Category Archives: main dish

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Slow Cooker Lasagna

Lasagna is one of my favorite foods ever but I rarely make it for some reason. When I was driving around doing some errands this week I heard about Smith’s Taste of Italy program on the radio I knew I had to make some delicious Italian food this week. This slow cooker lasagna was the […]

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One Pot Chicken Enchilada Pasta

**This delicious one pot chicken enchilada pasta is made using Barilla Pronto pasta as part of a sponsored post with TapInfluence. All opinions are my own. #OnePanPronto I love pasta. Always have, and always will. I grew up eating spaghetti with marinara sauce or carbonara style at least once a week as part of our […]

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Stuffed Hatch Chiles

Do you dream about food?  I dream about food!  I think about food all the time.  I talk about food all the time. I suppose it has something to do with having a food blog. I believe it has a lot to do with being a recipe developer.  I just have food on my brain.  […]

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#Ad Lemony Chicken One Pot Pasta

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EverydayEffortless #CollectiveBias Are you as family time hungry as I am?  I imagine so.  Life is busy.  There is work, school, play dates, housework, yard work.  Busy, busy, busy.  There are days all I want to do is sit, […]

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Fig Watermelon Spinach Salad

Creating and experimenting is what recipe development is all about.  You see a dish on instagram, pinterest, or some other social media and it looks delicious!  You read through the list of ingredients and the how tos and it sounds amazing! And then you wonder how can I make that but with 1 or 2 […]

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Butternut Squash Pasta

Although Nate and I aren’t vegetarians or vegans, occasionally we like to eat meatless meals too. When I joined Silk to come up with a meatless dinner idea, I thought of this butternut squash pasta. I made a simple and flavorful vegan pasta sauce using onion, celery, minced garlic, vegetable stock, Silk Almond Milk, sage, oregano, […]

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Honey Lime Salmon

Although it might not seem like it here on the blog, Nate and I have been trying to be healthier this month – with our mostly sugar free month and we’ve also started exercising. Another way I’ve figured out that I am a lot healthier is when I meal plan. Even though we still eat […]

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Garden Fresh Tomato and Herb Pasta

Some days it seems nothing goes right, life is a bit awry.  Like today; first off my computer wouldn’t turn on. Attempt after attempt just kept producing a black screen. Finally a little life sparked in it allowing me to let it self doctor and finally fix itself. All while I had a baking fiasco […]


30 Minute Back to School Meals

The first day of school is so close! Whether your kids went back to school last week, or are starting their first day next week. With back to school time, our schedules get so much busier! This is why I got together with some of my favorite blogger friends to bring you this round up […]

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Lamb Kebabs

Are you wondering how to spice up family dinner time? Are you ready to explore a new cuisine?  How about a Middle Eastern flair of lamb kebabs pitas? So good, so fun, so exciting.  And to really add fun, spread a blanket on the floor and eat the whole dinner with your fingers. Decorate with […]