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REAL FOOD Menu Plan 3.31.14

We’ve had a busy few days with family in town and now the stomach bug is going through out house, which is making for extremely fun times – NOT! We hope this little virus is short lived so we can get back into a routine. Last week since we were entertaining family we spend a […]

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REAL FOOD Menu Plan 3.24.14

We are entertaining family later on in the week so I am going to make sure the beginning of our week is filled with lots of healthy foods and the routine of family dinners. There is not a better way to get your child to eat healthier than to have family dinners. Why? Because, when […]

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Homemade Sloppy Joe Recipe

    One of the easiest meals I can make for my family during those busy nights when we are loaded down with sports is Sloppy Joes. Growing up we would have this down home meal monthly but it would be made with ground beef and the canned Sloppy Joe mix. Today I’ve updated this […]

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Mushroom Spinach and Artichoke Casserole

  We try very hard to keep up with doing at least one meatless meal a week. If you haven’t heard of the #MeatlessMonday movement its all about reducing your meat consumption by 15% in order to improve your personal health and the health of the planet.  As I do every Sunday I begin menu planning for […]

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REAL FOOD Menu Plan 3.9.14

This week will be busy with basketball games, Talent Show practice and getting ready for my dad to come into town this weekend. With a busy week means we need a easy REAL FOOD Menu Plan. The one thing I hear most from moms is “how can I make homemade meals for my family without […]

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Chicken and Dumplings

One of my favorite comfort foods is Chicken and Dumplings. It’s perfect to have on a snowy night, and living in the Philadelphia area we have had a lot of those this winter. This recipe is actually made with turkey, my Thanksgiving turkey to be exact. Now the same concept can be done with a […]

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REAL FOOD Menu Plan 2.16.14

We seem to have a surplus of soups and stews in our freezer that is taking up a bunch of room. This week I am concentrating on making meals around what we have in the freezer. Why purchase food when you have ready made meals just waiting to be heated up. Menu Planning Advice 1. […]

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower

My youngest said once that he loved Mac and Cheese more than me which says a lot doesn’t it? There is something about homemade Macaroni and Cheese that makes me smile. When someone says comfort food I almost immediately think of Macaroni and Cheese (and not the box kind). This recipe is healthier than others. […]

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