Tag Archives: cheese

Homemade Stovetop Mac N Cheese

Homemade Stovetop Mac N Cheese

No one enjoys macaroni and cheese like my youngest son. I don’t make it often, so when I do….. you had better move out of the way because this kid wants it! This is a simple recipe that I use each time I make it. The longer you let it simmer (stirring frequently), the thickerContinue Reading

Zucchini Lasagna (Paleo Friendly)

Zucchini Lasagna (Paleo Friendly)

You MUST make this! My husband and I now eat Paleo meals and we never missed the lasagna noodles in this recipe. This is not a paleo recipe because it does have cheese in it, but that can be left out. Sometimes, you just have to go with the cheese in life. For this recipe,Continue Reading

Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Bake (not Paleo)

Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Bake (not Paleo)

Occasionally, I will make a straight-up comfort meal. This one falls into that category. It takes a little chunk of time to prepare and then put into the casserole dish, but it is worth it. My brother passed this recipe on to me before we moved to Chicago in 2002 and it is in myContinue Reading

Queso (or cheese dip as my son calls it)

Queso (or cheese dip as my son calls it)

This is a great mild queso recipe that I made for my son yesterday. He really likes queso and I’ve tried LOTS….. and I mean LOTS of recipes as I’ve been on the search for the right one. This one is fantastic. I’ve tweaked it to our taste, so you can add in heat ifContinue Reading

Italian Pinwheels with Carrot Sticks (my kid-friendly meal for this week)

Italian Pinwheels with Carrot Sticks (my kid-friendly meal for this week)

1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz) 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1 egg yolk 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Place ‘n Bake™ refrigerated crescent rounds or Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet 1 egg white, beaten Pizza sauce, for dipping Heat ovenContinue Reading

Homemade Heart Shaped Valentine Pizzas with Veggies

Homemade Heart Shaped Valentine Pizzas with Veggies

Many years ago for Valentine’s Day, I made heart-shaped pizzas for my 2 boys. Each Valentine’s Day since, they have asked me to make that same pizza. So, still to this day, we make these. I will continue to do it until they ask no more! Simply make your homemade dough (or buy a store-boughtContinue Reading