Category Archives: Dinners

Cranberry Roast – Crockpot Slow Cooker

Cranberry Roast - Crockpot Slow Cookerker

This is a dinner that was so easy and so delicious. I did not come up with this recipe but I have made it a few times and its in our rotation. I love to cook with the slow cooker any chance I can get. You will need 1 envelop of dry onion soup mix…

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2014

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2014

We love themed dinners in our home. And it gets easier each year actually. Because I add or make a few things each year and keep saving it for the next year. Also when I see things in the store all year long I may purchase them there. Many I found in the dollar section…

MB’s Manicotti made with delicious crepes

MB's Manicotti made with delicious crepes |

Growing up my favorite dish my mom ever made was Manicotti.  I loveddddd it. My mom always made them with crepes. It wasn’t until I was older that realized Manicotti is usually made with a pasta shell. However I am not a fan of pasta any more since my gastric bypass and it is not…

MB’s Homemade Pasta Sauce – Spaghetti Sauce

MB's Homemade Pasta Sauce - Spaghetti Sauce |

I have a mom that loves to cook. And she taught me how to make a simple pasta sauce.  But I often times looking for different things to do to it. Or I might need MORE of it or less of it. So this recipe is inspired from my mom’s and tweaked to my creation….

April Fool’s Day 2013 – Grilled Cheese Peas & Carrots for Dessert

April Fool's Day 2013 - Grilled Cheese Peas & Carrots for Dessert |

April Fool’s Day was alot of fun and so very easy. I almost didn’t do anything for the day since Easter was just 24 hours before. However I couldn’t stand it and decided to go ahead with the plans I had originally wanted to do. This did not take me long at all and I…

Best Crockpot Chicken Tacos

Best Crockpot Chicken Tacos |

This is one of the easiest recipes ever!!  We have made it quite a few times. So tender and flavorful and only takes minutes to make! I use frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts. You can use up to 6 breasts in this recipe however 4 makes more than enough for our family of 4 with…

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2013

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2013 |

Our 3rd year celebrating Dr. Seuss birthday! Its been so fun. I save my decorations I make each year and reuse them then add a few more things the next year. So it gets a little bit more involved each year. So no, I didn’t do all of this creating in 1 year. It’s gradual…

Creamy Ham & Potato Soup – Crock Pot / Slow Cooker

Creamy Ham & Potato Soup in Crock Pot

I am on a soup kick lately. I also want to use up items in my fridge. We had recently baked a spiral ham earlier in the week and wanted to use up some of the ham. You can easily buy ham steak and cut up for this recipe with no issues. Would work just…

Spinach Ham & Cheese Quiche

Spinach Ham & Cheese Quiche

This dinner came about with whatever I could in my fridge. I wasn’t up for making a run to the grocery store and it came out sooooo incredibly yummy – we will be adding this to our dinner rotations! I have never made a Quiche before. Can you believe it? And it was so easy…

Crock Pot / Slow Cooker Copy Cat Wendy’s Chili Recipe

Copy Cat Wendy's Chili Recipe

Since I have had WLS I have really come to love Wendy’s Chili.  So much I will eat it almost every day. YUM YUM!! I looked on the Internet and there is quite a few out there. I found one that to ME taste exactly the same. Especially the 2nd day it really taste so…

Slow Cooker – Bacon Wrapped Apple BBQ Chicken – Pinterest Succes Meal


Another WONDERFUL meal we had from Pinterest.  THANK YOU PINTEREST!!! Also I love Slow Cookers / Crock Pots!! If it goes in there.. Its for sure going to be tried in my house Thank you to Chef In Training for blogging this wonderful creation you made!!! WE LOVED IT. We will be making this one…

Mexican Stuffed Shells- Pinterest Success Meal


I LOVE PINTEREST!!!  We have been finding some really yummy dinners!!! This is the yummiest recipe!!! We will be putting this into our dinner rotation. It was SOO GOOD!! You can find the recipe at – THE WAY TO HIS HEART’s blog. Super super easy!!! Boil up some large pasta shells…. Brown up the meat…

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner 2011


I forgot that I also didn’t blog about our St. Patrick’s Day dinner last year. Here is a recap of our fun! Yummy lemon bunt cake – recipe here We love this yummy Irish Garlic & Herb Butter –  We find it every year at Publix. YUM Irish Soda Bread Rainbow Fruit Corned beef cooked…

Another University of Florida Gator Party


Decided to break out all the Gator stuff and have a mini party.  U of  F (Gators) played FSU  (bummer we lost).  So I decided to dress up dinner and add a few fun things to enjoy the evening since the game started at 7. Made football cupcake wrappers and then cupcake toppers. Added some…

Turkey Bundles – Our favorite leftover dish

One of our favorite dishes using left over Thanksgiving Turkey. My kids look forward to this dish every year. In fact we are having this for dinner tonight!! It is easy to make- and goes great with your left over Thanksgiving sides as well!!  (This recipe can be used with Chicken if you don’t have…

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