Comfort Food is Turkey Bean Hotdish

Growing up my mom used to make the best comfort food. Now for me as an adult comfort food is turkey bean hotdish. This is a one pot meal if you choose, quick to put together and great to make in bulk for freezing for another meal. Normally this is made with ground turkey, but…

School Lunch Ideas… What’s for Lunch

School lunch ideas… I entered the ranks of a mom with a kid in school many years ago and there is one thing always on my mind – what’s for lunch. Not only do I need to figure out what to make for school lunch but aspire to: make it fun, have it be good…

Fast School Night Tacos

Fast School Night Tacos The first Tuesday night of the month were always crazed at our house. After the kiddo walked home from school, it was straight to homework, grab a quick dinner, then off to 4H. Thankfully this year she has decided to cut back on activities, so no 4H anymore, but instead her…

Mini Pizza Bites

I tried out a recipe for mini pizza bites that were a hit with the family. They turned out great and my non-tomato loving child has finally become accustom to eating things with tomato sauce. Don’t feel like you have make dough from scratch. Any kind of pizza dough can be used for this –…

Pan Fried Polenta

Pan Fried Polenta This is one of my favorite fast meals to make on a busy school night. You can doctor this up with anything you like, but I like to keep it simple. My family really likes this pan fried polenta. Pan Fried Polenta 1 tube ready made polenta Marinara sauce Dairy-free mozzarella cheese…

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…

Easy Bread Sticks

Sometimes you just have to hit the easy button and make something like these easy bread sticks. These are so quick and easy you’ll kick yourself for not making them sooner. I don’t know about you but once school starts I’m in rapid motion until June when school gets out for summer. In the fall…

G is for Granola

G is for Granola – I’ve been trying out different granola recipes and have one that isn’t too bad. But as I’m always on the quest for the perfect granola recipe, kind of like my quest for the perfect purse, I know I’ll still keep trying out recipes every time I run across one. GRANOLA…

Marshmallow Popcorn

Got a hankering to mix it up a bit instead of making crispy treats like I usually do – so instead of using crispy cereal – I used air popped popcorn and made a batch of marshmallow popcorn. Not too bad. I didn’t have the recipe in front of me when I was cooking, so…