20 Minute Meals, Beef, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Recipes

30 Minute Meal: Swedish Meatballs + Learn How To Turn Dinner Into A Freezer Meal

Meatballs, smothered in a creamy gravy served over egg noodles - the perfect kid-friendly meal!  And, it's ready in only 30 minutes! I love making meatballs.  They are super easy to make, I can get two meals out of one pound of ground beef, and everyone loves them.  The recipe for Swedish Meatballs is pretty… Continue reading 30 Minute Meal: Swedish Meatballs + Learn How To Turn Dinner Into A Freezer Meal

Blog, Crockpot, Instant Pot, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Poultry, Recipes

How To Make Tamales The Easy Way

Who doesn't love tamales? Learn How To Make Tamales with these easy recipes and step-by-step directions. Making tamales doesn't have to be difficult with a little planning, and by using leftovers for the fillings you can make tamales in as little as an hour!  In this tutorial, you will learn how to make tamales at… Continue reading How To Make Tamales The Easy Way

back to school make ahead meals
Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Recipes

26 Make Ahead Meals for Back To School

School is already in full swing here in Colorado.  We're lucky in our county, and still have one more week until school starts.  Anthony's first day of school EVER is August 23rd.  I'm kind of already a mess over this whole thing, that my baby isn't really a baby anymore, and is a big boy.… Continue reading 26 Make Ahead Meals for Back To School

60 Minute Meals, Budget Meals, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Pork, Recipes

Leftover Night Simplified! Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

Do you love leftovers?  We sure do!  On leftover night D.J. always talks about how his Mom took leftovers and made something completely different with them, so I channeled his Mom, and made this BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd's Pie using the leftover CrockPot Pulled Pork and Mashed Sweet Potatoes from last weeks menu. Delicious right?… Continue reading Leftover Night Simplified! Easy BBQ Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie

crockpot chicken fajitas
Crockpot, Game Day Food, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Poultry, Recipes, Taco Tuesday

CrockPot Chicken Fajitas

CrockPot Chicken Fajitas are probably the easiest way to cook fajitas and they taste ah-mazing! I've always loved fajitas, especially because it was one of the few times as a kid that I got a meal loaded with veggies that my Dad would actually eat!  In our house, fajitas were always a hit, and I… Continue reading CrockPot Chicken Fajitas

20 Minute Meals, Blog, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Poultry, Recipes

Use Up Your Leftovers With This Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

This easy Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole is ready in about 45 minutes!  But if you're using leftover chicken, cut that time in half!  This casserole is so simple and will make lots of happy plates! I know... I know... I've been a slacker.  I feel like I am in high school and I am finishing… Continue reading Use Up Your Leftovers With This Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

crockpot carne asada tacoa
Beef, Crockpot, Game Day Food, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Recipes, Taco Tuesday

Make Taco Tuesday Easy with CrockPot Carne Asada Tacos

Alright so it's a day late for Taco Tuesday, but you really can't go wrong with tacos any day of the week- no matter how you make them.  These CrockPot Carne Asada Tacos require basically no effort on your part, and will impress any taco lover. Living in Denver, we are immersed in a world full… Continue reading Make Taco Tuesday Easy with CrockPot Carne Asada Tacos

french toast
20 Minute Meals, Breakfast & Brunch, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Recipes

This Make Ahead Breakfast Will Blow Your Mind! This is The BEST French Toast You’ve Ever Had!

D.J. has been at it again in the kitchen.  He is my breakfast King, mostly because I hate mornings and would rather stay in bed drinking coffee rather than being alert to the real world, and this week he took breakfast to another level with his French Toast! French Toast has always been one of… Continue reading This Make Ahead Breakfast Will Blow Your Mind! This is The BEST French Toast You’ve Ever Had!

orange glazed easter ham
Easter, Holidays, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Pork, Recipes, Sunday Suppers

Get Ready For Easter In 20 Minutes! Orange Glazed Easter Ham Recipe

I love spring.  The days are longer, the sun is shining, and the weather is warming up and vegetables are starting to become more readily available, and of course, Easter Ham!  When ham hits the grocery stores, I know that spring is upon us.  We prepare our Orange Glazed Easter Ham the night before so… Continue reading Get Ready For Easter In 20 Minutes! Orange Glazed Easter Ham Recipe

green chili quesadilla
20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Kid Approved, Leftovers, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Pork, Recipes

Make Ahead and Freeze For A Quick and Easy Dinner Solution – Green Chili Quesadillas

Remember that awesome Colorado Style Green Chili from a couple weeks ago?  I used it to smother breakfast burritos, just as chili itself and to make these quick and easy Green Chili Quesadillas. I wasn't lying when I said in Colorado, we smother/serve everything with green chili.  If I am not mistaken, there is even… Continue reading Make Ahead and Freeze For A Quick and Easy Dinner Solution – Green Chili Quesadillas