Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup I have a slight Olive Garden addiction! From the salad and breadsticks to the tiramisu I love it all. The Minestrone soup is one hubby and I can both agree on! So since we love it and the kid tolerate it I went on the hunt for a recipe to… Read More »



Dandelion Greens Salad With Light Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Dandelion Greens Salad With Light Balsamic Vinaigrette You know those pesky Dandelion Greens in your yard during the summer months?  Well last spring we were visiting family in Ohio and came across a Dandelion festival. So we took the kids. They had so much food made from Dandelions you wouldn’t believe! Dandelion Ice cream, Dandelion lasagna, Dandelion… Read More »



Chili Corn Bread Cups Recipe

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Here is a great recipe to get kids eating something new. Chili Corn Bread Cups are a super easy weeknight meal that is a family favorite! Mix the bread in with something they might not eat anyway. I love this one because you can eat the chili and bread with a fork and it’s even better… Read More »



Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

This Loaded Baked Potato Soup is comfort food at its best-two classic cold weather foods combined to warm you from the inside out.  Creamy and delicious its a perfect centerpiece for a winter dinner, serve alongside a crusty or soft bread.  Meaty pieces of bacon swimming in a cream based soup, joined by sharp cheddar… Read More »



*Braided Spaghetti Bread Recipe

  So I came across this recipe and was excited! I had 3 loves of the frozen dough in my freezer. I figured this is what was going to be for dinner tonight PLUS make 2 batches to freeze for when the baby gets here! So here is the recipe for ONE meal   I… Read More »



*Recipe: Fried Ravioli

  I saw Fried Ravioli over at Lisa’s Dinnertime Dish, While she used it as a Appetizer we turned it into dinner and it was just as good next day as well!!   1 package refrigerated ravioli (I like to use cheese, but you could use any variety you like) 2 eggs a splash of… Read More »



*Recipe: Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells

I get the jumbo shells and a jar of sauce. Use your favorite sauce, store bought or homemade. CHEESE FILLING: 1 16oz container of Ricotta Cheese 1 8oz bag Mozzarella cheese, grated 2 eggs 1/2 c. Parmesan, grated 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. parsley 1 tsp Italian seasoning Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare pasta shells. Bring… Read More »



*$5 Dinners: Make Your Own Pizza

Cheese Pizza *2 Packages of Pizza Crust $0.79 each *Pizza Sauce $1.50 a can on sale (you can get some cheaper but we buy the pepperoni flavored and it’s about $0.50 more) Used about $0.45 worth *Mozzarella Cheese $0.99 a Bag Total: $3.02 (price will go up with added toppings) Prepare Crust as directed on… Read More »