Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup from chef-in-training.com ... A healthy and flavorful dinner that is SO delicious!

I know there are plenty of versions of this soup out there on the internet. This happens to be my mother’s version that she created, and let me tell you, if it comes from my mom, you KNOW its going to be good! This soup is healthy and flavorful. It is super delicious and a […]

Copy-Cat Paradise Bakery Fire …

Copy-Cat Paradise Bakery Fire Roasted Tomato Soup on chef-in-training.com ...This soup is one of my new favorites! So easy and so delicious! #recipe #soup

Paradise Bakery is one of my favorite places to eat for two reasons: 1. Their chocolate chip cookies…. Hands down the best! and 2. The Fire Roasted Tomato Soup. I usually get one or the other, usually both, whenever I go. The last time I went to Paradise Bakery, I told myself it was about […]

Slow Cooker BBQ Ranch Meatloaf

Slow Cooker BBQ Ranch Meatloaf... this recipe is so easy and could be THE BEST meatloaf I have ever eaten! #recipe #dinner #slowcooker

First off, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving :) Please excuse my couple days of leave, I was enjoying all of my extended family. It was an absolute blast! I love good company and good food. The biggest reason I love Thanksgiving, is it reminds us all to reflect on all we have […]

Candied Pecan, Craisin, Feta …

Candied Pecan, Craisin, Feta Salad with Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette... This is the most amazing and delicious salad! #salad #recipe

When my hubby is out of town, I get to enjoy meals that I may not normally get to. He does’t believe a salad can be the star menu option for dinner.  I do. He hates when I order salads when we go out to eat at restaurants, but I do.  I adore salads. So […]

Asian Beef Noodles

Asian Beef Noodles! A super easy dinner and one your whole family will enjoy!

Sometimes, when I make a dinner from my childhood, memories flood back from life growing up at home.  Married and mom life is great!… busy, but great :) I would not give it up for anything in this world. I adore it and treasure it. But sometimes, I would do anything to live one more […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and …

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It is summer time which usually means we are all out enjoying the outdoors!  On days I know we are going to be gone for a few hours at a time, I love to do crock pot dinners.  This one is absolutely delicious and comes from the 365 Days of Slow-Cooking Cookbook (one of my […]

Hawaiian Grilled Chicken

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Have you all been enjoying grilling season as much as we have?! We have been grilling almost every day and I have been LOVING it!  But what is not to love about little prep work and little clean up?! I came across this recipe from one of my favorite blogs, The Girl Who Ate Everything, […]

Spinach Stromboli

Spinach Stromboli

Anyone who knows my mom can attest to at least three things: 1. She is beautiful 2. She loves God. 3. She is an INCREDIBLE cook. One of the perks about being a stay at home mom is the freedom to just pack up the kiddos (mine are very young) and go for a drive […]