Fresh Edamame Salad

With the temperatures dropping in Denver, our house has been busy cooking and prepping some healthy snacks for the week. One of my favorite salads is this Edamame salad that is so colorful, healthy and bursting with flavor! You can have it as a snack, a side, or a meal depending on how hungry you are 😛 A fresh, healthy, colorful salad I hope you all enjoy, I know its a favorite here in the Tamminga house! *Jamie*… Read the rest

5 Ingredient Pancetta Red Sauce

You guys- I am always looking for an easy pasta sauce recipe to have on hand and one that I can find majority of the ingredients already in my house. I always have diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, etc. on hand. This recipe is 5 ingredients, super easy, and so tasty! No special meals for the kids in this house- but my girls loved this recipe and asked for seconds! Ingredients: 1 package Egg Noodles4-5 cloves garlic1/2 cup diced onion2- 14.5 oz. cans diced tomato1/2 lb. pancetta, chopped1 tsp. basil1 tsp. oreganosalt and pepper to taste Place pancetta in… Read the rest

Spring Salad

Hi everyone! I cannot believe this week is Easter- how crazy!!! I am always looking for a delicious, fresh, seasonal salad and this one is just the ticket! If you are needing a salad recipe for your Easter meal, this one is delish, super easy, and can be made ahead of time 🙂 Crunchy, fresh, tangy, and satisfying! I used this recipe as an outline, but found that it didn’t make too much dressing. so I just did my own measurements to taste. I did 1/4 cup oil, 1/4 cup red wine vinegar, and then just under 1/4 cup of… Read the rest

Baked Potato Soup

Easy to make- satisfying and rich comfort food! I love me a delicious and rich bowl full of baked potato soup, and this recipe is SO easy! I ended up doubling this recipe so that we could have leftovers, and we had enough for lunch the next day and also for an additional dinner for all of us (which I froze). It was a dinner win at our house as both my girls loved this too! I hope you guys like this soup and enjoy it before the weather starts getting too warm! *Jamie*… Read the rest

Easy Tomato Soup

Sometimes you need to go back to the basics with tomato soup and a grilled cheese, or in this case, parmesan croutons! I posted this on Instagram and had a lot of people reaching out for the recipe. Thank you Pioneer Woman for coming to my rescue on making not only an easy, but very delicious tomato soup! Her trick for croutons is amazing and worked so well. I’ve used the trick for creating croutons for many other soups as well– yum!!!!… Read the rest