Aggie's Kitchen

Parmesan Baked Pork Chops

Parmesan Baked Pork Chops - my family loves these!

What’s everyone making for dinner these days? I have to ask my friends what they are having for dinner all the time because let’s face it, it can be a chore to constantly come up with new dinner ideas...

Caesar Pasta Salad with Chickpeas and #PowerYourLunchbox

Ceasar Pasta Salad with Chickpeas

We are well into our fourth week of school here in Florida. I know a lot of northern schools start right around now so the back-to-school season seems to be spread out a bit over a month. I’m happy to finally...

50 Healthy Game Day Recipes

Lighten things up for football season! A collection of healthier recipes to balance out your game day spread.

If you didn’t already know, we are a big college football family – Gator football to be exact. Both my husband and I attended University of Florida and worked together during some of the most memorable and fun years...

Beef and Egg Tortilla Skillet - a wonderful meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Breakfast for dinner is always a treat, especially for me because it comes together so quick and easy. Needless to say, this Beef and Egg Tortilla Skillet is perfect as we are adjusting to back to school and busy weeknight...

Fresh Fig Greek Yogurt Smoothie

Got figs? Throw them into the blender with Greek yogurt to make this tasty Fresh Fig Greek Yogurt smoothie!

Growing up in NY, then later on in FL, my family always had several fig trees in both my parent’s and my grandparent’s yards. Lots of fig trees, lots of figs. This is the time of year where we...

Cilantro Lime Vegetables

Sauteed Cilantro Lime Vegetables - a super quick and easy side side dish. Healthy too!

Remember how I mentioned I got a second dinner out of the pork I cooked for Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork Tostadas that included brown rice and vegetables? Well, these Sautéed Cilantro Lime Vegetables are the veggies that landed onto that...

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork Tostadas

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork Tostadas - all you need is a few ingredients and a little help from your slow cooker to put together this delicious, healthy baked tostada dinner your whole family will love.

My kids went back to school this week. Although I truly enjoy the laid back, non-structured days of summer, by August I find myself feeling a little bit of a mess and craving some routine. Every start of the...

My First Trip To Trader Joe’s

First Trip to Trader Joe's - Come see what I brought home!

So I finally got myself to Trader Joe’s. I have my sister-in-law Paula (and my father-in-law, pictured above walking in – isn’t he cute?) to thank for getting me there, not sure what’s taken me so long. Our TJ’s...

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa | Aggie's Kitchen

Back in the day, when my husband and I first were married (almost 13 years ago), we lived in a very rural area of Central Florida. We had built a house there, because it was very affordable and near...

Whole Wheat Orzo with Pesto and Peas

Whole Wheat Orzo with Pesto and Peas

I’m not sure how it happened, but it’s August. Yikes. My kids have informed me they have mixed feelings about going back to school in just a couple of weeks. There’s the excited anticipation of finding out who your...

Sharing By The Shore - Traverse City, Michigan

You know you’ve attended a successful blogger retreat when you come home feeling refreshed and inspired. A few days with friends that you normally don’t have the opportunity to see if maybe once a year (or finally meeting for...