Homemade Pepperoni Pizza Rolls for School Lunches #HillshireNaturals

Homemade Pizza Rolls

Making new, cool recipes for my kids’ lunches is my jam. I want my kids to be excited when they flip open their lunch box, y’know? I want to know that they eat well, and are fed well while learning and hanging with friends at school all day away from me. It’s a big mom […]

Breakfast Omelet Roll

Breakfast Omelet Roll

(I am a compensated Great Day Farms ambassador.) It’s no secret how much I love eggs. I always loved eggs as a child, my mom making me a steamy pile of scrambled egg yumminess for breakfast that I’d devour in 2.4 seconds flat before school or on the weekends. But my true love of eggs […]

Kentucky Hot Browns Crescents Recipe

Kentucky Hot Brown Crescents

My son’s favorite dish is Kentucky Hot Browns. When you ask him what he wants to have for his birthday dinner, it’s Kentucky Hot Browns. When you ask him his input on what to make for dinner when menu planning, what’s his first choice? You guessed it, Kentucky Hot Browns. And why wouldn’t it be? […]

Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe

Slow Cooker Meatloaf

I’ve been quite obsessed with my Meat Monster meatloaf recipe for years, now. But we’re doing a lot more with our slow cooker nowadays, and I wondered if I could make this in my Ninja? And so, I did. And it was awesome and delicious and practically falling apart and OhMyFreakingGaw I want to eat it all […]

The BEST Homemade Chili Recipe

homemade chili slow cooker recipe

When we first started preparing chili for our family, we didn’t know what we were doing. Our point of reference was other folks’ that we’d tried, or what came out of a can. When we first starting making it, we would use the chili recipe on the back of a package of seasoning, or from […]

Tips for the Perfect Holiday Turkey

tips for a perfect holiday turkey

When I was a child, watching my mother fix our holiday meals for us with ease, I never realized how daunting it was to attempt to cook a turkey for your family until I became the cook. (And then subsequently screwed it up a time or two. Ahem. And whoops.) Over the years, I’ve done my […]

Guilt free Meatloaf and Potatoes


I know, you just ate your body weight in Turkey, but if you’re looking to redeem yourself and still eat well, try these two American favorites on for size! Turkey Meatloaf INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs of lean ground turkey or chicken 1 cup onion, chopped 1/2 cup celery, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup rice, […]

Busy Mom Fitness – Healthified Recipes – Day 8


Baby Weight Be Gone – A Busy Mom’s Guide to Fitness Lose the Baby Weight – Want to Join Me? Pride Swallowing Time – My Before Pictures – Day 1 Busy Mom Fitness – Kill Two Birds With One Stone – Day 2 Busy Mom Fitness- Sweeten Your Disposition – Day 3 Busy Mom Fitness […]

Cajun Meatloaf – I Shall Call it “Meat Monster”

cajun meatloaf sliced

No joke. My oven trembled in fear when I put this bad boy in it earlier. It is the single, biggest meatloaf I have ever seen. Where’s that Man v. Food dude. He’d agree. (And he’d probably be scared of it too). (Don’t let the tiny picture fool you, that’s in a 9×13 casserole dish/roaster. […]

Romancing the Perfect Holiday Bird and Scrumptious Desserts, Oh My!


Ah yes, it’s finally Turkey Day, and its time to romance the bird. Funny thing, this romancing does, other than make you covered with Turkey gobble-de-gook (no pun intended) is make you really ready for the holidays. Here’s my Turkey recipe for today: Perfect Holiday Turkey   Save Print Prep time 45 mins Cook time […]