5 Tips for Better Meal Planning

Tips for Better Meal Planning

Meal planning is a small investment with HUGE returns. When I map out our dinners, a certain amount of stress just falls away from my week. I usually sketch out the week’s dinner plan, along with my grocery list, on my Meal Planning Worksheet. My friend Jessica publishes hers each Monday on her blog Nutritioulicious to share recipes and…

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Crazy-Good Applegate Dinner Sausage Giveaway!

Applegate Giveaway

Thank you to Applegate for sponsoring this post! Dinner sausage is one of my go-to meals for busy nights. Whether we grill it or toss it into a simple pasta, every last bite is eaten–and it’s just so easy. Applegate recently introduced three new flavors of natural dinner sausage, all free of antibiotics, hormones, GMOs, chemical nitrates or nitrites,…

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Freezer-Friendly Beef Burritos

Freezer-Friendly Beef Burritos

Thank you to the Ohio Beef Council for sponsoring this post! All opinions are always my own. I have a household full of guys who all love meat. Especially meat inside taco shells and tortillas and preferably covered in melted cheese. Beef burritos are a slam-dunk in my house. They’re reliable, easy, and satisfying. They also freeze beautifully…

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5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Turkey Taco Meat

Slow Cooker Turkey Tacos

One of the biggest takeaways from my recent reader survey (if you haven’t taken it yet, head on over!): You want dinner recipes that are easy, healthy, and fast. This one for Slow Cooker Turkey Taco Meat is ALL of the above. It comes from Michelle Dudash, a Cordon Bleu-certified chef, registered dietitian, and the author of Clean…

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30 Healthy Freezer Meals

30 Healthy Freezer Meals

Freezer meals regularly save my day. I always have some tucked away, whether I’ve cooked them myself or they’re from my freezer meal co-op (read How to Start a Freezer Meal Co-Op). But I’m always looking for new recipes that work well for the freezer, so I reached out to some my blogger friends for their best…

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Veggie Nuggets

Veggie Nuggets

As a mom, I hold these truths to be self-evident: Kids love finger food. Kids love dipping. Kids love nuggets. Well, at least my kids do. These Veggie Nuggets hit that trifeca of kid-friendliness. Because sometimes veggies can be a hard sell with the younger set. I’m not a fan of “hiding” veggies in other foods…

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