Garden Vegetable Chicken & Bacon Pasta Salad


Full of fresh vegetables (oh, and bacon!) and easy to make!  I always ask my kids what they’d like to eat on their birthdays, and usually it’s quite entertaining what they request.  Box macaroni and cheese and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches usually make the list. Ha. So much to my surprise, my oldest son asked for this vegetable chicken pasta salad on his 7th birthday. He said, “I want that salad I like with the vegetables.” Every mother’s dream!  Now, I’ll admit I’m lucky… my kids actually like a huge variety of vegetables.  When my oldest were 3 and […]

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Apple Cranberry Coleslaw


Crisp apples, dried cranberries and a homemade dressing – simple and delicious and pretty! Have you ever run across a food that you don’t get tired of? This apple cranberry coleslaw is that food for me.  Okay, besides pizza.  But really, I can eat this 3-4 times a week without getting tired of it.  I mix it up occasionally and add different things to it… sometimes bacon, sometimes chicken, both is fantastic.  Chicken was always an easy addition if we had leftovers from the night before. But if I don’t have leftover chicken, cooking chicken for lunch seems just too […]

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