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Simple and Satisfying Side Dishes!

I love it when I have almost unlimited time to make dinner.  I can take my time, not rush and have all the ingredients for everything I ever wanted on hand.  Just kidding - I don't have many days like that.  I have days where I'm just happy that dinner isn't cereal or popcorn.  My Continue Reading...


Recipe: Teriyaki Chicken Fried Rice

I feel very lucky that my kids aren't picky eaters.  Certainly, they have their preferences - they all love apples, but don't care for pears.  And they'll always choose watermelon over cauliflower.  But, really, they eat almost anything that I put in front of them.  They'll eat all kinds of fruits.  And meats.  And vegetables Continue Reading...

creamy scalloped potatoes

The Holidays are my favorite time of year because I get to see all my family and eat delicious food. We always have the traditional meal with ham, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, egg nog and of course, scalloped potatoes. I'm going to share my husband's recipe for the creamiest, cheesiest, most delicious Continue Reading...


Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Did you know? Today potatoes are grown in all 50 states of the USA and in about 125 countries throughout the world. The potato is about 80% water and 20% solids. An 8 ounce baked or boiled potato has only about 100 calories. The average American eats about 124 pounds of potatoes per year while Continue Reading...

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Recipe – Baked Acorn Squash

It's my favorite time of year when squash is back in-season! I love going to the Farmer's Market on the weekend and picking up a variety of different squash. I really pig out on squash since I know late summer & fall are only times of year it's budget friendly to actually buy it. One Continue Reading...


Recipe: Oven Roasted Cauliflower

It's cauliflower season!  I love the vegetable all year round, but we go through alot of it in the summer time because it's on sale.  My boys like it raw (with ranch dip!), but they also like it roasted - and I do too!  Roasting cauliflower transform it into a nutty flavor profile.  Yummy!  I've Continue Reading...