Crockpot Italian Potatoes- Easy Dinner!

If you are like me, most of your Crockpot creations are Entree's!  In fact, I'd say 100% of mine are Entree's.   However, just a few days ago on Thanksgiving, I made stuffing in the slow cooker.  The reason- my oven was full with rolls and potatoes plus, I wanted everything to be hot and ready at once, without having to cook all of it within the last 30 minutes before guests arrived.  It made so much sense! ...more

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Our portion plates teach kids about balanced eating and has your picky eaters asking for more fruits and vegetables!  Using them will also help form healthy habits in your kids that will last a lifetime! ...more

Crockpot Beef Stew

We get a lot of requests for more crockpot recipes.   And with good reason.  Cooking with my crockpot is the best!  I would much rather throw dinner together at 10:00 in the morning than at 5:00pm.  It seems like there is always a ton going on at that time of day, kids are getting tired, cranky, bored, _______ (insert a behavior of your child that makes it difficult for you to get dinner ready) and pretty soon making ...more

Thanksgiving Turkey Peppers and Hummus

Do I post peppers and hummus too often?  The more we eat it, the more we get addicted to it!  We almost always have them in the fridge for a quick snack these days.   So, this week, or anytime you are celebrating turkey's, make some turkey peppers!  All we did was fill the cavity of a turkey with hummus and arrange slices of pepper inside the hummus so we had these: ...more

Smokey Pumpkin Mac N' Cheese

I'm pretty sure that if I let my kids choose what they wanted to eat for each meal it would be Mac n' Cheese with 98% certainty.  Personally I think that the stuff from the box is 98% disgusting.  I don't even remember liking it as a kid - but I probably did - just like every other non-discriminating child.   ...more

Island Pinwheels and La Tortilla Factory Giveaway!

You might say my kids have a small obsession with tortillas!  We always have some in our pantry, and between lunch wraps, quesadillas, breakfast burritos, and bean burritos, we go through them pretty quickly!  We love tortillas!  ...more

Island Pinwheels and La Tortilla Giveaway!

You might say my kids have a small obsession with tortillas!  We always have some in our pantry, and between lunch wraps, quesadillas, breakfast burritos, and bean burritos, we go through them pretty quickly!  We love tortillas!  ...more

Roasted Veggie Kabobs

As soon as the weather turns cold, I just want to turn my oven on and sit by it all day.  Which means that I probably should have something cooking in the oven - right?  This is the time of year when I bust out all of my baking, roasting, braising, broiling recipes.  Not only does it warm your kitchen up, but these cooking methods fill your house with all sorts of delightful smells.  So take a deep breath ...more

Picky Eaters: How to Expand and Diversify their Diets!

I've been watching in awe as my cousin raises her adorable son who has autism.  My aunt recommended I talk to her about dealing with food behavior and kids who have autism. Instead, I thought it would be better for Angela to write the post for me!  Here it is: ...more