Easy Chicken Parmesan

Disclaimer – I was compensated for writing this post by Prego®. However, all opinions expressed within are, as always, my own. Back-to-school means back-to-craziness. Getting into a routine is always a family goal but, with my children going in different directions after the school day dismisses, often the idea of a home-cooked dinner can be the first to fall by the wayside. I’ve been committed to having one set dinnertime for everyone, regardless of which sports are being played where or who has more homework to get started. Also, … [Read more...]

Asian Chicken Pasta

picture shown without broccoli This past week I've been in a major time crunch as we were hosting a BIG EVENT.  So, the first thing that fell by the wayside was our dinners.  I just didn't have the energy or time to deal. I was desperate for a dish that I could make quickly and leave for the kids and a sitter for when they got home. While I'd admitted that I'm not a huge fan of serving pasta for dinner (because I have my suspicions that at least one of my kids might default to pasta for school lunch every day) this Asian Chicken Pasta dish … [Read more...]

Lemon Scallion Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs

The staples to 4th of July are the fireworks and flags, but everyone knows it's actually all about the food. When most people think of a 4th of July cookout, they envision hot dogs and hamburgers, creamy potato salad and greasy chips-- all delish, but not so great for your waistline. However, doesn't it takes a lot of resolve to pass up the chips and ice cream for healthier choices such as veggies and fruit? With the 4th of July right around the corner,  why not try to trim the fat a little bit?  Check out this tasty recipe … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Chicken Breasts

I bet we can’t find a grandma today who doesn’t own a vintage recipe box with her old recipes cards from the 1950’s and onwards. Unfortunately, they’re a dying breed. Within the past decade, due to the proliferation of recipes sites on the internet coupled with less demand for actual hard copy cookbooks and handwritten recipes, recipe cards will soon get filed under the moniker of relics from the past. It’s quite sad. There’s so much sentimental value to handwritten recipes. Even though I had all of my mother’s recipes translated and typed, I … [Read more...]