Now that it’s summer, it’s the perfect time to make your neighbors jealous with something yummy smelling coming from your yard! This recipe is great because the prep is low and it’s quick to prepare. The marinade makes these chops have fantastic flavor and gives it an awesome char that you can only get from a good grill night! You can have these on the table before the family gets too hungry and you can eat outside in the beautiful weather. [Read more…]
There’s nothing like a baked ham. It smells amazing and the leftovers last forever! But if you are the thrifty type, it kills you to throw away the ham bone when it still has huge hunks of ham on it. This recipe is for you! It slow cooks so every last bit of that ham gets put to good use, and mixed with all the other ingredients…..lets just say that you will have a happy tummy! [Read more…]
Ever since I was a kid, kielbasa has been a part of my diet. My mother used to make regularly and I’ve continued to use it. My Spicy Kielbasa Pasta is a huge hit but sometimes I just want to make it different. This pasta has a creamy garlic cheese sauce that mingles well with the kielbasa. This is a great weeknight option that will make everyone happy. [Read more…]
I love caesar salad! It’s one of my most favorite things in the world. I love the tangy dressing, the croutons and just the overall flavor. Lets be honest, this is a salad that can make you love salad. This version is delicious because it takes crisp asparagus and tops it with some caesar goodness! This is a great side dish option or even as a meal itself! I went simple with this but you can absolutely top with some shredded parmesan for a little extra kick!
But if you love Caesar and want to get out of the rut, this is a way to liven it up!
Who doesn’t love potatoes? This recipe is extra amazing because it’s full of flavor and you can make it all in one pan. I lined my baking sheet with foil and I didn’t even have to wash anything. I don’t have a dishwasher so I’m always down for less dishes to wash. What I love about this is that you can make them as a side for your main dish or you can just eat them as a meal themselves. [Read more…]
I love easy dinners. Don’t get me wrong, I’m down with roasting a turkey or something but it’s nice to have things in your back pocket that are easy to throw together. This is great for those nights when soccer practice runs late and you were stuck in traffic but you still want a hot meal in the kids before bedtime. By the time the kids are washed up and at the table, this will be ready to go! [Read more…]
So my son recently had his fourth birthday. Not only was I completely blown away that I had a child who was four, I was also trying to put together a party that wasn’t a huge wallet breaker. Now this recipe will be a little different. I will share the recipe for Raspberry Buttercream, but I’ll also be showing how to make an awesome bakery rich cake at a fraction of the price! [Read more…]
Sometimes you just need a go-to chicken recipe. There are lots of recipes that ask for cooked chicken and this is the perfect way to cook it up ahead of time to have ready. This is also a great recipe to have for an easy dinner. This comes out cooked to perfection, moist and flavorful. This is easy and quick to make so it’s a perfect weeknight dish to throw together with some Roasted Green Beans or Roasted Red Potatoes. Even better, you can bake up a bunch of these and cut them up when they are done and keep them in the fridge to add to your salad for some easy protein! [Read more…]
You have no idea how happy I am that spring is here. Of course, it’s freezing cold today but it’s like the light at the end of the tunnel. Winter is almost over! This recipe is great for this time of year because now gardeners are getting back into the swing of things and growing their own vegetables so if you are one of those that just heads to the backyard for your produce, you grab some and get some herbs and you are in business! These are full of flavor and makes an easy side for any meal you are making. [Read more…]
I don’t know about you but sometimes I’m totally wiped by the time I walk in the door at night. All I want to do is veg on the couch and binge a few episodes of SVU. But sadly those days are over as I have two tiny humans who need to eat. So I try to come up with meals that are easy to make that are still good. This recipe is great now that it’s getting nice out, it puts you in the summer mood. You’ll be wanting to fire up the grill after eating this. [Read more…]