Chicken Dinner Pasta Salad : Easy Weeknight Recipe

Chicken Dinner Pasta Salad recipe

In the dog days of summer, I am not a fan of slaving over a hot pot or doing much baking. I want quick convenient meals that my fussy daughter will actually eat. It is also a big plus if a meal is easy tote around. We like to eat out in our gazebo once the weather cools in the early evening. This Chicken Dinner Pasta Salad recipe is not only

Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Orzo: One Pot Recipe

Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Orzo

I’ve been eating Ragú® Sauces since childhood. My mom bought their traditional sauce quite often. In the spring she was typically quite busy tending to her large gardens, and pasta with Ragú® Sauce was not only an easy and inexpensive meal, but one my fussy brother and I would gobble up without complaint. Now I […]

Gluten-free Cheesy Chili Mac Recipe, and Special Needs in the Kitchen

gluten free chili cheese mac

While many kids in general have food sensitivities, special needs kids seem to have them even more frequently.  My seven year old daughter is autistic, and while she doesn’t have any allergies, many of her little friends do.  Don’t think I get off easy though, she is an excruciatingly fussy eater. She does enjoy macaroni […]

Peanut Butter Lo Mein Recipe (a Lil’ Foodie Fave)

Peanut Butter Lo Mein Noodles Recipe

Peanut Butter Lo Mein noodles are one of Lil’ Foodie’s very favorite foods, and the lo mein with fettuccine noodles is her favorite of all.   While I make several different versions of this peanut butter lo mein recipe for her.  This is about the simplest one and uses regular natural peanut butter (I sometimes use […]

Easy Italian Chicken & Veggie Ravioli Bake

Italian Chicken & Veggie Ravioli Bake 2

Sometimes there is nothing like an easy to prepare home cooked meal. One that requires no fussing. This Easy Italian Chicken & Veggie Ravioli Bake can be tossed together in a few minutes, then popped in the oven and ignored until the timer goes off, perfect for those days you have too many things to juggle, but want a balanced, yet budget-friendly meal for the family…