Some Days Are Like That Dinner


Yes, we all have days where we cannot even get dinner to the table without trauma.  So tonight we had a “snacky” dinner.  Cheese, apples, pretzels, crackers, salami, sunflower seeds and sesame sticks.  Not overly nutritious but combined with a movie in my bed it was just what my family needed.

Baked Italian Sausage and Pasta


I had Italian Sausage in the freezer and needed a quick weeknight meal so it quickly became a pasta bake.  The sausage was frozen so I sliced it to cook quicker.  I threw in a pepper and onion near the end of when it was cooking to soften slightly.  When the sausage was done cooking…

Ham and Swiss Impossible Pie


I needed to find something quick using all the ingredients I had in my refrigerator and I came up with this.  It is a take-off on Impossibly Cheeseburger Pie from Bettycrocker.com. It was a hit.  Quick, easy and cheesy all the things my family and I love. Ingredients: 1 lb diced ham 1 Tablespoon of…

Cashew Chicken


I searched for a recipe that I thought my family would eat and then ended up adapting the Recipe for Cashew Chicken from Food.com that I found for my family.  My family voted this into their top three meals of the year to date.  For them this is a big deal! Ingredients: 1/2 cup chicken…

Homemade Sloppy Joes


  I don’t think I have ever made Sloppy Joes that didn’t come from a can.  My mother used to always make this when we were children and I loved it.  I don’t know why it took me so long to make it for my children.  It was actually very easy and they loved the…

Greek Cheeseburgers


  My family loves the flavors of spinach, feta and garlic so I came up with my version of a “Greek” cheeseburger.  They love these and it makes me feel good that I am serving them spinach they will eat. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb. ground beef 2/3 cup of feta cheese 1 box of frozen…