Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet Dinner Recipe

Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet on a plate served over angel hair pasta

This Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet dinner is easy and delicious to make.  It’s a quick dinner that can be made in 30 minutes!  It’s fabulous for weeknight meals or for easy entertaining. Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet Dinner Recipe Are you looking for an easy meal to serve?  I’m always looking for an easy meal to serve!  This Shrimp and Vegetable … Read More

Oven Roasted Broccoli Side Dish

Roasted Broccoli on a shite serving dish with a white cream cheese sauce drizzled on top

Oven roasted broccoli is easy to make.  You can pop it in the oven while you prep other food.  It’s a delicious way to serve veggies for gatherings and entertaining. Oven Roasted Broccoli Side Dish I used to steam my broccoli until I ate oven roasted broccoli; I rarely steam any more.  Steaming this cruciferous vegetable can be delicious, don’t get me … Read More

Squash Monsters for Dinner

When my youngest was much littler than she is now, we used to play a game in the produce aisles throughout the fall.   Every week she would select one new squash, because there are so many unique and colorful options to try that caught her eye.  It was FANTASTIC; it encouraged taste testing and trying new foods and even … Read More

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

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

Cooking with Kids!

Kids love to be in the kitchen and it’s a great way to fill a little spare time and spend it together.  Try to set aside at least one day a week to experiment and try a new recipe; there are so many benefits that you will find along your kitchen journey… Cooking with your kids is important; * Children … Read More

Cheese Ball Recipe Turned Snowman

Cooking with Kids - cheese ball gone snowman

Check out this Cheese Ball recipe that’s been re-purposed into a Snowman :)!  This recipe is great for birthday parties, classroom parties and/or any upcoming gathering.  It’s easy to make, tasty, kid-friendly and festive.  What’s not to love about an edible snowman? Snowy the Cheese Ball by Jodie Fitz 8 oz. Price Chopper cream cheese 1 teaspoon dry ranch dressing* … Read More

Changing the Accessibility of Fruits & Vegetables

I just discovered a new trick in making fruits & vegetables just a little bit more accessible. I’ve always considered myself pretty good at introducing the fruits & vegetables to my kids.  Over the years we have practiced being taste testers, using the produce aisles at the grocery store as our discovery ground and we’ve become kitchen experimenters with recipes … Read More