Roasted Baby Carrots with Apple Cider Glaze

Roasted baby carrots are a go to side for me. Toss with olive oil, salt, and pepper and throw in the oven. Sometime I will toss them with fresh herbs and sometimes I like to take the sweeter route. These roasted carrots with apple cider glaze would be great at your Thanksgiving table because they are easy to prepare and sweet like candy. The apple cider glaze is simply an apple cider reduction. … [Read more...]

Garlic, Lemon, and Rosemary Roasted Chicken for #SundaySupper

This week I am joining back up with #SundaySupper to help share an amazing cookbook. Katie Workman, author of The Mom 100 Cookbook: 100 Recipes Every Mom Needs in Her Back Pocket , knows what it is like to be a busy mom. Her cookbook is filled with recipes and helpful hints for busy moms to help get dinner on the table. She truly believes in the #SundaySupper mission and will be joining us on … [Read more...]

Chickpea and Potato Curry

Does your family have a Meatless Monday tradition? Eating at least 1 meatless meal a week can help your budget and your health. In our house we typically have 2-3 meatless meals a week, not just to save money but because we enjoy it. Eating veggie packed meals helps me feel better and are typically very easy to prepare. Curry is a difficult thing to photograph, not the most appetizing of … [Read more...]

Tortellini Primavera

I love a good veggie packed dish and when the Birdseye frozen vegetables are on sale I buy them in bulk. I do like to use fresh veggies a lot, but towards the end of the week when my fresh veggies are all eaten up I switch over to the frozen. I like Birdseye because they come in bags so I can use what I want and then put the rest back in the freezer. I hate those little boxes of vegetables that … [Read more...]

Whole Chicken in a Crockpot

My favorite meal growing up was my mother’s whole roasted chicken. I used to beg for it and she always happily obliged. I now know it is because a whole chicken is ridiculously easy to cook. If you are intimidated by cooking a whole chicken, don’t be. This is virtually fool proof.  But this isn’t just a whole chicken in a crockpot, it is a whole meal. It is so easy to prep and then you just throw … [Read more...]