Easy Slow Cooker Meat Sauce

Italian Sausage and ground beef are slow cooked to have dinner ready when you need it! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Italian Turkey Sausage and lean ground turkey are the main ingredients in this simple slow cooker meat sauce! Nothing beats an easy dinner that’s ready when you need it! There was a time that I loved to run.  I think that time was between the ages of 5 and 10.  During that time I ran everywhere!  I ran to my friends house, then I ran home.  I ran to school and I ran during recess.  I ran up the stairs and I ran down the stairs.  I ran playing … Continue reading →

Broccoli and Ham Mac and Cheese

Ham and Broccoli Mac and Cheese www.lemonsforlulu.com

Mac and Cheese with Broccoli and Ham is a quick and easy family dinner that is sure to please the pickiest of eaters! My kids are not the best eaters when it comes to cheese.   It started with my 10-year-old.  She ate her fair share of cheese as a toddler, but somewhere in her short life she determined that cheese was not for her.  Be it a cheese stick or a cheese dip, my oldest will turn up her nose.  She doesn’t even eat … Continue reading →

Soba Noodles with Spicy Cumin Pork

Spicy ground pork served with veggies and Japanese Soba Noodles www.lemonsforlulu.com

Kicked up ground pork served along side Japanese noodles and crisp veggies! When you get ready to embark upon the voyage that is parenthood, you receive all sorts of  unsolicited advice.  People love to tell you all about sleep schedules, diapers and nursing.  And when you move into the toddler stage all you hear about is how to survive potty training and the “terrible two’s”.  There is no shortage of information on kids from birth to age 4. … Continue reading →

Meatballs and Spaghetti {And a Cook Book Giveaway!}

Meatballs and Spaghetti 2

  This meatball and spaghetti dish is a lightened version of the classic Italian meal we all love! Pasta is something my whole family readily enjoys.  I only get grumblings when I serve it with either a cheesy sauce or a tomato sauce.   In other words, my kids like it PLAIN (where they get their taste is beyond me).  I'll compromise on the cheese sauces, who needs the extra fat anyway. … Continue reading →

Chicken With Buffalo Fettucine Alfredo #backtoschoolweek

Chicken with Buffalo Fettucine Alfredo

Chicken tenders are lightly pan-fried and served with fettucine in a light alfredo sauce that has been infused with buffalo sauce!  This fast and simple pasta dish brings dinner to the table in under 30 minutes!   In just a few short days my kids will be standing outside with fresh faces and crisp backpacks waiting for the rumbling sounds of the big, yellow, tin-can of a school bus coming to whisk them away to a brand new school year.  Ah … Continue reading →

Crockpot Pizza Lasagna

Crockpot Pizza Lasagna

Want an easy family meal that is sure to please? Try this simple crockpot pizza lasagna! I love blogging about food.  Desserts are my favorite things to make and to eat.  Turns out desserts are also so much easier to photograph!  I rarely see a picture of a cupcake that doesn't instantly make me crave that cupcake.  But I am not strictly a dessert blogger.  I like to make and share other recipes too.  Unfortunately, I have found that is … Continue reading →

Stove Top Pastitsio

Stove Top Pastitsio made with Greek Yogurt

This stove top Pastitsio is a simple and light version of the very traditional Greek pasta dish. "All in good time", "Good things come to those who wait", "Patience is a virtue",  "There will be no wine before it's time", wait that last one is just plain silly!  There's ALWAYS time for wine"!!  But those previous sayings always get me while I am  anxiously waiting for my absolute favorite Greek dinner!  I … Continue reading →

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

  Only two weeks left before Google Reader disappears! Make sure you follow me on Bloglovin Summer is about taking it easy.  This pasta carbonara lets you do just that! This carbonara sauce has been lightened, but with both chicken and bacon, it has an abundance of flavor! This simple pasta dish will become a new family favorite! I thought summer was supposed to be like the life of Riley-easy.  Why on earth is our summer so … Continue reading →

Pasta Bolognese

Pasta Bolognese | lemonsforlulu.com

Want a family friendly dinner idea? Tired of the same old-same old?  Pasta Bolognese is a simple and satisfying pasta dish that is sure to become a favorite! I've been thinking about this challenge that our church has issued.  The challenge begins next week and to be quite honest, I'm not sure I can do it.  The challenge is this:  to eat beans and rice for one week.  A large percentage of the world's population exists on this diet alone.   … Continue reading →