Tag: kid friendly recipe

Spring Into Savings with March’s Budget Menu Plan!

Spring Into Savings with March’s Budget Menu Plan!

Spring into savings with March’s Budget Menu Plan!  March’s menu includes 31 days of dinners including St. Patrick’s Day and Easter dinners for only $239.42! I think I say this almost every month, but I can’t believe that it is March already!  March is going […]

A Meal Plan To Save You Money On Groceries In The New Year!  31 Days of Dinners for $220 with FREE Printable Grocery List and Recipes | January 2016 Meal Plan

A Meal Plan To Save You Money On Groceries In The New Year! 31 Days of Dinners for $220 with FREE Printable Grocery List and Recipes | January 2016 Meal Plan

As the new year approaches, I have been reflecting on 2015 and it’s ups and downs.  For the most part, 2015 was a great year.  D.J. and I got married, Anthony is doing well and already starting to read and my blog has taken off! […]

These 20-Minute Chicken Enchilada Cups Are Soon To Be Your New Go-To Chicken Enchilada Recipe with Leftover Chicken | 4 Ingredient Mini Chicken Enchilada Recipe

These 20-Minute Chicken Enchilada Cups Are Soon To Be Your New Go-To Chicken Enchilada Recipe with Leftover Chicken | 4 Ingredient Mini Chicken Enchilada Recipe

We absolutely love chicken enchiladas.  It’s usually the first thing that comes to mind when I want to use my leftover chicken up.  The recipe for the 20 Minute Chicken Enchilada Cups came when I ran out of dishes for Chicken Enchiladas one day at […]

Quick, Easy and Delicious – A Kid Favorite That You’ll Love Too!  Easy 20-Minute Turkey and Bacon Sloppy Joe’s Recipe with Hidden Vegetables

Quick, Easy and Delicious – A Kid Favorite That You’ll Love Too! Easy 20-Minute Turkey and Bacon Sloppy Joe’s Recipe with Hidden Vegetables

This is a recipe that came about because I ran out of ground beef one day at school!  As I was getting used to the flow of things at my new school, and how much food the kids actually eat, I didn’t actually run out […]

The Best and Most Forgiving Banana Bread or Muffin Recipe You’ll Ever Make

The Best and Most Forgiving Banana Bread or Muffin Recipe You’ll Ever Make

Banana bread is one my my favorite things to make.  The recipe is VERY forgiving, and the recipe doubles, triples, even octuples great!  Any extra banana bread freezes well, and reheats wonderfully. I have also included a printable version of this recipe at bottom.  Scroll […]

Another Easy One Dish Kid-Friendly Dinner Idea Ready In Only 20 Minutes!  Easy Kid-Friendly Chicken Pot Pie Pasta Recipe

Another Easy One Dish Kid-Friendly Dinner Idea Ready In Only 20 Minutes! Easy Kid-Friendly Chicken Pot Pie Pasta Recipe

This recipe was inspired from two other recipes, creamy chicken and broccoli pasta and chicken noodle casserole. It tastes just like chicken pot pie, but without all the hassle of making pie dough!  Use up any leftover chicken you have in the fridge, like we did […]

Celebrate Taco Tuesday The Easy Way!  Try These Easy Crockpot Chicken Tacos Tonight!

Celebrate Taco Tuesday The Easy Way! Try These Easy Crockpot Chicken Tacos Tonight!

It’s no surprise that we love tacos in our house!  Really, any way we can get them, we like them.  The inspiration for this recipe for Chicken Tacos came after eating street tacos in Denver one night, and quite a few months later, I decided […]

Never Fail BBQ Meatloaf Recipe with Hidden Vegetables | The BEST and Easiest Meatloaf Recipe You’ll Ever Make!

Never Fail BBQ Meatloaf Recipe with Hidden Vegetables | The BEST and Easiest Meatloaf Recipe You’ll Ever Make!

So, I haven’t always had the best experience with meatloaf.  The first time I ever made meatloaf, when was I was 13 – and I really didn’t even have to make it, I had to put the meatloaf in the oven, didn’t go too well. […]

Leftover Chicken?  Try This Easy Kid-Friendly 60-Minute Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe

Leftover Chicken? Try This Easy Kid-Friendly 60-Minute Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe

I LOVE this recipe.  It uses leftover chicken, and is ready is less than an hour making it the perfect weeknight dinner solution!  It tastes like chicken pot pie, and chicken noodle soup had a baby, and the baby is this delicious, creamy casserole!   […]

30 Minute Meal Idea – Kid-Friendly Teriyaki Chicken and Rice (or Quinoa)

30 Minute Meal Idea – Kid-Friendly Teriyaki Chicken and Rice (or Quinoa)

I shared a recipe for teriyaki chicken meatballs back in February, and it inspired me to share a simple, weeknight meal that I make once a month for my kiddos at school, and quite a bit at home as a go-to easy dinner.   I […]

Looking For A Simple Crockpot Dessert?  Try This Easy Apple Sauce Recipe | The BEST Crockpot Apple Sauce Recipe Ever

Looking For A Simple Crockpot Dessert? Try This Easy Apple Sauce Recipe | The BEST Crockpot Apple Sauce Recipe Ever

Apple Sauce was one of the very first things I ever made on my own.  I remember as a kid, watching my grandfather peeling, and slicing apples and then standing over the stove for hours, tending to his apple sauce.  It was always one of […]

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs Recipe | Mom’s Bistro

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs Recipe | Mom’s Bistro

The idea for these meatballs came in the car one day after getting a trunk full of groceries.  We bought all the ingredients to make our weekly batch of crockpot spaghetti sauce, along with some other goodies and chicken breast.  Originally we were going to […]

Easy Baked Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken Fingers

Easy Baked Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken Fingers

Sometimes I just want my chicken to be really crunchy, and these Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken Fingers Deliver.  Chicken fingers are one of my favorite week night meals, but they can be so much more.  With the Super Bowl coming up, these Tortilla Chip Crusted […]

Easy Kid-Friendly Mini Corn Dog Bites

Easy Kid-Friendly Mini Corn Dog Bites

These are these easiest corn dogs you will ever make!  The perfect recipe for kids, these corn dogs make great game-day appetizers or a quick dinner.  All you need to make these mini corn dog bites is a simple cornmeal batter, some hot dogs and […]

Simple Cheesy Lasagna Recipe | Quite Simply The ONLY Lasagna Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Simple Cheesy Lasagna Recipe | Quite Simply The ONLY Lasagna Recipe You’ll Ever Need

I understand this is a pretty bold statement, but after one bite of this classic cheesy layered lasagna, you’ll see why!  I have been on an Italian food kick lately, and I’m okay with that.  DJ and I have been thinking of all of the […]

Taco Tuesday! Easy Chipotle & Garlic Tacos with McCormick Skillet Sauces! #MCSkilletSauce

Taco Tuesday! Easy Chipotle & Garlic Tacos with McCormick Skillet Sauces! #MCSkilletSauce

Seriously, who doesn’t love tacos?  We take tacos any way we can get ’em around here, and probably at least once a week!  Beef?  please!  Chicken, oh my!  Fish?  You know it.  We love tacos!   But sometimes, I don’t feel like waiting for beef […]