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Speedy Honey Mustard & Green Onion Oven-Roasted Chicken ((Part 7 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Speedy Honey Mustard & Green Onion Oven-Roasted Chicken ((Part 7 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Lately, everything coming out of my kitchen has been “speedy”! I can’t even count how many Tamale Skillet Pie’s ((TSP)) I have made in the last month, but that little gem of a recipe has been making bi-weekly appearances for a while now.  In an effort to break 

Cranberry Orange Chicken ((Part 6 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Cranberry Orange Chicken ((Part 6 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Well, life hasn’t slowed for me and — I am guessing, based on the time of year and upcoming list of festivities I am sure we all share, you can more than relate to my state of affairs. When every other bit of life is rushed, a 

The BEST Chocolate Cake — EVER! ((Part 5 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

The BEST Chocolate Cake — EVER! ((Part 5 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

You may be thinking to yourself “We’ll, her definition of busy and mine must not line up — because I would NEVER have time to make a cake from scratch!” Let me assure you – you CAN do this and it is SO worth it.  There are a few keys to making a homemade cake both simply & deliciously. I will tell you how to do both well — even if you are a busy bee like me. Continue reading The BEST Chocolate Cake — EVER! ((Part 5 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Simple 2-Ingredient Belgian Chocolate Ganache ((Part 4 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Simple 2-Ingredient Belgian Chocolate Ganache ((Part 4 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

This is a “pull a rabbit out of the hat” recipe if ever there was one. You know what I mean, right??

Pesto Chicken and Heirloom Tomatoes (Part 3 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Pesto Chicken and Heirloom Tomatoes (Part 3 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let slip away into my 

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let slip away into my vault of recipes that never make their way to the light of the blog!

You know these recipes must good, or else there is NO way I would stop and share. Maybe they will help bring a little “slow-down” to your days – so ready or not, here they come! Continue reading Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Pumpkin Pie Crunch Cake — THE Dessert you have been looking for! (Part 1 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Pumpkin Pie Crunch Cake — THE Dessert you have been looking for! (Part 1 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

***THANKSGIVING DESSERT RECIPE ALERT*** Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let 

Manicotti dinner at home — on the Busy-EST night of the week??

Manicotti dinner at home — on the Busy-EST night of the week??

Whew! By the middle of the week things start to get hectic in my 6 human home. Some days, I am only home for 30 minutes and I need to make use of every minute! Sometimes the pressure cooker saves the day, others it’s the slow-cooker 

Million Dollar Mac Bake

Million Dollar Mac Bake

This little recipe needs to be tucked away for that moment dinnertime has snuck up on you. A semi-stocked pantry and fridge should have just about everything you need to get this yummy, satisfying meal on the table in under an hour — AND with just the effort of boiling some pasta, mixing in a few ingredients and baking to bubbly, gooey perfection. Continue reading Million Dollar Mac Bake

Cookies & Cream Slab Cake

Cookies & Cream Slab Cake

Cookies & Cream Slab Cake! We just celebrated the 13th birthday of my middle boy and as the tradition in our family goes, I take requests and suggestions for Birthday Cake flavors. After much discussion and many rejected ideas (momma always had final say, hah!), 

One Pan Roasted Sausage with Eggplant & Tomatoes

One Pan Roasted Sausage with Eggplant & Tomatoes

I have three ways to get an easy meal on the dinner table in a stress-free fashion and none of those ways involve hearing “it’s my pleasure”, “your total is”, “will that be all?” or “please pay at the second window”.

Simple Crispy Pesto Chicken & Potatoes

Simple Crispy Pesto Chicken & Potatoes

Summer – whew. It’s a break for sure, but BOY are we busy! We enjoyed a nice trip to the lake last week and then squeezed in a double portion of busy when we got home. Doctor’s appointments, a slew of summer cooking classes ((check out my upcoming classes HERE and HERE)) and a set of freshly applied braces were just a few of the activities that had us moving at a speedy pace this week. Continue reading Simple Crispy Pesto Chicken & Potatoes