Meal Plans Made Simple #11


  TGIF right?  Today marks the beginning of spring break for my crew and I have NO idea how we’ll pass the time.  What I do know is what we’ll be eating this week!   Don’t forget you can save each of these recipes to your personal recipe box , create your own meal plan, or add ingredients for each recipe to your shopping list! Just use the “Save Recipe” on all my recipes!   MONDAY  Let’s start the week off right … Continue reading →

Orange Glazed Pork Chops {and a giveaway}

These pan seared pork chops are finished in the oven then covered in a simple orange glaze.

These pan seared pork chops are gently seasoned with rosemary and then covered with a subtly sweet orange glaze. I have a habit of getting rid of things very quickly.  I hate clutter and useless junk.  Everything really does have a place in my opinion.  If an item sits out for too long, then that signals to me, it is not needed and is therefore garbage.  Unfortunately this habit has come back to bite me on several … Continue reading →

{No More Manic Monday} Meal Plan

Here we are in a new year full of possibilities.  A whole year of fabulous meals!   The 2014 Meal Plans are gonna be better than ever! You can count on it. Heather from  Sugar Dish Me and I simply share an outline of ideas and simple meals. No one says you have to follow them to the letter. We are here to offer some inspiration and maybe simplify a thing or two on that long list of stuff you call life. Truth be told, we … Continue reading →

Chicken Verde

Slow Cooked Chicken Verde

Crock pot Chicken Verde made with fresh tomatillos and poblano peppers!          Hi, my name is Tanya and I suffer from FOMO.  That’s “fear of missing out” in case you didn’t know.   All my FOMO symptoms are raging this time of year.  We only have 26 days until Christmas and I haven’t purchased a single gift.  Here it is Black Friday and I am quivering at the thought of missing out on deals. I rarely actually make … 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 →

Beef and Brussels Sprouts Stir Fry

Beef and Brussels Sprouts Stir Fry

Beef and Brussels Sprouts Stir Fry is in rich in flavor and tastefully simple! I can remember at least 5 foods that would make me gag as a kid.  I'm sure there were more but these five foods stand out in my mind as the worst offenders!   They were:  swiss cheese, mushrooms, liver, brussels sprouts and an egg/tomato breakfast dish that my mom would sometimes serve.  One thing they all have in common?  They are … Continue reading →

{No More} Manic Monday Meal Plan

TGIM!!  I know that's not something you normally see, but I just love sharing our meal plans with you! And this week's meals ROCK!  I know I'm going to be following this plan to a "T"!  Enjoy! MONDAY Homemade Fresh Vegetable Soup (This is SO perfect for Meatless Mondays, plus the leftovers are super great for lunch all week AND it is freezer friendly. WIN!) … Continue reading →

Turkey Piccata

Simple and quick turkey piccata for a light meal any night of the week.

This turkey piccata is the perfect light and easy meal for any night of the week! Do you ever find that certain words instantly make you think of the most random things???  I'll give you an example of what I'm talking about.  I was flipping through the October issue of Cooking Light Magazine when I stumbled upon this turkey piccata recipe.  I found myself rolling the word "piccata" around in my head.  It instantly made me think of the word … Continue reading →

Rosemary and Roasted Garlic Chicken Cups #KraftFreshTake

Crescent rolls are stuffed with mushrooms, artichokes and seasoned chicken. #shop

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Need a family friendly  easy dinner ? These Tuscan Chicken Cups come together quickly and simply with the help of Kraft Fresh Take Rosemary And Roasted Garlic Meal Kit! Each week I face a difficult challenge.  How do I make dinner a pleasant experience?  What meals … Continue reading →