baked spinach and egg

After a beautiful and productive summer, I join you once again for a food-a-licious blog post. This summer we traveled, family visited, we swam, biked, ran, played, laughed, cried and bonded to our heart’s content. With all these beautiful memories we made, the one thing that I know, for sure, helpedRead More →

vegetarian chili

Vegetarian Chili is one of my favorite meals. I used to top it with cheese and sour cream, but due to my not so new resolution to get fit, I haven’t been doing that. Instead I’m focusing on eliminating dairy because of my sensitivity to it, and reducing calories because of myRead More →

Mac and Cheese with Coconut Milk

Ok, so if you are wondering. I am still very committed to weight loss. I’m down 6 pounds actually. I even had this mac and cheese with coconut milk last week. I’m not planning on eating so much carbs and cheese on a regular basis, but we had a kidRead More →

Good morning world and all who inhabit it! I’m feeling a little extra peppy this evening after a delicious black beans and sausage bow ties dinner! While this dish may be amazing all on its own I have to say that our sausage really made this recipe sing! My Uncle went huntingRead More →

homemade granola

Hello everyone! If you don’t already know how to make homemade granola then now is the time to learn. Homemade granola is not only delicious but makes a great snack, trail mix, cereal, topping for your yogurt… the list goes on. I started making this recipe a few years ago.Read More →

pumpkin soup

Pumpkin Soup! Need I say more? Before you “click” away, I just want to say that I know what you are all thinking. Yuck. Right? Surprisingly, you would be wrong! Don’t feel bad because I was wrong too. I thought it was going to taste like pumpkin in soup fromRead More →

butternut squash and carrot soup

Look at that color! Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup is so vibrant in color its beautiful! I never would have tried this recipe if it wasn’t for Bread & With It. Trying new recipes comes with the territory when you have a food blog. I am completely grateful and excitedRead More →

whole wheat pancakes

It’s Wednesday night and the kids are scattered across the living room floor watching “The Croods”. We’re all in a carb coma after having stacks upon stacks of homemade whole wheat pancakes for dinner. Winnie required a bath after pancake night, which is becoming a regular thing now. At 10Read More →

cranberry apple oatmeal

Cranberry Apple Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfast meals, especially in the fall. Over the weekend the kids and I were noticing leaves all over the ground! Fall is coming! I am absolutely thrilled! It is the time of year where we get to dress up in warm knits,Read More →

Red Robin BLTA

Heaven help me, it’s the Red Robin BLTA! Yes the BLT has finally graduated from the little baby sandwich it was into a big grown up sandwich. What do you do? Enjoy… with all your might! I announced last week that I despise mushrooms… yes it’s true. It may offendRead More →

coconut rice stir fry

Hey guys! It’s Monday evening here. The baby just went to bed for the night and I gave the older kids permission to stay up a little while to play Minecraft. I’m parked on the couch with my laptop, feeling pretty good after a healthy dinner. I whipped up a tasty coconut riceRead More →

spaghetti squash and sausage

It has finally happened… the day has arrived! My Hutchinson family from Iowa is in town! I am running around like a wild woman trying to get everything ready. It feels like a mad rush! These tasks were never this difficult before the baby… having a 9 month old has proven challenging. IfRead More →

Stuffed Pepper Surprise

Hello everyone! I am enjoying this warm weather and very appreciative of box fans in multitudes! I have thought a lot about this time last year. I was 7 months pregnant with Winnie and miserable. We were having record highs and without an air conditioner I was dying. There seemedRead More →

slow cooker whole chicken

Cooking whole chicken in slow cooker is so easy. Chop up some veggies, toss them in the slow cooker, place your whole FROZEN chicken on top and let it cook on high for about 6 hours. Done and done. You don’t have to maintain it or anything and you endRead More →