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10 Minute Southwest Chicken Bowls

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc., Circle Foods LLC, and Pinnacle Foods Group LLC. All opinions and text are entirely my own. I like a lot of flavor and texture in my recipes, it keeps dinner interesting and appealing for the whole family.  While shopping at Walmart I know I can always grab a variety of items to create an easy and delicious meal.  Today Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken, Tortilla Land® Flour Tortillas, and Wish-Bone® Italian dressing are … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Mexican Pizza Featuring Tyson® Chicken & The Peanuts Movie

Ever since I was a kid, I was a huge fan of the classic Peanuts movies! I used to watch every single movie that was available during the holiday season. Although my kids love the older classic Peanuts movies and episodes, they’re super excited about The Peanuts Movie that is out theaters as of November 6th, 2015 . We’re all excited about it mostly because of Snoopy! He’s always been a great character and I can’t wait to see him in this new movie. Yes, the kids are super duper excited about it … [Read more...]

4 Cooking In A Slow Cooker Tips + Slow Cooker Whole Chicken Recipe

This post on 4 Slow Cooker Cooking Tips and the Set & Forget Programmable Slow Cooker is brought to you on behalf of my partnership with Hamilton Beach.  I did receive a Set & Forget Programmable Slow Cooker as compensation but this did not influence this post in anyway.  Cooking your family’s dinner in a slow cooker allows you to be frugal and wise about time. If you don’t know how to cook in a slow cooker, it can take some getting used to, but I promise it's … [Read more...]

Pulled BBQ Chicken Wraps

This recipe was brought to you by my partnership with KC Masterpiece & Datarank. All opinions are my own.  Pulled BBQ Chicken Wraps I keep a ton of shredded chicken in my freezer for those emergency dinner nights.  You now the ones where you forgot to slip something in the crock pot before you left the house and are avoiding the drive thru for the 6th night this week.  It's nights like these that having prepped shredded chicken in the freezer is an extreme help!  I can … [Read more...]

48 Crock Pot Recipes That Makes Dinner A Cinch On Busy Nights

48 Crock Pot Recipes That Makes Dinner A Cinch On Busy Nights   Like every mom I am busy!  I spend half my time running kids from one side of this county to another and as summer nears our schedule is filling up fast!  With swimming lessons, gymnastics, camping trips, family reunions etc... there doesn't actually seem to be a lot of time for cooking.  Times like this my Crock Pot becomes my best friend!  It's so simple for me to put something in before we leave the … [Read more...]

White Chicken Spaghetti Bake ~ Freezer Meal Friendly

White Chicken Spaghetti Bake This recipe for White Chicken Spaghetti Bake will make two 9x13 pans. Serve one for dinner and freeze the other one or give one to a new mom. The Cast Of White Chicken Spaghetti Bake 1 cup finely diced onion 1/2 a bell pepper finely diced (red, green or yellow) 2 cups cooked & shredded chicken 4 cups shredded cheese 2 10 3/4 oz cream of soup (chicken, mushroom, celery all work wonderful) 16 oz  spaghetti (cooked al dente) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 … [Read more...]

118 Mouthwatering Easter Recipes

118 Mouthwatering Easter Recipes Easter is right around the corner and I don't know how your family celebrates but like any holiday is ours huge. A holiday isn't complete on my side if there is not between 30-50 people in attendance. When you have holidays this big you know it's served potluck style! We don't have many rules about holidays in our house except that you MUST have fun and you need to bring something different every year. No repeats aloud except for the basics (meat, rolls, … [Read more...]

Chicken Salad Recipe On Sandwich Thins

Sandwich Thins®, Pocket Thins® and Bagel Thins ® were provided to me with coupons for free product and a gift card the purpose of this review. However, my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way. Chicken Salad Recipe On Sandwich Thins Growing up tuna fish sandwiches were a staple in our lives, a well loved staple I might add. Until I married my husband I didn't realize that what I had actually grown up with was tuna salad sandwiches, hearing those words growing up I always I … [Read more...]

Dishing It Up Linky Party With Chicken

It's no secret that my husband is a meat and potatoes man, and when I say meat I pretty much mean red meat.  He loves his beef in just about any way it can be cooked up.  Now I like a little bit of variety in my life.  Cory and the boys could live off of cheeseburgers, frozen pizza, chicken nuggets and steak for the rest of their days, I need a little bit more than that though.  I need variety and lots of it.  Chicken is a great way for me to get some variety into our … [Read more...]

24 Awesome Crock Pot Recipes

Summer will be here before you know it and for me that means my desire for cooking goes down.  It is hot outside and then it's hot in my house and the last thing I really want is to heat the house up with the oven or stand over a boiling pot. Summer also means sports, play dates at the pool and park and in general just running.  It's easy for me to put an average of 4,000 a miles a month on my Yukon, especially during summer.  One more reason why I use my crock pot more during the … [Read more...]

Chicken, Ham Or Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

It is finally the season for great tomatoes, they have flavor after months of being bland. That brings one thought to mind spring. So in the spirit of spring here is a light tomato based recipe. Ingredients For Chicken, Ham Or Tuna Salad Stuffed Tomatoes 4 large round firm tomatoes 3 cans of tuna, ham, salmon, or chicken (I used Tuna) 1/2 cup mayo 2 stalks of celery diced 1 small diced onion 1 tablespoon relish flavor of choice 1 teaspoon garlic powder Salt Pepper Directions For … [Read more...]

Stuff Yourself Silly Orange Chicken

The hubby is out of town this week which makes it the perfect time to cook up all the dishes that he won't eat. You know the ones that don't contain beef and potatoes.  Chinese cuisine is one of my favorites and I rarely get it because Cory isn't a fan.  The smell of stir-fry's in my house are welcomed by funny faces and "what the heck are you cooking?".  It is just easier not to make it rather then listen to my "funny" husband and his side remarks. So while he is out of town I am cooking up … [Read more...]

Creamy Green Chili Chicken Burritos

Green chili chicken burritos are an easy dinner in our house and a great way to use up extra chicken.  They are guaranteed to be gobbled up with everyone enjoying seconds.  What is it with green chili?  My family can't refuse it.  Maybe I should slather it on their broccoli at dinner and I would actually have luck with them eating it.  Hmm that is a thought, but I digress. Creamy green chili chicken burritos can be made to feed a family of four or the recipe can be … [Read more...]

Surprise Your Valentine With Moist & Delicious Carmel Apple Upside Down Cupcakes & Smothered (With Love) Chicken

This Valentine’s Day you may be looking for something a little bit different to cook for your sweetie. But since Valentine’s falls on a Thursday it’s not like you’ll have a ton of extra time after your daily activities to put something together for dinner. So here are some easy Valentine’s recipes you can put together on a Thursday night: Smothered (with love) Chicken Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 2 ½ tsp chicken cooking base 1 ¾ cup water 2 tbsp flour ½ onion … [Read more...]

Enjoy Fall With Hearty Chicken And Vegetable Soup + Sweet Potato Bourbon Cheesecake

Fall is settling in around the country and that means it is time to put away those light salads and cool meals in favor of some heartier stews and fall meals. A crockpot and a good hunk of bread are definitely going to be your friend during this time of year. Here’s an easy recipe for some good, hearty, chicken and vegetable soup. Start with a chicken cooking base. You can either make this from scratch if you have leftover chicken bones and lots of time or you can use a pre-made … [Read more...]