Easy & Quick

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato

This is a great side dish!  Butternut squash and sweet potato are simmered together in a perfect pairing that fills food cravings and gives you a side dish that is full of vitamins, minerals and fiber.   I was first introduced to this recipe by my mother-in-law (shout out: Hi […]

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Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

Spring is supposed to be here, but even with (slightly) warmer temperatures, our house still loves a good soup.  This recipe for Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder is really hearty and a win all around the table. I have ALWAYS made chicken and vegetable and chicken noodle soups.  I’ve probably made […]

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No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars

Do you like easy, fast, healthy, snacky, convenient AND easy (oh did I say that already???) foods for your family?  Well I do!  My kids rave about these and tend to gobble them up really fast.  Oats, cheerios, flax, honey, almond butter and chocolate have staring roles in this easy […]

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Breaded Pork Chops

Breaded Pork Chops

My family enjoys my “Smothered” Pork Chop recipe, but I wanted to try something a little different.  Introducing Breaded Pork Chops (or ribs).  A tasty variation that brings together country cooking basics with an Italian style crisp crust. How they’re made: Just a few simple ingredients gets the job done.  […]

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Chicken and Mushroom Fricassee

Chicken and Mushroom Fricassee

Another low-carb, one pan meal that can be ready in 30 minutes.  Chicken and mushroom fricassee is a delicious midweek meal or can be easily dressed up for a nice weekend dinner date at home. I love being able to cook a meal using as few pots and pans as […]

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Crock-Pot Orange Marmalade Meatballs

Crock-Pot Orange Marmalade Meatballs

Getting together for a little March Madness fun?  Want to make something a little unique, but a favorite for a party? Oh I do love this one.  It’s just enough sweet flavor mixed with a zippy kick of jalapeño pepper.  Crock-Pot orange marmalade meatballs with a little twist will keep […]

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Easy Low Carb Breakfast Muffin Bake

Easy Low Carb Breakfast Muffin Bake

Easy low carb breakfast muffin bake  is a go-to for busy families, people that prefer a low carb diet and those of us who love bacon.  The great thing about this recipe is that it can be altered in numerous ways depending on your family preferences.  I have a meat […]

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One Pan Chicken and Vegetables

One Pan Chicken and Vegetables

This is so tasty, very healthy and easy to make.  The best part about it is you have very minimal cleanup afterward with this One Pan Chicken and Vegetables recipe.  The lemon and honey flavor is fantastic in this quick-to-make-meal. One pan meals are very popular these days.  Who doesn’t […]

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Homemade Coffee Creamer

Homemade Coffee Creamer

I haven’t always paid attention to food labels, but after I started reading them I couldn’t believe the stuff that was in the “food” I was eating.  One product that needed to change was my coffee creamer, which I LOVE, so I decided to try making it myself.  Homemade Coffee […]

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Sausage Kale Soup

Sausage Kale Soup

This is a very popular soup recipe at our house.  I can make a double batch of it and it’s still not enough to keep leftovers.  Very hearty, delicious and filling.  Sausage Kale Soup with cannellini beans and potatoes will keep em coming back for more…and more…and more.  What better […]

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