Baked Chicken Nuggets

Last night’s dinner conversation topic was: “What’s your favorite kids movie?” Without hesitation, I quickly rattled off, “Toy Story”. Some of the other titles that got the thumbs-up were Madagascar, Up, Iron Giant, Frozen (my vote again!), WALL-E, Despicable Me and Finding Nemo.  When a kids movie succeeds, it usually targets young and old alike and … [Read more…]

Skinny Potato Soup (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker)

Potatoes are definitely a staple around our house.  When I pass the potatoes at the grocery store, they automatically go straight into the cart. That auto-pilot maneuver, somehow got me about 25 pounds of potatoes. Yikes!! What am I going to do with all of those potatoes?  Potato Soup, of course, and not just any  … [Read more…]

Super Nachos Fondue

For as long as I can remember, nachos have been one of my all time favorites. From a midnight snack to baseball games, gotta have me some nachos with cheese. Is it okay to make nachos for dinner? You betcha! You got your dairy, your protein and your veggies. Isn’t it great being mom?…All powerful, and saying … [Read more…]

Baked Seasoned Potato Wedges

Oh the incredibly versatile potato…we love them, mashed, baked or scalloped; you name it, we’ll gobble them down!  I was having one of those “what to take to a party moments”, and my husband came to the rescue, no, no he didn’t make these. But he did Google it.  He’s the king when it comes to … [Read more…]

Shrapnel Dip

  Love, love, love this dip for summer (and spring, winter, and fall).    It makes a beautiful presentation with the variety of colors, but more than that, it’s a mouthwatering explosion of tastiness.  Great with tortillas.  Makes a great appetizer.  Try adding some cooked shrimp for an even bigger bang!