Vegetable-Infused Meatballs

So, I was originally hoping this recipe would be one I could share as a toddler-approved meal, but mine wouldn’t even attempt it the day I made these, so no such luck.  Typical toddler. Oh well, still a great way to add more veggies to your meal!   Ingredients: 1 T. olive oil 2 clove…

Monday Night Italian Chicken and Veggie Stew

It’s a bit cliche, but you don’t realize how many minutes you’ve squandered away in your life until you have kids.  I have had this thought many times when trying to figure out how to balance work, cooking, and taking care of a baby.  And now that he’s older, entertaining a toddler. This easy crock…

Grown Up Macaroni and Cheese

Looking for something more interesting to serve with your fish as Good Friday approaches?   I love this recipe because it is so simple and also a bit more sophisticated than your typical macaroni and cheese.  That’s one nice thing about this dish – you can be creative with your cheese choices!   Ingredients: 1 1/2…

Salsa-Ranch Chicken over Brown Rice

Fun fact about brown rice:  it takes much longer to cook than white rice.  I learned this the hard way, one evening after a long day at work.  I was proud of myself for actually planning out the timing for a meal. I believe it was some sort of baked chicken, with zucchini and brown…

Third Time’s the Charm

  Who am I? I’m your everyday woman; wife, mother, working professional, and millennial are just a few ways to describe me. Why should you follow me? I’m not a chef, trained in the culinary arts. I’ve never taken a photography class.  I dabble in yoga and dance, but I’m no expert.  I love to…