Parmesan Baked Chicken Nuggets

My mom likes to tell a story about my refusing to eat anything except for bean burritos and chicken tenders for a good 5 years. I’ve grown since then but give me a good chicken nugget and I’m in! Sadly, as soon as I eat one from a fast food joint I’m instantly regretting it. Maybe that’s a good thing since it means no fast food for this family. Wkid.platehat this also means is that our boys don’t like chicken nuggets. I know right, what kid doesn’t like chicken nuggets?!?! That brings us to tonight and the task of making a healthy chicken nugget that our kids will eat (so I can eat one too). The best first step to accomplishing this: have your kid make the food. They are so much more invested to eat something they made! So off we went…
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What’s cooking this week…

Weekly menu planning is a must to make sure we have what we need, are able to get it on the table in plenty of time to start the bedtime routine by 6:30, and stay on budget. We’ll share more about these meals as the week goes on but here’s what’s on our menu board this week:


If any of these look yummy check back to get the scoop!

We all scream for [Ugandan Vanilla Bean] ice cream!


We love ice cream. Especially a good, hand-packed ice cream. And yet we live in the land of Dairy Queen (we also love Dairy Queen) where such ice cream is not readily available. Luckily for us our BFFs live in the land of Jeni’s Ice Cream and over the years have gifted us with an ice cream maker attachment for our stand mixer and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream at Home¬†recipe book. Let the ice cream making begin!¬† Continue reading