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Momma Chef’s Skillet Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Momma Chef’s Skillet Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Introducing Momma Chef: Bringing you fabulous recipes using less than 6 ingredients and under 6 minutes of prep time! It will look like you’ve spent hours in the kitchen with help from Momma Chef. Prepare to impress starting with this delicious Shepherd’s Pie! As you might imagine, this recipe was created when I was on one of […]

The how-to on homemade Smoothies

The how-to on homemade Smoothies

Smoothies are one of my all-time favorite things to not only drink, but to make; throw a bunch of stuff in a blender and voila! While all that sound magically easy, there is a bit more to it when it comes to making the most of your (and your kids’) smoothies. Here are some guidelines […]

5 easiest edibles to start from seed

5 easiest edibles to start from seed

These fantastic vegetables are super easy to plant and grow; even your children can grow a successful garden! They are practically guaranteed to turn even “black thumbs” green! 5 easiest edibles to start from seed:  #5 Lettuce – Far more than the ubiquitous, watery iceberg balls found in the grocery store, home-grown lettuces include butterheads, […]

The Fieldhouse Cafe Creamed Corn Recipe

The Fieldhouse Cafe Creamed Corn Recipe

from the pages of the September 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here! photos by jana graham photography Print the Recipe: Cook This-The Fieldhouse Cafe Creamed Corn Recipe Tucked away on Minnesota Avenue in downtown Billings, The Fieldhouse Café aims for quality, serving up a large portion of local fine dining. […]

Three Summer Salads to Help Beat the Heat

Three Summer Salads to Help Beat the Heat

Summer is in full swing and the hot days often leave you without an appetite. It’s hard enough figuring out what to make for dinner any other time of the year, but summer you live by your BBQ and sometimes that even seems too much. You long for something fresh, but honestly, that idea has […]

Cook This! Summer Lunch, Snack, and Dessert Recipes

Cook This! Summer Lunch, Snack, and Dessert Recipes

Now that it’s warm, the kids are out of school – or almost out, it’s time to get outside and enjoy a picnic together! Following are three recipes that pair well with the pinwheel wraps that were featured in SFM’s June Cook This column. During the hot summer months nothing beats cool fresh vegetables with […]

Cook This Recipes: It’s Mahi Mahi Time!

Cook This Recipes: It’s Mahi Mahi Time!

In the pages of the May issue of Simply Family Magazine, we shared with you a Baked Mahi Mahi with Breadcrumbs. Have you added it to your weekly meal rotation yet? We also promised to share a few more delicious recipes with you, including two savory sides and a recipe for homemade peanut butter and chocolate […]

Gardening with Kids: Peas in a Pod, Kids in the Dirt

Gardening with Kids: Peas in a Pod, Kids in the Dirt

With spring days happening upon us more frequently, families are excited to get outside under blue skies and bright sun. One great way to spend quality outdoor time as a family is to involve the kiddos in planting their own garden. Sugar Snap Peas are an early-Summer introduction to a super easy and tasty crop […]

Gardening with Kids: Growing Salad on Your Porch!

Gardening with Kids: Growing Salad on Your Porch!

Lettuce is one of the easiest garden crops to grow. Going from seed to salad bowl in an average of 4-5 weeks, even children can grow their own “garden in miniature” with leaf lettuce. If you start several containers, one every week or two, your family will be able to harvest and enjoy fresh, living […]