Single Crust Pot Pie with Chicken or Turkey


This Single Crust Pot Pie comes together quickly, particularly if you’ve got holiday leftovers. Be sure to add it to the rotation for this holiday season. What says cozy, cold-weather dinner than a chicken pot pie? I’m not sure there is anything more comforting. Flaky pie crust, creamy sauce, succulent chicken and veggies – what could […]

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Get Fit and Be Rewarded


There’s no better time than now to get fit — and be rewarded. Consider what you can do to improve your help and enjoy your life more. This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. I grew up in an athletic family. My sisters played softball and danced. My brothers […]

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Pizza Recipes You Can Make Yourself


Love pizza but don’t love paying pizzeria prices? Make pizza at home with these easy pizza recipes you can make yourself. Pizza night has long been a hit at our house. When my kids were all little people, I made eight personal-size pizzas and everyone decorated his own. Today, only two kids still want to […]

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Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup


Get cozy this season with a bowl of this Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup. It comes together quickly with just five basic ingredients. Soup season is here! And I am thrilled. A weekly soup night is a great way to use up what you have in the fridge and cupboards — and it’s ideal comfort food […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in October


Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. September and October are generally […]

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FREE Guide to DIY Convenience


Want quick and easy meals? Meals that are affordable AND consist of real food and not weird chemicals? Learn how to make your favorite convenience foods yourself! DIY Convenience: Your Favorites Made Better Learn how to make five basic “convenience foods” that are so much better — and cheaper — when you make them yourself, […]

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A Meal Plan Can Speed Up Dinner


Having a meal plan can help you make dinner more quickly and easily than if you were just trying to figure it out as you go along. It can also help you be less stressed at dinnertime. So, you want to make dinner a little more quickly, right? Then, having a meal plan is a […]

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Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe


Today I’m sharing my Whole Wheat Pizza Dough, a variation of my standard recipe that is just a little bit healthier, at least for pizza. Pizza Night is somewhat of an event at our house. It begins late on Friday afternoon when I head to the kitchen to make pizza dough. While it’s a ritual […]

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Fajita Vegetables, Simple & Delicious


Fajita vegetables, basic sauteed onions and peppers, add fiber and flavor to many dishes. Make a big batch to enjoy throughout the week in bowls, wraps, salads, and sandwiches. You might be familiar with Fajita Vegetables in terms of their showing up in a steaming, hot pan at your favorite Mexican restaurant or along the chow […]

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Favorite Whole 30 Recipes for Fall


Looking for some delicious, healthy recipes that are gluten and dairy free? Enjoy these Whole 30 recipes for fall. As summer fades off into a memory — yes, even in Southern California, a thunderstorm just rolled through as I type — we’re more inclined to hunker down inside, get cozy, and eat comfort food. Comfort foods, […]

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