DINNER IDEAS
February 13, 2018

Beer Marinated Fish Taco Nachos With Spicy Avocado Lime Sauce

Fish Tacos Meet Nachos. Think of these beer marinated fish taco nachos, as a deconstructed fish taco. These nachos are topped with Beer marinated halibut, black […]
February 1, 2018

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza With Bleu Cheese Slaw

Buffalo chicken, meet flatbread pizza. This is what last minute meals are all about! It’s cheesy, spicy and topped off with a quick bleu cheese carrot […]
January 27, 2018

Rosemary Balsamic Butternut Squash and Brussel Sprout Salad

Well we’re on that last leg of January. How’s everybody doing on their “New Year, New Me” kick? Good? … Good right?! Well I”m doing the […]
January 25, 2018

Cheesy Bacon and Roasted Poblano Street Corn Skillet

With Super Bowl around the corner, I’m in Game Day Eats mode 100! I don’t even know what the heck that means.. I’m just.. you know.. […]

Hi. I’m Derek.
I AM A DAD, FOOD BLOGGER, AND FIXER OF BROKEN TOYS.

I’m in the IT industry by day, and moonlight as a food blogger, sharing the meals I create for my family. It’s my passion in life to use food to take a break from life, and re-connect  as a family at the dinner table. I love encouraging families to cook by sharing recipes, tips and tricks that make cooking simple, enjoyable and delicious!

 

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DAD LIFE
December 15, 2017

Family Activities That Remind You How Much You Love Them

This post has been written in partnership with Cuties. All opinions are my own.  It’s been one roller-coaster of a year. We’ve had our ups, and […]
November 7, 2017

Freezer Ready Bacon (Sausage or Ham) Egg and Cheese Breakfast Croissants

This post has been sponsored by FoodSaver®. All opinions are my own. I’ve got to admit, with trying to round up our son, juggle who is […]
October 27, 2017

Celebrating Our New Family Of Four

This post has been sponsored by Gold Peak. All opinions are my own!  It’s been about 4 years since we did the newborn thing, and you […]
October 4, 2017

My Little Man Celebrating Being a Big Brother

Thanks to my friends at Coca-Cola for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. This past summer there was a lot of huge changes and […]
My Latest Recipes
February 14, 2018

Red Velvet Cold Brew Coffee

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine. Red Velvet in Coffee form. This […]
February 13, 2018

Beer Marinated Fish Taco Nachos With Spicy Avocado Lime Sauce

Fish Tacos Meet Nachos. Think of these beer marinated fish taco nachos, as a deconstructed fish taco. These nachos are topped with Beer marinated halibut, black […]
February 9, 2018

Chicken and Scrambled Egg Hash Brown Bowl

Chicken and Egg in a breakfast bowl?! It surprisingly works and is addictingly delicious! For the last few months we’ve been eating these Chicken and Scrambled […]
February 2, 2018

Spinach Artichoke Dip In A Bread Bowl

When it comes to snacks, I like to make ones that are easy to share. And with the weather as cold as it has been lately, […]
February 1, 2018

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza With Bleu Cheese Slaw

Buffalo chicken, meet flatbread pizza. This is what last minute meals are all about! It’s cheesy, spicy and topped off with a quick bleu cheese carrot […]
January 31, 2018

Texas Skillet Cake

Sometimes I like to live vicariously through my family. I’m on that carb and sweets cutting kick this last month, but that doesn’t mean I want […]