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What’s For Dinner? Breakfast! Sweet Potatoes, Spinach and Poached Eggs

My kids LOVE breakfast for dinner nights….pancakes, waffles, some scrambled eggs with cheese, and they are happy. Although when it comes to my breakfast for dinner choices, I need something healthier. This is a great breakfast for dinner night healthy option for parents ๐Ÿ™‚ Enjoy!ย Jenn Start with your sweet potatoes, dice one sweet potato and season with salt and pepper and a little olive oil. Saute and set aside when cooked. Next, prepare fresh spinach and diced onion, sauteed in […]

What’s For Dinner? Zucchini Fritters

I love zucchini and am always finding ways to sneak it into kid-friendly recipes that everyone will eat. In my house I am the only person that willingly eats zucchini, but if I make zucchini bread the whole loaf is gone. This is a simple weeknight meal and can be served as a side dish or as an entree. You can be creative with how you serve these. I ate mine plain, my oldest son ate his with some sour […]

What’s For Dinner? Crock Pot Zucchini Lasagna

As soon as school and sports begin in my house, we are non-stop until January. For me, this means finding healthier alternatives for my crock pot. I need to use the crock pot daily in order for my house to function during this busy time of year, although a lot of “traditional” crock pot recipes tend to call for processed ingredients. So I have been on the hunt for cleaner crock pot meals that will meet my need for healthy, […]

What’s For Dinner? Grilled Peach & Raspberry Salad with White Balsamic Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

Summer is almost coming to an end, although the peaches and raspberries are still in season and so delicious right now!! The dressing really makes this salad, so make sure not to skip that part!! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn Vinaigrette *Use one serving and reserve the rest in the fridge for later use* 1/3 cup of olive oil 3 tablespoons of white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon of honey 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard salt and pepper to taste Mix well Salad […]

What’s For Dinner? Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Zucchini

These tiny 8-ball zucchini’s are not only adorable, but delicious! For this recipe I grilled chicken, but you can also coat in breadcrumbs and cook in the frying pan to make it more like chicken parm. These turned out really well, a good low-carb alternative for pasta night. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn Cook chicken first, I cooked mine in the morning to make my dinner prep easier. To prepare zucchini: Cut off the top and cut a circle around the top […]

What’s For Dinner? Blackened Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango & Peach Salsa

Pair this meal with a margarita and some chips and guac for a great summer night treat! My kids LOVE eating fajitas and tacos, although I like to find healthier alternatives to mix it up, this was a big hit. You can use any fish that you like or shrimp. For this meal I used tilapia and it turned out really well! Make sure to make the salsa at least 30 minutes prior to serving, even better if it sits […]

What’s For Dinner? Grilled BBQ Chicken & Corn on the Cob Salad

I love eating salads, although I tend to get bored of salads and try to mix it up often as I typically eat a salad at least once a day for lunch, dinner or both. ย This a great recipe to have for the summer and one that you can easily create at holiday BBQs this weekend. Don’t have grilled chicken as an option? Substitute the chicken for a burger, you won’t miss the bun! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn Salad:ย  Lettuce of […]

What’s For Dinner? Sweet Chili Lime Grilled Shrimp

Now that summer is ALMOST in full swing, my family knows that I rarely cook indoors! I love to utilize our grill as much as possible. This is a great grill recipe and is very easy to prepare! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn For the Shrimp: 2 lbs of raw jumbo shrimp the juice of 1 lime a pinch of crushed red pepper about 2 tablespoons of Trader Joe’s Sweet Chili Sauce Mix lime juice, red pepper and TJs sauce together and […]

What’s For Dinner? Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa

The weather is finally feeling like summer!! This meal can be cooked outside on the grill, so no need to heat up the kitchen! ย The salsa takes about 3 minutes to put together, making this an easy weeknight meal. This recipe calls for jalapeno in the salsa, I left it out because my kids would not have eaten it. Other than that, I followed this recipe exactly and it was a kid-friendly easy dinner! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn   Ingredients: STRAWBERRY […]

What’s For Dinner? Watermelon Pizza

Even though it doesn’t feel like it, summer is right around the corner, Memorial Day weekend is next weekend!!! This Watermelon Pizza is a perfect summer meal to get you ready for warmer weather ahead. I was shocked that all four of my children LOVED this, even though they were hesitant to taste it. It took me about 2 minutes to put this together. This is great for a snack, a salad before dinner or for your meal!   Enjoy […]