Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

Oven Baked Chicken Nuggets

Nothing beats the real thing. Am I right? Taking advantage of grocery store’s sale on chicken is a great way to make homemade versions of your favorite chicken meals. One meal that my family loves is chicken nuggets. These nuggets are made from fresh quality...
Heirloom Summer Salad

Heirloom Summer Salad

I love the taste of summer. The vegetables are ripe, flavorful and kissed by the sun. This is my favorite salad recipe for the summer. All of the flavors meld into just the right textures and flavors that make summer oh-so-delicious. To make a heartier version of this...
The Thanksgiving Club Sandwich

The Thanksgiving Club Sandwich

So, you thought your Thanksgiving meal was amazing? Wait until you sink your teeth into this sandwich! One of the reasons we look forward to the holidays is because of all the amazing food and combining those leftovers makes for one gastronomical experience. To go a...
10 Back to School Must-Make Lunches

10 Back to School Must-Make Lunches

It’s time to start gearing up for another school year. As much as I am looking forward to getting the kids back on a schedule, some changes needed to be made. My kids sat me down and shared their expectations with me – their lunch expectations....
Yummus Hummus

Yummus Hummus

A golden rule of prepping is to use what you store. Since beans of all shapes and sizes are suggested as a versatile prep item, it’s important to know that it can be used in ways other than for soups and burritos. Hummus is a delicious dip when paired with...
Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes

Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed tomatoes are a great way to way the most of your summer bounty. This Mediterranean-inspired dish is delicious and a great recipe to add some zing in your couscous recipes.  If you prefer, you can substitute quinoa instead of couscous for added nutrition. These...
Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Southern Style Slaw

Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Southern Style Slaw

My Southern roots are calling again and the temptation was far too strong to resist! Anyone up for some pulled pork sandwiches topped with Southern style coleslaw? I thought so. This is a great meal to make with your leftover barbecue. The cole slaw really adds a...
Black Bean Patties with Kicked Up Remoulade Sauce

Black Bean Patties with Kicked Up Remoulade Sauce

It is important to diversify and layer your food supply into short and long-term shelf stable foods. That way, when the time comes for you to fall upon these foods, you will be able to use your layered food supply to make lots of dishes. Beans are by far one of the...

Peanut Butter & Apple Sandwiches with Granola

As parents, we’re always looking for healthy foods for our kiddos. Rather than giving them the normal pb&j – shake it up a little. Best of all, it’s healthy! This simple meal is packed with protein, fiber, fresh fruit and yumminess. If you have...
Pizza Rolls

Pizza Rolls

Like most kids, mine are big time pizza fans! I try and keep these little pizza rolls around for easy lunches and snacks. The kids love them and they are pretty easy to make. I have changed up the filling many times to incorporate different ingredients. They even...
Golden Quinoa Fritters

Golden Quinoa Fritters

Quinoa is my favorite grain these days and I’ve been experimenting with different recipes to explore this grain further. To learn about all the healthy benefits of this grain, click here. These fritters can be eaten with a spicy aioli dipping sauce, used as a...