One-Dish Meals

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 […]

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

G.G.S!  This is how all great homemade Asian inspired dishes start!  Ginger, garlic, scallions (green onions), and it’s delicious every time!  These super easy Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli use the “holy trinity” and are ready in only 30 minutes! Chef David taught me […]

The Luck Of The Irish Will be With You With This Easy CrockPot Corned Beef and Cabbage

The Luck Of The Irish Will be With You With This Easy CrockPot Corned Beef and Cabbage

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! The question that always seems to come up when we eat Corned Beef and Cabbage is, “why do we only have this once a year?”  Is it because we can’t find a corned beef brisket later on?  Is it because we […]

A Make Ahead Christmas Breakfast To Take The Worry Out Of Christmas Morning | Italian Sausage and Spinach Frittata

A Make Ahead Christmas Breakfast To Take The Worry Out Of Christmas Morning | Italian Sausage and Spinach Frittata

Christmas morning is crazy!  Coffee is brewing, kids are excited to open gifts from Santa, and if you’re anything like us, after being up at the crack of dawn, breakfast seems like a lot of work which is why we’re having this simple Make Ahead […]

A Perfect Weeknight Dinner for Cold Winter Days – CrockPot Beef Stew Recipe

A Perfect Weeknight Dinner for Cold Winter Days – CrockPot Beef Stew Recipe

CrockPot Beef Stew is easy, hearty and comforting.  It’s the perfect winter meal.  And with only 10 minutes of prep, this delicious meal will slowly cook all day filling your home with a heavenly aroma, making your mouth water anticipating the first bite! CrockPot Beef Stew was […]

One More Way To Use Up Your Leftover CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce With This Easy 30-Minute Kid Friendly Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake Recipe

One More Way To Use Up Your Leftover CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce With This Easy 30-Minute Kid Friendly Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake Recipe

It’s no surprise that we love to use CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce in all sorts of different recipes.  This kid-friendly recipe has all of the flavors of Pepperoni Pizza mixed with Baked Ziti, this is a fantastic week night kid-friendly dinner solution.  This recipe would be […]

Something Else To Make with Leftover Spaghetti Sauce!  Everyone’s Favorite Italian Dinner – The BEST Chicken Parmesan Recipe You’ll Ever Have

Something Else To Make with Leftover Spaghetti Sauce! Everyone’s Favorite Italian Dinner – The BEST Chicken Parmesan Recipe You’ll Ever Have

Here is another great kid-friendly recipe that’s perfect as the nights start to cool off.  Chicken Parmesan is probably the dish that I cook most often for dinner guests.  It’s even the very first thing that DJ made me for dinner when we started dating. […]

Your New Favorite One Pot Dinner – Easy CrockPot Pot Roast Recipe

Your New Favorite One Pot Dinner – Easy CrockPot Pot Roast Recipe

This is the perfect one pot meal that is even easy to get ready in the morning for those people like me who always seem to get up too late, and rush around.  Just toss all the ingredients in your slow cooker, set it for […]

A One Dish Meal That Everyone In Your Family Will Love!  Easy Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole Recipe with Leftover Chicken

A One Dish Meal That Everyone In Your Family Will Love! Easy Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole Recipe with Leftover Chicken

Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole is a delicious comfort food recipe that the entire family loves – even picky eaters!  The recipe I am sharing below, includes that homemade cream of chicken soup recipe that I shared yesterday.  Don’t let making the homemade cream of chicken […]

Simple Game Day Chili Recipe – An Easy Homemade Chili Recipe Perfect For Any Game Day!

Simple Game Day Chili Recipe – An Easy Homemade Chili Recipe Perfect For Any Game Day!

This chili has the perfect combination of spices, vegetables, meat and beans.  With the weather slowly starting to cool down, this chili will warm you from the inside out!  Best of all, you don’t have to wake up at the crack of dawn to have […]

Use Up Your Leftovers!  Try This Simple Three Cheese Meat Lasagna Recipe

Use Up Your Leftovers! Try This Simple Three Cheese Meat Lasagna Recipe

This recipe was inspired from some leftover ragu/meat sauce that I had in the fridge.  The recipe for the ragu (or meat sauce) uses my crockpot spaghetti sauce recipe, and ground beef and pork, then is simmered for 20 minutes (or longer).  If you don’t […]

Classic Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe with Bacon and Homemade Croutons

Classic Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe with Bacon and Homemade Croutons

This Chicken Caesar Salad recipe is one of my most requested by my family, and guests!  The classic combination of fresh, crisp romaine with parmesan cheese, crunchy croutons and creamy caesar dressing makes a great side dish to any meal, add in some perfectly cooked […]

Week Night Dinner Solution:  30 Minute Chicken Parmesan Casserole Recipe

Week Night Dinner Solution: 30 Minute Chicken Parmesan Casserole Recipe

Spaghetti Sauce isn’t something that goes to waste in this house.  In fact, I just made a big pot today, complete with homemade meatballs!  But this isn’t about spaghetti and meatballs, today, I wanted to share a kid-friendly version of a family favorite – chicken […]

Make Taco Night A Success With These Easy 20-Minute Ground Beef Tacos | 20-Minute Tacos with Hidden Vegetables Recipe

Make Taco Night A Success With These Easy 20-Minute Ground Beef Tacos | 20-Minute Tacos with Hidden Vegetables Recipe

Lately, Anthony has been on a taco kick!  He has been asking me for “crunch tacos” every night, and has even learned to spell the word taco to increase his chances of getting tacos for dinner.  Anthony, like most kids, likes ground beef in a […]

One-Dish Jalapeño Popper Chicken and Rice Casserole

One-Dish Jalapeño Popper Chicken and Rice Casserole

A lot of my recipes are born by making changes to a classic, or by cravings.  The later is usually the case, which is how this Jalapeno Popper Chicken and Rice Casserole was created.  Jalapeno poppers are one of my favorite appetizers.  There is something […]

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week One |  Quick & Easy Turkey Tacos Recipe

Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters – Week One | Quick & Easy Turkey Tacos Recipe

If you’ve been following Mom’s Bistro for a while, you know I am extremely passionate about fighting hunger in America.  I’m really excited to share with you that tonight, I will be volunteering as a Chef Instructor for a Cooking Matters for Families class over […]