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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 […]

Try Something New For Dinner – Easy Cheesy Potato Gratin

Try Something New For Dinner – Easy Cheesy Potato Gratin

Potato Gratin will rock your holiday table this year. I think I promised this recipe last month, and to be honest, since Anthony started school, I’ve been a little behind on well, everything.  But I have finally got my groove back, and better late than […]

20 Minute Spiralized and Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots | #FoolproofThanksgiving

20 Minute Spiralized and Honey Roasted Rainbow Carrots | #FoolproofThanksgiving

We are gearing up for Thanksgiving in our house, and these Spiralized Carrots were a huge hit with a fun twist on a classic – Honey Roasted Carrots. Now, I know that this isn’t the prettiest picture, but boy oh boy are they delicious!  I’m […]

5 Minute Shreddedd Brussels Sprouts

5 Minute Shreddedd Brussels Sprouts

These simple Shredded Brussels Sprouts are ready from pan to plate in only 5 minutes! Sooo…maybe I spoke too soon about the weather.  It is only 43 degrees right now!  Brrrrr…   It was pretty chilly last night too, and the weather made me want […]

How To Make Homemade Potato Chips

How To Make Homemade Potato Chips

Homemade Potato Chips are so incredibly easy to make, you’ll find yourself frying some up next time you are craving chips! I’m pretty sure my family needs to take out stock in a chip company – maybe Uncle Shmo (hint…hint…) can help us out!  But, seriously, […]

This Pad Thai Recipe Will Make You Forget About Takeout Forever!

This Pad Thai Recipe Will Make You Forget About Takeout Forever!

There is no need to call for takeout with this classic noodle dish.  Pad Thai is is easy to make and the sauce recipe makes more than you’ll need and can be frozen for your next dinner party or weeknight meal. This is another one […]

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Fall Vegetables

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Fall Vegetables

I absolutely LOVE the fall!  Everything about it; sweaters, boots, pumpkin spice lattes, brussels sprouts, squash…. you name it! I’m sure by now, if you’ve been following Mom’s Bistro, you know how much I love easy dinners, and this is one of my fall favorites. […]

Dog Treats!  Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats

Dog Treats! Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats

Bananas a little overripe?  Turn them into Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treats! I got a bone shaped cookie cutter from work, and Anthony was determined to make some dog treats for Bella, so we made these easy Peanut Butter and Banana Treats with ingredients […]

30 Minute Zucchini Noodles with Pesto Marinated Chicken and Roasted Tomatoes

30 Minute Zucchini Noodles with Pesto Marinated Chicken and Roasted Tomatoes

Spiralized zucchini with sweet roasted tomatoes and pesto marinated chicken breast ready in about 30 minutes. I remember about 4 years ago now, having Supper Club with some of our friends and I had recently purchased a juilenne peeler and I thought it was the […]

Back To School Giveaway!!  Easy Lunches with Revolution Foods NEW In A Cup!

Back To School Giveaway!! Easy Lunches with Revolution Foods NEW In A Cup!

I can’t believe that my baby is off to school in exactly a week!  Seems like just yesterday, we were potty training, and he was still my little baby who wanted to snuggle on the couch watching Blue’s Clues.  Now, he’s a big boy who […]

26 Make Ahead Meals for Back To School

26 Make Ahead Meals for Back To School

School is already in full swing here in Colorado.  We’re lucky in our county, and still have one more week until school starts.  Anthony’s first day of school EVER is August 23rd.  I’m kind of already a mess over this whole thing, that my baby […]