Mexican Meatloaf

Mexican Meatloaf

An American classic gets revamped with a spiced up spin. This Mexican Meatloaf is stuffed with queso fresco, pumped full of Mexican spices and slathered in enchilada sauce to create a fun new way to eat a family favorite. It seems like meatloaf is quite a controversial food. People seem to either love it or

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Roasted Cauliflower Pasta

Roasted Cauliflower Pasta combines whole wheat rotini, roasted cauliflower and Parmesan cheese to make a simple, healthy and hearty meal that is great for Meatless Monday or any day of the week. Remember when you were a kid and you absolutely loved days off from school? It just ain’t the same as a parent. I

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Photo Friday {02.17.17}

Photo Friday

The weather is beautiful, so many exciting things are happening and more books are being read. It’s Photo Friday folks! The kids don’t have school today or Monday but luckily the weather is supposed to be amazing so outside we will go. We had a record high yesterday. Take that Punxsutawney Phil.  On Tuesday we

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Homemade Powdered Sugar

Homemade Powdered Sugar

Did you know you can make homemade powdered sugar with just two ingredients I’m betting you already have in your pantry? It only takes 30 seconds to transform white granulated sugar into powdered. You’ll never buy it again.  When it comes to baking, keeping a well stocked pantry is key. Thanks to the OCD planner

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Baked Gnocchi

Baked Gnocchi

Everybody loves a baked pasta but this Baked Gnocchi takes it to a whole new level. Store bought gnocchi, homemade meaty spaghetti sauce and melty mozzarella all combine to create a simple yet delicious dinner. Who is ready for Spring? This girl. We had a little preview on Friday with a high of 64 degrees.

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Photo Friday {02.10.17}

Photo Friday

I have some recipe ideas in the works that I’m really excited about. One I don’t have on the schedule until April but I might not be able to wait that long. If it works out guys, it’s going to be kind of amazing. Do you have any Valentine’s Day plans? We always make a

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Red Wine Risotto

Red Wine Risotto

Today I’m bringing my last Valentine’s creation. Red wine risotto is creamy in texture and earthy in flavor with a slight red wine zip in the background. It’s easy to make but you don’t have to let your Valentine know. Impress them with your cooking skills this Valentine’s Day. Today’s recipe doesn’t scream Valentine’s Day

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Sweet and Spicy Carrots

Sweet and Spicy Carrots

Side dishes don’t have to be boring. Add some interest and flavor to dinner with these Sweet and Spicy Carrots. They only take a few minutes to prepare then throw them in the oven and let them bake while you finish the main dish. Simple, easy, quick and healthy. I realized recently that I don’t share many

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Photo Friday {02.03.17}

Checking in for another edition of Photo Friday. Today I’m sharing pictures from Noah’s Pinewood Derby along with some book recommendations and Super Bowl food talk. I have been excited to flip through this cookbook and recently picked it up at the library. I read through it then immediately jumped on Amazon and ordered it.

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