Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

Why oh why did it take me SO long to make homemade applesauce? I can’t believe how utterly simple it is to make and how happy it made my children. I cooked the apples for a little longer to ensure...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Family Dinners You Can Have on the Table in 30 Minutes or Less

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Family Dinners You Can Have on the Table in 30 Minutes or Less

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Family Dinners You Can Have on the Table in 30 Minutes or Less Let’s face it, weekdays for most families can be busy and a little bit hectic....

Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Stir Fry

Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Stir Fry

I made this stir fry for dinner recently and paired it with the Bok Choy Sauté with Shiitake Mushrooms and Garlic Rice. The stir fry was a huge success! So successful, in fact, that my husband and both children took the...

Bok Choy Sauté with Shiitake Mushrooms

Bok Choy Sauté with Shiitake Mushrooms

This is my new favorite way to make bok choy. I simply sautéed the shiitake mushrooms in some oil then added garlic and ginger along with the bok choy. I finished up with the sriracha, soy sauce, and stock....

Mini Bagel Pizzas

Mini Bagel Pizzas

This is a super simple, very quick, and tasty recipe. I made these mini bagel pizzas for today’s after school snack. My kids gobbled them up while doing their reading. They both said they were GREAT and want me...

Mummy Pretzels

Mummy Pretzels

My son had a buddy over after school recently, so I surprised the kids with these fun mummy pretzels. All of the kids thought they were clever and super tasty. I wrapped the leftover mummies in plastic wrap and placed...

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Homey Comfort Food Favorites

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Homey Comfort Food Favorites

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Homey Comfort Food Favorites I always seem to crave comfort food in the fall. Cooking recipes low and slow not only makes my house smell amazing all day,...

Autumn Salad with Apples, Toasted Pecans, and Gorgonzola

Autumn Salad with Apples, Toasted Pecans, and Gorgonzola

Sometimes I forget just how good food is when made with simple ingredients. This salad is a perfect example. Mixed greens, toasted pecans, crisp & sweet apple slices, and gorgonzola cheese tossed with a tangy vinaigrette. Simple. Easy. Delicious. My...

Slow Roasted Garlic Chicken

Slow Roasted Garlic Chicken

It was a dreary cool day yesterday and I was craving a slow roasted chicken. I simply seasoned the bird after rubbing it with a whole bulb of garlic. I slow roasted it in the oven for four hours...

Herb Roasted Delicata Squash Topped With Pomegranate Seeds, Pepitas, and Feta

Herb Roasted Delicata Squash Topped With Pomegranate Seeds, Pepitas, and Feta

I couldn’t resist this delicata squash when I passed it in the grocery store. I imagined it roasted with thyme then topped with feta, pomegranate seeds, and pepitas. It was a beautiful side dish and it tasted wonderful. We...