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Happy Mother’s Day! Cedar Plank Salmon with Strawberry Salsa

Happy Mother’s Day! Cedar Plank Salmon with Strawberry Salsa

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon with Strawberry Salsa is the perfect dinner for Mom this Mother’s Day!  There is something about this salmon that just seems so warm and comforting, and it’s full of love.  Summer is almost here… finally!  Get Dad out at the grill, and […]

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Bow-Ba Fett Pasta! Or, commonly known as Pasta Primavera. I’m serving up this recipe from my May Menu on May 4th, which is Star Wars Day. May The 4th Be With You. Pasta Primavera is the perfect spring recipe. Last weekend, a huge snow storm […]

Cheesy Corn Bread Chili Pie

Cheesy Corn Bread Chili Pie

Cheesy Corn Bread Chili Pie is another recipe I was inspired by that I saw in a magazine.  The recipe is so simple to make and was a huge hit with the family! We usually always have corn bread when we have chili, and I had […]

30 Minute Sheet Tray Chicken Cutlets and Asparagus

30 Minute Sheet Tray Chicken Cutlets and Asparagus

Alright so my inspiration for this super simple Sheet Tray Chicken Cutlets and Asparagus came from a book I was flipping through at work called “Sheet Trap Suppers.”  The recipe struck my eye because D.J. is always asking for chicken cutlets, and lately he’s been […]

20 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

20 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice couldn’t be easier, and takes almost no time to make!  So, if you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner, this recipe is for you!  Best of all, it’s super healthy! I’ve been on a huge cauliflower kick lately, and wanted to try […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki is so easy to make, and involves minimal effort! This is a recipe that I feel like I have been trying to share for a long while now, and I have finally pulled it together, and have it to share.  As […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

Growing up, one of my Mom’s go-to dishes was a Chicken and Stuffing Casserole.  It was easy to make, and I could throw it in the oven for her after school, so that when Mom got home, dinner was ready.  This recipe is warm and […]

13 Easy Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes To Tackle This Sunday

13 Easy Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes To Tackle This Sunday

Fuel up for the Super Bowl tomorrow.  These appetizers will leave everyone cheering for more!  These easy to make snacks will keep you out of the kitchen so you can spend more time eating and watching football. I am so excited for the Super Bowl tomorrow! […]

You Already Have Everything You Need To Make These Easy Potato Skins

You Already Have Everything You Need To Make These Easy Potato Skins

Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, and the first thing on all of our minds is the food!  Potato Skins are a classic appetizer and are super easy to make.  Best of all you can start your prep tonight, leaving more time for football tomorrow! I […]

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites will make the perfect, healthy appetizer! Buffalo Wings are almost essential to a Super Bowl spread, but aren’t very healthy.  They are usually fried and then smothered in butter and hot sauce.  Not […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Simple and comforting – this Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup involves almost no effort, and is the perfect comforting dinner on a cool winter night. Making chicken noodle soup in the slow cooker is so simple, and has minimal mess which is a huge plus at dinner […]

Quick and Easy Banana Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Quick and Easy Banana Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

Use up over ripe bananas with this quick and easy Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. I usually make banana bread when I have any bananas that are a little too brown, but I wanted to make something different, and this ended up as Banana Cake. […]

Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Make Your Mashed Potatoes Stand Out this Thanksgiving with Simple Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Two simple ingredients turn everyday Mashed Potatoes into something special.  I absolutely LOVE mashed potatoes, and Herbed Mashed Potatoes are turning into my favorite way to eat them. I don’t know what it is about it, but by simply adding chives and parsley, my mashed […]

Turkey 101:  How To Brine A Turkey

Turkey 101: How To Brine A Turkey

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and if you’re thinking of brining a turkey this year, follow these tips for a moist, flavorful bird! Brining a turkey is extremely easy, it has a basic ratio of water to salt and sugar that you can […]

Easy Balsamic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Easy Balsamic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Sweet, savory and full of bacon!  Add these simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic at your Thanksgiving table and watch them disappear – even from the pickiest eaters. In our house, we do Thanksgiving early because of the blog.  It’s usually a FriendsGiving, […]

Sometimes Simple Is best – Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

Sometimes Simple Is best – Traditional Thanksgiving Stuffing

This traditional Thanksgiving stuffing is everything you want it to be and your family will be stuffing themselves. I guess that this recipe is actually dressing as we’re not actually stuffing the bird, but we still call it stuffing.  Usually, I like to make a […]