Chicken, Provolone, Tomato, and Basil Appetizer

Before the cold air started blowing here in Minnesota, I trimmed my basil plant.  Nothing usually grows (besides weeds) by my black thumb, so having too much basil was a really awesome and surprising problem to have. After looking at the things in my fridge/pantry, I came up with this recipe. Here’s what you’ll need…

The Importance of Mommy-Daughter Dates After New Baby

Our daughters need their attention buckets filled.  This is crucial after a new baby enters the family.  Because no matter how old they are, our daughters understand that our time with them lessened after that baby was born.  They notice, and a lot of time attention seeking behaviors start to emerge.  And while it’s frustrating…

Chicken and Snow Peas Stir Fry

In an effort to expand our list of healthy meals, I am trying out some different stir fry recipes from this book: My favorite recipe is Chicken and Snow Peas.  I am sharing my version of this recipe with you in hopes that you’ll love it too. Ingredients:   *Snow peas (2 cups) *1 small…

Rice Bowls

This is my favorite summer meal. You’ll be surprised to see that this recipe does not contain cheese or pasta.  Pretty weird, huh?  I love pasta and cheese, but sometimes I need a break from them.  This dish is on the healthier end of my cooking spectrum, all the while being incredibly satisfying. Ingredients: 3…

Taco Pizza

We love Tacos. We have a ‘Taco Night’ at least once a week, and have yet to grow sick of them. The glorious thing about Tacos is that they are so versatile. You can have them: 1. in soft or hard shells 2. with beef, chicken, or fish (gross) 3. with a large variety of…