Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks

Strawberry Basil Shortcake Stacks from foodiewithfamily.com

My husband has two perennial requests for his birthday feasts. The first is that he be given a mixing bowl full of chewy/crispy bacon and be allowed to eat as much or as little of it as he wishes with no restrictions. The second is that he have strawberry shortcake for dessert. The bacon thing?…

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Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps. A healthy 30 Minute Meal from foodiewithfamily.com

You see those lettuce wraps up there? That’s another Unicorn Meal for our household: an extremely rare meal that pleases them all, even the no-veg contingent. Somehow lettuce leaves as delivery vehicle for meat works in their minds, and I’m surely not going to out their contradictory stance on it because OHMYGOSH this is a…

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Guaranteed Crispy BAKED Sweet Potato Fries

How to make perfectly crispy baked sweet potato fries in the oven every time. foodiewithfamily.com

I am passionate about sweet potato fries. Possibly, I qualify as being clinically obsessed with them. I can’t think of a single food I crave more consistently than the salty sweet perfection that is sweet potato fries. If I go out to dinner and sweet potato fries are on the menu, I order them. It…

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Baked Ranch Fish Nuggets {30 minute meal}

Baked Ranch Fish Nuggets 5 ingredients 30 minutes #Healthyrecipes #Lent

I caught my eight year old son in a compliant mood the other day. He was being so sweet and considerate that it gave me a great idea. I asked him to repeat something specific he had just said so I could record it with my iPhone so I could play it back again and…

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Tequila Lime Pork Tenderloin

Tequila Lime Pork Tenderloin #pinkpork

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by the Ohio Pork Council and in part by the Ohio Soybean Council. All recipes, photos, opinions, and silliness remain all me. It is probably pretty obvious by this point that we are a household that REALLY digs pork.: as in three to five meals a week level…

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Almond Crusted Challah Toast

Almond Crusted Challah Toast. #Dessert www.foodiewithfamily.com

My boy-town home is awesome. I adore raising five young men. I love being the wife of a man who is a guy’s guy. I have a retinue of admirers at the ready all the time. Most of the time, I should say. Okay,  I have lots of fans whenever I’m not making someone do…

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Easy Bacon Pea Salad

Easy Bacon Pea Salad with Cheddar Cheese. Perfect for Easter or any time! www.foodiewithfamily.com

Salad and I are like *THIS*. That probably comes at no surprise at this point. What you may not know, though, is that I have an especially soft spot for marinated salads. You know which ones I mean… The ones that fill bowl after bowl at late spring and summer parties. The ones in oil…

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Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix

Make your own Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix for dressings and dips. No MSG. foodiewithfamily.com

When I shared my Homemade Cool Ranch Doritos recipe two weeks ago, I suggested using homemade dry ranch dressing mix in the seasoning. I then received several kind but confused emails from readers asking just where on  FWF they could find this recipe. Um, oops? I hadn’t published it yet. Today, I make it right…

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