Monthly Archives: February 2016

Weekly Meal Plan #69

We are starting a new format for our Weekly Meal Plan posts. We will each take turns sharing something that was a highlight from our week, whether that is a new recipe, something that surprised us (good or bad), or … Continue reading

Posted in Meals, weekly menu plans | Tagged , | Leave a comment

DIY Basil Focaccia Breadsticks

Are you a sucker for pizza parlor breadsticks? Or to be honest, breadsticks of any kind? I totally am. I was flipping through my recipes once, and was thinking of making focaccia bread. Then I thought, maybe I should make … Continue reading

Posted in appetizer, Baking, Breads, DIY, party food, Sides, Snack | Tagged | Leave a comment

How to Make Fruit Dip with Homemade Marshmallow Cream

Pretty much a staple at any of the parties (usually birthday-related) that I throw are fruit trays and veggie trays. Partly because I get excited about the excuse to buy a bunch of fresh produce, and partly to offset the … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy, DIY, party food, Sides, Snack | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Weekly Meal Plan #68

We are starting a new format for our Weekly Meal Plan posts. We will each take turns sharing something that was a highlight from our week, whether that is a new recipe, something that surprised us (good or bad), or … Continue reading

Posted in Meals, weekly menu plans | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pasta with pan-fried chicken, vegetables, and cheesy Alfredo sauce

I love pasta dishes. They’re usually fairly quick, filling, and you can switch things up endlessly. This is a dish I learned from family, but I’ve switched it up to use homemade Alfredo sauce. Feel free to swap out the … Continue reading

Posted in Main Dishes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

This is one of those recipes that is simple but flavorful. Theresa and I originally made it as a freezer-to-slow cooker meal: dump the ingredients in a bag and then thaw and slow cook. But when Theresa made hers, she … Continue reading

Posted in Main Dishes, Meals, party food, Soup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

All Aboard the Veggie Train!

Check out my blog post for Martin’s Supermarket here. While I love vegetables and have since I was young (I know, weird), sometimes they might not be the first thing that comes to mind for a party. But if you … Continue reading

Posted in party food, Sides, Snack, Soup | Leave a comment