Numerous academic studies (not to mention the Oprah Winfrey Show) indicate that eating family meals together has a positive influence on family communications, nutritional intake for the whole family, development of family traditions, and character and social development, while building and strengthening family bonds.

I hope that you enjoy this collection of easy recipes designed to simplify family mealtime.  Each one comes with the full endorsement of my family’s picky palate. 

Have a recipe you want to share? Oooh!  I just love new recipes! Please email them to, and I’ll be sure to post them here for everyone to enjoy.