Taco Macaroni for School Lunch #BackToSchool #NaturalFoods

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon Organic. Back to school time is one of my favorite times of the year. Maybe it’s because of the return to a routine after a lazy, crazy summer? Could be it’s the fresh haircuts on my kids, the fancy new duds my kids choose for their new […]

Insanely Good Baked Bacon Macaroni and Cheese That’s Out of This World!

First of all, let me be the first to admit, this is my HUSBAND’s creation, and this recipe is not for the faint of heart. I promise you, if you love macaroni and cheese, and bacon, and making things that make your family salute or bow to you, you will want to bookmark and pin […]

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Chicken Rollatini with Alfredo

You already know our fascination with spinach and artichoke dip, and turning it into awesome dinner ideas, like with our Crock Pot Spinach and Artichoke Lasagna (oh yes)! I think whomever invented spinach and artichoke dip should be knighted. Or crowned KING or QUEEN OF AWESOME. Or, deemed pretty much my favoritest food creator EVER. I’m not sure. What […]

Easy Carbonara Recipe

I just loooove a good bacon dish, and carbonara is basically alfredo with BACON (!!!) and peas. And it’s so ridiculously YUM and quite the crowd pleaser. This recipe is a favorite among my kids, and it easily can be halved to fit a smaller family. Not only that, but it’s one of those easy […]

Easy Homemade Beef Stroganoff Recipe

When we were coming up with what to eat this week, we wanted to eat something a little different, something easy but tasty. Beef Stroganoffwas one of those recipes you grew up with as a kid, and immediately both my husband and I knew we had a winner on our hands. I adapted Paula Deen’s […]

Chicken Nugget Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

What do you get when you pair your favorite boxed mac ‘n cheese with mixed vegetables and cut-up chicken nuggets? A super easy and delicious dinner your children will devour! It’s so easy to do, even your kids can help you make it! Chicken Nugget Macaroni and Cheese Casserole Chicken Nugget Macaroni and Cheese Casserole […]

English Muffin Mini Pizzas & Pizza Pasta Recipe

Kids are home for the summer, and trying to get creative for lunch every day is sort-of exhausting, isn’t it? Thankfully, I was caffeinated enough one day to come up with mini-sized lunch of awesome. Check it out! English Muffins + Pizza Sauce + Mozzerella and Parmesan Cheese + Oregano and Garlic Powder = Lunch! […]

Eat Clean with Asian Noodle Bowls and Nakano Rice Vinegar

Do you like Asian food? We eat something Asian-inspired at least once a week here, preparing anything from stir fry, to wontons, and much more. (Can you tell we love it?) Our newest favorite dish combines chicken strips with soba noodles, soy sauce, peanuts and Nakano Rice Vinegar to make a lovely meal. This recipe […]

Butt-Kickin’ Macaroni and Cheese Your Kidlet Will Love

I know. It’s macaroni and cheese, it isn’t brain surgery. But (and I say this in the gentlest of ways), there is a right way, and many wrong ways of making it. Whether you decide to make it from a box or from scratch, remember these three things: First, don’t overboil and make it mush. […]

Recipe of the Week – Cheesy Pasta Casserole

I love sharing recipes (of course) and finding new ones to try. I especially love creating delicious new things to eat that are frugal as well as delicious. This cheesy pasta casserole recipe was originally found over at Kate’s blog A Simple Walk and is a great new take on spaghetti/macaroni with tomato sauce. This […]