20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, One-Dish Meals, Pasta, Recipes

One-Pot Pasta Primavera

I love one pot meals!  How can you not?  To make this easy Pasta Primavera, just toss everything in the pot, let it boil while tossing around the ingredients, and in about 15 minutes, you'll have perfectly cooked pasta and veggies. I'm not gonna lie, I was a little nervous at first when making this… Continue reading One-Pot Pasta Primavera

20 Minute Meals, Meatless Mondays, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

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 - start to finish, including clean up.  Easy peasy, and… Continue reading Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes

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.  The creamy polenta warms you from the inside out and… Continue reading Cheesy Polenta with Roasted Fall Vegetables

60 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, One-Dish Meals, Pasta, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetarian & Vegan

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 sit at the computer for extender periods of time to… Continue reading Get Ready For Back To School With This Easy Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Homemade Creamed Corn
20 Minute Meals, Basics, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

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, but as I grew up, I found myself moving further… Continue reading This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can! Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

spaghetti with garlic and oil
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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, with Grandma's Sunday Gravy, but today is something a little… Continue reading A Simple 15 Minute Spaghetti Dinner Your Family Will Love! 5 Ingredient Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil Recipe

Black Eyed Pea and Corn Salsa
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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.  This super easy Black Eyed Pea and Corn Salsa is… Continue reading Start Your Year Off Right With Black Eyed Peas – Black Eyed Pea and Corn Salsa

parmesan roasted broccoli recipe kid friendly
20 Minute Meals, Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetables

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 Broccoli is the way I always made broccoli when I… Continue reading Our Favorite Vegetable – Broccoli! Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

quick easy simple side dish 15 minute roasted asparagus recipe parmesan garlic
20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

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 it steamed, roasted or boiled at least twice a week,… Continue reading A 15-Minute Kid-Friendly Side Dish To Add To Any Meal! Quick and Easy Parmesan Roasted Asparagus Recipe

5 minute wilted spinach recipe easy side dish
20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Meatless Mondays, Recipes, Vegetables, Vegetarian & Vegan

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 accompany your favorite dinner. We made this spinach with our… Continue reading You Can’t Go Wrong With This Easy 5-Minute Wilted Spinach Recipe