Shamrock Shakes all around with this Healthy Alternative

Shamrock shake

What’s cooking in March? A whole lot of tasty, fun yum! This month I’m thinking about everything green, lucky leprechauns & St. Patrick’s Day. The plan is to bring the fanciful fun of March to the counters for some test tasting bites the kids will love making & the whole family will enjoy eating. One recipe that always makes the … Read More

Four Weeks of Taco Tuesday made Easy

four taco tuesdays made easy

Looking to simplify life when it comes to meal planning? Check out how I make one taco meat in advance, freeze it and tweak it so that I can turn it into four weeks of Taco Tuesday’s. Week 1: I make my basic Taco Meat Recipe (below) quadrupled. I separate, let it cool & freeze three portions. The first week … Read More

Try these delicious recipes on this week’s menu!

Easy Recipes

Try these delicious recipes on this week’s menu! Are you looking to switch up the menu with delicious, but easy recipes ? Sign up for my FREE Newsletter & join me every week for a little menu planning yum the whole family will love! Every week I feature recipes to go along with my REAL FOOD FAST(tm) philosophy and always … Read More

Chicken Burrito Bowls Served for an Easy Dinner

Chicken Burrito Bowl

Chicken Burrito Bowls are our new dinner love! This recipe was created as a request from my daughter. After a little experimentation & tweaking, we have discovered that we love this smorgasbord of yumminess. Everyone enjoyed building their own burrito bowl with all of the favorites, which makes it a winning combo for each individual. I recently shared this recipe … Read More

Thanksgiving Dinner made Easy with these Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Vegetables Recipe

We’re making Thanksgiving Dinner a little easier here at the site & I am starting with my side dishes, including my tri-colored, roasted potatoes. At each post, just in case you didn’t catch the one before, I’m sharing how a couple of years ago I found myself resenting how much time I spent in the kitchen the ‘day of’ & … Read More

Life made Easy with Freeze Ahead Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Looking for fresh & simple dinner ideas? This recipe is easy all on it’s own, but I make it even quicker by prepping ahead of time. When I come home from the grocery store on the weekend, I prep this recipe, place the burgers on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper & pop them in the freezer for 45 … Read More

Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipe with the Choco Monkey Smoothie

choo monkey smoothie

We have been H-U-G-E smoothie drinkers over the years; they’re great for busy breakfast mornings or after school snacks!  In fact, my youngest would drink the Choco Monkey Smoothie three times a day, seven days a week if I’d let her; it is without doubt one of her personal favorites.  Check out the recipe in the video below and take … Read More