Bantam Bagels

So our little guy was sick last week and he hung out with me one day while his other half was in school.  We ran a few errands and ended up at the Starbucks inside our local Target. (Whomever came up with that idea is a GENIUS!). I’ve been telling the kids how I used Read More


Caramel Pork Ribs

I am NOT a huge fan of ribs, but my hubby is.  I had just purchased My Paris Kitchen by Dave Libovitz and this is the first recipe that I had to try.  That says a lot coming from someone that doesn’t like ribs too much. This recipe was super easy to make and the house smelled Read More


Skinnytaste Chicken Parmesan

This recipe is one of our family’s favorites!  It’s super healthy and easy!  It comes from one of my favorite cookbooks. Sometimes I serve it with a salad and vegetables, other times with wholewheat spaghetti. INDREDIENTS: 4 chicken breasts, fat trimmed, pounded thin, sliced in half lengthwise to make 8 3/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs (wholewheat or Panko Read More


Cook once for multiple meals

We are all busy and looking for ways to maximize our time.  I have such high hopes for meal planning and prep, but it never comes to fruition.  Once the weather starts to turn chilly we start stock piling freezer meals for days where there just isn’t enough time or energy to cook from scratch. Read More


Chocolate Banana Bread

This banana bread from One Upon a Chef has made it’s way into our breakfast rotation!  (I promise I’ll post recipes for lunch and dinner soon!) The kids looked at it, found it unappealing and started to whine.  When I told them there were bananas, chocolate AND chocolate chips, they hesitantly took a bite and their eyes Read More


Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal

I said it in my first post-I am not a professional cook and I am most definately not a recipe developer.  I do, however, love to cook and have fun with changing and adding to recipes. The recipe I am going to share with you today is phenominal the way it is!  Buuuutttt, we have Read More