The Banana Pecan Coffeecake that Tastes like Toffee

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Dark brown sugar and pecans add flavor, sweetness, and crunch to this Banana Pecan Coffeecake. It’s like all that’s delicious about banana and toffee rolled into one. Do you go through a lot of bananas at house? It seems like you can never keep them on hand long enough. Between Monkey Salad and Magic Monkey Bananas, who […]

Back to School Freezer Meals to Make Life Easier

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Make some meals ahead of time and freeze them to enjoy later. Make school days and school nights so much easier with these Back to School Freezer Meals. Individual Chicken Bacon Subs It seems like the school year just ended, but here we are with school supplies and registration forms and all the busy-ness of […]

The Taco Soup Recipe Your 5-Year Old Can Make

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Taco Soup is an easy-to-prepare dish, so easy even a 5-year old can do it. And it tastes great, especially when you make it without the packets of junky mixes. Some days you just don’t want to cook.  You want to eat, to be sure. But, cooking? No way, Jose. However, in the life as […]

Freezer Smoothies Make for Quick Snacks & Breakfasts

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Build a stash freezer of freezer smoothies so that you can enjoy quick snacks and breakfasts without having to clean the blender every day! Do your kids love the sweet taste of smoothies? Do you love how smoothies lend themselves to life on-the-go — and how you can hide vegetables in them without the kids […]

Snacky Lunch – Simple & Easy to Make Everyone Happy

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The Snacky Lunch is just that – a lunch of snacks. Assemble a variety of proteins, vegetables, fruits, and breads for a DIY meal to please the masses. You need a quick and easy meal to feed your family. You don’t want fast food, but neither do you want a messy kitchen when you’re done. […]

How to Make Frozen Chocolate Bananas at Home

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Frozen Chocolate Bananas are a fun, whimsical treat that your kids will love to assemble themselves. What’s more fun than dipping bananas in chocolate and adding all kinds of yummy toppings? Who doesn’t have a fun memory of enjoying a frozen banana on a hot day, wiping melted chocolate off a cheek? The classic combination […]

Make a Weekly Routine with Meal Plan Theme Nights

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Meal Plan Theme Nights will make your meal planning super simple. Choose some basic themes, such as pasta or tacos, and then play with variations of those throughout the coming weeks. You’ll know what’s for dinner without so much decision fatigue. Is meal planning tripping you up? Is “lack of imagination” your current mental gap? Do […]

Bean and Meat Crockpot Enchilada

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Let the slow cooker do the work for you with these lazy cook enchiladas. Simply layer beans, meat, tortillas, cheese, and sauce, for the simplest delicious Crockpot Enchilada. Enchiladas are a crowd-pleaser at our house. I have found a bajillion combinations of enchilada that my family fight over. (Go here and here for the delicious […]