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White Pizza on Cheesy Focaccia

Kid-friendly
Everyone loves pizza. It's an American favorite, and an Italian classic. For a Tuesday night dinner, I decided to get focaccia bread from a local bakery chain. And if you don't like to buy bread from market you can also also prepare focaccia bread using bread maker machine for home use...

Salmon Cakes w/ Green Beans in Lemon Olive Oil

Seafood
Great quality salmon is usually a pretty pricey item in the grocery. Many average families think of salmon as a treat for a special occasion. In this recipe, I use CANNED, yes, canned, Alaskan Salmon to make the salmon cakes. What’s great about canned Alaskan salmon is that is it...

Shrimp Kung Pao

Seafood
Shrimp or Chicken Kung Pao is one of those items on every Chinese restaurant’s menu that many people love to eat. All the different textures and flavors from the crunchy toasted peanuts, to the sweet and tender shrimp pieces make it seem like an impossible thing to re-create at home,...

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...

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Three Brownie Recipes to Try for Valentine’s Day

Desserts, Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays
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15 Minute Ramen Stir Fry

Vegetarian, Poultry, Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
I love a Ramen noodles and I'm not talking about the .39 cent package. Go to your Asian store like HMart and buy frozen Ramen noodles for soups and stir fry's.  Stir fry's are great because you can take leftovers like rotisserie chicken, ground pork and even chopped ham like...

Easy Beet Hummus

Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Hummus has become a party and snack staple and it is so incredibly easy to make at home.  Why make it at home?? Because you can create lots of fun gourmet combinations and flavors like this easy beet hummus recipe.  Enjoy this and share! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); EASY...

Best Healthy Dinner Ideas for the First Weeks of Pregnancy

Vegetarian, Poultry, 30 minutes or less
An increased appetite is a common occurrenceduring pregnancy because you, as a future mom, are eating for two - your babyis consuming what you do. That’s why a healthy and balanced diet is vital duringpregnancy as you supplement the fetus with all the nutrients necessary for itsproper development. (adsbygoogle =...

6 Ingredient Kimchi Beef Stew

Beef, Slow cooker
My recipe for Kimchi Beef Stew is one of the simplest dishes to make using only 6 simple to find ingredients at any grocery store. The most exotic ingredient here that sets this beef stew apart from any other type of beef stew is none other than kimchi. Kimchi is...

Coffee Recipes You Should Try Making at Home

Drinks & cocktails, Entertaining/Holidays
Image Source When it comes to hot beverages, there are myriad options out there. However, if there’s one option that reigns supreme no matter where you’re from, it’s coffee. On lazy mornings where you just can’t seem to focus, there can be no better pick me up than a robust,...

6 Best Desserts for New Year

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
New Year is one of the most magical holidays. It inspires everyone to make their dreams come true and inspires people to create everything from simple games, some of which are in the list of casino games, to world-famous movies, like Home Alone. To make this holiday more fantastic, prepare...

5 Quick and Yummy Weight Loss Smoothie Recipes

Drinks & cocktails, Kid-friendly, Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less
If you are looking to curb your dietary caloric intake then a smoothie can help you with your goal. The key is to make it in such a way that it prevents you from consuming additional calories in the day while keeping you feeling full and energized for long. For...

4 Mouthwatering Recipes To Use Up Leftover Coffee

Drinks & cocktails
Coffee. It’s more than just a hot beverage, some days it’s the only thing that gets us up and out of the house in the mornings. If you’re like me and you brew enough coffee for a whole football team but hate throwing out the extra coffee (let’s face it,...

3 Simple School Bento Box Ideas

Beef, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Salads, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I had the honor to be a guest on the first week of WGN TV's brand new morning talk show, Daytime Chicago with hosts Amy Rutledge and Tonya Francisco. With the school year starting and kids back to in-person learning, it's time to whip back...

5 Recipes You Can Make with Bisquick

Baked/Roasted, Beef, Kid-friendly, Desserts
In addition to biscuits, Bisquick can be used in a number of other recipes. This article presents some quick and easy recipes that can be prepared using Bisquick mix. Photo by Monika Grabkowska on Unsplash Even though the name "Bisquick" implies biscuits, you can use it to make a lot...

Chocolate Pinata Cake Recipe

Desserts
We all love keeping up with the trends; it is just a thing that makes us happy. In this new era, we all wanna do and have stuff that is instagramable, be it the places we visit, things we shop or food we eat, everything goes straight to our story...