Chicken & Broccoli Macaroni


This is another one of those meals that comes together super fast, tastes great and the entire family eats in a hurry. It will probably seem a little familiar to several other recipes that I’ve posted here. But I do that on purpose. For me, sometimes the easiest way to decide what to make for … Read more

Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cake


My husband’s birthday was this week and it’s always a little tricky to come up with a good dessert for him. He’s not a huge fan of traditional cakes and I’m not a huge fan of making the same desserts over and over again. So I always try to find something that will taste great … Read more

Maple Glazed Chicken


I love marinades. They are so easy to put together and they’re perfectly stolen moments friendly since I can let the meat sit in the marinade all day. I’ll admit that as much as I love these easy meals, we don’t do a lot of meat-based meals like this. It’s harder to stretch the meat, … Read more

Zesty Vegetable Side Dish


  The ingredients in this dish might sound like an odd combination, but trust when I tell you the result is absolutely delicious! Plus, it is so quick to throw together and it goes well with many different meals. This is one of those veggie dishes that has my kids asking for seconds and thirds. … Read more

Hot Fudge Peanut Butter Pudding Cake


This is one of my husband’s all-time favorite desserts. I don’t make it a lot (probably because the clean-up of the crock pot is such a chore), but it’s always well received when I do. In fact, if it’s been too long since I’ve made it, the family starts requesting it. If you’ve never made … Read more

Family Favorite Chili Recipe


I’ve been hesitant to post our family’s favorite chili recipe for quite awhile. Just like spaghetti, chili is a truly personal meal. What one family enjoys may be vastly different from what another family enjoy. In fact, I’d go as far as to say it’s a matter of individual taste for each person. When I … Read more

Homemade Donuts


I was first introduced to homemade donuts about a year and a half ago when my friend Toni (The Happy Housewife) posted them on her blog. I was smitten right away and made them the very next day. Since then, I’ve made them several times. They seem to get better each time. I don’t know … Read more

Tomato & Garlic Chicken & Veggies


I am a huge fan of versatile sauces or saucy-type meals. They are definitely at the top of my list when stocking the freezer or when I’m in a hurry and need a dinner that comes together quickly. For awhile I thought I had maxed out all my options for this type of dish. I … Read more

Mediterranean Pork Stew


Although leftover meat is a rare occurrence around our house, it is one of my favorite leftovers to have on hand. There are so many options for all kinds of leftover meats and it is so easy to stretch even small amounts. This Mediterranean Pork Stew was the result of some leftover pork. I didn’t … Read more

Sausage Hash Breakfast Skillet


I absolutely love one dish skillet meals. Clean up is a breeze and there’s just something about the taste when all those flavors merge together that I really enjoy. I tend to find breakfast skillet meals to be the easiest to just throw together with freezer and/or pantry items. Although we tend to eat these … Read more