Parmesan Chicken Bake with a Mexican Twist


   Disclosure: I am being compensated to share a series of 5 posts about the Cans Get You Cooking program. All comments are 100% my own. Canned foods make homemade easy! *Cans help you save prep time and get a healthy, homemade meal on the table more often. *A well-stocked pantry – your “cantry” – […]

Guest Post: Six Healthy & Kid-Friendly Make-Ahead Meals


  Finding kid-friendly, healthy meals is a challenge. Finding kid-friendly, healthy meals that can be made ahead of time and saved or frozen for future use is even more of a challenge. Over the years we have been collecting recipes in our Thriving Home Recipe Index that meet this criteria and more. We don’t put […]

Guest Post: Orange Sunshine Cake 2014-3-23 11 24 38

  Did you ever fall in love with a food photo?  I spotted this recipe on Facebook and fell in love with this Orange Sunshine Cake from Mary at The Egg Farm!  Aren’t her photos gorgeous and mouth-watering? I’m so grateful that Mary graciously agreed to share this recipe with us!  Thank you so much, […]

Cheeseburger Meatloaf


  I used to think meatloaf was boring.  But in the last year or so, I have been playing around with meatloaf recipes and this one is definitely a keeper!    I use this Meatball and Meatloaf mix (above) which is a combination of fresh ground beef, pork and veal, because it seems to come […]

Three Delicious & Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts


  Hi there! My name is Polly and I blog over at Thriving Home with my friend good friend, Rachel. I’m excited that Jane has given me the chance to share a bit about our blog, as well as some of our favorite make-ahead recipes. If you swing by Thriving Home, you will find that […]

Steak Pinwheels


    These pinwheels can be made to suit any family.  You could use almost any kind of cheese.  I would use Fontina, Gruyere, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, or even a Mexican blend.  If you want to use something other than the spinach or mushrooms, you’ll need to cook it first because the steak cooks really […]

Make Ahead Chicken Patties


    There’s a little family-owned meat market not far from my school that sells fresh chicken patties like these.  I usually pick some up when I need to cook something quick for dinner and I often buy extra to freeze.   When I was on vacation this week, I had time to make my […]

Make Ahead Bacon-Wrapped Mini Meatloaves


  Can you believe it?  I’m actually posting a new MAKE AHEAD recipe!  I’m sorry that it has been so long!  Between teaching, reviewing products, remodeling our kitchen, and spending time with my new puppy, I haven’t had much time for new recipes around here. You’re going to love this meatloaf!  I have made several […]

Make Ahead Orange Blueberry French Yogurt Cake

Yogurt Cake

  Make Ahead Orange Blueberry French Yogurt Cake   Today’s blog post is brought to you by Vanessa from PartSelect Canada. She loves to make desserts bursting with fruit flavor.   Yogurt cake is one of the rare desserts the French make at home. They usually just pop into a bakery to pick up something […]

Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos (Make Ahead Recipe) 2012-3-6 20:5:8

  Today’s guest post is from Nikki at Pennies on a Platter!  (The original recipe comes from Our Best Bites blog.)  I’m so thrilled that it’s a make-ahead meal!  You can never have enough of those.  Am I right?     My advice to you is to go ahead and make a TON of these […]