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Creamy Corn Fettuccine with Grilled Shrimp

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. The holidays are upon us! Thanksgiving is absolutely sneaking up on me!  The […]

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REAL Food FAST: Meatball Sliders

I love when I make a meal with REAL food ingredients that borders on “convenience food.” You know, something that comes together so fast it almost doesn’t seem like cooking?  Yeah, those recipes are my favorite. And, what makes them even better is when they taste so good my kids make claims of this being […]

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Clean Eating Creamy Chicken Casserole

Typically, casseroles in the south are known for the inclusion of “cream of” something soups. They either contain cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, or both! That canned soup makes them super easy and delicious.  But, that canned soup contains lot of ingredients I would rather avoid. Since most of my family’s comfort […]

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10 Ways to Use a Beef Roast – Tricks for Streching Real Food to Save Money

We all have hectic days – days when we’ve got to make it ball practices, bible studies, meetings, and scouts.  These are the nights it is really easy to just hit the fast food drive thru. But, with a little organization and forethought you can feed your family real, clean food with minimal effort – […]

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Real Food, Real Simple: One Pot Tomato Basil Pasta

 One of the biggest request I get is help in getting real food on the table real fast. Every mama needs a few good recipes up her sleeve that they can throw together with almost no effort.  At least once a week {usually more often} I find myself with trying to figure out how to […]

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Tuscan Style White Bean Soup – A Meatless, Frugal, Real Food Recipe!

Hey friends! I’m excited to let you know that I am part of a group of food bloggers that is launching The “30 Days of Family Health” program sponsored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and Kitchen Play!  This series is focused on spreading the message that the best prevention for diabetes starts early in […]

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Pasta Palomino | Real Food Lunch or Dinner in 15 minutes

One of my favorite local restaurants is Bella Roma.  It is a locally owned Italian/Greek restaurant and they used to have a dish on the menu called Pasta Palomino.  Occasionally, they will have it as a special now, although it isn’t on the regular menu any more.  I was really sad when I found out […]

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Cook It Once, Use it Twice – Pizza Dough

Homemade pizza dough is not that difficult to make and is just as easy to make in a big batch.  It also freezes well, so you don’t have to use it right away.  Next time you make some put an extra one in the freezer and you’ll have a quick dinner any time you need […]

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Real Food Recipes for Real Families | Chicken Paprika

This real food recipe has been around in my family since my mom used to make it for me.  It is simple, delicious, and a crowd pleaser. Southern home cookin’ at some of its finest.  This recipe needs no edits.  I made it exactly like my mama used to.  Okay, maybe there is ONE difference […]

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Homemade Chicken Stock

Homemade chicken stock is super easy to make and totally delicious.  The best part is that you can control the ingredients so you can make it organic or natural and you can control the salt.  I love to make my own chicken stock to use in homemade soup, to cook with in several of my […]

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