Posts from the ‘Recipes’ Category

Asian BBQ Chicken Quinoa Dip

In my search for more ways to use Quinoa, I was trying to think of a way to use it in a casserole type dish.  A kind of “one dish wonder”. I recently purchased a bottle of GuyFieri’s Asian BBQ sauce and fell madly in love. In a spur of the moment, throw together last […]

S’mores bake

Its summer time!! YEAH!! For those of you who are in the North East, like my family and I are, you are seriously doing the happy dance that summer has finally come! This past winter seemed as though it would never end. So now that all that silly white stuff is gone, its time to […]

Quinoa Mac n’ Cheese

I tried Quinoa, for the first time, a couple of weeks ago and I have to say I really like it! I love the texture of it and the subtle nutty flavor. Most of my kids enjoyed it as well. A couple of them were still a little unsure, so I decided to give it […]

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Buffalo dipping sauce

I was out shopping the other day, when I realized that I needed to buy meat for dinner. I wandered over to the meat section and stood there staring. I wanted something different. Sometime I feel like I get stuff in a rut. Now I am all for adventure, but the pigs feet laying there […]

Quinoa Crusted Chicken Breast

I have been seeing lots of people posting about and hearing lots of talk about quinoa. I hadn’t ventured out to try it yet, but with all the buzz, I figured Id give it a try! This recipe was my first take on quinoa. I decided to use it as a crust for my chicken. […]

Banana Nutella Cookies

I am a huge lover of bananas! I eat one every morning with my breakfast. One of my favorite go to snacks is nutella greek yogurt with bananas mixed in. Well lately my life has been super busy and my bananas haven’t been getting eaten up as fast as normal, so I have a pile […]

Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup 1/2lb. Spaghetti (I broke it up) 1 can of Hunts 4Cheese Sauce (or your favorite sauce) 1 small can tomato paste 2tsp. Italian seasoning + 2tsp 1 clove of garlic (pressed) 1.5tsp. onion powder 2Tbps McCormicks Garlic, Herb and Wine seasoning 1 Large carton Chicken broth 1/2 cup + 1/4 cup grated parm […]

Chicken Kale Soup

I don’t know about your house, but for my family, this winter has been quite rough in the health department. January went out with a bang for us. All six kids sick and momma too. Between tummy bugs, colds, hurt backs, bronchitis and now pneumonia (sigh) my creativity for dinner was stretched to say the […]

Apple Cider Pork aka Pork-aholic

I happen to be a fan of hard apple cider, well apple cider in general, but a nice cold Woodchuck (hard apple cider) just hits the spot some times. I had bought a 6pk of ShockTop hard apple cider to try and I had leftovers. It got me thinking…hmmmm I wonder what it would taste […]

Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting

This fun dish is brought to you because of my gorgeous daughter Alaina (7yrs). She saw a picture of these in a magazine where someone had made cupcakes out of hamburgers and topped them with mashed potato frosting! She fell in love with the idea of eating a “cupcake” for dinner! Hey who can blame […]