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Berry Chicken Salad w/ Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Salads
As I was searching my pantry for some inspiration for my next meal, I came across jars full of jams and preserves. Many people think of jam as something to be spread on a piece of toast with their morning coffee. And yes, that's a great way to use jam. But,...

Corned Beef & Cabbage w/ Spicy Garlic Potatoes

Beef, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
In keeping with the St. Patrick's theme, I made an Irish classic and traditional dish, Corned Beef & Cabbage. Actually, in Ireland, the real recipe calls for bacon, which resembles more the Canadian style bacon, as we Americans know it. The way I've seen this dish made traditionally is to...

Chicken Katsu

Poultry, Kid-friendly
Katsu is short for katsuretsu or cutlet, and was invented in Japan in the 19th Century. The most popular Japanese version is the Tonkatsu, using a pork cutlet. This version uses chicken cutlet. The only way to make any Katsu is to use Panko breadcrumbs. It is made with bread...

Tilapia Fish Tacos w/ Black Bean Salsa

Kid-friendly, Seafood
After having my third child in my late 20's, it is a hard pill to swallow looking at my gorgeous, single, and THIN friends' pictures on Facebook. Besides my thin, single friends, I also have plenty of beautiful and married friends with kids. However, popping these beautiful babies takes it's...

Shrimp & Asparagus in Lemon Garlic Sauce w/ Spinach & Feta Orzo

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta, Seafood
We all have hectic, fast-paced lives. Stay at home moms run around the house chasing after toddlers and grocery & cleaning lists, while working moms have to deal with co-workers and deadlines on top of that, to say the least. Working ladies are also busy artfully balancing their social, work...

Chicken & Shrimp Chow Mein

Poultry, Pasta
Everyone loves a good Chow Mein. But sometimes, when ordering from your local Chinese restaurant, their recipe comes with MSG. Cooking chow mein may look complicated but it's actually quite easy and inexpensive. And what's great about it is you can customize the protein and vegetables to your liking and...

Mini Fusili w/ Bacon & Peas in a Cream Sauce

Pasta
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Jan 2010 was 14.8 million. 14.8 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT JOBS! I am so grateful to God that me and my family are not one of those families. However, even though we are a two income household, just like everyone...

Chicken w/ Mushroom Gravy

Poultry
So, a staple in any kitchen should be chicken. I always buy what's on sale, leg quarters, thighs, drumsticks...whatever, it's a protein you can cook so many ways and very affordable. I especially love the bone-in breast. It's less expensive from it's boneless counterpart and has far less chances of...

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Salmon & Garbanzo Saute

Seafood, Salads, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
Episode 8: Savoring Family Life Vlog In a busy house with kids and their friends playing, a fridge I haven't had time to clean and organize, I was trying to figure out what to make for dinner with whatever was in the fridge. Tell me that you haven't been in...

Crunchy Summer Peach Salad

Pork, Salads, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
You'll rarely see me crave for a salad. I'm a meat and potatoes kind of gal.  But I have figured out my style and flavor combinations that get me to eat salad. For the perfect salad, I always like a perfect mix of crunchy, salty, smooth and sweet to make...

Weeknight Slow Cooker Pho with Kenmore

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Slow cooker
One of the best grocery store items to help you make great everyday meals is the rotisserie chicken. Almost always cooked to perfection, it is a go-to item that I rely on for meals, especially during the week when life is busy. See the Slow Cooker Pho recipe in Kenmore's...

No Flour "Almond Joy" Mounds

Desserts, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
I love coconut! Whether it's savory or sweet, coconut is something I will always choose to eat. Now, add some other faves like sweet morsels of semisweet chocolate and chopped almonds and you've got a sweet treat that is elegant and simple to make.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Take...

Slow Cooker Whiskey Brown Sugar Short Ribs with Kenmore

Beef, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
Slow cooker meals aren't just for soups and casseroles. My recipe for Slow Cooker Whiskey Brown Sugar Short Ribs is perfect for getting short ribs that are fall-off-the-bone good! With just a few simple pantry staple of ingredients, I promise that this recipe will be a winner and something you will make...

It's All Rainbows and Unicorns

Kid-friendly, Desserts, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
Unicorn food is trending and I can see why. It's so fun!! I have exclusive unicorn recipes for you to try at home with the kids in this season's issue of GEM Food Mag.  Read and subscribe for free.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Unicorn Milkshake with Kenmore

Drinks & cocktails, Kid-friendly, Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less
Who can say no to a whimsical, sweet drink like a unicorn milkshake?? This drink is fun for warm months, birthday parties or just typical days for you to add some smiles to your kids faces. Check out the Unicorn Milkshake recipe from Momma Cuisine exclusively on Kenmore. 

Easy And Delicious Breakfast Smoothies

Drinks & cocktails, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Desserts
Health experts repeat over and over again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We know that it kicks off the metabolism and maintains the blood glucose levels. Those of us trying to lose a few pounds know that eating a healthy breakfast every morning promotes weight...

Gluten-Free Brie, Mushroom and Bacon Quiche with The Maine Pie Co.

Pork, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays
Easter brunch is a perfect time for a savory quiche. With our frozen gluten free pie shells, it’s easy to whip up a quiche that everyone can dig into. We like to make ours with traditional springtime ingredients, but we can never resist throwing in a few unexpected surprises. (adsbygoogle...

Grilled Nut Butter and Pomegranate Sandwich by Jessica Murnane

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Grilled, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Photo and recipe by Jessica Murnane Jessica and I have known each other for years and I have always admired how she turned a personal challenge in her life and health into something that would empower and help others.  She loves to eat and cook (we have that in common,...

Wake Me Up! Recipes

Vegetarian, Drinks & cocktails, Kid-friendly
A new day has dawned, a to-do list the length of your arm is waiting for you and you have to summon the energy to get out of bed. You finally free yourself from the pull of your pillow, slouch into the kitchen and look around for something - anything...

Chunky Tahini Granola by Jessica Murnane

Baked/Roasted, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
We featured Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant as the very first cover girl of GEM Food Mag (Great Everyday Meals Magazine) this season. Her healthy, everyday recipes are perfect for busy families and introduces healthy ingredients and encourages people to always include at least "one part plant" into their...