Smoked Sausage and Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner

Lately I’ve been hooked on making sheet pan dinners. Have you heard of them? If not, do a search on Pinterest and you’ll find there are entire boards dedicated to

Easy Chicken Enchiladas (with flexible fillings)

These Easy Chicken Enchiladas are definitely a family favorite. I used to think I had to make EVERYTHING from scratch – tortillas, enchilada sauce, etc. That mindset made recipes like

42 Fresh Tomato Recipes from Real Food Bloggers

It’s tomato season!!! Surely you are searching for fresh tomato recipes, right?! Luckily, you’re in the right place. Some of my Real Food blogger friends passed on to me their

Egg, Sausage and Broccoli Casserole

Having breakfast for dinner is one of my kids’ favorite meals. And this Egg, Sausage and Broccoli Casserole is at the top of their most requested list. Some time ago

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Mmmm, if you were like me you have probably eaten a few of those frozen pot pies in your growing-up years. You know, the ones that have the delicious, crispy

Salmon Melts

After having lived in the Pacific Northwest for 6 years, our family really loves salmon. We love fresh salmon or the wild-caught frozen fillets cooked on the grill or broiled

Sloppy Joes (using only 1 lb of ground beef for all 6 of us!)

I have a confession. I put lentils in my sloppy joes. My kids think this is normal. I realize it is not….made evident when one of my son’s friends was

Sausage and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

I remember DREADING dinner on the nights my mom would make stuffed peppers. Somehow, the green pepper flavor seaped into the whole mixture and made it a gag-inducing dinner for

Beef & Bean Casserole

Quick meals. They are definitely more difficult and harder to come by when you are attempting to eat Real Food. One thing I like to do, though, is find a

A new favorite recipe!!!

Last night we tried a new recipe. Sometimes these “new recipe nights” can be a flop when not all of us like whatever creation I have decided we should eat.

Melissa’s Stir Fry

One of my favorite meals is stir-fry. I always loved Chinese food for that reason. I have been trying to make that perfect-tasting sauce at home, as well as get