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What’s For Dinner This Week? 11/18

This is going to have to be another simple week, because I am already gearing up for all the cooking and prep I’ll be doing for Thanksgiving. As usual, I am trying to keep it mostly healthy — within reason, as I still want everyone to enjoy dinner. I’m focusing on lots of vegetables this […]

What to Make for Dinner This Week

When the week ahead looks especially busy, I find it head clearing to plan dinner for the week — and by week, I mean Monday through Thursday. This week I’m focusing on simple and healthy. Last week was the boys’ birthday, which somehow translated into meatballs and burgers and cake and candy. We need a […]

Cayenne Coconut Crusted Tenders

Kick-up your chicken tenders a notch with a healthy portion of Cayenne pepper encased in a coating of crunchy coconut.  The sweet yet spicy flavors of the apricot dipping sauce only intensifies this culinary experience. SIZE: makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS: SPICY APRICOT DIPPING SAUCE: 1 cup apricot preserves 1 tsp crushed red pepper 1 tbsp […]

20+ Best Soup Recipes

On a cold day, there’s nothing better than hunkering down, lighting a fire and making some comfort food. Here are some of our favorite soup recipes. Give them a try! If you can’t get out for all the ingredients, improvise! We’d love to hear how it goes! New England Clam Chowder Tammy’s 9 Bean Hearty, Healthy […]

The 5 Most Useful Leftovers

Dinner can sneak up on you, plan ahead with intentional leftovers.

Grilled Mini Meat Loaves

My dad would literally be content if my mom served him meatloaf everynight (along with spaghetti and meatballs). My suggestion is to grill it during the summer months. While it may throw him off a bit, it may just mix it up a bit too.  SIZE: 4 servings INGREDIENTS:  Two 1/3″ thick slices of firm white […]

Maple Mustard Chicken

An easy delicious five ingredient dinner the whole family will love. 

Basil-Lime Chicken

Thirty minutes is about all you need to get this onto the dinner table( you do need to marinate for 30 minutes prior).  Just about any vegetable will do as a complimentary side.  Blanched green beans with a squeeze of lemon and sea salt…...

Pumpkin Pancakes for Dinner

On nights when my husband isn’t home and I’m running behind in my day (ok that’s like most days), we eat breakfast for dinner. And for all the groans I get when I cook a real dinner that includes veggies, everyone is happy with pancakes. If I want to feel a little better about myself, I add canned pumpkin. […]

Whole Wheat Biscuits & Gravy (spicy or not)

These take all but an hour from start to table.  The recipe calls for chipotles, but if you aren’t a fan of the heat they give, try eliminating them.  Not the same without them, but… If you add the chipotles, I recommend a tall glass...


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