Slow Cooker Applesauce Chicken


In honor of the release of Stephanie's Make it Fast Cook it Slow Cookbook, I thought it only fitting to make a recipe from her site tonight!  I found this recipe in the book...and knew the boys would love it.  So I made it. And they loved it. Not only did they ask for more  chicken, they asked for more squash too!  Even had 3rds on the squash!!! Oh.  And I try to make … [Read more...]

Grilled Tilapia and Acorn Squash


Nevermind that the high today was just 60.  And there's a frost advisory for our area tonight. Wasn't gonna stop me from using the grill tonight! Grilled Tilapia and Acorn Squash Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes + 30 minute marinade time Cooking Time - 10 minutes Ingredients 4 frozen tilapia fillets ($2.99) This is my "never pay more than price" … [Read more...]

How to Cook Acorn Squash

I {love} acorn squash. Baked to perfection.  A little melted butter.  A few sprinkles of brown sugar. Simple as that! Cutting You're gonna need a large SHARP chef's knife to make the easiest cut on a "raw" squash.  Put a little shoulder behind it and cut crosswise in half...for baking. Peeling To make the peeling process a little easier, microwave the squash … [Read more...]

Mini Meatloaves and Mashed Potatoes

Mini Meatloaves and Mashed Potatoes |

I want to thank you for your prayers over the weekend. The MRI went as smoothly as it could have gone. I only had one "mama panic moment" after I realized he had been back there for longer than normal. But he was and is fine! I want to thank Amber from Classic Housewife for my FAB new $5 Dinner Challenge button! Tonight's meal is inspired by an idea at Makes and Takes. This is … [Read more...]

Lentil Meatloaf

Lentil Meatloaf

I've been given the Kreativ Blooger award from Charlene and will now share 6 things I am thankful for! 1. My Faith in My God 2. My Hubs 3. My Kiddos 4. My Family 5. My Friends 6. All of YOU! This year I want to carry the spirit of "Giving Thanks" to "Giving Back". There are so many things I am thankful for, and I want to share the blessing with others. And I want to … [Read more...]