Celebrate World Pasta Day With Barilla! Three Cheese Tortellini with Sage Brown Butter Sauce {Recipe}

One meal my whole family can agree on is pasta. Doesn't really matter how it's cooked we can usually find a way that we'll all enjoy it. The great thing is that there are endless ways to enjoy it. Did you know today is World Pasta Day? Well, we had a crazy busy day around here. I signed up to help the 6th grade bake sale and our night ended with parent/teacher conferences. In the middle of all … [Read more...]

Sweet Basil & Oregano Bruschetta Chicken Whole Wheat Pasta Recipe

Lately, Gavin is stuck in this pasta stage where other than tacos it's the only thing he will eat. The husband and I are just so sick of eating box pasta and jarred sauce that I needed to find a new way to mix it up and make it more interesting. So when I saw the recipe for this Sweet Basil & Sweet Basil Bruschetta Chicken Pasta from McCormick I knew I had to give it a try. The … [Read more...]

Pepperoni Biscuit Pizza {Recipe} #hormelfamily

If pizza was it's own food group my husband would be in heaven. I love trying to find new ways to make it and one thing that drove me crazy was the work involved behind it. We love all the different ways to make it but the time involved was a bummer. Recently he got hooked on Pizza Monkey Bread but I was over the prep and messiness of it. I was determined to find something that took only moments … [Read more...]

Two Great Sandwiches & Chance To Win $200 #kingshawaiian

When I married my husband I married bread. It's a household staple. Not just any bread though. My husband loves good, fresh bread. Regular sandwich bread doesn't make the cut with him. He loves fresh baked, made that day bread. When I went to cook with Kings Hawaiian in the past my husband totally turned up his nose. He said I was ruining my Double Bacon Cheddar Mini Slider Burgers with them. Then … [Read more...]

Double Bacon Cheddar Mini Slider Burgers Recipe #KingsHawaiian with $200 Grocery Gift Card Giveaway!

  Normally in the summer I leave all the burger making to my husband. He's the king of the grill and I like it that way. However, I was recently sent this cute little Sweet Bread Rolls from King's Hawaiian and knew the moment they came in that I wanted to try making some sliders. Don't they look tasty? Here's what you'll need: Hawaiian Sweet Rolls 12 pack 1 lb. Hamburg 1 cup shredded … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken Rotini with VELVEEA® & RO*TEL®

Between the end of this pregnancy, sick kids, and hubby working late our dinners have been all over the place. I often feel I get discouraged when we're down a family member on making a bigger meal. In my mind I struggle finding it worth making a good meal if not everyone is going to eat it.In reality making a good meal doesn't always have to translate into a big deal (or a big mess). Sometimes it … [Read more...]

Fiesta Beef & Black Bean Enchiladas with VELVEETA® and Ro*Tel® Recipe

So when I was reading my latest copy of Food & Family the quarterly magazine I get in the mail from Kraft Foods and saw the Fiesta Beef & Black Bean Enchiladas recipe I knew I had to try it. I switched the salsa for Ro*Tel® which also helped me save a few dollars too! Here are all the ingredients you will need: 1 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb.  (8 oz.) VELVEETA Pasteurized … [Read more...]

Pesto Spinach Stuffed Shells Recipe

Pesto Spinach Stuffed Shells sound good, don't they? I've always wanted to make stuffed shells but something always scared me away from them. Growing up my mom's manicotti was one of my most loved meals. While reading the recipe I noticed a twist in her recipe that included this store-bought pesto. I didn't even realize they made jarred pesto but was instantly intrigued. My best friend is big on … [Read more...]

Pampered Chef Taco Ring Recipe

This past week I ventured into some of my old recipes that I use to make often and for some reason or another I just stopped making. So you may have seen this post before if you followed me back in 2009. Chances are you didn't and I think this is one recipe your kids will definitely thank you for. Pampered Chef Taco Ring Recipe Fast, Easy, Fun! 1/2 lb ground beef (cooked and drained … [Read more...]