The week before the July 4th holiday is usually the time when everyone shares their best recipes for the grill. In the past I’ve shared a few party-worthy recipes for the grill that are perfect for the 4th. This year I decided to go in a different direction. This recipe   Read More ...

There are some recipes that I feel the need to really talk up in order to convince you to give them a try. Then there are recipes like this one. It’s not fancy, it’s not complicated in the least, but it’s always welcome at our dinner table. A simple 20   Read More ...

My 30 minute gluten free meatballs are a quick and easy comfort food favorite your whole family will love!  This is the perfect recipe for a simple make ahead meal, too. Meatballs show up on our dinner table almost weekly.  The kids think I make them so often because they love   Read More ...

My kids love corn dogs. I mean LOVE corn dogs. But we never, ever eat corn dogs. I’ve never once bought a box of corn dogs at the store, not even before we started paying attention to what we were eating. But somehow they got the idea that corn dogs   Read More ...

Peach crisp, doesn’t that just scream summer to you? Sweet peaches with a hint of cinnamon and a crispy, crunchy topping in my idea of a perfect treat. But what do you do when you get a craving for this lovely family-pleasing dessert and the calendar says you’re not even   Read More ...

Have you tried quinoa? It may sound strange and exotic but if you like couscous or rice, quinoa will quickly become one of your favorite ingredients. Quinoa has a mild, nutty flavor and a crunchy texture which has made it an easy addition to our menus around my house. Why   Read More ...

If you’ve spent any time around this blog you know that I’m known for posting quick and healthy recipes. This Irish Coddle recipe is neither of those things. It’s full of bacon and sausage – not exactly what you’d call nutrient rich foods. But I as much as I believe   Read More ...

My husband says that our Christmas tradition is that we have no traditions. As much as I hate to admit it, it’s true. I have nothing against traditions, its just that I get bored much too easily. I like to shake things up, keep people guessing. At least that’s what   Read More ...

There is almost never a time when there isn’t a bowl full of these no bake chocolate energy balls in my house. As soon as one batch disappears I immediately refill the bowl. It’s not just because they’re healthy. It’s because they’re healthy AND my kids love them. They adore   Read More ...

If you know anything at all about me then you know that I’m on a mission when it comes to breakfast. I’m constantly looking for ways to cram as much healthiness as humanly possible into something my kids will eat. Just check out my breakfast section on the recipes page   Read More ...