Family Friendly Hawaiian Fried Rice

You all know I enjoy cooking new things. This family friendly Hawaiian Fried Rice has me so very pleased. Now since my family is not from Hawaii, we don’t have the love of all things SPAM that the islanders do. I did adjust this recipe to cut down on the amount of salt my family…

Kids Will Adore These Easy to Make Pizza Scones

You read that right. Kids will adore these easy to make pizza scones. I found the idea for this in a parenting magazine when the kiddo was little. When I first starting making these I tweaked the original recipe oblige my kid that has an aversion to processed meats and tomatoes. These days I have…

Black Bean Burgers Your Family will Love

I came across this recipe many years ago. It was what we consider a “keeper” in my house because these are totally black bean burgers your family will love. We honestly couldn’t wait to make these again after the first time. These are incredibly easy to make. If you like to do meal prep on…

Sautéed Marinated Tofu

I am obsessed with fried tofu. I’m so happy I found and put my tweak on a recipe for sautéed marinated tofu. I can’t seem to get enough of this. I blame my changing in eating habits on my initial participation in Arbonne’s 30 Days to Wellness. My body has been cleansed of all the…

Tomato Mozzarella Polenta Bake

I just recently started reading Vegetarian Times. And it is inspiring me to eat more “meatless” meals. I recently made a tomato mozzarella polenta bake. My poor husband is going along with this, though not quite happily. While he said he did enjoy this meal – he was of course going to have to eat…

Individual Hawaiian Calzones

Anyone that has been following me since the beginning knows that there is a particular female host on the FoodTV that drives me bonkers. Not only is she loud and crass, but her recipes just don’t work. Many years ago my husband got me one of her cookbooks for Valentine’s Day, and I honestly doubt…

National Chili Day with Two Cooks

Who likes chili – you do right? Well I totally do. I’ve told you how much I like making frito boats, or “walking tacos” as they’re called in other parts of the country. I have many memories of my mom heating up a can of Nalley’s chili as a quick post swim meet dinner for…

I Love Sloppy Joes

One of my favorite meals when I was a kid was sloppy joes. After having a kid I decided in my free time to learn to make my own from scratch. Click HERE for my recipe. It’s in regular rotation at our house and 100% kid approved. And while I’m at it I want to…

Easy Mexican Chicken

Ever faced with that moment where you know you have to cook dinner, but just can’t seem to put it together fast enough? Me too – despite my best efforts and desires to plan ahead, sometimes I just don’t feel pulled together enough to get dinner on the table for my family. That’s why I…