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Smothered Chicken

Baked/Roasted, Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Comfort food is something that just makes people feel good. It’s satisfying, heart-warming, and is plain ol’ good. This recipe for smothered chicken uses lean chicken breasts, fresh mushrooms and fresh flat leaf spinach and baked in the oven. It’s simple to make and is great with a side of...

Easy Pad Thai

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta
Pad Thai is a noodle dish from Thailand. Tradionally, it is made with peanuts, egg, fish sauce, tamarind paste, lime, rice noodles and Thai chillies. This recipe is a mid-week and “great everyday meal” version using readily availble ingredients. I took out the tamarind paste and fish sauce and substituted...

Angel Hair w/ Roasted Chicken & Bacon

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta
Having guests over is sometimes cause for mild panic attacks for hosts. The idea of trying to impress guests with your fabulous (and impeccably clean) home, and your outstanding sense of great food can be a lot of work and money. This recipe is a quick meal yet doesn't lack...

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Tapioca pudding is classic Americana. This recipe has an Asian twist using coconut milk instead of milk (or cream)and eggs. This pudding is also dairy free and great for those who are lactose intolerant. The key to this dish is to continually stir the tapioca to prevent it from sticking...

Black Eyed Peas w/ Hamhocks

Pork, Slow cooker
With all this snow and "snowpocalypse" conditions, there's nothing like piling up the blankets on the couch, with a steaming hot bowl of soup with the TV remote on the other hand. This dish is such a heart-warming, southern classic that is perfect for the type of weather we've been...

Broccoli & Chicken Pasta

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta
If your house is any like mine during the week, it is completely hectic and busy! Between work projects, school projects, laundry, and attempting to make the house look semi-clutter free, preparing the dreaded week night meal can become such a daunting task for many parents (mostly moms). A trick...

Mung Bean and Spinach Soup (Mongo)

Pork, Slow cooker
You can't help but crave for hearty soups in the fall and winter seasons. This recipe is actually a classic Filipino soup made with mung beans. Mung beans are small, lentil-like split beans. Mung beans are commonly used in Chinese cuisine, where they are called l? dòu (??, literally "green...

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Slow Cooker Plum Cherry Chocolate Bread Pudding

Slow cooker, Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted
Recipe sponsored by Kenmore Bread pudding has got to be one of my most favorite desserts. It's rich, gooey and can be made with so many different combinations.  You can find this recipe in the Kenmore livemore blog.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Lemon Herb Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken

Poultry, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
A great chicken dinner never goes out of style and my recipe for Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken takes simple ingredients and turn them into an elegant dish that’s perfect for dinner parties. See the full recipe in the Kenmore livemore blog: https://inspiration.kenmore.com/dutch-oven-roasted-chicken-recipe/ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Fall Confetti Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I love squash! When roasted it becomes tender and sweet and perfect for stuffing. Acorn squash in particular is just the right size to cut in half and make into personal sized meals perfect for a holiday or any day.  Fall Confetti Rice Stuffed Acorn...

Chicken & Mushroom Spaghetti in Spicy Red Wine Tomato Sauce

Poultry, Pasta, 30 minutes or less
This recipe is sponsored by Dreamfields Healthy Pasta A big hearty plate of pasta is perfect for chillier fall nights. In this recipe, I took Dreamfields spaghetti and made one of my favorite sauces, Spicy Red Wine Tomato Sauce with chicken and mushrooms.  This recipe is also delicious with shrimp...

Easy Puff Pastry Empanadas on The Jam TV Show

Pork, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes
Empanadas is the Spanish hand-pie, with delicious flaky dough stuffed with ground meat and vegetables. In my version, I used a sheet of store-bought puff pastry coz to be honest I don't think I have ever made my own crust for empanadas. I don't have to! There's so much great...

Stars and Moons Lunchbox Pasta Salad

Salads, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Pasta
This recipe is sponsored by Dreamfields Pasta (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the best advices I can give about how to make great lunch boxes for kids is to keep the food simple, fresh and delicious. I'm not really the type to do "cutesy" food. But sometimes, I...

A Chicago Classic: Eli's Original Cheesecake with Illinois Peaches and Cream

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays
Food is something to be celebrated. Especially when it’s dessert, and especially when it’s locally grown.  That’s why Illinois soybean farmers joined local foodies and others for a soy-inspired farm-to-table dinner this summer at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago’s Smart Home.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Three chefs...

Premade Slow Cooker Meal Pouches with Ziploc Vacuum Sealer

Beef, Kid-friendly, Slow cooker, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer I never thought just how helpful my Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer until I actually started to use it. Meal prepping take some work up front, but it pays off when you have the ability to create great everyday meals in those busy school and...

Toaster Oven Mexican Pizza

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Kenmore (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Back to school means mommas everywhere are looking for quick, simple, affordable but delicious and healthy recipes. It's a lot to ask day in and day out! But, don't worry. Momma and Kenmore have come together for a series of Dorm Room...

Summer Corn and Sausage Rigatoni

Pasta, Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Entertaining/Holidays
In the Midwest, sweet summer corn is THE ABSOLUTE BEST. Driving through the countryside is something I love to do and it has the best places to pull over and buy fresh summer corn straight from the farmers. Freshly picked corn is perfect for this recipe, Summer Corn and Sausage...

Dorm Recipes: Microwave "Stir Fry"

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Recipe exclusively for Kenmore. Video produced by Kenmore. Ramen has long been a dorm room staple. These days there are many kinds of microwavable ramen. To keep it true to the old school dry ramen, I took a package to make a "stir-fry" version using ingredients laying around and easy to...

Grilled Cheese with Blueberries #BackToStrangewich

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
This post is sponsored by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are mine, oh, mine!  My son is almost 16 years old and it’s the time for me to start teaching him more recipes, get him excited and having fun in the kitchen. Since he was about 10 years old, he’s been...