Weekly Meal Planner – Week 2

A Meal Planner is a part of my weekly routine. I sit down each Sunday and create my meal plan for my family so that I have one less thing to worry about! Each week I will be sharing one Weekly Meal Planner each Sunday to help you get a jump start on your mealContinue reading “Weekly Meal Planner – Week 2”

Salsa Chicken – try it for dinner tonight!

This cheesy chicken dish is seriously a fiesta in your mouth. The fresh and chunky salsa you put right on top of the chicken infuses so much flavor into the chicken and then topping it with a layer of mozzarella – just WOW! This dish is so tasty and pretty to boot! Salsa Chicken isContinue reading “Salsa Chicken – try it for dinner tonight!”

Featured on The Weekend Potluck!

It is any food blogger/cookbook author’s dream to have one of their recipes featured on a hugely popular site. And today that happened to me!!! The Country Cook hosts the Weekend Potluck along with South Your Mouth, Sweet Little Bluebird and Served up with Love. And this week I was one of the Recipes thatContinue reading “Featured on The Weekend Potluck!”

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Sometimes you just really need that good ol’ pub food to go with your steak or burger. And, man do we love burgers in my house! I have always loved onion rings and prefer the beer battered variety. But you can only really find panko style ones from the freezer section. So what’s a homeContinue reading “Beer Battered Onion Rings”

Yes! I really cook dinner ~ almost ~ every day!

The entire Homemade on a Weeknight concept was born of me returning to home cooked meals every night. I get asked all the time, “Do you really cook dinner every night?” The answer is YES! ~ almost ~ every night! I wanted to start eating healthier myself, as well as make that I was teachingContinue reading “Yes! I really cook dinner ~ almost ~ every day!”

Turkey Meatball Farro Salad (video)

If you have never tried Farro – you really should give a chance. It is a great alternative to the old standards of rice and pasta. And trying it out in a Farro Salad is a great way place to start. It is also rather nutritious – packed with protein. While it is not gluten-freeContinue reading “Turkey Meatball Farro Salad (video)”

Weekly Meal Planner – Week 1

A Meal Planner is a part of my weekly routine. I sit down each Sunday and create my meal plan for my family so that I have one less thing to worry about! Hopefully by now you have purchased your copy of the Homemade on a Weeknight Cookbook – if you haven’t you can getContinue reading “Weekly Meal Planner – Week 1”

Caesar Salad Burger

Burgers are a pretty popular meal in my house. But we don’t make your typical burgers very often. We like to vary the meats and toppings. Chicken, Turkey, and beef are always rotating. And then there is the constant experimentation of flavors and styles. That is how I landed on the Caesar Salad Burger. TypicallyContinue reading “Caesar Salad Burger”

Lemon Dill Orzo Salad

Every summer my family uses our grill for most dinners – so the meat is usually easy to figure out. So then it becomes all about the side dishes – what can I do with the side dishes to keep it interesting? That’s how I came up with this Lemon Dill Orzo Salad. I wasContinue reading “Lemon Dill Orzo Salad”