Heather’s Chicken Soup

When the weather changes, cold weather makes my family crave Heather’s chicken soup. I also adore curling up under a heavy blanket with a cup of hot tea, especially when it’s raining out. The only things that would make rainy weather better is if we 1) had a working fireplace and 2) had a tin…

How to Cook a Turkey

The other day I posted up some very helpful phone numbers and websites where you can get help should you need it on Thanksgiving Day, but what you really need to know is how to cook a turkey. Cooking a turkey isn’t very hard. In fact, I’ve watched my husband cook it every year since…

Adventures with a Deep Fried Turkey

Deep fried turkey is not for the faint of heart or those afraid of scalding hot oil. A few years ago the hubs decided that he had to do this at least once. After doing much research online, including watching many videos on YouTube on how this cooking technique can go wrong, this is what…

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken

You know I like trying out new recipes, maybe the word like is an understatement. I LOVE trying out new recipes, so it’s no wonder I really liked this slow cooker Mediterranean chicken recipe. Boy this was good. I decided to live on the edge too, made a double batch so there’s some in the…

Turkey Chili

I couldn’t believe just how simple and good this recipe for turkey chili with chickpeas was. The recipe said to use cocoa powder, this is something I’ve never used in savory dishes before – but always have wanted to (yes, I have seen Chocolate quite a bit and NOT just because I love Johnny Depp)….

Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Bacon wrapped chicken. Need I say more?? I found this recipe in a cookbook, sorry I can’t remember which one, and thought it was a fabulous way to dress of plain old chicken. I mean really, what the heck? Bacon + chicken, must be good. To serve dip these in your favorite BBQ sauce, Ranch…

Easy Curry Chicken

This easy curry chicken is created for those of you that like me, don’t always remember to plan ahead. This is for you that just need to “throw something together” for dinner. No matter how hard we try there will always be nights when it feels like you just can’t get it together. This is…

Easy Orzo & Chicken Salad

Being a busy mom makes me want to hit the easy button – a lot. True confession, but really – a lot. So when I came up with this recipe for this easy orzo & chicken salad I just had to share. I know you want easy, kid approved, family friendly recipes just like I…

Chicken Soft Tacos

So I made chicken soft tacos. This is super fast & easy – perfect for those week night dinners when you’re half in the chair and half out the door heading to some kid activity. If you’re in a pinch feel free to use rotisserie chicken. If I had enough counter space I’d totally live…

Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Chicken

Ok, I’m straying from Mexico for today, but I couldn’t help it. I had a hankering for a pulled pork sandwich. So what do I make? Slow cooked BBQ pulled chicken! Yes – I did this with chicken and it was crazy good. Crowd pleaser for sure and totally kid approved. Best part? Put it…

Easy Mexican Stewed Chicken

I know you feel it too – that moment of panic when you realize that you have to cook dinner but just can’t seem to put it together fast enough. That dreaded mom guilt. Hits you in the gut every time. Do I work, or do I stop what I’m doing to slave in the…

Best Ever Chicken Salad with Grapes

Do I have a recipe for you. The best chicken salad you have ever tasted. How many of you find yourself with left over chicken and ponder what creative dish you can make for dinner? Do you find yourself wishing there were other things you can make? I’ve got you covered with this recipe. My…

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…