Do I Stop…

As I sit my mind begins to wander… These are the eternal a mothers heart must always ponder. “Do I do as I should?” {Or worse yet} “As another mother would?!” Sometimes what truly matters gets lost in this life, {Something so dear} Can get buried under all our busyness and strife.  

Our Favorite Shredded Beef Tacos

This is all I need to show you to convince you these tacos are AMAZING: Here’s what you need: 3-4 pound chuck roast 3 Tablespoons butter Salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, cumin – lightly sprinkled over roast 1 can Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes 1/2 cup salsa 1/4 cup beef broth lime, tomatoes, cheese, … [Read more…]

Spicy Scallop with Wine Sauce on Fettuccine

Even though I am 12 weeks pregnant, apparently I can crave scallops!I am so glad I don’t have terribly bad morning sickness this time around! Food is so wonderful… I originally found this recipe on Pinterest, but I had to modify it a little bit because I had to work so hard to get a … [Read more…]

Much Loved Cinnamon Rolls

These cinnamon rolls are delicious. They are soft, I under cook them a little so they stay gooey in the middle. (I apologize in advance for the horrible pictures, I wasn’t necessarily planning on blogging these this time around.) They do take a while, so if you plan to have them for breakfast, set your … [Read more…]

Kung Pao Shrimp {PF Changs Copycat}

One of my favorite restaurants is PF Chang’s. And my absolute favorite dish is Kung Pao Shrimp! This recipe is as close to their’s as I’ve gotten, and it’s pretty darn close! (When I don’t have shrimp at home… I make Kung Pao any-protein-I-have-on-hand! Chicken… Beef… Pork… veggies if I get desperate!)

Creamy Dijon Pasta with Chicken and Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 package spaghetti pasta, cooked according to directions 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup sliced button mushrooms 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds 4 oz white wine 2 cups whipping cream 3 tbsp Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to season First, you have to get that … [Read more…]

Chicken Molé

I boiled a whole chicken the other afternoon… which is not my favorite way to cook a chicken, but its a good deal. Alternatively, you can cook a couple of chicken breasts. Chicken Molé is one of my favorite things to eat with tortillas. I realize this is not a traditional time consuming molé, but it … [Read more…]

Sherried Tomato Soup

Dinner tonight was a Sherried Tomato Soup I made, based off of the Pioneer Woman’s recipe. My husband and I both dislike typical tomato soup. I don’t know what compelled me to make this, but it was a huge success. (The baby had her own version of the soup. With plenty of bread for dipping, to trick … [Read more…]