Enchilada Farro with Beans and Corn

Hey guys! I know that it has been awhile. It has been a pretty busy week and there has not been a lot of innovative cooking. Mostly old stand bys…BBQ chicken, pasta, and a few more quick dinners out and clean out the fridge nights than normal. This week there will probably be more of…

Corkscrew Pasta with Creamy Veggie Tomato Sauce

Leftovers for dinner tonight. Gotta eat up some food instead of wasting it. I still have to use us a bunch of veggies, so I decided to make this pasta for lunches and quick dinner if needed. Pretty quick vegetarian dinner. You could add some grilled chicken to this for a healthy protein if wanted….

Pasta Frittata and a quick meal plan

Evening everyone! I know this week I have been a little AWOL. It has been crazy busy! It has been one of those weeks that seems like it is taking forever to end, yet it seems like you can’t keep up and everything is moving too fast! You know what I mean? Anyways, on to the…

Fridge Raid- Pasta Salad

Evening guys! I was thinking of a way to use up some leftover pasta from the other night. It was plain rotini pasta, so I thought of making a cold pasta salad I could take for lunch tomorrow. I came up with this concoction. It is so pretty that I couldn’t help but take a…

Meal Plan 8/10/14

Here is what I am planning to make for my family this week. What is on your menu? Sat- Last night we were all tired from working in the yard. I did not want to cook and everyone just wanted to stay home and relax at the pool. So we all scrounged around to find…

Mom’s Night In- Pizza

Happy Friday everyone! I had an awesome first week with my 6th graders! They are amazing; smart, sweet, and full of enthusiasm! Love each and every one! My school is pretty amazing this year, and I am glad to be back to work. I LOVE having my summer (June and July only) to spend with…

Sun-dried Tomato and Black Olive Omelet

Morning all! I made this quick breakfast before leaving for work this morning. Now that school is in full swing, I am going to try to add more recipes for quick breakfasts at home and easy to make school lunches. I have made a few omelets on the blog before, but here is another idea….

Crock Pot Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms

First day of school. My girls had a great day as students. I had a great day as a teacher. It is going to be a wonderful year!!! This morning I made this crock pot meal. I served it with sauteed spinach and rice pilaf. Everyone loves rice. Spinach, on the other hand, is not…

Sage Marinated Grilled Pork Chops

Hey all! I had planned on cooking my breaded pan fried pork chops, but opted for this dish instead. It all came about when Becca really wanted to help me cook. I let her go outside to the garden and cut me some fresh sage, so I came up with this recipe instead. Kids love…