Cajun Shrimp and Corn Stew

  March 30, 2015

  This week I have been on a mission to find some new, yummy dinner recipes. Anyone that knows me, knows that I rarely repeat a recipe in my house. When my husband first met me, he realized after a year of dating that we had never eaten the same dinner twice. Life is too … Continued

Roasted Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Orzo

  March 25, 2015

  When I’m preparing meals for the week I keep two things in mind, 1. What is on sale at the grocery store 2. How much time do I have to prepare the meal each night. Tuesday nights are usually my late night and this meal was perfect for me be able to prep ahead … Continued

Cauliflower Tots

  February 1, 2015

  Okay, I am not going to pretend that these pictures do anything for these yummy tots. I tried out this new recipe after buying cauliflower. Cauliflower is probably my husband’s least favorite vegetable and he kind of hates when I make it. I really had low expectations because the last time I tried to … Continued

One Pot “Baked” Ziti

  January 18, 2015

  Last night, I conducted a cooking class. This easy recipe was a big hit! Since I had made the Baked Zit earlier in the week for my family, I can concur it was delicious and easy. The Italian Sausage gave the meal a great taste, but could easily be substituted for ground turkey, ground beef, … Continued

Bang Bang Shrimp

  January 11, 2015

  Bang Bang Shrimp The original recipe I found was to make a Shrimp and Bang Bang Sauce in a pasta dish, but since we already ate a pasta dish this week I decided to try it out over rice. I sure am glad that I did. This sauce was so easy and delicious!  My 2 year old … Continued

Asparagus and Scallion Beef

  December 19, 2014

Every Monday morning, I sit down and put together my menu and shopping list. I love incorporating new recipes with my old favorites. When I look for new recipes I have a criteria that I look for. Number One: the recipe MUST take no more than 45 minutes from start to finish. Now let me say, I … Continued

Vegetable Bolognese over Tortellini

  December 9, 2014

Every Monday and Tuesday I work late counseling families who are trying to improve nutrition for their family. Ironically while I’m counseling these families I miss dinner with my own. It’s still so important for me to have a balanced dinner for my family so I prep dinner ahead of time so it’s easy for … Continued

Cashew Chicken

  November 22, 2014

Tonight, I was looking for a recipe that was fast, didn’t require a dozen dishes and had lots of nutrition. I’ve never made a dish with whole cashews in it, but I had them in the cabinet so it was worth a try. I wasn’t left disappointed at all, especially when my 2 year old … Continued

Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Rolled Chicken

  August 22, 2014

This yummy chicken dish is the result of stuffed chicken and chicken parmesan having a beautiful baby. The chicken entree is both nutritious and tasty. Using fresh spinach is really important for making this dish delicious. If you choose to use frozen spinach, the filling will be watery if you don’t drain it well. The roasted peppers … Continued

Soft Chewy Pretzel Rolls

  August 4, 2014

All I can say about these rolls are YUM, YUM, YUM! These rolls are a cross between a pretzel and a roll..golden on the outside and chewy in the center. I am all about trying to make homemade bread and rolls easier so I took a chance and made this dough in my bread machine … Continued