DINNER IDEAS
February 13, 2019

Bacon & Bleu Cheese Roasted Cabbage Steaks

Roasted Cabbage steaks are an amazing way to have a light, healthy and well-balanced meal. With a simple mustard vinaigrette and topped with loads of crispy […]
February 11, 2019

Jambalaya Soup (PERFECT FOR KETO)

Jambalaya is one of my favorite Cajun dishes to make. But when you need to cut carbs out of diet converting this to Jambalaya soup is […]
February 6, 2019

Chicken Enchilada Casserole Skillet

What can be easier than making some chicken enchiladas? How about making a chicken enchilada casserole skillet? Weeknight dinner is done in 20 minutes! I love […]
February 1, 2019
BLT Waffles bites combine the best of both worlds. Smothered with maple syrup to make this an awesome way to enjoy your next game day!

BLT Waffle Bites

BLTs are nothing new. But pair up that classic BLT with a waffle and add a little twist with some maple syrup and you’ve got an […]

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
January 14, 2019

Upgrading My Kitchen Look With This Weekend Project

Weekend projects are what I live for. Since moving into our new home, I’ve dubbed Sundays “Project Day” And with craziness of the holidays is behind […]
November 18, 2018

Charcoal Grilled Apple Galette

I love making apple galettes but can’t give up that wonderful smoky flavor of the summer. This grilled apple galette is a wonderful blend of fall […]
October 30, 2018

How To Smoke Pastrami Using A Corned Beef Packer

If you’re looking to make your own pastrami, using a brine might be something you’re just not ready to do yet. You can easily make smoked […]
September 28, 2018

Preventing Food Waste with Frozen Fruit Smoothie Packs

If I had a dime for every time I tossed a carton of unused strawberries, well… I’d have like 50 cents. Because that was the old […]
My Latest Recipes
February 14, 2019

Heart Shaped Raspberry Galette

Making a heart-shaped raspberry galette is a sure-shot way to impress your other half this valentines day! Galettes are extremely easy to make and a super […]
February 13, 2019

Bacon & Bleu Cheese Roasted Cabbage Steaks

Roasted Cabbage steaks are an amazing way to have a light, healthy and well-balanced meal. With a simple mustard vinaigrette and topped with loads of crispy […]
February 11, 2019

Jambalaya Soup (PERFECT FOR KETO)

Jambalaya is one of my favorite Cajun dishes to make. But when you need to cut carbs out of diet converting this to Jambalaya soup is […]
February 6, 2019

Chicken Enchilada Casserole Skillet

What can be easier than making some chicken enchiladas? How about making a chicken enchilada casserole skillet? Weeknight dinner is done in 20 minutes! I love […]
February 1, 2019
BLT Waffles bites combine the best of both worlds. Smothered with maple syrup to make this an awesome way to enjoy your next game day!

BLT Waffle Bites

BLTs are nothing new. But pair up that classic BLT with a waffle and add a little twist with some maple syrup and you’ve got an […]
January 30, 2019

Carrot Ginger Cashew Alfredo Sauce for Zoodles

Creamy Carrot and Ginger Cashew Alfredo. Its the perfect way to add a little zing to your weeknight meals. Top this twist on Alfredo sauce on […]