Chicken and Potato Skillet Dinner Recipe

This Chicken and Potato Skillet Dinner Recipe has been sponsored, but all opinions expressed here are my own.The one thing I do not have a lot of right now is time. I have lists. I have deadlines. I have kids with colds. I do NOT, however, have a lot of free time. I'm sure you can totally understand where I'm coming from right now. If you are pressed for time and hate cleaning up a giant mess, a skillet dinner recipe is the perfect solution. Of course, I firmly believe that skillet should be a nice, solid cast iron but you can use any … [Read more...]

Chicken Taco Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Summer is just about here and like most moms, I am both excited about it and dreading it at the same time. Schedules that are filled with pool parties and family vacations are much more enjoyable than the chaos of school projects and lost permission slips. However, summer vacation also means bickering kids and a work at home mom who doesn't get much accomplished! The one thing I love about summer is getting together with friends for BBQs, picnics, and dinner at the pool. Getting together with friends and family to share food is a great way to … [Read more...]

Creamy Pasta Recipe with Chicken and Roasted Red Peppers

When I hit the grocery store, I have a few key ideas in mind for feeding my family. I look for whole, fresh, and natural ingredients whenever I can but I also have to feed several hungry people on a limited budget. My solution to healthy eating on a dime is the addition of pasta, rice, or potatoes to just about every dinner I serve. When you are trying to feed hungry, athletic teenagers with an insanely high metabolism, you need plenty of carbs! This pasta recipe will go a long way towards feeding a hungry family but won't cost you a fortune to … [Read more...]

Barbecue Chicken French Bread Pizza

Most days I really enjoy being in the kitchen cooking. There's something relaxing and satisfying about chopping, mixing and simmering. There's a sense of satisfaction when all of your hard work comes to fruition in the form of a tasty meal to serve your family. I am forever telling my kids to learn to enjoy the process of cooking as much as the end product. But, then there are days when I just want to get in, get them fed, and get the heck out of the kitchen as quickly as possible. That's why I always keep a few key ingredients in my pantry for … [Read more...]

Barbecue Chicken Sandwich with Zesty Coleslaw Recipe

When I was growing up I am pretty sure I never once had barbecue. Yes, I know...I was horribly neglected growing up in the suburbs of Connecticut and it isn't that my dad didn't grill meat. He could grill stuff up that tasted delicious but there was no actual barbecue sauce involved. When I moved to Texas after college I learned SO much about what real barbecue really is! In Texas, a good BBQ always involves beef. Not pork, chicken or any other type of meat. Only beef. And the sauces are always spicy, not sweet. Here in Georgia it seems like … [Read more...]

Easy Pasta Recipe: Fettuccine with Grilled Chicken in a Tomato Cream Sauce

This easy pasta recipe has been sponsored by Contadina and Glam Media but all opinions expressed here are my own. The holidays are a chaotic time of year and after 2 weeks of company I have learned a new appreciation for people who have to cook for a large family on a regular basis. I never realized how hard it was to feed a crowd but this easy pasta recipe was a big hit and can be scaled up or down, depending on how many people you are feeding. Pasta is filling and much of this meal can be made up ahead of time so that dinner can … [Read more...]

Chicken and Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

This Chicken and Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe is an easy dinner recipe the whole family will love. Broccoli is one of my favorite veggies and I am always looking for new ways to serve it to my family. Since homemade Alfredo sauce is a sure fire hit in my house, that is what I make. However, you can also make this with your favorite jarred Alfredo sauce as well.The Best Pasta for Alfredo When looking for the best pasta for Alfredo, choose a wide pasta that will allow the cheese sauce to cling to it. Wide Alfredo noodles will take … [Read more...]

Easy Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Recipe

One of my family's all time favorite dinner recipes is chicken and broccoli Alfredo.  When we are crushed for time and hungry, this simple meal really hits the spot.  Loaded with chicken and fresh broccoli, if pasta recipe are popular in your house, give it a try tonight!  Busy weeknight meals don't have to come from the drive thru!How to Make Homemade Alfredo Sauce Don't be intimidated by the idea of homemade Alfredo sauce.  It is seriously the easiest homemade pasta sauce you will ever make!  This Alfredo … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

Looking for a chicken casserole recipe your kids will actually eat?  This cheesy chicken and rice casserole recipe is simple to make and uses only real ingredients instead of canned soups. Prepare Chicken and Rice Ahead of Time  One of the best casserole tips I can give you is to prepare ingredients ahead of time.  On the weekend, make up some rice.  If you are cooking chicken on the grill, throw on a few more pieces and pick them off to store in the fridge.  Easy casseroles are at your fingertips if you do … [Read more...]