Tag Archive: family meal

Sep 25

Thankful Thursday ~ Blessed Birthday

Hello friends, this time last week I was thinking about my birthday and getting sad, sad not because I was turning 53, but sad that Malik wouldn’t be home to celebrate with me.    At 2:19p.m., Friday afternoon I sent him the following text message, “Big Plans for the Weekend?”, but he never responded.  I …

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Mar 07

Tasty Turkey Lasagna | #SwitchtoTurkey

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Today’s Foodie Feature is not a Slow Cooked meal, but a tasty Turkey Lasagna made with JennieO Ground Turkey. Ingredients 1 package Jennie-O Lean Ground Turkey 1 Jar of spaghetti sauce, divided 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce 1 cup total of chopped peppers, carrots and onions  1/4 teaspoon dried …

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Mar 01

Slow Cooked Teriyaki Ribs

Hello Friends and Welcome to Slow Cooker Saturday! The leaves are falling, there’s a crispness in the air; the daylight hours are shorter yet my commute remains long, which is why I love Crock Pot meals.  If you are heading to the grocery store this weekend to stock up on milk, bread and eggs why …

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Nov 15

Friday Foodie Feature – Chicken Bruschetta Pasta

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay This week’s Foodie Feature is another 4 ingredient, 40 minute meal created with Kraft Recipe Makers.  It was an easy breezy mid-week meal that my men enjoyed and got me out of the kitchen in less than an hour! Ingredients: Kraft Recipe Makers Chicken Bruschetta Pasta Wacky Mac Pasta Chicken …

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Nov 01

Crocktober – BBQ Beef Ribs

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! What a perfect way to kick off the month dedicated to all things food!!! Friday’s Foodie Feature is Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Ribs – this is one recipe that had my mouth watering and my mind on the Crock Pot all day long.  Since we don’t eat a lot of …

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Oct 25

Crocktober – Cajun Chicken & Shrimp

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Today’s Crocktober Foodie Feature is Cajun Chicken (of course) AND Shrimp  Ingredients: 1 pound skinless chicken thighs 1 large onion 1 can stewed tomatoes – undrained and chopped 1 garlic clove minced 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon Cajun Seasoning 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 pound shelled shrimp, …

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Oct 18

Crocktober – Hearty Beef Stew

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Today’s Friday Foodie Feature is Hearty Beef Stew made with Crock Pot Seasonings Ingredients 1 package Crock Pot Hearty Beef Stew Seasoning 2 lbs beef for stewing 5 cups of veggies – potatoes/onions/carrots 1 1/3 cup of water Dice veggies and cube beef, however, I chose not to cut beef …

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May 24

Friday Foodie Feature

Friday Foodie Feature Simply Spuds Steamables – Sweet Potatoes This was my second purchase of Simply Spuds Steamables, the first were of the Golden Potatoes and the men really liked them.  These Sweet Potatoes are tripled washed, nicely sized and are steamed in the microwave, ready in 8 minutes.  They are great for a quick mid-week meal …

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May 17

Friday Foodie Feature – Kraft Fresh Take

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! You know that during the week I don’t get home until after 6:00 p.m. so I’m always on the look out for ingredients to make dinner an easy-breezy meal.  I shop on Sunday’s for fresh meats and veggies and using coupons I’ll purchase pantry items such as Kraft Fresh Take …

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May 03

Friday Foodie Feature

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! I’ve decided to add something new to the blog – drumroll please….. You know that I love to cook and in some circles am considered a Crock Pot Queen (sike), no really I just like sharing food finds on Instagram so decided to bring it to my blog. Today’s 1st …

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