Basics, Kid Approved, Potatoes, Grains & More, Recipes

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

We always like to change it up with stuffing, or dressing if your prefer varieties at Thanksgiving, but I think know this one is a keeper.  It’s moist on the inside, and a little crispy on top.  To my family, it’s the perfect stuffing.  For me, I like it because it’s super easy to make. … Continue reading Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

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20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Kid Approved, Pork, Recipes

Get Ready For Back To School In Only 25 Minutes With These Easy Make Ahead Homemade Pot Stickers

Homemade Pot Stickers are one of favorite foods and are so easy to make!  Only 25 minutes and 3 easy steps and dinner is done! We love pot stickers and usually get them when we are at a restaurant, but as delicious as pot stickers can be from a restaurant, nothing compares to the homemade ones.… Continue reading Get Ready For Back To School In Only 25 Minutes With These Easy Make Ahead Homemade Pot Stickers

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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

Basics, Holidays, Kid Approved, Preschool, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Vegetables

Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

Mashed Potatoes and Turkey with Gravy together at Thanksgiving go together like peanut butter and jelly.  These pictures really do not do these mashed potatoes justice - I was rushed at dinner time, and didn't have a chance to get any good pics, but I ensure you that these will be the lightest and fluffiest… Continue reading Follow These Simple Tips This Thanksgiving For The Perfect Mashed Potatoes | Best Ever Mashed Potatoes Recipe | #FoolproofThanksgiving

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20 Minute Meals, Appetizers, Basics, Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches, Holidays, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Meatless Mondays, Preschool, Recipes, Vegetarian & Vegan

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 adult for Halloween, and Anthony absolutely loves that this is… Continue reading 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

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20 Minute Meals, Beef, Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches, Leftovers, Recipes

This 10 Minute Dinner Is The Perfect Meal For Busy Nights – 10-Minute Leftover Pot Roast Sandwiches

If there is one thing that D.J. likes more than Pot Roast, it's Leftover Pot Roast Sandwiches.  The melt in your mouth meat, with some melted American cheese and a crispy bun is the perfect combination.  Step it up by adding some caramelized onions over the top.  Serve it up along side some potato chips… Continue reading This 10 Minute Dinner Is The Perfect Meal For Busy Nights – 10-Minute Leftover Pot Roast Sandwiches

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Beef, Crockpot, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, One-Dish Meals, Recipes

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 8 hours, and walk away.  You'll come home to a… Continue reading Your New Favorite One Pot Dinner – Easy CrockPot Pot Roast Recipe

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Basics, Kid Approved, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Poultry, Preschool, Recipes, Soups

Leftover Chicken? Try This Easy Homemade Chicken Broth with Leftover Chicken Bones

Don't throw away those leftover chicken bones!  Instead, use them to make a healthy homemade chicken broth to use in a variety of your favorite recipes like chicken noodle casserole or chicken pot pie or even in homemade enchilada sauce! Making homemade chicken broth not only saves you money, but it tastes about 100000 times better… Continue reading Leftover Chicken? Try This Easy Homemade Chicken Broth with Leftover Chicken Bones

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One-Dish Meals, Poultry, Recipes

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 so delightful about the spiciness of the jalapeno, the creaminess… Continue reading One-Dish Jalapeño Popper Chicken and Rice Casserole

20 minute chorizo taco recipe
20 Minute Meals, Budget Meals, Pork, Poultry, Recipes

20 Minute Chorizo Tacos

When we first moved to Colorado, D.J. and I couldn't get enough chorizo.  We bought chorizo at the grocery store, added chorizo to our breakfast burritos, bought whatever had chorizo in it at the taco truck... there was really not enough chorizo in our lives, but since I found out that I can't eat pork… Continue reading 20 Minute Chorizo Tacos