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Cranberry Spinach Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing

Cranberry Spinach Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing

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This colorful Cranberry Spinach Salad and Creamy Citrus Dressing came from my mom and was a delightful hit at our family's Christmas celebration. The dressing is just about perfect in my estimation--citrusy,…
balsamic dressing with herbs

Balsamic Dressing with Herbs

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For Thanksgiving, I worked up this new dressing recipe and it did not disappoint. Several family members commented on the outstanding flavor of this salad/dressing combo. Although I love my mom's Balsamic…

Cooking Potatoes in the Crock Pot

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Guess what. Well you probably already know what I'm going to tell you considering you had to scroll over my picture of potatoes cooking in the crock pot. But in case you are moving a little slow today,…

Southwest Chicken Tenders: Get Your Grill On! {Freezer Meal}

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Say hello to an easy freezer meal. A meal that is a great recipe for a groups of people too! These Southwest Chicken Tenders are simple to make and can be served up in so many different ways.  Here's…
Basic Roasted Vegetables Recipe

Basic Roasted Vegetables Recipe

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Build Roast it, and they will come eat. I've found this mantra to be so true over the years--from Brussel Sprouts to Asparagus to Purple Potatoes and Carrots to Broccoli. My young kids will try just…
Protein Lunch Bowl

Protein Lunch Bowl (Gluten-Free)

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Looking for a quick and healthy lunch option? As moms, our lunch doesn't have to consist of leftover sandwich triangles from our kids' plates and a rogue baby carrot or two we find left in the vegetable…
garden greek salad

Garden Greek Salad Recipe

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It's not often I get addicted to a salad and can't stop eating it. But, I did with this Garden Greek Salad. (Oh, and this one, too.) Who doesn't want to be addicted to veggies?!? The simplicity…
Roasted Potatoes and Carrots Recipe

Roasted Purple Potatoes and Carrots

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Have you ever had purple potatoes? My son picked them out at Natural Grocer a few weeks ago (that's one of my keys to getting the kids to try new foods) and they were delightful. The bluish-purple…

Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce {Freezer Meal}

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People. If I would have known how easy and cheap it is to make your own marinara sauce in the crock pot, I would have started doing this years ago! Instead I've been spending money on expensive jars…
DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner

DIY Stainless Steel Appliance Cleaner

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With six little grimmy hands running around my house, our stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher get embarrassingly nasty. Fingerprints are everywhere! Want to see? And these pictures…
Garlic honey chicken kabob marinade

Honey-Garlic Chicken Kabob Marinade {Freezer Meal}

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Like I mentioned before, we are a kabob-lovin' family. If it were up to me, I'd have them every week. For the sake of variety, we don't. But I love them that much. What's funny is I only have two recipes…

Whole Wheat Avocado Basil Pasta

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I've made this Avacado Basil Pasta recipe twice already. It's so yummy! The second time I made it, I modified the original recipe by using whole wheat pasta and a few little seasoning modifications.…

Rosemary Shrimp Scampi

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This super easy, light, fresh-tasting entree makes a perfect summer meal. Years ago I found this Rosemary Shrimp Scampi Skewers recipe in a magazine and tweaked it to take to my Freezer Club. …
homemade balsamic salad dressing

Balsamic Parmesan Salad Dressing

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Have you ever picked up and read the back of the salad dressing bottles in the grocery story? Let me tell you. It's just weird. Would you ever want to dump soybean oil, potassium sorbate (?) or calcium…