#MeatlessMonday {GF} Falafel Casserole


I knew as soon as I got up yesterday morning what I wanted to make for #MeatlessMonday’s dinner: a falafel casserole.  Falafels are easiest eaten in a pita wrap, but A) we didn’t have pitas and B) I’m still trying my best to make suppers that don’t depend on simple carbs for their form or structure. Now, the problem was ... Read More »

Chili on a Cornbread Waffle


 Does this not look absolutely amazing?  Chili, cheese, cornbread.  The ultimate fall comfort foods, served together like this?!! And it really was amazing, believe me.  Everyone in the family loved it, and we’re making it again tonight.  SO good!   This recipe can be as simple or complicated as you’d like it.  The original post from Bless This Mess  used ... Read More »

Tuna Dippers


We’ve been making these for years – they are such an easy meal (especially if you’ve forgotten to take meat out to thaw!), and it is a great way to sneak extra veggies to your kids. We often make it as part of a dipping supper (all finger foods, all dippable) – the kids love it! This is a great alternative ... Read More »

Oven-Roasted Cabbage


I’m a big fan of buying what’s in season, and when I went to the store last week, apparently cabbage was in season! I bought a HUGE head for  $.99 – it was massive! Even after removing a few of the outside leaves, I was left with a lot of cabbage.    I knew we were going to make a ... Read More »

Leftover Turkey? Messy Turkey Sandwiches


Turkey is a popular food in our house. We sometimes cook it not for the turkey dinner, but for the leftovers. There are SO MANY AMAZING turkey leftover meals out there! Messy Turkey Sandwiches don’t look the prettiest, but they work GREAT as lunches OR dinners! (If Swiss Chalet can have Messy Chicken Sandwiches on the supper menu, you are absolutely ... Read More »

One-Pot Mozzarella Spaghetti Skillet


My mom used to make this for us when we were growing up, and I loved it.  I always liked spaghetti, but this was a bit of a different taste, and I love that it is all cooked in the same pot – less dishes!    Ingredients: 1lb ground beef 1 c. chopped onion 1 chopped green pepper 1 can ... Read More »

Broccoli Salad


We love broccoli salad here.  We can easily go through 2 heads of broccoli in one meal!  I love all the little add-ins you can put in the salad, and it tastes best when everything is chopped up nice and small. Ingredients:1 large head of broccoli1/2 c. shredded cheese1 apple finely diced1/2 of an onion, finely diced1/3 c. each of ... Read More »

Easiest Oven Fries!


 We love French fries in this house.  Of course, the best are the real deep fried ones.  We also enjoy the frozen ones.  But  I have recently discovered the tricks to making the best ones yourself – crispy and delicious! First I scrub them and leave the skins on (if it is not too thick).  Then I use this wonderful dollar ... Read More »