Chicken Quesadillas

chicken quesadillas

Our PiggyToes love chicken and we also love Mexican food!  I'm not sure why, but I rarely make quesadillas... until … View →

Chicken Noodle Soup (done right)

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Let me be honest with you.  Our #60dayfarmhouse renovation hasn't been easy on us.  When we moved in, we collapsed.  … View →

Crab Cakes

crab cakes

I am loving my new kitchen and cannot wait to show it off to you when it is 100% complete! Though I can't use the double … View →

Turkey Pot Pie


This Thanksgiving was different for our family but very special because Brian and I got to celebrate with BOTH sides of … View →

Cream of Celery and Chicken Crockpot


I know.  You might be one of those that hears the word 'celery' and thinks, 'Ew. No thanks.  Not my thing.'  Before … View →

Beef Enchiladas


Tomorrow is hubby's birthday and there's no better way to his heart than with Mexican food!  I slaved all afternoon … View →

Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese


Today is Roman's 4th Birthday and if you've been following our PiggyToes for some time now, you know that Macaroni & … View →

Funfetti Banana Bread


After finding a box of Funfetti Cake Mix in my pantry and 2 1/2 bananas on my counter, I put the 2 together and made … View →

All Beef Chili


This is my new favorite chili recipe, given to me by my bestest.  Make this on a cold afternoon and let simmer on the … View →

Homemade General Tso’s Chicken


I woke up this morning thinking about dinner.  I know; seriously?  At first I wanted to go out to the local Chinese … View →

Salted Caramel Cupcakes


Have you ever met someone and immediately knew that you'd be friends for a long time?  I've been blessed with a few … View →

Fall Pre-School Snack


Each of the students in Roman's pre-school class get the chance to be the 'leader' for a day.  The leader not only … View →

Country Fried Chicken


That's right; there's nothing better than fried chicken and biscuits and my boys begged me to make this dish again … View →

Quick Shrimp Pasta


Here's a quick & easy weeknight dinner for you & your family!  My Rocco loves shrimp so this is for him ; … View →


mock tail

It felt soooo good to wake up and see the word FRIDAY on my calendar!  Last week was a long week for me.  I tried all … View →

Banana and Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins


I made these muffins for an after school snack and the entire batch was gone in 2 days!  Our oldest son Rocco comes … View →

Lunchbox Ideas

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Our first born son, Rocco is heading to Kindergarten this year and with this life change, another 'duty' was added to … View →

Chickpea and Vegetable Curry with Coconut Rice

veggie chickpea curry

Honestly, I'm not quite sure why or how I ended up making (and posting) 2 vegetarian dishes within a couple of weeks but … View →

Kiwi Pops


The boys were invited to attend a week long camp in our new neighborhood and we gladly accepted the offer!  I thought … View →

Vegetable Lasagna

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This dish is probably my hubby's most favorite dish that I make and yet I've only made it maybe 3 times!  I'll be … View →

Chicken with Mushrooms


I tried something new for dinner last night and there were no complaints.  That's when I know that my dinner is worth … View →

Pasta with Zucchini and Tomatoes


Pasta with Zucchini and Tomatoes = A Perfect Meatless Meal This was so easy to make after a busy summer day and was a … View →

Banana Chocolate Chip Bread with a Twist


Friends, I made this Banana Chocolate Chip Bread the other day and it was gone so fast that by the time I remembered … View →

Breaded Cod Patties


I'm always looking for new ways to get my boys to eat fish and I have to admit, their favorite is when I bread it!  … View →

Cold Vegetable Salad


I put together this salad as a side dish for our Memorial Day Picnic! I opted out of adding pasta noodles just so this … View →

Simple Italian Sausage Dinner

Sausage Rice

The boys and I spent the morning touring a local dairy farm and when our PiggyToes stepped into the market, I laid eyes … View →

2 Tbsp Salmon


I call this dish my "2 Tablespoon Salmon" recipe because that's just about the amount I used of each ingredient!  This … View →

Honey Soy Tilapia


I found this recipe on All Recipes in a last minute search for a different kind of flavor instead of my go-to 'Parmesan … View →

Rainbow Fruit Tray


I signed up to bring Fresh Fruit for Roman's pre-school class and when I showed up with this tray, I had signed up for … View →

Pretzel Crusted Cod


Cod isn't a fish I cook with often but I have no clue why!  It's filling, hearty and delicious.  After making this … View →