60 Minute Meals, Recipes, Soups

Roasted Cauliflower Soup Recipe

This Roasted Cauliflower Soup is so rich and creamy, you won't even know it's cauliflower.  In fact, you could even pass it off as Loaded Baked Potato Soup.  There is potatoes in it after all. This Roasted Cauliflower Soup takes no time at all to make, is a great make ahead meal and it reheats… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Christmas, Holidays, Recipes, Vegetables

12 Days of Christmas – Day 3: Christmas Side – Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake Recipe

On the Third Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... Cheesy Brussels Sprouts!  Cheesy, creamy, bacon-y... if you didn't like brussels sprouts before, you will after you make this recipe! Ya.. that's bacon you see!  Bacon makes everything better, right? This Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake recipe was originally part of my Friendsgiving Menu,… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – Day 3: Christmas Side – Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Bake Recipe

60 Minute Meals, Beef, Kid Approved, Recipes

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf with Hidden Vegetables!

BBQ Meatloaf is one of my most popular recipes - both on the blog and at home!  This version is wrapped in bacon before baking to make it even more delicious.  'Cause I mean, let's be honest... who doesn't like bacon? Like in the original version, puree veggies, and sneak them in!  The pureed veggies… Continue reading Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf with Hidden Vegetables!

Appetizers, Game Day Food, Recipes, Salads

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Back in Daytona, there is a little butcher shop/deli that sells Loaded Baked Potato Salad, and from the very first bite, I fell in love.  I mean, bacon, cheese and green onions... you really can't go wrong.  Now, I serve Loaded Baked Potato Salad at BBQ's and parties - especially in the summer! If you love… Continue reading Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Appetizers, Basics, Kid Approved, Leftovers, Recipes

You Already Have Everything You Need To Make These Easy Potato Skins

Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, and the first thing on all of our minds is the food!  Potato Skins are a classic appetizer and are super easy to make.  Best of all you can start your prep tonight, leaving more time for football tomorrow! I really don't think that a dessert can get easier than… Continue reading You Already Have Everything You Need To Make These Easy Potato Skins

Creamy Chicken Broccoli and Bacon Pasta
20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Pasta, Pork, Poultry, Preschool, Recipes

A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights! Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

A 30 minute kid-friendly dinner with pasta, cheese AND bacon.  What’s not to love?  Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta is a recipe that will have everyone coming back for seconds! This was a last minute recipe inspired by Anthony.  D.J. surprised me with a date night, and I needed to make dinner for him… Continue reading A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights! Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

how to cook bacon in the oven
20 Minute Meals, How To Cook For Beginners, How-To, Pork, Recipes, Technique Tuesday

Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

There are so many ways to cook bacon; in a skillet, on a griddle, in the microwave, deep fried, but the best way of all is to bake it in the oven!  If you've ever wondered how diners have that perfectly flat and crispy bacon, and yours is always curly and crumbly, it's because of… Continue reading Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

snow peas with bacon
20 Minute Meals, Kid Approved, Pork, Recipes, Vegetables

Who Knew Eating Vegetables Could Be So Delicious? Easy Snow Peas with Bacon Recipe

Bacon makes everything more delicious.  Simply cook some bacon, add the snow peas, and you have a simple side that everyone will love. Since I've been able to eat pork again, I've been on a bacon kick.  I always loved bacon, and now I eat it in mass quantities.  Snow peas are very sweet, and… Continue reading Who Knew Eating Vegetables Could Be So Delicious? Easy Snow Peas with Bacon Recipe

bacon jalapeno popper cheeseball recipe christmas appetizer easy
20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Christmas, Holidays, Kid Approved, Recipes

Bacon Lovers Rejoice! This Easy 6-Ingredient Bacon Jalapeño Popper Cheeseball Is Sure To Be a Hit At This Years Holiday Party!

It's not a big surprise how much we like jalapeño poppers in our house.  We've made bacon wrapped jalapeño poppers and even a jalapeño popper chicken and rice casserole, but this recipe for this easy Bacon Jalapeño Popper Cheeseball takes the cake!  It's so easy to make with only 6 ingredients, and is ready in… Continue reading Bacon Lovers Rejoice! This Easy 6-Ingredient Bacon Jalapeño Popper Cheeseball Is Sure To Be a Hit At This Years Holiday Party!

30 minute meal easy kid-friendly recipe pierogi pierogies bacon onion caramelized onions frozen quick simple weeknight
20 Minute Meals, Basics, Kid Approved, Leftovers, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes

Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions

Pierogies have always been one of my favorite dinners.  Especially when they are cooked with sweet caramelized onions and bacon like in this easy 30 minute recipe. I wish that I had a good story about these pierogies, like they came from my great grandma who immigrated here from Poland, and it was her Mother's… Continue reading Weeknight Dinner Solutions – Easy 30-Minute Pierogies with Bacon and Caramelized Onions