use them with. My mother-in-law brought over this fresh Tomato Pesto Salad dish the other night. It was so yummy, I had to… Continue Reading →

Grilled Portabello Mushrooms… Yum-O

My father-in-law is quite handy on the grill! He’s always testing out fabulous food to BBQ. I have to thank him for sharing this delicious recipe with me. These Grilled Portabello Mushrooms are so easy to make with only 3… Continue Reading →

One Chicken, Two Meals

This is a fabulous recipe my good friend Liz gave me 5 or 6 years ago.  It’s great for summertime when you don’t want to heat up the house by turning on the oven.  Plus it’s easy, fast, and really… Continue Reading →

Mini Meatloaves in a Muffin Tin

Don’t you just love these cute Mini Meatloaves? I love cooking things in muffin tins. It makes everything so tiny and cute to eat. Remember these Pop Up Pancakes? Yum! Well, these Mini Meatloaves in a Muffin Tin are perfect… Continue Reading →

Homemade Basil Pesto

I’ve been growing Basil in the garden for one purpose, Pesto! With only 4 ingredients, this yummy green sauce is so easy to make. It goes great with pasta, pizza, sandwiches, and is perfect as a dip for a crusty… Continue Reading →

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Thanks to my sweet sister-in-law, Cathy, I have been making these easy Enchiladas with this can of sauce for a few years now. The recipe is right on the back. With only 4 ingredients, it feeds my family of 4… Continue Reading →

Tortilla Pizza

I have left over pizza toppings from last weeks homemade pizza making. There’s a bottle of pizza sauce and a big package of pepperoni in my fridge that I know is going to go bad by the time we make… Continue Reading →

Rotisserie Chicken Without the Fuss

This brown succulent bird, living in a plastic domed palace, is just waiting for me to buy him pre-cooked and ready for eating. With a Costco right across the street from my house, how can I beat buying their rotisserie… Continue Reading →

I Want my Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back

I worked at Tony Roma’s when this song came out and we all sang it in the back kitchen. I don’t think the managers liked that. This job is where I learned to loooooove pork ribs. The cook would give… Continue Reading →

Easy Taco Soup for Dinner, Ole’

I make Taco Soup at least once a month. It is easy on the paycheck and quick in the kitchen. I first got this recipe from my darling friend, Becca. Of all the recipes I use, she has given me… Continue Reading →

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