Egg pasta

Healing Chicken Alphabet Soup

Cacio e Pepe (An Authentic Roman Excuse To Eat Pasta & Cheese)

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordI loves me some pasta and cheese. I try to avoid eating it most of the time as there is nothing healthy about eating a vast quantity of pasta (it must be vast), laden with lovely oozy cheese, butter and several grinds of black pepper.Mmmmm oozy cheese… But I digress....more

Hot and Cheesy: Baked Ziti with Mini Meatballs

 Where I live, it’s still chilly enough to want something hearty for dinner, so here it is: Baked Ziti with Mini Meatballs....more

Crispy Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Guide to Ground Beef: Selecting, Freezing & 5 Go-To Recipes

Ground beef is one of the most versatile go-to staples in a Midwest Kansas kitchen. It provides 10 essential nutrients your body needs like zinc, iron, protein and B vitamins. Because it is affordable and easy to prepare, it’s often the base for many casseroles, soups and appetizers. In a busy household, these types of dishes find their way to the table fairly often, so I’m always on the look-out for a new twist!...more

Pizza Pie

It’s a Pizza Pie! Quick weekend grab & go!mothersapronstringsIt’s a pizza pie!I’m thinking of something quick to fix this weekend because I think we’ll actually be able to work out in the yard!...more

Grilled Marinated Pork Loin Chops with Pineapple

Marinated Pork ChopsmothersapronstringsFire up the grill! Warm weather is finally here! Kids are playing in the yard, birds are singing, and iced tea with lemon sits in cold glasses on the patio table. What do you put on the grill?  PORK CHOPS of course!Marinated Pork Chops...more

Santa Fe Chicken Packets

My Favorite Green Smoothie

 I've talked here and there about healthy eating but today I'd like to share one of my favorite ways to start my morning off on the right foot: a green smoothie.  It might sound a little over the top but I'll just say it: green smoothies are a game changer. ...more