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Cinnamon Tortilla Rolls

Cinnamon Tortilla Rolls only require 4 ingredients, are easy enough for kids to make, and they really do taste like mini cinnamon rolls. Yum! Why We Love Tortilla Cinnamon Rolls This is one of those snacks that we–both the kids themselves and I–have been making for years. You can thank my 1st grader son, Ben, […]

Blondie Brownies

Imagine a cross between brownies and chocolate chip cookies. Using basic ingredients in any kitchen and a recipe that’s easy enough for kids to make, Blondie Brownies make the perfect afternoon snack to enjoy and then share with others. School was out recently…again. So, what do you do with the kids? Make a treat, of […]

15+ Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

These delicious leftover rotisserie chicken recipes utilize one of the cheapest and healthiest store-bought shortcuts! We’ll help you get the most bang for your buck when it comes to a rotisserie chicken. Affiliate links included. Last weekend, I bought two large rotisserie chickens from our local Hy-Vee grocery store for $6.99 each. Out of those […]

Cheese Sauce for Broccoli

This fast and easy cheese sauce for broccoli completely transforms this cruciferous veggie, leaving my family always asking for more! It also works as a delicious cheese sauce for baked potatoes, pasta, or even chicken. Best of all, NO VELVEETA! Why Make Homemade Cheese Sauce Wow. Just wow. This real cheese sauce for broccoli is […]

Pizza Quesadillas

Pizza Quesadillas are filling snack or light meal that parents can feel good about feeding their kids. This tasty pizza snack comes together fast and can be customized so easily! Finding healthy snacks that my kids will be excited about is a continual struggle in my home. While Homemade Popcorn and Powerball Cookies are great […]

Crockpot Mexican Chicken

This creamy, comforting Crockpot Mexican Chicken makes for a delicious, healthy, and EASY meal. Serve over brown rice with your favorite Mexican toppings. Freezer meal instructions included, so you can double the batch and have another later. Desperately trying not to go to the store again, last night’s dinner was another “use up what’s in […]

Chicken Parmesan Sliders

Say hello to one of our easiest recipes: Chicken Parmesan Sliders. Throw a few ingredients into the crockpot (or Instant Pot), and you’ll have a family-favorite dinner for a busy night. Bonus: Freezing instructions included! Disclaimer: This post was created in partnership with Hy-Vee (Columbia).  “I need more recipes like this in my life,” I told […]

Chocolate Baked Oatmeal {aka Brownie Baked Oatmeal}

Chocolate Baked Oatmeal tastes and looks like dessert…but it’s actually a fairly healthy breakfast (or lunch or dinner or snack). This recipe is a fan favorite! My kids and I developed this recipe many years ago, after testing several versions of this original one I made. My kids ask for this oatmeal all the time. I […]

How to Grill Asparagus

Wondering how to grill asparagus? Use this simple, grilled asparagus recipe that yields crispy, slightly charred and perfectly seasoned asparagus. In less than 10 minutes, you can serve up one of nature’s healthiest foods to your family all summer long. Is Asparagus Good for You? Let’s start with some good news! This veggie is a […]

Chicken and Steak Fajitas

These chicken and steak fajitas make a great go-to weeknight dinner that tastes like restaurant quality. They’re quick to assemble, easily customized to your taste preferences, and a meal that all ages enjoy.  What Is a Fajita? Let’s start with the basics: what exactly IS a fajita? It may surprise you to know that the […]

Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

If you’re wondering, “Can I make Chicken and Dumplings in the Instant Pot?”, the answer is absolutely yes! Our Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings recipe is a one-pot wonder made with real food ingredients and turns out tender and mouthwatering every time. This Instant Pot Chicken and Dumpling recipe comes from our cookbook, From Freezer […]

Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings in the crock pot? Yes! It can be done! This classic comfort food will fill your home with delicious smells as it simmers for hours in the slow cooker. This easy Crock Pot Chicken and Dumpling recipe comes from our cookbook, From Freezer to Cooker, and was good enough to make national […]