Barbecue Beef Brisket


This recipe is one of our family's FAVORITE.  I got the it years ago from a friend after she made it for a Sunday School gathering at her house.  I love that you can make it ahead and just warm in the oven before serving. These pictures are from a few weeks ago....  My kiddos requested this as part of their Back-to-School week dinners.  That time I served it with a Kale Salad (bagged from Costco + slaw dressing) and...  of course....  mac 'n cheese! This past weekend as we … [Read more...]

Weigh-In Wednesday Week 7

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Welcome to our 7th week of Weigh~In Wednesday! We're so glad you're joining us...   Okay, we've talked about BREAKFAST and we've talked about LUNCH.....  so today we've gotta talk about DINNER! I'm on my own most days for breakfast and lunch.....  So my choices {good or bad} only impact ME.  Dinner is a different subject.  I'm not only impacting my health, I'm responsible for my husband and kiddos.  So as often as I can, I make sure I prioritize a healthy and delish dinner. Menu … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches


Yesterday, I had the privilege of guest posting on my friend Sheila's blog ~ Eat 2 Gather.  She hosts this great series called Dinner Dilemma where she invites bloggers to come share some of their solutions to bringing dinner to the table in the busyness of life.  Who couldn't use some help with that? I shared that our family is reliant upon the slow cooker about 3 nights a week with after-school schedules.  This is the recipe I shared that's become a new family favorite: Be sure to visit … [Read more...]

Chicken and Beef Enchilada Casserole

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Happy Monday!  Is that an oxymoron?   I'm armed with my menu plan and my grocery list ready to stock up.  My menu plan is my lifeline to keeping us all on track with good eating around here.... especially now that we are into the busyness of life and summer bliss is a distant memory. Here's one of our new favorites you may want to add to YOUR menu plan this week: Around here, Friday night usually equals MEXICAN FOOD!  At least if I have anything to say about it, it does.... Depending … [Read more...]