Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade Refried Beans

My daughter has loved the refried beans at a local Mexican restaurant named Chevy’s since she was 2 years old. She just LOVES them. I picked up their cookbook (Chevy’s Fresh Mex Cookbook) several years ago but finally decided...

One Pot Dinner ~ Chicken with Potatoes, Green Beans, and Mushrooms

One Pot Dinner ~ Chicken with Potatoes, Green Beans, and Mushrooms

I found this recipe in the January 2015 Cooking Light Magazine. It looked simple to make and really tasty. I loved that this recipe was all cooked in one pot – it made a weeknight dinner simple and a...

Parade's Community Table ~ 10 Main Dishes That Will Make Your Loved One Feel Special

Parade’s Community Table ~ 10 Main Dishes That Will Make Your Loved One Feel Special

Click here to head over to Parade’s Community Table to see the complete list of these 10 Main Dish recipes along with their links. Thanks for your support! Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and coming up with a nice main...

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I picked up some strawberries today to make my kids an early Valentine’s Day treat. I dipped them in melted milk chocolate then drizzled them with white chocolate. I ended up adding a little bit of coconut oil to...

Chicken and Roasted Vegetable Rice Bowl

Chicken and Roasted Vegetable Rice Bowl

This rice bowl is a great weeknight meal that is healthy and easy to make. I made Garlic Rice for the base of this dish. The chicken was simply seasoned and sautéed while the veggies were roasted. I topped...

Simple Marinara

Simple Marinara

After a busy weekend I wasn’t up for cooking much. I grabbed a few items from the pantry and refrigerator and threw this marinara together. I let mine simmer for a couple of hours but it would also be...

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

These are, by far, my very favorite cookie. I am a big fan of cinnamon so these cookies always make me smile. My son had a buddy over to hangout today so I made a batch of these cookies for...

14 Valentines Day Treats Sure to Make Your Loved Ones Feel Special

Parade’s Community Kitchen ~ 14 Valentine’s Day Treats Sure to Make Your Loved Ones Feel Special

This weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table is 14 Valentine’s Day treats sure to make your loved ones feel special! Click here to see all of the recipes. What’s a great way to show your special someone that you care?...

Baked Mini Frittata with Sautéed Spinach, Tomatoes, and Onion with Extra Sharp White Cheddar

Baked Mini Frittata with Sautéed Spinach, Tomatoes, and Onion with Extra Sharp White Cheddar

I was in the mood for a healthy lunch so I went to see what I had in the fridge. I found a couple of eggs, a handful of spinach, a bit of an onion, a little extra sharp...

BLTA (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado) Wrap

BLTA (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado) Wrap

I think this may be my new favorite way to have a blta. I had a couple of pieces of bacon leftover from this mornings breakfast so I decided to make a blta. Instead of using bread I opted...