Ingredients: 1 box (12 oz) tricolor rotini pasta 1 cup halved cherry or grape tomates 1 cup Mozzarella cheese, cubed 1/2 can (2.25 oz) sliced black olives, drained 1/2 – 1 cup Italian salad dressing Directions: Cook pasta according to box instructions. When pasta is done, drain it and run cold water over it soContinue reading “Pasta Salad”
I can’t possibly be the only one who slices up a watermelon only to think – “How in the world are we going to be able to eat alllll of this?!” Don’t get me wrong, I love watermelon but sometimes it is just so much. To use some of the extra, before it goes bad,Continue reading “Watermelon Popsicle”
Eating Poppyseed Chicken Casserole is one of my core memories from my childhood. This creamy, delicious dish is something my mom often made for us and it is something I was excited to share with my own child!
We love chips and dip! In fact, dips can be a great way for kids to learn to like a variety of new foods. (Check out these nutritious and delicious dips) But corn tortilla chips are considered a “top choking hazard” for children under the age of 5! You know that feeling when a chipContinue reading “Homemade Tortilla Chips”
Feeding a family can be tough! Make it easier on yourself by focusing on “one meal for everyone” and look for ways to modify what you are eating to serve to even the youngest of eaters (6m+ after meeting the signs of readiness) French toast can be made in batches & frozen for fast breakfastsContinue reading “Baked French Toast”
This is absolutely a “TikTok made me do it” recipe except I decided to add my own flare to it with some tortellini and WOW! This is definitely worth a try. It is a super simple recipe that can be thrown together in under 30 minutes. Plus it is something that EVERYONE will love! ForContinue reading “Marry Me Chicken and Tortellini”
Rice is commonly an accepted food even among the pickiest of eaters. It is also found in dishes from cultures all over the world! While rice is versatile, affordable, and a great simple side dish for meals, it – on its own – is not going to be super filling. But by replacing part ofContinue reading “Coconut Milk Rice”
Growing up, Brussels sprouts were never something we ate. There wasn’t a particular reason – it just wasn’t something my mom made. But as an adult, I first found out I really enjoyed them when I had the stomach virus and my friend brought over a giant pot of Veggie Soup. Inside that, I foundContinue reading “Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic and Parmesan Cheese”
This recipe can be made egg-free and dairy-free (substitutes listed) Ingredients: 1 cup shredded carrots 3 cups broccoli florets 1 garlic clove 2 tablespoons chia seeds 6 tablespoons water 1 1/4 cups breadcrumbs divided 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese OR dairy free cheese alternative 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoon grassContinue reading “Veggie Nuggets”
Thanksgiving is more than just food, for most of us; Thanksgiving is full of memories. Thanksgiving memories for me are full of family, moments of being grateful, and delicous foods. It’s something I look forward to every year!…But I know this year will be many families first time cooking Thanksgiving at home. As we all try to navigate “socially distanced holidays”, most of us feel pretty overwhelmed. I want to make this year a little easier on you. If you find yourself having to cook Thanksgiving this year, as a gift from me to you, here is my full list of holiday recipes, shopping list, and my “week of Thanksgivnig” prep schedule!