Author: morningcoffeeandtoast

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays and also happens to be my ‘half birthday’ so I feel like I was meant to love it! Every year we decorate and I make Irish food for a family dinner to honor our Irish heritage and enjoy some really delicious food!I decorate early so I […]

Where I’ve Been

I’ve been gone for a little bit. I was actually in the hospital for a hysterectomy. Not too much to say about it really. There are a lot of videos on youtube with women telling their stories of after their laparoscopic hysterectomy. I had a bilateral salpingectomy oophorectomy. haha  that means both sides, tubes, ovaries, […]

Tuscan Chicken

Here is another chicken recipe that we really enjoy. It is flavorful, easy, and cooks in the crock pot, so you can set it up and have dinner ready when you are! You can serve it with pasta, rice, steamed vegetables, or, like us, with spaghetti squash Tuscan Chicken 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut […]

Ranch & Cheddar Stuffed Chicken

Ranch and Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts. 1 8 oz block cream cheese, softened 1/2¬†tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 packet Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese paprika Montreal Chicken Seasoning Slice chicken breast along the side, cutting 1/2 to 3/4 of the way through the chicken to make […]


The first snow of the season means it’s a great day for chili! Start it early, let it simmer in the slow cooker, enjoy the aroma, and everyone can eat when they are hungry. This is a basic recipe but today I threw in some great northern beans I had on had to stretch it […]


My daughter and I have been trying to eat a bit better and also trying different recipes. Since she picked up an eggplant the other day we decided to make ratatouille and add the eggplant in with the other ingredients even though it isn’t listed on the original recipe.¬† If you haven’t made ratatouille before, […]

Parmesan Mayo Chicken

Tonight we are having one of the easiest, moistest, and tastiest chicken dinners ever. It takes minutes to assemble and since both the chicken and veggies cook together in the  oven, it is as simple as you can get. Clean up is super easy as well.  I start the vegetables first since the carrots take […]

New Year, New Me?

I don’t really make New Year’s resolutions. In my experience they set me up for failure, so I just a avoid them. Most years I don’t really even have a vague plan. I usually write what each person is the family is up to and what they hope to accomplish during the year, then at […]