Chicken and Dumplings

chicken and dumplings

Growing up, I had the good fortune to have a mother that liked to try all kinds of different dishes.  There was no boring repeated spaghetti night or casserole night (at least not that I remember).  The only constant was leftovers-Sunday.  Occasionally my mom would ask my siblings and me what we would want for… 

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Sausage Paprika Skillet

sausage-paprika skillet

Ever get stuck in a hotel room for the day nursing a case of altitude sickness? No? Just me? This recipe came about after this Floridian flew from sea level to Denver and drove up to 8,000 feet in the span of 24 hours. Apparently you’re not supposed to do that because some people (me)… 

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Simple Spaghetti Sauce

spaghetti sauce

Disclosure: I am being compensated by Cans Get You Cooking for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Please note, this post contains affiliate links.  As always, all opinions are my own!  At my house, we eat spaghetti at least once a week. It’s a simple pantry meal that I know I can… 

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Spicy Avocado Tuna Salad Wraps

avocado tuna

Today was the last day of school for my kids and we spent the afternoon at the beach. In case you were wondering, yes, I do live in Washington. Normally the beach is pretty to look at but way too cold to actually enjoy until at least August, but it’s been unseasonably warm and we actually… 

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Savory Sage Chicken Stir Fry

sage chicken stir fry

Ever take a spin through your kitchen spice rack for inspiration? It’s amazing the herbs and spices you can amass (which reminds me — check those expiration dates!). My spicy roulette wheel landed on sage, which only gets used around Thanksgiving time. But I love sage’s earthy, savory flavor and should really use it more… 

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