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Appetizers Breakfast Recipes

Baked Scotch Eggs

Have you ever had these delicious fried Scotch Eggs at a bar or restaurant? We have a great place in Indianapolis called MacNiven’s, where we first tried this deliciousness. We decided to make a baked version to enjoy at home. Phil makes excellent sauces…

Breakfast Recipes

Kitchen Sink Frittata

We’ve named this recipe “kitchen sink frittata” since we tend to make it on the weekend with whatever is in the fridge. Leftover grilled or roasted veggies are perfect since they are already seasoned and tender. It’s a great way to clean out the…

Appetizers Garden Fresh Sides Recipes

Zesty Mango Salsa

We love all types of salsa and enjoy trying out new versions to eat all Summer long.  This was inspired by my mother-in-law as she made this one summer and we’ve continued making it since then.  The great thing about any salsa is you…

Garden Fresh Sides Recipes

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Each Spring, baby spinach leaves sprout in my dad’s garden and we patiently watch until they are ready to be cut. We’ve made this strawberry spinach salad at least 50 times over the past few years and it is always a hit! It is so…

Recipes Weeknight Meals

Cauliflower and Bacon Chowder

Spring in Indiana is so lovely! One day it is 70 degrees, the next 30 degrees with a chance of snow. So on a cold mid-March day, I set out to make cauliflower chowder. I saw a recipe on Pinterest and noticed a few things…

Recipes Weeknight Meals

Tamale Pie

Need an interesting take on Mexican food at home? I was craving something other than standard tacos/fajitas and this hit the spot! This one pan meal has cheesy corn bread baked upon seasoned beef with veggies. We are obsessed with cast iron pans and…

Other Stuff We Like

My Big Aldi Adventure

This week I gathered my grocery bags (along with my quarter for the cart “deposit”) and set out to my local Aldi for my first real shopping adventure (I know, I’m late to the game).  I have been in a few times to grab…

Baby Food Purees Recipes

First Foods – Pea Puree

Peas are one of the first foods we gave our son. We stuck with trying out green veggies first, before moving to sweeter veggies and fruits. I used fresh fruits and veggies, with the exception of the peas where I used frozen. When starting…

Baby Food Purees Recipes

First Foods – Sweet Potato Puree

Making baby food is something I am SUPER passionate about! Not only is it the most cost effective way to feed your baby, it’s the only way to ensure you know exactly what they are eating. The organic jars and pouches range from $1-$2…

Recipes Weeknight Meals

Cheesy Chicken and Pasta Bake

On a recent blog, I saw a cool way to hide veggies in pasta. The blogger peeled and diced a zucchini then added it to the boiling noodles. It has a similar consistency when mixed in with the noodles and sauce and you have…