Easy Weeknight Chicken Spaghetti

Easy Weeknight Chicken Spaghetti – who says comfort food can’t be easy? Like many of you, I am always on the lookout for easy weeknight meals to feed my hungry family.  Who has the time (or inclination) to spend hours in the kitchen after a busy day of work and running kids around to activities? […]

Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad

Equal parts sweet & savory, Mom’s Creamy New York Fruit Salad is a wonderful accompaniment to any meal. I’m excited to share a side dish from my Mom’s recipe box today – Creamy New York Fruit Salad.  Growing up in the Midwest, family gatherings and holiday meals always included a fruit or jello salad of […]

6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad

Using pantry staples and a few fresh produce items, 6-Ingredient Fiesta Salad is perfect for your summer cookouts & picnics.   Now that summer (and the heat!) has officially arrived, I’m all about making meals that don’t require turning on the oven or stovetop.  In addition to not wanting to heat the house up any […]

FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

I’m sure you’ve had days where you suddenly find yourself with a few hungry kiddos in your kitchen.  Enter Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies.  You can have a batch of homemade cookies ready in about 20 minutes.  Mom for the win! Today is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day.  You knew that, right?  In honor of this […]

Hawaiian Mac Nut Banana Bread

With sweet pineapple and buttery macadamia nuts, Hawaiian Mac Nut Banana Bread will have you dreaming of the islands.  As I write this post, it is 17 degrees and everything in site is covered in snow – brrr!  I couldn’t be farther from the warm, sunny beaches of Kauai.  While I don’t have current plans […]

Stuffed Pepper Soup

My updated version of Stuffed Pepper Soup has toned down the intensity of the green peppers while keeping all the delicious stuffed pepper flavors. Sure to please even the pickiest green pepper haters. It’s somewhat of a challenge to figure out ways to use green peppers when I receive them in my co-op basket.  While […]

Bok Choy Salad with Ginger Sesame Soy Dressing

I am so excited to share this salad with you today.  I know you’re thinking “it’s really difficult to get excited about bok choy salad”.  Before this salad, I was right there with you.  Not any more, my friends, not any more. My last co-op distribution I got 2 baskets, including 8 heads of baby […]