Chicken Parmesan Cups

Chicken Parmesan Cups

One of the challenges in family cooking is finding a recipe that everyone will eat and can be adjusted to the proper portions.  This Chicken Parmesan Loaf was a hit with my family.  Rethinking the whole portion-control thing, I made this recipe in a muffin pan for perfect individual-size portions. This recipe is simple to […]

Easy Crockpot Cheesy Potato Soup

A delicious cheese soup

In many parts of the country, springtime is full of rain and fluctuating weather. One day it’s 70 degrees, the next it can be in the 40s. On those cool, rainy days, there’s nothing we love more at our house than a bowl of soup. Especially when I can cook it in my beloved crockpot! […]

Homemade Veggie Mac and Cheese

Easy to make veggie macaroni and cheese made with carrots

Do your kids love macaroni and cheese but can’t get enough veggies in their diet? If so, this Homemade Veggie Mac and Cheese recipe is for you. I want to share with you how I began adding an extra serving of veggies to my veggie-averse son’s macaroni and cheese. At first, I read about adding the pureed carrots directly […]

Meatball Madness: A Healthy Recipe Everyone Will Enjoy


Do you know how to make homemade meatballs? Let’s face it. Meatballs have kid appeal. We sing songs about them. We see them in movies and on TV. We have pictures of them in storybooks and coloring books. In fact, they are easily identifiable to most of the world. They span the globe from North America to Europe, […]

Fire Roasted Tomato Creamy Crock Pot Chicken

Fire Roasted Tomato Creamy Crock Pot Chicken is a family favorite. Made with fire roasted tomatoes it's full flavor is a keeper!

This recipe is my family’s favorite. I love freezing leftovers for a quick 6 o’clock what-to-make-for-dinner fix.   To freeze, simply allow the “sauce” to cool completely and store in a freezer bag or container. Thaw out, warm up, and serve over fresh boiled pasta. I stumbled upon a similar recipe on Pinterest a while back, […]