Pineapple Teriyaki Turkey Meatballs

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My son goes to an amazing school, Creative Children's Center.   It's a co-op, so the parents are very involved, and I get to be the parent helper a couple times a month.  There is a kitchen in the classroom so lunch is brought in and prepared by a different parent each day.  The kids get to help out and they are more willing to try new things when they've had a hand in making … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Taco Chili

Slow Cooker Taco Chili

    When I think about feeding a crowd during the winter the first dish that comes to mind is chili.  It's so easy to make a lot, it's pretty inexpensive and it's so filling!!  It's also one of my favorite dishes to have in the freezer for go to meals on busy (or lazy) nights.  While my cousin was out visiting this past fall I decided to make chili for dinner.  She … [Read more...]

{Leftover} Mashed Potato Puffs

{Leftover} Mashed Potato Puffs

I can't believe Thanksgiving is this week. This year is flying by so fast and Christmas is just around the corner. I am so glad my parents are here this week to celebrate Thanksgiving and enjoy a wonderful week with us. My mom and I have a lot of fun cooking all the food together and the kids are excited to help us in the kitchen this year! All of the yummy sides … [Read more...]

Turkey & Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Turkey and Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie  | Real Housemoms | This is the perfect comfort food for cold nights

  Growing up I wasn't a fan of sweet potatoes.  I wasn't a picky eater, I mean my mom used to feed me pig's feet and I loved them, but I don't remember ever trying them as a kid and not liking them.  I think the orange color and the sweet and savory taste kept me away.  As I grew up my love of sweet and savory really grew.  It reached a new high when I was pregnant with my … [Read more...]