Italian Meatballs

These are my go-to meatballs. Why?, you ask. Because they are so quick to prep.  Because I bake them. I don’t like to babysit meatballs on the stovetop.  The Cheeses…Parmesan and Ricotta. It’s all about the cheese, really the cheese should be number one.  Don’t dare skip the cheeses, the ricotta is actually my secret … [Read more…]

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

No party…(whether a noisy game-night or an elegant dinner party)  is complete without these tasty, healthy meatball morsels. This is a crowd favorite and no complaints ever! They are insanely delicious, and  what’s super great is that you get all the buffalo chicken flavor without the sticky wing mess.  And celery, you ask?–The celery is … [Read more…]

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…]