Quick Tip- Fluffy Eggs

Ever wonder how to make perfectly fluffy omelets and egg dishes? The secret is baking soda! Just a 1/8 of a teaspoon in egg bakes (like my Hash Brown Bake) and a couple of dashes in a 4 egg omelet is all you need. Let it sit a few minutes before cooking to let the

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Quick Tip- Super Juicy Fried Chicken

The secret to juicy fried chicken or chicken strips? Buttermilk! I marinade my chicken for at least 30 minutes, but if you have 24 hours to for the chicken to take a buttermilk bath in the fridge, you wont be sorry! No buttermilk at home? No problem! Simply add one tablespoon of lemon juice or

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Quick Tip- Another Quick Lunch

Much like my other easy lunch idea, where I combined chicken with tomatoes and cucumbers with feta, this one is along the same lines. Have left over chicken and rice? Then you have lunch! Simply add a flavorful salad dressing, BBQ sauce, or marinade, heat and eat! I also like to add in left over caramelized onions. Easy, inexpensive, and

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Quick Tip- Extra Crispy Chicken Strips

Anyone that knows my husband knows that one of his all time favorite meals is chicken strips. When I was diagnosed with a wheat allergy in July 2012, I found some frozen and bagged chicken strips that we could have on football game days, but they weren’t the same. So to the kitchen I went….I

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Quick Tip- Packet Potatoes

This DEFINITELY would have been a better post to do earlier this summer, but I thought I had already done it, and turns out, I didn’t! But these puppies are also good straight out of the oven when grilling season is over. When you are done eating, simply throw the foil away….no mess and EASY!

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Quick Tip- Perfect Roast Turkey

Do you want a perfectly roasted turkey with golden and crispy skin? Its sounds weird, but the secret is mayo! I brush on a garlic mayo all over the breast and on the legs before sprinkling on my seasonings, cover with foil the first hour (I would cover longer if its a big bird), and

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Quick Tip- Easy Lunch

This time of year, it seems as if we have TONS of cucumbers and tomatoes available. We don’t have a garden (yet) and have a ton of cucumbers and tomatoes from neighbors and co-workers that I was determined to not let go to waste. Everything I thought of was just so stinkin’ complicated, until I

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Summertime Foods

One of the BEST things about summer is all the fresh produce. Don’t get me wrong, I love football food in the fall, and comfort food in the winter, but there is something about so many produce choices in the summer that really has a special place in my heart. We love corn, and try

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Quick Tip- Quick Crockpot Chicken

If you are looking for a super easy dinner that will be ready when you get home, then look no further. Whole chickens are not only economical, but they also pack a bunch of flavor! Spray the crockpot with non-stick spray or use a crockpot liner. Place the chicken in the crockpot, drizzle on olive

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