Meal Plan Monday ~ Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie

One more week and school starts here in Michigan for public school kiddos.  As sad as I am to see summer go, I’m ready for some normalcy around here, whatever that is!  I have struggled terribly this summer with getting my family around the table.  I’m not going to lie if all 6 of us […]

Chicken Souvlaki and a menu

chicken souvlaki

Chicken Souvlaki is the star of this easy make ahead meal.  What meals have you been sharing lately?  Do you tend to get together with friends and family more during the Spring and Summer?  I know I do!  Here’s a simple and delicious  Summer Menu for sharing! Menu: Appetizer – hummus, tzatziki, olives, cherry tomatoes, […]

Caramel Toffee Bundt Cake

Caramel Toffee Bundt cake

This cake is a treat.  Sometimes you  just need a treat.  Throw caution to the wind! What was it that Marie Antoinette said?…. Good men eat cake. Make cake not war….er no maybe it was Make love not cake.  No no no no, that can’t be it! Real women eat cake. Um maybe… Let them […]

Parmesan Crusted Pizza Grilled Cheese for a crowd

Parmesan Crusted (baked) PIzza Grilled Cheese

What did you say?  April is National Grilled Cheese month……OK, you had me at grilled cheese! Wait for me!  I’m running to the table! This doesn’t look like any  ol’ grilled cheese.  What’s that you say?  Parmesan crusted….pizza grilled cheese!  For a crowd!?  I can make this for a crowd?  Eight Sandwiches at a time…in […]

Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs ~ big batch for freezing

I love having meals in my freezer, that I can take out and pop in the oven for days that I don’t have time  to make a meal.  I often will make two of a meal when I am making one that freezes well, and pop the second in the freezer for busy days. Keeping […]

Roasted Vegetable Hash

Roasted Vegi Hash with a fried egg on top.

Ok I’m going to make this short and sweet. I’m starving, and I want roasted vegi hash for lunch!  If only I had some leftover roasted root vegetables this is what I would have… Note to self: Always keep roasted root vegetables on hand for when you need a scrumptious lunch.  (Which is like everyday. […]

Salsa Verde Mac-n-Cheese (two ways)


I gave this creamy macaroni and cheese a spicy spin by adding salsa verde to the cheese sauce.   Layer Salsa Verde Mac-n-Cheese with taco meat and sweet corn for a spicy Tex-Mex spin on shepherds pie! This dish is pure comfort food.  I love cheese.  I love Mexican food.  Cheesy Mexican food, yes please […]

4 Tips to Make Dinner Happen


I am very honored to have my good friend Rachel here today to help us with the ever present Dinner Dilemma!  I am the first to admit I don’t have all the answers when it comes to how to make dinner happen on a nightly basis around our home, thankfully I know some people who […]

Compound & Clarified Butter


Clarified and Compound butter are not recipes as much as they are concepts on how to make butter more versatile and delicious!  Learning to use these simple methods of infusing butter with a variety of flavors will revolutionize how you cook! Thanks to the United Dairy Industry of Michigan for sponsoring this post. Last Spring […]

Farm Market Pasta Salad


This salad is the perfect salad for celebrating the best of the harvest.  It uses vegetables fresh from the farmers market, roasted  and tossed with orecchietta pasta and basil drizzled with a fresh lemon balsamic vinaigrette.  This pasta salad is versatile and pairs well with any meal, or it can be a meal all on its […]

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