Dinner

20 Easy dinner ideas using leftover pulled pork

this post contains affiliate links  I have decided to round-up some of the greatest recipes using pulled pork. Because pulled pork is my new favorite thing to make in my new pressure cooker.   I love the way my pressure cooker makes pulled pork! I bought myself an Instant-pot.  I love it. […]

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I have been into trying out new Asian recipes at home.   They usually end up being super easy.  Plus, my kids tend to really enjoy Asian cuisine. This isn’t the first time I have made cashew chicken in the slow cooker.   But, This is the first time I […]

Homemade Protein-Packed Pad Thai

This post is sponsored by Soyfoods Association of North America in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. #nationalsoymonth When my husband and I lived in the Quad Cities- we went out for Thai food all the time.  There […]

Skillet Pepperoni Pizza Zoodles

It was lunch-time yesterday, and I had several zucchini in my fridge, staring at me. I decided to try a new, low-carb pepperoni pizza recipe.  These pepperoni pizza zoodles took only a few minutes to make and tasted just like pepperoni pizza.  This was a fabulous lunch. If you like this […]

Baked Potato Bar

Presenting a fun spread for a get together does not have to be difficult.  I made this DIY Baked Potato bar a few Fridays ago because I had a three other mom’s coming over for a play date.  The best thing about this Baked Potato Bar is that I already […]

Mom’s Mushroom Risotto.

My husband has been in the Netherlands for work this past week for work.  I packed up my son and drove from my home in Iowa to the Chicago area to spend some time with my parents, brothers, , niece and nephews, friends and my new almost sister in law!! […]

Cucumber Subs

I am always looking to switch up lunch. Its fun to think of ways to ” Think outside the sandwich bread”. Sandwich bread is often 90 calories a slice, and full of carbs. We can do better than that, can’t we? I decided to try this cucumber sub. I honestly […]

Zucchini pizza cups

These are Zucchini pizza cups.  These cute little cups might just be the same thing that I always make for dinner, but transformed into a new shape.  If you are a reader of this blog, then you know I LOVE zucchini. Just in a last month or so I have […]

Salsa Shrimp Salad

If you read my blog regularly, you know that I have been trying to eat healthier.  I have been attempting new recipes and trying to eat more vegetables.  I think I might try posting more of these recipes I am attempting. ( well I guess it depends on how they […]

Summer zucchini pizza

Summer zucchini pizza There is no flavor combination quite as amazing as caramelized onions and zucchini.  I feel like I am always putting these two vegetables together, but in different ways, all the time. And its no lie, that when I do my Sunday grocery shopping, that I will often […]

Egg Roll Wrapper Calzones

Lately I have been trying to make recipes healthier so I can loose my baby weight  get in shape for summer!I was watching The Hungry Girl, a show on the Food Network where the host made apple pies using egg roll wrappers instead of using pie crust!  What a great […]