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Creamy Lemon Rosemary Chicken

September 20, 2018 6:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I am always on the look out for new ways to cook chicken. I love that it is something that can be used with just about any flavor combination. This is a skillet version with incorporates 2 flavors that are oven used when roasting chicken – lemon and rosemary. However, cream is also aded in... Read More

Vanilla Bean Yogurt Waffles

September 19, 2018 6:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Waffles are my favorite breakfast food, compared to pancakes and french toast. I love the taste, variety, and ease of making them. I have a good collection of waffle recipes here on the blog and I have another one to add in to the mix. This one incorporates Greek and vanilla bean. I love the... Read More

Skillet Chili Mac

September 18, 2018 8:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Do you ever have one of those days where you think, this day is just too much? Well, that’s the kind of day I had yesterday. The day started of with my daughter passing out at breakfast. She was diagnosed with vasovagal syncope 7 years ago, but we have managed to avoid another passing out... Read More

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork

September 13, 2018 8:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Two ingredients! Yep, just two ingredients! You can an amazing slow cooker pork perfect for tacos, nachos, enchiladas, etc and all you need is two ingredients. It only takes 2 pounds of pork roast covered in salsa verde. Then it cooks in the slow cooker for 6 hours. That’s it! That’s all you need. It... Read More

Skillet Mac and Cheese

September 12, 2018 7:59 am Published by 1 Comment

Mac and cheese is a staple recipe that everyone needs to have. It works great as a main dish or is awesome as a side. This version is quick and easy and all made in a skillet. I love a recipe that can all be made in one pan! This is a great alternative to... Read More

Emily’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

September 6, 2018 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There is just something about coming home from school to the smell of chocolate chip cookies cooking in the oven.  It is also amazing at how many version of chocolate chip cookies there are – thin, crisp, thick, soft, chewy, and somewhere in between. This version falls more on the soft, chewy side. There are... Read More

Easy Instant Pot Alfredo

September 5, 2018 8:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

School is in session and that means so is everything else – piano, soccer, dance, PTA, etc. With any change, there is always an adjustment period. As you adjust, quick and easy meals can help make that adjustment easier. Anything that is ready in 30 minutes or less is a godsend. Anything that can be... Read More

Tex-Mex Fried Rice

September 4, 2018 5:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I saw this version of a Tex-Mex version of fried rice a few weeks ago on The Pioneer Woman and I had to give it a try. Fried rice is a family favorite and so is Mexican, so this sounded right up our alley. Now, when I made it, I included the jalapeno but was... Read More

Bacon Egg Salad Sandwiches |

Bacon Egg Salad Sandwiches

September 1, 2018 9:18 am Published by 4 Comments

Bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, bacon, ahhhhh, bacon! Bacon is one of those ingredients that can totally make a difference when added to any recipe. It’s savory flavor is like no other. Well today is #internationalbaconday . Bacon is most definitely worthy of a day of celebration. It is wonderful by itself but great as an ingredient... Read More