Category Archives: Recipes

5 Make Ahead Breakfasts

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Back to school is quickly approaching or it may have even started for some of you. Breakfast is a key ingredient in our kids’ daily routine. It feeds their little brains to they can soak up all that good information at school. However, getting kids up and out the door while making sure they eat something good can be a… Read more »

No Fuss Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

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I’ve gotten tired of trying to figure out what to take for lunch each day to work. This past Sunday I figured I would pull out the slow cooker, and whip up some no fuss chicken tacos that I can eat on my lunches throughout the week. I love using my slow cooker! It allows me to do everything else… Read more »

5 Go To Freezer Meals

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Back to school time can be hectic when you get home from work. Kids working on homework and asking what’s for dinner. These 5 go to freezer meals can be either popped in the oven and left alone as soon as you get home, or thrown in the slow cooker before you leave for work in the morning. Chicken Broccoli… Read more »

Canning and Freezing Vegetables

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You’ve planted a garden this year, but now veggies are starting to be harvested. Maybe you are realizing you shouldn’t have planted 12 tomato plants. Or, the 10 cucumber mounds that you planted have become a bed of cucumbers. What do you do with all these extra vegetables? Your best option is to keep them for the cold winter months… Read more »

Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers

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My wife is looking for ways to cut some carbs from our diet. She came up with an amazing recipe for Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers that is super simple to make. Spaghetti is a staple for us to eat mostly because it is something that our kids will devour. My wife has been looking to cut some carbs from our… Read more »

Healthy Jalapeno Poppers

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Jalapeno poppers are one of my wife’s and my weaknesses. They are amazing, but not very good for you when they are dripping in grease from the fryer. Our mission was to find a healthy jalapeno popper option. And, I’m happy to say, we came up with a delicious recipe for you! Here’s what you need to make your healthy… Read more »

Easy Hot Ham & Cheese Crescent Pinwheels

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We’ve all had the days where we need dinner to be quick. They are usually quite crazy, either you get stuck working late, or traffic was horrible. You bust through the door with kids insisting that they are hungry and want something to eat. It can be chaos. But, these quick and easy Hot Ham & Cheese Crescent Pinwheels are… Read more »

Homemade Coffee Creamer

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I drink coffee like no other. I have 1-2 cups before leaving for work each morning and then while at work I drink between 1 and 1½ pots of coffee myself. I don’t enjoy my coffee black though, I like flavored creamer in my coffee. However, I’m not a fan of the price of coffee creamer. The kind that I… Read more »

Meal Planning: “The List”

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Well, I’ve managed to come up with 30 different meal ideas. It was WAY harder than I thought. Now, my next step is to map them all out on a calendar. Once this is done, I plan to shop twice a month for the groceries I will need to make 2 weeks of meals. I won’t be using a new… Read more »

Beginning thoughts on Meal Planning

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I’m tired of getting home from work after picking up the boys from daycare and being faced with the question, “What’s for dinner?” Luckily, they are not at the age where they are asking me what is for dinner, but I’m trying to ask them, what they would like for dinner the entire way home from daycare. I’m also digging… Read more »