Cast Iron Enchilada Bake

Once upon a time I was low on grocery money and high on random pantry ingredients and fridge leftovers. Often times this will result in breakfast for dinner or a mix and match meal. But, one night, the magic must have flew into my kitchen because something truly wonderful occurred. It’s called Cast Iron Enchilada […]

Zucchini Pasta Recipe

I’d love to spin this post as the perfect way to help your kids eat more vegetables, but that’s honestly not my focus. Although this recipe is delicious in my book, my kids still turned their noses up at it. My daughter shrieked at its’ “greenness” and my sauce licked the sauce off each zucchini […]

Tortellini Casserole

Tortellini is always a favorite in my house. Everyone loves it – even the 4 year old! Most of the time, they want it covered in white alfredo sauce but we all know that isn’t the healthiest of sauces. Plus, the traditional tortellini has ham and peas in it and my husband and kids aren’t […]

Crockpot Chili

It is an understatement to say that I’m a little obsessed with my crockpot lately. As a matter of fact, I’ve been crockpoting so much lately, that my trusty crockpot that I’ve had for years stopped working correctly. So this past weekend, it was crockpot shopping time! I picked up a great one at Target […]

Panera Bread Knock-Off: Broccoli Cheddar Soup

With the ridiculously cold weather in Chicago this year, I’ve been on a warm soup for dinner kick. The Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup is our favorite but Broccoli Cheddar Soup is becoming a close second. A couple weeks ago I tried a great broccoli cheese soup that turned out great, but since I don’t just […]

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Crockpot Potato Cheese Soup has been my go-to for easy, delicious dinners this winter. It all goes in the crockpot in the morning, and voila, yummy soup in the evening. In an attempt to not wear out the potato cheese soup’s welcome with my family, I decided to switch it up the other night and […]

Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

In the winter there is nothing better than whipping up a warm batch of soup in the afternoon for dinner preparation. It’s so cozy to heat up the kitchen as you cook and then nourish your belly before bedtime. This Italian Wedding Soup fits the bill when it comes to winter soups. Plus, thanks to […]

10 Recipes for How to Cook a Turkey

There are loads of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving! Some cooks are looking for a fancy turkey recipe and others are just looking for a traditional recipe for their first turkey attempt. We’ve rounded up some of the best ways to cook the bird to make you the star cook of Thanksgiving! Roasted […]

Thanksgiving Breakfast Recipe Ideas

Turkey Pancakes. Here’s a healthy way to start your day from My Creative Stirrings. Pumpkin wheat pancakes that look just like a friendly turkey! Your kids will love these! Pumpkin French Toast. This delicious recipe from Emily Bites is the ultimate pumpkin lovers recipe. This will fill your belly with a warm seasonal fall twist […]

White Sauce with Cheese Recipe

Do you buy white sauce for pastas or lasagne? I recently found out how easy it is to make your own by watching this video from fellow Brit Gordon Ramsay. I needed a quick and easy meal, so I made this in less than 5 minutes, poured it over some pasta and voila! Instant toddler/mom […]