Crockpot Italian Chicken Soup Recipe

Italian Chicken soup

A few weeks ago, I was craving a light chicken soup, but with a different flavor. So I came up with an Italian Chicken soup in the crockpot. The kids loved it! I hope your family does too. With the weather getting colder almost every day, this soup will come in handy. Serve it with […]

Our Back to School Lunch Menu Plan (Thursday & Friday)

lunch-menu plan

So this year my oldest starts all day school. Only two days until my sweet boy will be in the First grade. This is the first year that we will have to make lunch every single day. I am not a morning person so we have decided to actually plan our lunches to avoid that […]

Pan Fried Potatoes Recipe

Pan-Fried Potatoes

If you want an easy side dish that won’t heat up your kitchen for the summer, then this is it! My entire family loves pan-fried potatoes and my husband and I fight over the crispier pieces. Print Pan-Fried Potatoes Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients5-6 Potatoes – Sliced (you can peel them) – […]

Easy Italian Macaroni & Cheese Dinner

Easy Italian Macaroni & Cheese Dinner 2

We love spaghetti at our house! Though it is a staple, I wanted a dinner that was similar, but lighter for the upcoming summer months. Welcome ‘Easy Italian Macaroni & Cheese Dinner’. Not only does this have a wonderful flavor that is light enough for the hottest summer nights, but it is very simple to […]

Country Style Beef and Zucchini Skillet Dinner

Country Style Beef and Zucchini Skillet Dinner 1

I am so excited about this dinner! My family brain stormed some names because I wasn’t sure what to call this. We put ‘country’ at the beginning of the title since it has a lot of veges in it. I basically just threw into the skillet several items I had in the fridge or freezer. […]

Easy Mexican Casserole Recipe

Mexican Casserole 1

What is the best way to describe this casserole? Well, I am teetering between super yummy and super easy. Take your pick, both describe it equally well. I was in a rush to get something made quickly so I just threw in a few things I had sitting around. I used cooked ground beef and […]

Baked Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

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Here is a teriyaki chicken recipe for your oven. What, not the crockpot? That’s right, I cook in the oven too sometimes. Even though it is not a crockpot recipe, it does not take very long to prepare and it smells oh so yummy while it is cooking. Don’t be afraid of the amount of […]

Delicious Cilantro Lime Rice


My kids love rice! If I make plain white rice, they respond… “You made my favorite rice!” Really? Plain white rice is their favorite? Well, plain white rice isn’t my favorite, so I decided to jazz it up a bit. With a bit of hesitancy, I amazed myself. This rice is delightful and definitely going […]