Thai Green Curry Chicken and Vegetables: Freezer to Crockpot Meal

Happy Friday, we are ending the week on a spicy note (and more disposable plates). I'll just pretend that I planned the purple plate for some contrast. Both the husband and I were pleasantly surprised by this dish. We were kind of iffy going into it. Not knowing how it would turn out. It was spicy with great depth of flavor. It is a very vegetable heavy dish with a little bit of chicken thrown … [Read more...]

Greek Meatballs (Soutzoukakia) for #FamilyDinnerTable #SundaySupper

This week #SundaySupper has joined forces with American Family Insurance as they launch their Back to the Family Dinner Table Campaign I'm sharing one of my favorite meals from when I was a kid. My mom would always ask for suggestions when putting together our weekly meal plan and I'm pretty sure I suggested Greek Meatballs every single week. I also attribute this recipe to my love of rice. … [Read more...]

Mint Sweet Tea for Labor Day #SundaySupper

For a refreshing drink this Labor Day you have come to the right place.  Sweet Tea is a BBQ classic. I thought it would  be great to kick it up a notch and infuse the simple syrup with mint. Resulting in just a hint of mint flavor in the tea. And oh does the house smell good while you are making the simple syrup. It smelled like I had scrubbed the whole house with spearmint, when all I did was … [Read more...]

Skillet Shrimp Fajitas

Is there anything better than a skillet of sizzling hot fajitas being placed in front of you? We are big fajita fans in this house. You can frequently find us enjoying buy one, get one free fajitas on Wednesday at Cody's Roadhouse. But fajitas are a food I have always loved making at home too. In college I didn't cook that often, but when I did fajitas were one of my go to meals. Of … [Read more...]

Homemade Marinara

I've been having a great time with my kids in cooking camp. Two weeks ago was Around the World theme were we explored dishes from 5 different countries and this week is Healthier Family Favorites themed. We are taking dishes that can typically be loaded with fat, calories, and heavily processed ingredients and making them lighter, healthier, and homemade. Monday we made this homemade marinara … [Read more...]