Blend up this Holiday Eggnog Fake Shake Recipe for a new sip

Dairy Free Eggnog Fake Shake Recipe

My kids, okay-okay & I, love the eggnog milkshakes that are available this time of year. However, my rule of thumb is that it’s a ‘once in a while kind of treat’. I try to teach, and live, a lifestyle that keeps in step with my grandfather’s philosophy of ‘everything in moderation’ who lived a very long & healthy life. … Read More

Lovin’ this Easy No-bake Cheesecake Recipe for Entertaining

No-bake Cheesecake Recipe

I love a good old fashioned cheesecake, especially my grandmother’s recipe. However, there’s not always time for it. So, as an alternative & a way to simplify my life, I am lovin’ this no-bake cookies n’ cream no-bake Cheesecake recipe. No-bake Mini Cheesecakes by Jodie Fitz THE FILLING: 8 oz. whipped cream cheese 8 oz. whipped topping 3/4 – 1 … Read More

Warm Up Dinner with this Chicken Burrito Soup Recipe

Chicken Burrito Soup

I’m celebrating National Soup Month at my house & serving up some ‘thumbs up’ combinations that my family loves. This soup is pretty easy to make and I usually pull it together on a weekend, or snow day, in one H-U-G-E pot. My favorite part of this recipe? I let the excess cool & freeze it up. I’m all about … Read More

Warm up Dinner with this Chicken Bulgur Salad

Warm Chicken Bulgur Salad

Let’s face it, chicken can become a little boring after awhile & so we’ve been finding ways to mix it up. I want to share one of the techniques I use to bake up a moist chicken breast; the hubs hates a dry piece of chicken (lol)…not that I can blame him. This chicken is delicious alone, but we love … Read More

Pork Chops are in the Crockpot for an Easy Dinner

Cranberries, Apples & Pork Chops in the Crockpot

It’s that time of year, the crockpot is out. This week’s crockpot recipe featured in our own home is Cranberried Pork Chops. The other day my son texted, ‘What’s for dinner?’ My reply, ‘Pork Chops.’ He then asked, ‘Is it those ones with apples & cranberries?’ I said, ‘Yes, Why?’ He answered, ‘….because I like those.’ Ha, I was afraid … Read More

Family Pasta Night just got a New Twist

Shrimp & Angel Hair Pasta

On this week’s menu you will find one of my emergency fall back meals, which is sautéd shrimp and spinach with a host of other flavors tossed in with angel hair pasta. This meal is REAL FOOD FAST!  If you can peel shrimp quickly, you can have this meal done in 20 minutes = woot! woot! It’s fast, it’s delicious & … Read More

Try this Sweet Frozen Lemonade Concoction We Call Bug Juice

frozen lemonade called Bug Juice

This frozen concoction using homemade lemonade will have the kids ‘bugging’ you for more. Grab the blender & serve up a whole new combo of sip, slurping fun the entire family will enjoy that we call ‘Bug Juice’ just for fun… Frozen Bug Juice by Jodie Fitz Cut the lemons in half to create four halves. Squeeze the lemon juice … Read More

Yummy Bites on this Week’s Menu

Yummy Bites on this Week's Menu

Looking to switch up the menu? Take a peek at what’s on this week’s kitchen table for some new, yummy bites. If you want to keep your recipes on the easy side, but full of flavor, Sign up for my FREE Newsletter & join me every week for a little menu planning yum the whole family will love! Every week … Read More

Side Dish Bites with Oven Roasted Broccoli

Oven Roasted Broccoli

Yummmmmmmmm… I love grilled veggies in the summer & oven roasted veggies during the colder temps. This week it was all about oven roasted broccoli and it was total delish on a dish! In fact, I L-O-V-E noshing on the leftovers. The kick of flavor comes in the red pepper flakes, so depending on your family’s taste buds, you can … Read More

Flavor Packed Stuffed Peppers makes Tasty Fall Healthy Comfort Food

stuffed peppers

This stuffed pepper recipe is NOT a recipe to pull out and make on a busy weekday night. However, it is a delicious recipe to pull out and make on the weekend! It’s like healthy comfort food and the left-overs are perfect for those busy weekday nights. Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers by Jodie Fitz Filling: Shell: 8 bell peppers Topping: … Read More