Homemade Shake-n-Bake

I love making oven fried chicken and before developing my food allergies loved the ease of using shake-n-bake. So after playing around in the kitchen I came up with my own version that is tasty and family approved. I hope you like this recipe for homemade shake-n-bake as much as my family does. Homemade Shake-n-Bake…

Granola for Breakfast

Granola for Breakfast It has taken me years to come up with a good granola recipe and I just love eating granola for breakfast. I make this breakfast granola every other month or so. Sometimes I make such a large batch that I do not have to make it again for a few months. This…

Potato & Corn Salad for End of Summer Cooking

It’s end of summer cooking time and I’m to the point that I’m madly trying to try out all the recipes I found that use summer produce, but haven’t had a chance to cook yet. Enter in potato & corn salad for end of summer cooking. This is what I get for procrastinating. But if…

Edamame & Corn Salad, I’m Holding onto Summer

Yep, I’m still holding onto summer. I’d been holding onto this recipe for Edamame & Corn Salad forever and was so happy I finally gave it a go. It was DELICIOUS. Can’t wait to make it again next summer when corn is back in season! I guess if you’re really in a pinch you can…

I Love Sloppy Joe’s

My all time favorite quick dinner are Sloppy Joe’s, and as a result I always keep a can of Sloppy Joe sauce in the pantry. However to my horror, as I went to pull a can out one night,  I realized I had been so busy with work that I didn’t even know I had…

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…

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…

Dairy Free Cottage Cheese Muffins

Dairy Free Cottage Cheese Muffins My mom used to make the full dairy version of these dairy free cottage cheese muffins when I was a kid. When I had early morning swim practice, she would send me with a few of these in my bag to make sure I had something good to eat between…

Summer Corn & Bell Pepper Salad

Summertime. Summertime is time for casual eating, dining alfresco, and making salads. This recipe for corn & bell pepper salad oozes summer to me. To me nothing says summer more than a good salad like this summer corn & bell pepper salad with fresh summer corn & bell peppers. This was a creation because I…