Easy Meal Plan October 27 – November 1

Easy Meal Plan October 26 to November 1st

Wait a second. NOVEMBER? We have a meal plan here that includes the first day of November. Could someone pass me my smelling salts because I am feeling a little light headed over time and its passage right now. Weekly Meal Plan Week 15 – 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes…

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Hot Maple Bourbon Apple Cider

Hot Maple Bourbon Apple Cider from foodiewithfamily.com

Two of my little sisters and I were texting back and forth last weekend. Christina, who lives in Virginia, sent us a photo of a gallon jug of dark Grade B maple syrup we had given her upside down over an empty jar to drain the very last bits of what was in there so…

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10 Easy Cheesy Recipes

Good for your soul Trashy Barbecue Pulled Pork & Toasted Cheese Sandwiches from foodiewithfamily.com

Disclosure: This round-up is sponsored by Land O’Lakes, Inc., but all thoughts remain, as always, my own. When the weather turns cold, my thoughts turn to comfort food. In my book, comfort food almost always comes under a generous amount of something cheesy and melted. It’s hard to feel anything other than happy and satisfied…

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Ribollita – Tuscan Vegetable Bean Soup

Ribollita Tuscan Vegetable Bean Soup foodiewithfamily.com

Disclosure: I was provided with this all-inclusive trip to Tuscany by DaVinci Wine. As usual, all opinions and recipes are my own. All photography is mine, unless otherwise noted. I spent a great deal of my trip to Tuscany as a DaVinci Storyteller feeling like there was no way I could possibly remember everything I…

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Easy Meal Plan October 19-25

Easy Meal Plan October 19-25 from foodiewithfamily.com

Weekly Meal Plan Week 14 – 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, drinks and desserts! Has anyone else been holding their breath for the weekend? I surely have! It’s time to chill. It’s also time for another fabulous Easy Meal Plan brought to you by 10 top…

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Simple Mushroom Kale Pasta with Pancetta

Simple Mushroom Kale Pasta with Pancetta from foodiewithfamily.com

I steadfastly and categorically refuse to complicate food unless there’s a very compelling reason. I’m happy to say that in the case of today’s Simple Mushroom Kale Pasta with Pancetta recipe -as you can probably guess from the ‘simple’- no such compulsion exists. We are combining simple, fresh ingredients in an uncomplicated way and ending…

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Grab and Go Better For You Snacks

Nature Valley Soft Baked Protein Granola Bites from foodiewithfamily.com

With five kids who all have activities and two adults with jobs, our house is hopping. The schedule is enough to make you tremble when you look at it. We have many moments when we have to grab some food to sustain us and go. On Saturday mornings, particularly, when we have to be out…

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Easy Meal Plan: October 12-18

Easy Meal Plan WEek of October 12th from foodiewithfamily.com

Weekly Meal Plan Week 13 – 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, drinks and desserts! Hooray! It’s time for the weekend! It’s also time for another fabulous Easy Meal Plan brought to you by 10 top bloggers. We have 6 entrées, a side dishes, a beverage, and…

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Best Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Bacon

Best Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Bacon from foodiewithfamily.com

A simple, hearty, satisfying beef stew generously brimming with mushrooms and crisp bacon is the stuff on which dreams are made when the skies turn grey, the leaves turn crayon-coloured, and the weather turns cooler. There is something soul-satisfying about walking from the crisp outdoor air into a warm house filled with the enticing aroma…

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