Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato and Chicken Tortellini Bake

Creamy Sundried Tomato and Chicken Tortellini Bake cheese greek yogurt

I know the West Coast is already experiencing spring in the air, but out here in the Great Lakes States and the North East, we are still decidedly parked under Old Man Winter’s thumb. Sunday, we had what was quite literally the coldest day since 1899. Honest to Pete, people. It didn’t get above -5°F…

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Everything Soft Pretzels

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Did you know February is National Snack Food Month? Its true.  And did you know that I am the (self-proclaimed) Queen of Snacks? It is in veritas.* *Wanton use of Latin proves either my royalty or the fact that I’m a homeschooling mom. I think this calls for a serious application of my snack food…

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Honey Sriracha Glazed Chicken Bites

Simple Honey Sriracha Glaze Chicken Bites

There’s a pretty good chance that the recipe I’m sharing today is my kids new favourite party food: Honey Sriracha Glazed Chicken Bites. They are every bit as delicious as they look. On top of just plain looking pretty, they beyond easy to throw together and don’t require anything more exotic than ingredients I can…

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The Carnival Breeze: A Review

Beautiful sunset on the Carnival Breeze

It’s been just a little over a week since I returned home from my 6-Day cruise to Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Grand Cayman; and Cozumel, Mexico on the Carnival Breeze. I’ve already discussed some of the trip with you, but want to break it down a little more for those who are considering booking a cruise….

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Thick Caesar Dressing {Caesar Mayonnaise}

Homemade Thick Caesar Dressing like mayonnaise. Great dressing or dip.

You know I have a ‘thing’ for salad, right? I may have mentioned it once or twice or fifty billion times. I pink puffy heart salad. While my ‘every day salad’ is dressed with a simple olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper, I love a composed classic salad with great dressing from time to time….

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Blood Orange Miso Glazed Broiled Salmon

Blood Orange Miso Glazed Salmon from foodiewithfamily.com

The guys and I are BIG fans of fish all year round, but we eat it a lot more regularly during the Lenten season when we -as a family- pass on meat on Fridays. Fish is one of my favourite proteins by virtue of how quickly and easily I can pull together a polished, delicious…

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Supreme Pizza Party Bread

Supreme Pizza Party Bread from foodiewithfamily.com

As a parent, I’m well acquainted with having to let my kids down on occasion. I tell myself it’s for noble reasons when I have to cancel plans due to snow storms, icy road conditions, keeping a sick kid home so we don’t share the proverbial wealth with the community; the average stuff that any…

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Snickerdoodle Cake with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream

Four layer Snickerdoodle Cake with Cinnamon Brown Sugar Buttercream

In honour of Valentine’s Day I’m bringing back one of my most popular posts EVER here on Foodie with Family from the archives. That’s right, folks, Snickerdoodle Cake with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream is back. Make this sweet for your sweetie. This Snickerdoodle Cake is something special folks. A towering four layer Snickerdoodle cake made…

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