Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken

There is something about fall that screams crockpot to me.  Maybe it is the routine of the school year and the fact that we don’t grill out like we do in the summer.  But the minute September 1st rolls around I start perusing through my crockpot recipes to add a few in the rotation each {…Read More…}

Sweet Onion Chicken Corn Salad

One of the staples that I look forward to serving in the summer is SWEET CORN.  Having lived in the Midwest for much of my life, I have sweet corn all summer long. It is definitely considered soul food for me.  So when I tasted this chicken, sweet corn and onion salad at Sam’s Club {…Read More…}

Pineapple, Papaya, Kiwi & Strawberry Ambrosia Salad

If I am going to eat salad it has to be good. I don’t want to waste my healthy eating energy on bland, boring salads.  Generally, that means fruit and nuts are a must. I was so anxious to try this Summer Ambrosia Salad from DOLE.  It contains a burst of flavors with kiwi, papaya {…Read More…}

Chicken Nuggets with Fruits & Vegetables {Sneaky Chef Style}

Do your kids want nothing but pizza and chicken nuggets?  Oh wait, throw in the occasional hot dog, right? Getting fruits and vegetables into my kids is a full-time job. I was a picky kid growing up so I do have compassion for them, but that doesn’t mean they get to choose what they eat.  {…Read More…}