Meatless Mondays

Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Cauliflower Rice is a fantastic, simple recipe to keep in your fridge or freezer for an easy, healthy, gluten-free side dish. My boys weren’t always fans of cauliflower on it’s own, but they can’t get enough Cauliflower Rice!  I love that it takes about 10 minutes […]

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Fall Vegetables

Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Fall Vegetables

I absolutely LOVE the fall!  Everything about it; sweaters, boots, pumpkin spice lattes, brussels sprouts, squash…. you name it! I’m sure by now, if you’ve been following Mom’s Bistro, you know how much I love easy dinners, and this is one of my fall favorites. […]

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This is honestly the creamiest Macaroni and Cheese you’ll ever have! It’s been a week or so a couple weeks (eeey) since I last shared a recipe.  This summer has been absolutely insane, and on top of it all, I hurt myself, and wasn’t able to […]

This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can!  Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can! Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

This quick and easy Homemade Creamed Corn recipe will make you permanently ditch the can. It only has 6 ingredients and is ready in about 25 minutes – just the amount of time it takes you to cook dinner! I always LOVED creamed corn as a kid, […]

A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love!  5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love! 5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

Spaghetti Aglio Olio, or Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil is a classic Italian dish encompassing the fresh flavors of parsley with fruity olive oil and roasted garlic and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Usually when I talk spaghetti, I mean traditional Spaghetti and Meatballs, […]

Start Your Year Off Right With Black Eyed Peas – Black Eyed Pea and Corn Salsa

Start Your Year Off Right With Black Eyed Peas – Black Eyed Pea and Corn Salsa

Happy New Year!  2016 is going to be a great year full of budget friendly meal plans and delicious kid approved recipes.  Like I mentioned yesterday, tradition says that black eyed peas are good luck when eaten on the first day of the New Year. […]

Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli!  Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli! Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

Broccoli is the vegetable of choice at our house.  Anthony absolutely LOVES broccoli and asks for it every time I ask him what veggie he wants with dinner.  Not only is broccoli loaded with nutrition, this simple recipe will make skeptics believers.  This Parmesan Roasted […]

A 15-Minute Kid-Friendly Side Dish To Add To Any Meal!  Quick and Easy Parmesan Roasted Asparagus Recipe

A 15-Minute Kid-Friendly Side Dish To Add To Any Meal! Quick and Easy Parmesan Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Asparagus is one of our favorite vegetables – especially the really skinny ones!  It’s tender, flavorful and when roasted in butter and garlic, then topped with parmesan cheese, no one will be able to resist this simple side dish! Anthony’s favorite vegetable is broccoli.  We have […]

You Can’t Go Wrong With This Easy 5-Minute Wilted Spinach Recipe

You Can’t Go Wrong With This Easy 5-Minute Wilted Spinach Recipe

If you’re looking for a quick and easy side dish to finish up a meal, this 5 Minute wilted spinach is the perfect recipe for you!  With just a touch of butter and garlic, you can have a delicious and healthy vegetable side dish to […]

A Quick and Easy Meatless Monday Meal Using Leftover Spaghetti Sauce – Easy Kid-Friendly 30 Minute Stuffed Shells Recipe

A Quick and Easy Meatless Monday Meal Using Leftover Spaghetti Sauce – Easy Kid-Friendly 30 Minute Stuffed Shells Recipe

Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce is a staple in our house.  If it’s not in the fridge, there is a container of it in the freezer ready for another meal.   We use Spaghetti Sauce for everything from Cabbage Rolls to Baked Ziti and even Homemade Pizza. […]

The Easiest Meatless Monday Recipe Ever – 15-Minute Bean Tostadas Recipe with Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans

The Easiest Meatless Monday Recipe Ever – 15-Minute Bean Tostadas Recipe with Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans

This recipe for 15-Minute Bean Tostadas is perfect for busy weeknights, leftover night or like how I was inspired, and used up my leftover Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans.  I like serving tostadas on Thursday nights, for Thursday Night Football.  I will make the setup almost […]

Mexican Made Easy | An Easy Homemade Recipe For Refried Beans That Will Make You Ditch The Can| Easy and Delicious Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans Recipe

Mexican Made Easy | An Easy Homemade Recipe For Refried Beans That Will Make You Ditch The Can| Easy and Delicious Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans Recipe

I love a recipe that I can use in multiple recipes.  Like my CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce, or Chicken Cutlets, or even a juicy and delicious Herb and Garlic Roasted Chicken, and this recipe for Homemade CrockPot Refried Beans will make you ditch the can once and for […]

Meatless Monday’s Never Tasted So Good!  Easy Kid-Friendly 3 Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe with Quinoa

Meatless Monday’s Never Tasted So Good! Easy Kid-Friendly 3 Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe with Quinoa

This chili will even impress all of the meat lovers in your life!  Make this meatless chili next Monday and impress everyone with how much flavor you packed into this veggie filled dish! We love chili around here.  It’s almost as popular as my CrockPot […]

A Halloween Dinner You Can Make In Only 15 Minutes!  Make These Mini Mummy Pizzas With Your Kids This Halloween | Halloween English Muffin Mummy Pizza Recipe

A Halloween Dinner You Can Make In Only 15 Minutes! Make These Mini Mummy Pizzas With Your Kids This Halloween | Halloween English Muffin Mummy Pizza Recipe

Pizza is a staple for Halloween.  I remember as a kid, having to order our pizza for Halloween dinner at 4 in the afternoon so that we could have it before we went out trick-or-treating.  Pizza is still a staple in my home as an […]

Beat The Heat This Meatless Monday With This Easy Asian Cucumber and Kale Chop Salad With Sesame-Soy Salad Dresing Recipe

Beat The Heat This Meatless Monday With This Easy Asian Cucumber and Kale Chop Salad With Sesame-Soy Salad Dresing Recipe

Happy Monday!   Meatless Mondays is a theme almost every week in our house, and my monthly menus so it was only a matter of time before I posted one of my favorite salad recipes.  This salad is FILLED with all sorts of colorful, and […]

A Quick and Easy Meatless Monday Dinner Solution:  Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe with Grilled Cheese “Croutons”

A Quick and Easy Meatless Monday Dinner Solution: Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe with Grilled Cheese “Croutons”

This is a recipe that I’ve been trying to post for a long time.  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE homemade soup, and this creamy tomato soup is one of my favorites and the grilled cheese croutons make it one of Anthony’s!  After making this recipe, it’ll […]