About Jessica Fisher

I believe you can get great meals on the table -- and still keep that pretty smile on your face.

Healthy Snacks for Hungry Kids

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Got kids who are always hungry? Let’s rephrase that, got kids? Here are some healthy snacks to make sure they’re satisfied in good ways. It would seem that kids are always hungry: breakfast, 2nd breakfast, elevensies, luncheon…. Oh wait! Is that hobbits or kids? Same thing, really. While three (or more) good meals are a […]

Spiced Pear Cake

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Enjoy in-season pears in this delicious, spiced pear cake. It mixes up quickly and serves as a perfect snack any day of the week. You see that pears are on sale at the store this week. I mean, they’re practically on perpetual sale it would seem, at the low price of only 99 cents per […]

Lunchbox Ideas and Inspiration

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Need to pack a lunch? Make every day delicious with these lunchbox ideas that won’t break the budget, but will still help you eat well. DIY Protein Bistro Box It may be years since you went to school but you’re never too old to brown bag it. In fact, I’d argue that packing a meal […]

Quick Dinner Ideas

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Dinner prep doesn’t need to be long and drawn out. These quick dinner ideas are a great way to save money and eat well during the busy week.

Freezer Meals Kids Love

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Looking for freezer meals kids love? I’ve got you covered. These freezer meals will please the kids AND save you time and money. On a busy school night there is nothing more pleasing than to be able to pull a meal from the freezer that you KNOW the family will love. On date night, it’s […]

Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell Recipe

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Cool off with a sundae party and these recipes for homemade ice cream and toppings as well as an easy, two-minute, Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell Recipe. Are you dessert people? Have your children been conditioned since infancy to have a little dessert after dinner and sometimes after lunch as well? (These courses are differentiated from […]

Meal Planning for the School Daze: Tips to Make Weeknight Dinners Easier

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The back to school season can be a whirlwind of activity, but ya still gotta eat. Make weeknight dinners easier with these meal planning tips. It’s a little realized fact: there are not enough hours in a mom’s day to do all that she want to or thinks she should do. This is never more […]

Stocking Up Can Save You Money & Time

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Stocking up on regularly used groceries when you find them on sale is a great way to stretch your resources. Save time and money by stocking up in advance. You might love to cook and eat, but grocery shopping and paying the bill at the check stand are typically not so fun. You’re tired and […]