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 […]