Slow Cooker Apple Butter Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Slow Cooker Apple Butter Glazed Pork Tenderloin by Foodtastic Mom

A few simple ingredients make for a standout meal with my Slow Cooker Apple Butter Glazed Pork Tenderloin served over cheesy grits with a side of bacon. Thank you to the Ohio Pork Council for sponsoring this post. Besides doubling up on Ohio pork in my recipe today I've got a giveaway thanks to OhioPork.org that you do not want to miss. Simply answer a few survey questions for the chance to win a $300 LeCreuset Dutch Oven! Perfect for slow roasting Ohio pork to tender and juicy perfection. Go ahead and click over, I'll wait... CLICK HERE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN! OK so this is my land-locked, midwestern version of a southern classic. I had some pretty stellar shrimp and grits on my family's Florida trip a few weeks back. But I ... Read More

Beefy Alphabet Italian Wedding Soup by Foodtastic Mom

Beefy Alphabet Italian Wedding Soup

A perfect protein packed soup for back to school, my Beefy Alphabet Italian Wedding Soup will keep your kids full and focused throughout the day. Thank you to the Ohio Beef Council for sponsoring this post. I created this recipe for both of my kids. Caleb and Hannah's favorite soup for me to pack in their lunches is ... Read More

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan

I love how really bright and colorful the pics are in our weekly meal plan this week! Lots of green makes me happy. On deck for you we have fish taco burgers, chicken enchiladas, one of my all time favorite salads, skillet lasagna, a shrimp and broccoli sheet pan meal and chipotle mustard pork chops. Yum! I am getting hungry looking at all the ... Read More

Sweet Earth Breakfast Sandwich Review by Foodtastic Mom #SweetEarth #BetterBreakfast

Sweet Earth Breakfast Sandwich Review

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sweet Earth Natural Foods in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own.  I am so excited about my Sweet Earth Breakfast Sandwich review! I'd discovered their breakfast burritos a few months back and have been indulging in them once or ... Read More

Buckeye Brownies by Foodtastic Mom

Buckeye Brownies

Make these buckeye brownies when you don't feel like rolling a bunch of little peanut butter balls but still want that classic flavor combination of chocolate and peanut butter. These brownies need to be at all your tailgating festivities this football season! Living in Ohio it seems a requirement to be an Ohio State Buckeye fan. I get ... Read More

Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken and Artichoke Pasta by Foodtastic Mom

Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

I needed a transition recipe for a slow cooker meal from summer to fall and this Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken and Artichoke Pasta is it. Bright and citrusy Meyer lemon zest and thyme flavor the chicken browned in a little bit of butter and slow cooked to juicy tenderness. Cream cheese, fresh lemon juice and artichoke hearts are mixed in at the ... Read More

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan

Our weekly meal plan looks tasty as always. Tuna Stir Fry, Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Glazed Salmon with Strawberry Salsa (!!!), Sun Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Rigatoni, Pizza for a party (it's a family favorite here) and Mexican Stuffed Zucchini Boats. Such a nice variety of meals! Who's watching the Olympics? The four of us have been glued ... Read More