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How to Make Homemade Meals More Often

salmon with herbed seasoning mix GCE

Homemade meals don’t have to be out of your reach. Cooking at home can be an everyday thing with a few helpful strategies. Grilled Salmon with Herbed Seasoning Mix Do you dream of making homemade meals on a regular basis? Ditching the boxed mixes and the takeout in exchange for home baked cookies and a […]

Freezer Cooking in Real Life

Freezer Cooking in Real Life

Freezer cooking in real life might not be as easy as it looks on Pinterest, but it is healthy and economical. And it helps YOU get ahead of the game. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate […]

Easiest Mac and Cheese Recipe

Easiest Mac and Cheese Life as Mom

This is the easiest mac and cheese you’ll ever make. Seriously. I think it rivals the box in both taste and simplicity. Food is a great comforter. There is just something about the connection between our taste buds and our brain that can do wonders. I don’t pretend to understand it, but the right foods […]

Delicious Ranch Dressing

ranch dressing

Avoid processed, bottled dressings with this easy homemade Ranch Dressing. It’s delicious and made with all real food ingredients. Do you remember mixing up ranch dressing with a dry, powdered mix when you were a kid? I was born before anyone put it in a bottle — or added like 52 million different flavors to […]

7 Easy Chicken Freezer Meals

Chicken Freezer Meals

Want to fill your freezer with meals you know your family will love and save money in the process? Check out these delicious and easy chicken freezer meals. I’m coming off the heels of a freezer cooking high, so I hope you can handle my enthusiasm. I spent a few days last week grocery shopping, cooking, […]

A Month of Meals: Protein Style

chicken curry lettuce wraps (1)

Are you looking to eat a little more healthfully these days? Hoping to fit a little more sleekly into last year’s swimsuit? Check out the new Month of Meals: Protein Style. This past six months have found me at my all-time highest weight (pregnancy and postpartum excluded). Yes, it’s probably part due to perimenopause and […]

Freezer Cooking for Company

Freezer Cooking for Company

Company coming? Don’t spend all your time in the kitchen! This free printable plan is your key to freezer cooking for company. Whether you’ve got folks coming in for Easter or friends coming to spend spring break, having a few freezer meals on hand can make your time with them so much more fun! Last fall […]

Irish Soda Bread & Dubliner Cheese for St. Patrick’s Day

St Patricks Day

Irish Soda Bread is an easy quick bread to fill the bread basket with. It mixes up effortlessly and bakes up beautifully. We are creatures of habit in these here parts. Once I find a theme meal that works for us, we tend to stick to it. Buche de Noel on Christmas, finger foods for […]