Category Archives: Main Dishes

Mexican Tator Tot Casserole – Tots never go out of style on the dinner table!

Mexican Tator Tot Casserole – Tots never go out of style on the dinner table!

  Tator Tots never go out of style on the dinner table.  Did you know that?  It’s true!  You can dress up a tator tot in so many ways.  We decided that we’d put a Mexican spin on our tots, so we created Mexican Tator Tot Casserole.  It as the tots that our entire familyContinue Reading

Summer Roll – the perfect roll any time of year!

Summer Roll – the perfect roll any time of year!

Whether you call it a Summer Roll or a Spring Roll, this makes a perfect lunch any time of year.  I got hooked on this beautiful dish at Whole Foods and wanted to try my hand at making them at home.  The colors and the freshness of the ingredients are perfect for lunch.  You canContinue Reading

Cauliflower Pasta – Taking my love for cauliflower one step further!

Cauliflower Pasta – Taking my love for cauliflower one step further!

  We love vegetables in our house and love to incorporate them into our meals every chance we get.  Cauliflower pasta is a play on a casserole.  Its not a baked dish but combines and serves up just like a casserole.  We actually enjoy cauliflower on its own (minus the pasta) with similar ingredients asContinue Reading

Frito Chili Cheese Dogs – It’s Time for a Cookout!

Frito Chili Cheese Dogs – It’s Time for a Cookout!

  Chili Cheese Dogs, now that is what I am talking about! I love that with the warm weather of summer comes all the “cookouts.”  I love to dress up our dogs with different combinations.  In this recipe we use fritos to make the perfect chili cheese dog.  This recipe can be used with anyContinue Reading

Baked Nachos – My late night snacking go-to!

Baked Nachos – My late night snacking go-to!

  Sometimes the hubs and I stay up late and watch a movie.  Just the two of us.  Though it gets late, its great to spend time together after the kids go to bed.  This year, we are planning more date nights at home or out of the house.  Its one of our goals forContinue Reading

Easy Kale Pasta – A green twist on your typical pasta dinner.

Easy Kale Pasta – A green twist on your typical pasta dinner.

  Pasta is a favorite family dinner in our house.  It is also an easy dish to switch up.  We love including fresh ingredients into our meals and kale never disappoints us! So why not combine the two?  Kale pasta!  Perfect!  Even the picky eaters in your house may like this dish!  Mine did!  ThisContinue Reading

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

  This gluten free recipe will make your belly happy!  Its easy and the flavor from the roasted red pepper is amazing! As you know we love pasta dishes!  I found this recipe over at Minimalist Baker!  It is amazing!  I just added gluten free pasta and hemp milk to the recipe.   So I madeContinue Reading

Honey Mustard Zoodles – A deliciously quick dish that is perfect for lunch

Honey Mustard Zoodles – A deliciously quick dish that is perfect for lunch

  I am not afraid to say that I love my spiralizer.  I literally cannot live without that piece of kitchen equipment.  I love being able to turn vegetables into noodles for healthy lunches and dinners.  I recently made this dish as a quick lunch for myself.  The addition of honey mustard sauce to theContinue Reading

Kale Risotto makes dinner a SNAP!

Kale Risotto makes dinner a SNAP!

  We are huge risotto fans in our house!  Kale is also another favorite for our family.  Kale is very versatile  It can be put into soups, risottos, on sandwiches and even eaten raw!  Many home cooks are intimidated by risotto but its actually quite easy!  Risotto does require you to pay attention to itContinue Reading

Pizza Casserole

Pizza Casserole

  Casseroles make my life so much easier.  I love one pot meals!  How about you?  We love pizza toppings and we love pasta.  We’ve combined these two ideas for this special dish that the entire family enjoys! Now all you have to do is decide which “toppings” you want to add.  This recipe isContinue Reading