Tortellini Toss

Tortellini Toss

Quick Meals are at the top of my list now that school is back in full force and Tortellini Toss is one that made the dinner table this week.  Here’s how we made it on the quick & easy side of the counter; This recipe can be made in 15 minutes on a busy night, IF you prep ahead of … Read More

Grilled Pizza

Grilled Pizza

Like most families, we love pizza and often have a designated ‘pizza night’ for dinner.  Summer is no exception to the rule, we simply move out side and turn to Grilled Pizza for a little change in the flavor combination. Have you ever grilled pizza?  If not…you have to try it! It’s simple, delicious and just fun to make.  We’ve … Read More

Mediterranean Grilled Chicken

Mediterranean Grilled Chicken by Jodie Fitz Another simple mix with fabulous flavors…. 2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breast 8 oz. roasted red peppers 6 1/2 oz. quartered, marinated artichoke hearts* 2.25 oz. can of sliced olives 1 cup grape fresh tomatoes 1.  Halve and pound the chicken. 2. Season the chicken fillets with salt & pepper and grill them … Read More

Soft Serve Fun at Home

There’s nothing like soft-serve now that the warm weather has finally arrived!  And, with warm weather it’s time to pull out a whole new set of recipes to share… June is National Strawberry Month & we’re having a little fun with our Strawberry Soft Serve Swap.  We LOVE strawberries, LOVE pink and LOVE this recipe…it’s a triple play! Enjoy~ Strawberry … Read More

Move Over Cake Pops it’s Breakfast Time!

I decided with the latest cake pop craze, why not bring the pop-culture to the breakfast table?  So, we decided to give banana bread a make over.  I took my banana bread recipe, filled the cake pop molds and turned them into breakfast fun by serving them sandwich style.  The crew at my counters loved them & I hope that … Read More

Apple – Caramel Crisp Anyone?

  Do you cook Thanksgiving dinner?  I somehow did get passed on the holiday traditions.  They seam to have skipped from my grandmother’s to me with little interception by mom.  I often wondered how my retired mom got out of ‘it’ while this busy, working mom of three ended up with the dinners & the holidays.  But, in the end, … Read More

Baked a Yummy Marshmallow Cake for a Treat to Share

Marshmallow Cake Recipe

We made Ptichye moloko or better known as Bird’s Eye Cake or Marshmallow Cake, or what I refer to as ‘once in a lifetime cake’ :)!  We made it because we have been experiencing the russian culture through food over the course of the last two weeks while keeping track of the olympic games.  We launched with a cheer to TEAM … Read More

Kids in the Kitchen – Gobble Up Dessert Recipe

I wish I could say it wasn’t true, but the math equation that comes to mind when I turn the calendar and see Thanksgiving circled is holidays = desserts.  It’s a time when all of those scrumptious, sweet treats associated with fall, Thanksgiving and family traditions are brought to the table in one fell swoop. It’s never about the ‘one’ … Read More

Peach Crisp with Frozen Vanilla Yogurt

Peach Crisp

I’m taking advantage of the delicious peaches that are in season and making Peach Crisp to share!  I love the combination of cinnamon and peaches backed together & am topping it off with frozen vanilla yogurt! Peach Crisp by Jodie Fitz 8 – 10 peaches, ripe 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups oats 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 … Read More

Star Gazer’s Pizza

Star Gazer's Pizza

Join Shane and I in the kitchen for a little family night pizza fun & try making the Star Gazer’s Pizza! Star Gazer’s Pizza by Jodie Fitz 1 pizza dough 1/8 cup olive oil, light 1 clove garlic, medium 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning* 2 yellow bell peppers (NuVal 96) 1 green bell pepper (NuVal 96) 8 oz. shredded mozzarella, part … Read More