Dinner

Chicken Lo Mein with Vegetables

Chicken Lo Mein with Vegetables

We decided to shake things up with dinner last night and try something new.  Chicken Lo Mein with Vegetables is a cross between a chicken stir-fry and Ramen noodles. I took several fresh vegetables that I had, including cabbage, broccoli, turnips, mushrooms, and celery, and […]

Pizza from Scratch

Pizza from Scratch

Homemade pizza from scratch.  Honestly, once you’ve had it, nothing else really compares.  Tonight’s dinner was surrounded by the sounds of “Mmm” and “Oh” and “This is so good!” and “That sauce is amazing!”  It was so prevalent that I almost started laughing at the […]

Chicken Taco Salad Supreme

Chicken Taco Salad Supreme

Our family LOVES taco salad!!!  We make many different variations which I’ll touch on briefly in this post.  This is our “go to” dinner several weeks of the month.  It is healthy, filling, fast, and we can adapt it depending upon what ingredients we have […]

Pasta and Roasted Vegetables with Creamy Kale Sauce

Pasta and Roasted Vegetables with Creamy Kale Sauce

Tonight’s Pasta & Roasted Vegetables with a Creamy Kale Sauce dish was totally inspired by the in-season, local, organic vegetables that I had on hand. I got a huge bunch of organic Lacinato Kale from the farm and wanted to use it tonight for dinner.

Gourmet Italian Garden Salad

Gourmet Italian Garden Salad

This evening I decided to make a gourmet Italian garden salad. Freshly harvested organic butter lettuce hearts, watermelon radishes, endive, red cabbage, carrots, red leaf lettuce, and romaine combine together for a delightfully complex taste and texture.

Immune Boosting Potato and Beet Soup

Immune Boosting Potato and Beet Soup

For lunch today, I made an Immune Boosting Potato and Beet Soup. Beets are a good source of Vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium, and copper and are a great addition to any diet. If they are so good for you, then why is it so […]

10 Ways to Eat More Vegetables

10 Ways to Eat More Vegetables

Do you want to eat more vegetables but don’t feel inspired or don’t know how? Here are 10 ways to help make eating vegetables fun and tasty! I’ll be sharing many of the recipes on Home Baked Joy soon, so be sure to check back […]

Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup

Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup

There is something warm and inviting about Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup. We recently roasted a whole turkey and I had leftover meat and bones. It seemed like a waste to throw it away. Besides, I knew of a much better option! My mom taught me […]

Oven Roasted Turkey with Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper

Oven Roasted Turkey with Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper

Ahh, Oven Roasted Turkey! There is nothing that speaks Thanksgiving, holidays, and time with family more. I love walking into the home smelling the strong aroma filling the air. Roasting a turkey doesn’t have to happen just at Thanksgiving, Easter, or Christmas. I like doing […]

One Pot Hamburger Fried Rice

One Pot Hamburger Fried Rice

This is NOT your traditional fried rice. My grandma lived overseas for many years and taught me when I was a little girl the secret to making her fried rice (using bacon fat and egg among other things). Maybe I will share that recipe here […]