Corn and Broccoli Casserole

This is my favorite vegetable dish for the winter holidays. My grandmother and mother used to make this for Thanksgiving and Christmas. My Nanny Kids love it anytime of the year. You Will Need: 2 cans cream style corn10 ounces broccoli, cooked, fresh or frozen1 large egg , beaten1 small brown onion, chopped½ teaspoon salt¼ […]

Wild Rice with Cranberries, Apples, and Pecans

You might want to volunteer to bring this wild rice pilaf side dish I found on Carlsbad Cravings to Thanksgiving this year. But you and your Nanny Family deserve to enjoy the deliciousness any day of the week. Don’t forget to visit my storefront to purchase all my nanny essentials. You Will Need: 1 1/2 […]

Dutch Oven Apple Butternut Squash Soup

This soup makes the perfect Autumn dinner and a great Thanksgiving recipe. I like using two different types of apples for this soup. I also like to chop up and add a carrot and even some left over bell pepper to this soup. I used to make this soup in an instapot for families but […]

Jack-O-Lantern Quesadilla

This is an easy, healthy, and fun Halloween snack or lunch to make for your Nanny Kids. My Nanny Kids just love these super cute Jack-O-Lantern Quesadillas. You can add shredded chicken or veggies to these quesadillas as well. You Will Need: 6 flour tortillas 2 cups shredded cheese (cheddar, jack, or pepper jack) Salsa […]

Eyeball Meatballs and Spaghetti

This is a fun and easy way to serve spaghetti and meatballs to children for Halloween. You Will Need: 1 (8 ounce) package spaghetti½ cup grated Parmesan cheese⅓ cup panko bread crumbs1 large egg2 cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon parsley flakes1 teaspoon dried basil1 teaspoon dried oregano1 pound lean ground beef1 tablespoon olive oil8 black olives, […]

Stuffed Mini Pumpkins

I love pumpkin season! This is an adorable vegetarian meal to make for your Nanny Family or your own family during pumpkin season that I found at Ready Set Eat. If you love pumpkin as much as I do you can try these other pumpkin recipes I have made for and with the children in […]

Chicken Francese

Dinner doesn’t have to be difficult. Chicken Francese is an easy meal that is packed with flavor. This chicken recipe I found on the Salty Marshmallow web site comes together in only 30 minutes. Serve it with pasta, rice, or mashed potatoes and green beans or a side salad. You Will Need: 2 Large boneless […]

Easy Beef and Broccoli

This is the BEST and EASIEST beef and broccoli recipe that can be made in 15 minutes from start to finish. It is quicker, cheaper, and healthier than take-out! I found the recipe on the Damn Delicious web site. You Will Need: 2/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce1/2 cup chicken stock1/4 cup honey2 tablespoons rice […]

Sweet and Sour Shrimp

This sweet and sour shrimp recipe I found at the recipe critic web site can be made in one pan and delivers protein, vegetables, and fruit all in one dish. Choose 16/20 size shrimp, which means that there are 16 to 20 shrimp per pound. This size provides about a two-bite shrimp that won’t quickly […]

Lemony Orzo Salad

I am always afraid that mayonnaise-based summer pasta and potato salads will spoil when left out during summer barbecues. After taking a Food Safety course at the Nanny Institute I probably won’t be using mayonnaise for picnics and school lunches ever again. So, I tried to make an olive oil based summer salad instead. Here […]