Instant Pot Ranch Pork Chops with Rice

These Instant Pot pork chops are seasoned with homemade ranch seasoning and cooked with rice. They are the perfect one pot meal for busy weeknights! Cook the pork chops and rice together in the instant pot and you’ll have a complete meal on the table in about 30 minutes!     Instant Pot Pork Chops   […]

Hawaiian Ham and Cheese Sliders with Pineapple Recipe!

My daughter chose a Moana party theme this year for her Birthday party and I was on the hunt for the perfect Hawaiian party food ideas. I made these easy Hawaiian ham and cheese sliders with pineapple on Hawaiian rolls and they were such a big hit at the party that two pans of them […]

Dinner Ideas for Busy Families – Week 31

We are back with more Dinner Ideas for Busy Families all in hopes of making your life just a little bit easier. You’ll find a wide variety of dinner ideas sure to please even the pickiest eater in your house. Make sure to check back next week for another weekly meal plan! Week 31 Meal […]

One Pot Pasta! Cheesy Polish and Pepper Pasta Recipe

I’m a huge fan of one pot pasta recipes. They are quick and easy to make and only use one pot to cook the entire meal. That means minimal clean up for me and a delicious dinner for my family! This cheesy polish and pepper one pot pasta recipe is a perfect weeknight meal idea! […]

Kid Friendly Dinner Ideas – Week 30

Cooking for kids can be the ultimate exercise in patience.  This week’s meal plan focuses on kid friendly dinners that not only will please the picky eaters in your house, but even the ad. You’ll find a wide variety of dinner ideas sure to please even the pickiest eater in your house. Make sure to […]

Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe

This Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork recipe is the juiciest pork I have ever eaten and it’s loaded with amazing flavor! This pressure cooker pulled pork does not disappoint. Make the perfect pulled pork in your instant pot or pressure cooker by following these easy steps!   Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork   I have to admit that […]

20 Minute Easy Shrimp Recipes: Pineapple Teriyaki Shrimp Rice Bowls

Easy Shrimp Recipes On busy weeknights it can be tempting to skip making dinner and order out instead. Don’t! Not only is it expensive, but it isn’t healthy for you either. Instead turn to easy weeknight dinner ideas to quickly get a delicious dinner on the table. I love easy shrimp recipes because shrimp is […]

Kid Friendly American Wontons With Sloppy Joe Dipping Sauce Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. Kid Friendly Twist on Classic Sloppy Joe I love transforming favorite foods into new recipes. Using familiar flavors in a new way is an exciting way to mix up meal time. These kid friendly American wontons with sloppy […]

Mexican Pizza Recipe Made In Portable Tortilla Boats For Game Day!

These Mexican pizza tortilla boats came from my favorite Mexican pizza recipe transformed into a mess-free version perfect for noshing on during the big game! These are great game day food and also serve as the perfect kid-friendly dinner recipe too when you add a side of Mexican rice and guacamole! Will you be watching […]

Healthy Slow Cooker Paleo Buffalo Chicken Chili Recipe

We have been experiencing some -30 degree temperatures here in Minnesota. That means I’m craving something hearty that will warm my belly and give me the illusion of eating comfort food, while sticking to a healthy diet. This healthy slow cooker paleo buffalo chicken chili recipe does just that and as an added bonus, it’s […]

Juicy, Crispy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sargento® Cheese. All opinions are 100% mine. I married an Italian and that means that Italian food is a regular staple in our home. I have mastered the homemade, authentic Italian “sugo” which I learned to make from my husband’s nonno (grandpa). One thing […]

Instant Pot BBQ Pork Chops Recipe

Have you heard of the Instant Pot yet? I recently discovered this amazing device that offers up the ability to pressure cook, saute, slow cook and more all in one handy appliance. I bought one off Amazon and I’ve been hooked ever since. It is my go-to for quick and easy dinners in no time. […]

20 Minute Sausage and Pepper Cajun Alfredo Recipe!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Klement’s Sausage Company. All opinions are 100% mine. School is back in session and that means a return to a more structured, scheduled week. Weeknight meals can feel hectic, but instead of reaching for yet another frozen pizza, try this easy 20 minute sausage […]

Sweet and Spicy Honey Lime Salmon over Brown Rice and Quinoa Recipe! Lunch Idea Ready In Under 5 Minutes!

Whether you work outside the home, work from home, or you are a stay at home mom, I’m willing to bet that your lunches aren’t always ideal. As a work from home mom to four I can freely admit that I often skip lunch or end up noshing on the chicken nuggets and mac and […]

One Skillet Sausage and Egg Breakfast Hash Recipe!

Are you sick of eating toast and cereal for breakfast? Try this quick and easy one skillet sausage and egg breakfast hash recipe! It is a hearty breakfast that will fill you up and keep you full and fueled up for a busy day. The best part? There is only one pot to clean when […]

Garlic Parmesan Meatball Sliders Recipe

I married an Italian so we eat a lot of Italian food in my home. We love Italian food! Sometimes I’m craving Italian but I don’t want pasta. So what to do? Make an amazing jumbo meatball Italian slider, that’s what! These garlic Parmesan meatball sliders are out of this world and they are also […]

Easy Meatball Taco Ring Recipe

Fall is on the way and with the return of fall comes the return to a more structured, scheduled evening. The kids get home from school, we do homework, I make dinner, we do bath time and then it is off to bed for the kids! It makes for a very busy evening and I […]

Meatball Chili Recipe For Stove Top OR Slow Cooker!

This meatball chili recipe is perfect for game day or warming up on a chilly day! You can make it on your stove top or simmer it in the slow cooker all day. Either way, it’s amazing and is sure to fill you up! This recipe is a spin on traditional chili but uses meatballs […]