Oven Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

These oven roasted chicken and vegetables are a one pan dinner! Chunks of tender & perfectly seasoned veggies and chicken. A healthy lunch or dinner that everyone will love. I am still going strong on my no-sugar January! I can't believe it but I have actually gone 4 days with no sugar of any kind. I know 4 days does not seem like a lot but for me it is. With 4 kids and a food blog there is always something sugary and sweet happening in my kitchen.  I can tell that I am missing some of the more indulgent and yummy foods because as these oven roasted chicken and … [Read more...]

The 10 Best Comfort Foods

Warm up this winter to one of these 10 Best Comfort Foods! Warm, hearty comfort food that is family-approved and simple enough for an easy weeknight meal. During the cold winter months there is nothing better than sitting down for dinner to some good old comfort food. When I think of comfort food I think of casseroles, soups, chili, and stew. I hope you find something new in this list that your own family will love as much as we do. All of these recipes are some of my top recipes on the blog and they are recipes that make it into my family's dinner rotation. *** … [Read more...]

Pineapple Salsa Chicken Rice Bowls

An easy & delicious 5 ingredient pineapple salsa chicken gets cooked to perfection in the slow cooker. The pineapple adds a nice sweetness. Serve over rice and top with all your favorite taco toppings! This is a family favorite because everyone can customize their own rice bowl with their favorite toppings.  These pineapple salsa chicken rice bowls are only 5 ingredients and the slow cooker does all the work! This is one of our favorite dinners. I love to put the taco toppings in bowls and then lay everything out on the table and serve buffet style. Start with … [Read more...]

Copycat P.F. Changs Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Make delicious P.F. Chang's famous chicken lettuce wraps right at home! They taste exactly like the restaurant & are so easy to recreate at home.  Hopefully you have had a chance to eat at P.F. Chang's. We currently don't even live close to one. The only thing close where we are, are the generic chain restaurants. If we want decent restaurants we have to go closer to D.C or Baltimore.  My husband & I married during college and I still remember we would go out to eat maybe twice a week. Of course, this was all pre-kids when we actually had time & money … [Read more...]

Cheesy Ziti Pasta Bake

This cheesy ziti pasta bake is such an easy dinner time solution. I love to make it on busy nights because it uses simple ingredients, everyone loves it, and it bakes in a casserole dish! Do you have those emergency dinners that you use on really busy nights or nights that you forget you have nothing for dinner (It happens to me all the time.... :) ) Well, this cheesy ziti pasta bake is one of my emergency dinners. It uses simple ingredients that I always have in the pantry; pasta, jarred spaghetti sauce, and canned diced tomatoes. And oddly enough, I always seem … [Read more...]