Tex-Mex Chicken Fajita Bowls}Kraft Recipe Makers &1,000 Visa Gift Card Giveaway!!

Chicken Fajita Bowl

We are big into “bowls” at our house. Layering all kinds of yummy ingredients into one bowl for a meal.This time I used one of my favorite kitchen helpers – Kraft Recipe Makers. I have shared how much I love them here and here before. I am still just as much in love with this fun new product from Kraft as I was before. Kraft Recipe Makers makes dinner time not only easy but makes it delicious using fresh ingredients. I love how they break it down into a formula. [Continue Reading...]

Sweet & Sour Chicken }Kraft Recipe Makers and $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

Sweet & Sour Chicken}Kraft Recipe Makers

    Today I am back to share another one of the delicious Kraft Recipe Makers with you. When I opened the box that Kraft had sent me with the nine different Kraft Recipe Makers, Tessa got so excited about them and the whole concept. As a college student she could really see the beauty of it! A quick and easy, delicious meal in not much time. Worked for her and it works for me. We loved that they combined delicious sauces with fresh ingredients. Since college students, along with [Continue Reading...]

Chicken Caprese Sandwich

Chicken Caprese Sandwich

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sargento Foods, Inc. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. School doesn’t start here in the NW for another week and Tessa is headed back to college this week. I have always had a love/hate relationship with this time of year. I love the routine and structure that the school year brings and getting back onto a schedule after the craziness of the summer schedule. But I miss my kids. I love having my kids home and spending time [Continue Reading...]

Stacked Verde Chicken Enchiladas }Kraft Recipe Makers

stacked verde chicken enchilada

  True Confessions: Some nights I just don’t feel like cooking! Yes, even food bloggers get tired of cooking. Life gets busy, I don’t plan very well and people get hungry at my house! I always tell my family, it’s really not the cooking that I mind, it’s the decision making, deciding what we are going to eat. Do you ever feel that way, too? Today I am excited to share a recipe and a product with you that helps solve all of my problems mentioned above. I love to [Continue Reading...]

Grilled Lemon Mustard Chicken

grilled lemon mustard chicken

I am excited to share today’s recipe with you for a couple of reasons. First,  it is yummy! Second, it is quick and easy! Third, it is a recipe from one of you.  Remember that nice, little request I made last week?  I am starting a fun new series – from your kitchen… to my kitchen and I have invited you to send me some of your favorite family recipes and I will pick some of them to try out and share here on the blog.  Today’s recipe is the [Continue Reading...]

Copycat Panera Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

panera asian sesame chicken salad.

One of the requests I got on Facebook when I asked what you’d like to see on the blog was one for more summer salads.  I’ve got a good one for you over at Thirty Handmade Days.  It is one of my favorite copycat recipes.  Be sure and go over and get the recipe! Do you have a favorite restaurant copycat recipe you like to make? I’ll be back tomorrow with photos from our trip to Paris!  Can’t wait to share.

Crock Pot Indian Butter Chicken

crock pot indian butter chickemn

Today’s recipe comes courtesy of my friend and visiting teacher Sara.  Everyone needs a friend like Sara.  In our church we have a program called Visiting Teaching.  Women are assigned to visit other women in the church once a month.  They bring a monthly message and sometimes a treat!  Sara also sends me emails sometimes with things she thinks I would enjoy.  Sometimes it is a recipe and other times it is a link to a site or a video she thinks I would enjoy.  Last week she emailed me [Continue Reading...]

Spanish Rice and Sausage Skillet Dinner – Ready in 20 minutes!

spanish rice and sausage skillet

I love a recipe that can be done in one pan. Not only does it make for a quick and easy dinner but doing the dishes is quick and easy too!  Besides that I am always looking for excuses to cook in my cast iron skillet.  I don’t know what it is about that thing but I think food taste better that’s been cooked in it!! Because one of my girls is allergic to red meat I am always on the look out for alternatives. I have discovered that Johnsonville [Continue Reading...]

Crock Pot Salsa Chicken

Crock Pot Salsa Chicken

Today I’ve got another Recipe Redo for you.  A recipe that is buried deep in the archives of the blog.   It is also  one that had no pictures with it – just a recipe.  It was actually the third recipe I ever shared on this blog! Crock Pot Salsa Chicken is one of those easy, easy dinners.  It is what I like to call a “dump” recipe.  You just dump everything in the pan or in this case the crock pot and let it cook.  Doesn’t get much easier.  I [Continue Reading...]