Wet Bean Burritos

Mexican food, especially when you use beans, are typically one of the least expensive meals you can put on your table. We love Mexican food at our house…not too spicy though. There is a Mexican Restaurant near us, that we sometimes visit and Doug always gets the Wet Burrito. We have made lots of different […]

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Happy Monday! Did you enjoy your weekend? We had beautiful weather and were able to get a lot of work done, that’s always a good thing! Like me, I know you are always looking for quick and easy meals that your family will love! Today we are sharing the recipe for the Baked Chicken Nuggets […]

Homemade Pizza Rolls and Weekly Menu Plan

One of our boys favorite treats are frozen pizza rolls so after working all day Saturday we decided to whip up some Homemade Pizza Rolls for an easy dinner. It seems as if Pizza makes it into our house regularly, I’m not really sure which we like best our Pizza Pockets or Pizza Ring but […]

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Pockets

Are you stuck in a cooking rut? So often, we get stuck making the same recipes, or even the same kinds of meals. Last weekend, we whipped up these Sweet and Sour Shrimp Pockets for a fun meal. Now of course, you can serve this meal without the pockets, maybe over a bed of rice, […]

Meatball Stroganoff

If  Meatball Stroganoff is not on your list of comfort foods you don’t know what you could be missing. I’m a big fan of creamy sauces and the full bodied flavors they lend to foods and while you can easily substitute store bought ingredients in this recipe to reduce the work, a little pre-planning on […]

Old Bay Tilapia Bites

We don’t eat alot of fish in our house, I suppose it has something to do with when Liz was pregnant and certain smells really set her off or the misconception that fish is difficult to prepare. Even today, when she walked into the kitchen, she noticed the smell before I could get them in […]

Pepperoni Pizza Ring and Weekly Menu Plan

Pizza in one form or another is just plain fun. It’s one of those meals that brings a smile to everyone’s face and can be eaten on the go. You can certainly grab one at the store or you could make this fun Pepperoni Pizza Ring for the kids the next time they are hungry for […]

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Hot Jambalaya! Hot Jambalaya! The best thing about creating recipes for the family in your own kitchen is that occasionally moments come along that make you realize that all the hard work is worth it.  This Slow Cooker Jambalaya recipe I adapted from Hunt’s is just the latest moment. And the best thing about this is that […]

Wolfgang Puck Italian Sauces Giveaway

Recently we were invited to try the NEW Wolfgang Puck Italian Sauces and we put one of them to the test with this Easy Chicken Parmesan. Each variety was developed using many of the same ingredients that Chef Puck uses in his world famous restaurants and include 100% natural, distinctive varieties like Tomato Basil, Four Cheese, […]

Open Faced Grilled Cheese

If there is one staple of our kids’ childhood while they have been growing up it would have to be grilled cheese sandwiches. There are so many ways to enjoy them, alone or pairing them with your favorite soup. Today I decided to created an Open Faced Grilled Cheese using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. While over […]

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