Baked Parmesan Garlic Chicken Strips

My kids love chicken nuggets and chicken strips but after reading the packages of the frozen store bought kinds that I had been buying in the store I was shocked at how many *added* ingredients they put in them!  I couldn’t give my children these to eat anymore but I also didn’t want to keep […]

Old Fashioned Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

This weekend I decided to try and make some pancakes for my kids because we haven’t had them in awhile.  These pancakes are delicious and my kids ate them up immediately!  I love the fact that these were made from scratch and I don’t have any extra added in “ingredients” to make them unhealthy for […]

Simple Chocolate Pumpkin Doughnuts

This weekend was the coldest it has been so far this Fall and it got me and my kids in the mood for Fall!  We decided to make homemade doughnuts!! This past summer I was able to find a mini doughnut maker for $3.00 at a yard sale so we decided to try it out […]

Homemade Spagetti Sauce (with Garden Tomatoes)

This was my first year with a garden at my new home!  I was very busy moving in so I didn’t get nearly as much planted this year as I had hoped and then my chickens went through my garden and destroyed pretty much everything else that I had actually planted.  The one thing that […]

Simple and Delicious Frito Pie Bake

Sorry for the lack of posts the past 2 weeks!! 🙁  The past couple of weeks my family has been battling the flu and I have really not felt much like cooking! 🙁  Luckily, I had this recipe for Frito Pie Bake that was super simple to make and I could do minimal cooking!  It […]

Taco Flavored Macaroni & Cheese Skillet

During the week our lives get pretty hectic.  I’m always looking for wholesome dinners that I can make quite quickly to get us between sports practices and everything else we have going on during the week.  One of my family’s favorite dinners is this Taco Flavored Macaroni and Cheese Skillet.  My kids absolutely love Macaroni […]

Ranch Flavored Crackers

It has been a long week here in our house.  First the weather has been unbelievably cold yet once again! 🙁 and then on top of that both my children have been sick for most of the week!  Let’s just say that we have been inside the house for way to long now!! Today, I […]

Gluten Free, Nut Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

I was trying to come up with a sweet treat to give my kids for Valentine’s Day this year when I decided to make some Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies.  Now my son has a tree nut/peanut allergy so using regular Peanut Butter in our home is an absolute NO-NO!  We have found a really neat […]

Freezer Cooking: Lemon Pepper Chicken

The past several weeks I have been trying out Freezer cooking and so far I love it!  It makes it so much easier on busy weeknights to already have something prepared that I can just place in the oven.  My family has been trying very very hard to avoid fast food restaurants and processed foods […]

Freezer Cooking: Scalloped Potatoes with Ham and Broccoli

I’m just in the beginning of mastering Freezer Cooking! 🙂 The other day I shared my first recipe of Pineapple Chicken Sandwiches and today I’m going to share another recipe that I have used and froze and ended up tasting delicious!! If you get time be sure to check out our other Freezer Cooking recipe […]