Vegetable Pasta Salad with Pesto: A Very Quick Dinner

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Looking for quick dinners that will bring comfort and nourishment without a lot of hassle? This meatless Vegetable Pesto Pasta is hearty without being heavy. Bonus: It comes together in minutes! It’s too hot to be in the kitchen! You lose all motivation to plan, shop, and cook during the summer. You struggle getting to […]

Aunt Peg’s Scotcharoo Bars – The Ultimate Treat

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Scotcharoo Bars are crunchy and sweet and chocolatey, perfect for dessert or afternoon snacks. Or sneaking out of the pan when your aunt is looking the other way. I spent my childhood summers traveling with my family from Los Angeles to Minnesota. Both my parents are from Minnesota and most of the aunts, uncles, cousins, and […]

Let Summer Sizzle – While You Keep Your Cool

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What’s your best bet for delicious, easy, and keep-your-cool dinner prep this month? I’ve got a magic bullet to solve your dinnertime dilemmas. Do you end up eating take-out too often? Is grocery shopping an endless chore that leaves you buying and SPENDING more you need? Do you forget to thaw that thing you NEEDED for dinner? Do […]

Home Cooked Meals & How to Make Them Easily

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Home cooked meals can be some of our favorites, but they can also be a lot of work. How can you make it easier to cook at home? I think it’s pretty common knowledge among us parents that feeding our families home cooked meals is better for kids nutritionally and developmentally as well as easier on the budget […]

Get Dinner Prepped AND Whistle While You Work

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There’s one sure thing you can count on every day: your people will want dinner. And while it may seem like a chore, there are ways to get dinner prepped AND enjoy the process. Check out these tips for easier dinnertime prep. What’s for dinner? I’m hungry. When are we eating? No doubt you’ve heard […]

Meal Planning Shortcuts To Try This Week

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One of the laws of nature is that ya gotta eat. One of the laws of motherhood is that ya gotta feed your people. Here’s how to make it easy this week! Check out these Meal Planning Shortcuts and see if they don’t save you time and hassle. Do you find that you spend a lot […]

Creamy Dairy-Free Asparagus Soup (Stovetop and Pressure Cooker Instructions)

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Enjoy spring’s asparagus harvest in this deliciously creamy, dairy-free Asparagus Soup. It comes together quickly in the pressure cooker or stovetop and freezes beautifully. So tasty, you’ll be going back for seconds. Spring is here! Really, I promise. OK, that may seem hard to believe for those of you in the frozen tundra of elsewhere. […]

Easiest Cheese Enchiladas Recipe (Freezer Friendly)

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Cheese Enchiladas are quick and easy to prepare, but they taste like something special. They are a delicious, meatless meal you can make in a snap, freezer-friendly and even worthy of packing for work or vacation. It was a busy weekend, so I didn’t spend Sunday afternoon prepping lunches for the week like I normally […]