28 Planned Meals to Add Fun (and time) to your Summer!

Summer is its own brand of crazy!

It doesn’t matter whether it’s time spent traveling, time at softball, or time at the beach. It’s all fun! Of course, all that time out and about can boomerang and we end up with little time in the kitchen!

That’s what inspired us to plan 28 days of meals.

We want you to have more time doing the things you love, with the people you love, so we decided to DoAhead for you!

Here’s what you’ll find: [Read more…]

Lemon, Wine & Butter Sauce

Confession. I don’t eat fish. Perhaps it’s a hazard of living in the Midwest as opposed to ocean-side. Friends and family will testify——–I rarely have fish on my plate.

Until now.

My daughter and I tweaked a recipe for lemon sauce and I have to say it was downright delicious!

Drizzle a bit of this over your fish of choice and rice. I promise you’ll like it! [Read more…]

Seasons

I’m nearing the end of a very good book.

Pages are being devoured as I approach the final chapter. I consider myself a fast reader but these particular pages have taken on a life of their own. Whether I want to or not I’m approaching…

The. End.

The book title?

Several would do——–The Story of Us. The Three Musketeers. Our Crazy Life. [Read more…]

Sauteed Celery & Nuts

This recipe is so stinkin’ simple I’m almost embarrassed to share it. However, until a friend gave me the quick verbal run-down on this simple side-dish I had never thought to try it!

You’ll need a whopping four ingredients (plus salt and pepper) and about 15 minutes of time. [Read more…]

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Our crew is making steps to incorporate a few more veggies and a few less carbs into our diet. Summer is the perfect time of year to do so! Our most recent trial run was a loose adaptation of an amazing recipe from happy-mothering.com. [Read more…]

Parmesan Chicken

Today’s post is another “big-batch” recipe. This coating for chicken freezes well and can be stored for up to three months.

Our family is transitioning into having more cooks around the house (high school and college-age kiddos make marvelous chefs)! I keep a surplus of this coating on hand. They love it and it’s easy for them to prep an evening meal. [Read more…]