Momma’s Spaghetti Sauce (Plus 15 Common Pasta Mistakes)

Pasta is a beautiful thing. Quick and inexpensive to make, it’s a quintessential, classic meal. Now, I don’t doubt that you already have a delicious pasta sauce recipe, or perhaps you really do love jarred sauce (Some of them are really good!), but nothing compares to a homemade sauce. There are so many misconceptions about […]

Meatloaf Cupcakes

Ok. They’re not cupcakes with meat. They’re meatloaf in the shape of cupcakes. Let’s get that straight first. And they were delicious! I think the topping really takes the cake (so to speak). And the meatloaf was very juicy. BONUS: Cook time is only 30 minutes. That’s right. Half an hour. I love the smell […]

Sloppy Joes Recipe

They’re messy, easy and delicious! Sloppy Joes are a longtime family favorite. Whip some up tonight in 20 minutes or less with this sloppy joes recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey 3/4 sweet onion, chopped 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp chili powder Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 c ketchup 1 […]

Movie Night Recipe: TWIX Bites Caramel Popcorn Pops

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. #EatMoreBites #CollectiveBias Movie night in our house goes a little something like this: We spend an hour debating which movie to watch (he likes horror and drama […]

Avocados, Bacon, Brownies, and Tequila (It’s What’s For Dinner)

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Avocados from Mexico. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Avocados are one of those foods that I rarely had while I was growing up (my mom just didn’t use them that often) but now that I’m an adult, […]

My Menu Needs a Fresh Take: Jalapeño Popper Chicken Recipe

When we had grilled cheese and soup the other night for the fourth time in as many weeks, I knew it was time to rethink our long-term dinner menu. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind grilled cheese and tomato soup, it’s just that I prefer a little more variety in my meals. The only […]

Skinny Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

When I cook I like to make recipes as simple as possible. With a rambunctious 2-year-old, a slobbery dog and an always hungry husband, I’m one busy momma. I don’t have time to cook gourmet meals that include a lot of steps. But I also want those meals to be healthy – two requirements that […]

Chicken in Mustard Sauce

Chicken is such a versatile ingredient and it’s so healthy, which is why a lot of my recipes include it. This chicken in mustard sauce recipe in particular is so delicious, tangy and juicy. I don’t usually make sauces for meats and vegetables because they’re often loaded with calories, but this one is relatively healthy. […]

Vegetable Soup Recipe

In case some of you haven’t noticed, football season is finally underway. I love football as much, if not more, than my husband and the thing I like most about the start of the season is that it reminds me that the start of fall is just around the corner. The crisp breeze, the changing […]


We get it. You’re busy. Only in your dreams, do you have time to cook a gourmet meal after a long day, making takeout all the more appealing. But who needs all that MSG and stale fried rice (I know, it is good), when you can have a healthier beef stir fry in less than […]

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