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

Summer Pasta Dishes are Delish!

Summer Pasta Dish

We have been fully enjoying the flavors that come with the grilling season at our table, but every once in awhile we still enjoy a delicious pasta dish.  So, I like to bring the grill along to the mix and save the heavy sauce and meatballs for the fall.I am a BIG, no HUGE…. pepper fan & love the summer … 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

Simple Grilled Flavors = GREAT tasting pleasures…

The weather has been absolutely wonderful this week and whenever we have warm sunny days I sometimes enjoy simple flavors like grilled asparagus.  Grilled asparagus is one of my absolute favorite vegetables.  I like to take 1/8 cup of light olive oil and add a half of a clove of crushed garlic.  Stir the garlic and oil together and let … Read More

Quinoa Pilaf Recipe Share….

It’s still passover season so I reached out to my friend at and her husband to see what they were sharing at their table this week.  They shared one of their family favorites during passover, a Quinoa Pilaf.  Doesn’t it look great?  I’m going to be playing with some Quinoa Pilaf myself…thanks for the inspiration and for sharing … Read More

Couldn’t Resist More Pizza Fun…

Okay, I wasn’t going to do another holiday pizza and then I couldn’t help myself!  Here’s a little more holiday food fun with a different (yes green) base to it… St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Fun by Jodie Fitz 1 Pizza Dough 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese ½ cup ricotta cheese ½ cup spinach ½ teaspoon basil 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 … Read More

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Let’s Start with Green Eggs & Ham….

I LOVE Dr. Seuss.  What’s not to love?  He had an imagination that was brought to life with the stroke of his pen and the lines of his art.  I sometimes wonder…did it come as easy to him as it all feels when I read his stories and admire his artwork?   I still enjoy sitting and reading Dr. Seuss … Read More

Continued Pizza Night Fun!

We are continuing the Pizza Night Make Over and having fun with food by building a snowman (hey….where I live we can’t build one outside, so we might as well build one inside).  I had quite the crew in my house when we made this for my video blog with MVP Generation Go and even the teens had a blast … Read More

Family Pizza Night Goes Valentine’s…

It’s always fun with kids to celebrate the holidays and Valentine’s can be host to all kinds of food fun.  I know many families, including ours, that LOVE pizza night.  It’s funny how simple traditions/routines can deliver excitement and something we all look forward to sharing.  Are we ordering this week?  What type are we going to make this week?  Can … Read More

Trading Out the Traditional Bread Stick

 We are H-U-G-E salad eaters!  Yes, even during the dead of winter I love to make & serve a nice salad; there are so many great combinations.  This week one of my favorite salad mixes is on sale!  It’s the Dole Baby Garden Blend and it’s buy 1 – get 1 so I couldn’t refuse this deal (okay, okay….I’m already … Read More