Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

My kiddo is on spring break and all three boys will be home tomorrow. I thought it would be nice to leave them with a morning treat. I looked in the pantry and saw dark chocolate chunks and became inspired to make some muffins! These oversized breakfast treats are going to make my boys SUPER…

Chicken Chile Verde Two Ways

This dish is so simple that it cooks on it’s own! Ok, it’s a slow cooker recipe but still! I’m going to show you two ways to serve this chicken in two meals that will both be satisfying to your family. This is my style chile verde. I’ve done it from scratch and it’s great,…

Green Spaghetti

Sometimes you’ll call food ridiculous names just to make it exciting to the small humans who need to eat it. I am glad to have heard so many people referred to pesto pasta as “green spaghetti”. Last year I began to challenge myself to eating and serving fewer meals with meat in them each week….

Walnut Pesto

Pine nuts are not cheap. About thirty bucks a pound, actually. Walnuts on the other hand, are about seven dollars for the same weight. This is a HUGE difference. We have guests visiting and I found out one of them LOVES pesto. So, naturally I decided to make my beautiful and delicious “Green Spaghetti” (recipe…

Taco Boats

This dinner is so simple I’m almost embarrassed to blog on it! However, the fact that my kiddos loved it so much, makes me feel like I need to share it with you. In an effort to stop buying pre-made and processed, I needed to find a healthy alternative to the box of store bought…

Chicken Puff Pie

Cosmo wanted chicken pot pies. “Mom, some people make them so that each person has their OWN.” Ok, kid. I can take a hint. So, I made sure I had the ingredients and decided that a puff pastry top would be fun! This recipe would actually be amazing vegetarian. Follow the recipe and skip the…

Butter

Last night I had some girlfriends over and I decided that I wanted to make butter with the kids! Science in action andan opportunity to have them contribute to the dinner! This super easy activity will give your kiddos a chance to see how something they use every day is made and the end result…

Easy Breakfast Chilaquiles

I’m a breakfast person. I LOVE eggs. I would eat breakfast in place of lunch or dinner without batting an eye. The Rockstar loves Mexican so this quick and easy “breakfast nacho” was a no brainer. Completely flavorful and kinda fun! My kiddos were into it as well! This is one of those recipes that…

Spanish Chicken & Potatoes

When we think of the word “Friend” in the classic sense, it usually brings thoughts of childhood playmates, your BFF and the folk you choose to spend some of your free time with. These days it could mean a stranger on the internet who you are connected to through social media. That is the kind…

Sriracha Honey Chicken

There are few things in this world that The Rockstar enjoys more than hot sauce and saving a buck. So, what better theme to set the tone for his Valentine dinner! I decided to go Asian, another of his favorites, and do a play on Orange Chicken. There’s something about the crisp of the breaded…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Bars

What better day to return to you, all my lovers, than Valentine’s Day? My boys and I have been busy preparing for The Rockstar’s return making everything peanut butter and ¬†Sriracha! Yep, two of his favorite things! So, instead of going out or dealing with the inflated Valentine BS, we are going to enjoy a…

Dark Chocolate Cabernet Truffles

If you need a quick and ultra simple treat to take to a party, this is¬† good and elegant bet! We all know that red wine and chocolate pair well, and this is all the proof you’ll need. You will need the following: 16 oz dark chocolate. This can be finely chopped or in chip…