I love recipes that can be made over from season to season. Not only does it make life a bit easier when you’re already familiar with a recipe, but it’s good to know that your family already approves of...
One of the favorite and most requested meals in our house is tacos. They’re so easy and I’ve never met a person that didn’t like a taco.My husband’s favorite tacos are always steak tacos and we probably either eat...
A few weeks ago, my husband had a craving for soft pretzels. He was so intent on having those billowy, soft morsels that he decided to make a special trip to the grocery store to find some. He came...
Summer is almost here and with it comes the desire to lounge in the sun, eat watermelon and grill anything covered in barbecue sauce.The first thing most people think of when they hear barbecue is ribs and they are...
It seems I’ve been on an Asian food kick lately. I have to admit, the flavors used in Asian cooking really just make my pallet happy.I honestly could eat Korean food, Thai or some of the other Asian cuisines...
The days are really heating up around here. It’s supposed to be in the 90’s the next two weeks and we decided not to put the pool up this summer. The good news is that the lake is only...
This week getting back to school has been hard! January always feels more difficult to me to get up and get going because: 1. It’s still dark out here in west Michigan when we need to leave for school 2. It’s...
I Sometimes people will ask me, “What’s your favorite food?”That is a pretty challenging question for me. I love so many different kinds of food from different cultures all over the world. I love that a lot of times...
Do you have problems getting your kids to eat their veggies? I do, unfortunately. There are some my daughter will eat including broccoli and carrots and corn, but my son will not eat a single veggie unless it comes...
Most of the time, I try to eat a lower-carb diet. Don’t get me wrong, I love carbs, but carbs love my thighs too.One of the easiest ways for me (and everyone) to cut out carbs is to replace...
Chicken Enchiladas Verdes are easily one of my favorite Mexican dishes. How can you not love chicken smothered in delicious cheese, tangy green salsa all wrapped up in a warm tortilla with some sour cream added in? Although, I must...
Whether you’re a fan of New Year's or not, the night of Dec. 31 is another one of those holidays where you get to celebrate life with the ones you love. As a mom with young kids, I want...
There are a lot of weeknights that I feel like having some kind of Italian food. It’s easy, delicious and I can usually count on my kids eating it.But...
As a kid, I always thought my grandmother made such weird food. She combined things that “shouldn’t” be combined, fed me things from other cultures and was always trying to introduce me to new things. Inspired tastes I was lucky to...
There are a few flavors to me that just scream springtime and warmer weather in each and every bite.  Two of those flavors include lemon and blueberry.Oddly enough, winter is citrus season here, but I always feel the need...
Since my daughter has started “big girl school” (AKA Kindergarten) I’ve been trying to step up my lunchbox game by giving her delicious choices while providing a little reason to smile.Admittedly, this summer I was sort of a slacker...
I’ve been wanting to make baked plantain chips for so long! I’ve been trying to create better-for-you snacks for myself and after eating plantains multiple times in restaurants (usually fried), I knew these would be something that I would...

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