Easy Chicken Parmesan Casserole


This whole time change thing has thrown my entire family off schedule.   We didn’t even have brunch until almost 2:00 pm because we just couldn’t get motivated.  So, of course that put dinner way off schedule.  We spent the rest of the day cleaning and hanging pictures so everyone was really hungry when it finally…

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs


So, after our last check ups we are trying to change our diets a bit.  We are not making any big changes but trying to substitute brown rice, vegetables and sweet potatoes for white rice, pasta and potatoes two to three days a week.  Not a huge change but this was one of the first…

Meatloaf Parmesan


We are leaving in just a few days for a two-week vacation!  I can’t wait.  I have been following the temperatures in Orlando, Florida and although they have been colder than normal lately next week is predicted to be highs of 70-80.  That is almost 100 degrees warmer than it is here right now.  I…

Meatball Pizza Pasta


After last night’s lighter dinner of Asian Ground Beef Lettuce Cups my children were looking for something heartier for dinner tonight.  Everyone was hungry and looking for a warm, filling meal.  For me that means pasta or potatoes. After a glance through the pantry and freezer I decided it was going to be pasta for…

Skillet Lasagna


Yes, we are still on the one pan, casserole or soup dinners.  Things are starting to get crazy here, well, I guess they are always a bit crazy just more hectic.   I came home last night and sat staring at the refrigerator.  Both kids were asking when dinner was going to be done.  Half an…

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…