Your Top 15 Recipes of 2015!

Your Top 15 Recipes from 2015 and what’s ahead for 2016!

top 15 of 2015

As the New Year starts, I wanted to thank each and everyone of you.  If it wasn’t for you, Mom’s Bistro wouldn’t exist and I wouldn’t get to share my love of cooking and saving money with others who share the same passions as me.  So THANK YOU!

A lot of great things happened in 2015.  D.J. and I got married, D.J.’s practice is doing great and I couldn’t be more proud of him.  We took a trip back to both North Carolina AND Florida to visit family, and D.J. and I got some date nights – just the two of us.  Every year I spend with D.J., our relationship grows more and more, and he has encouraged me through thick and thin, helping me stick at it, and keep going even when I feel like my world is crashing down – even if its just because I am upset that my soufflé didn’t rise – he’s there for me, and Anthony.  And not to mention how much Anthony has grown up over the past year, it just amazes me.

Not only in life, but from when I started Mom’s Bistro in 2012 to now, I have learned so much, and I am still learning so much every single day.  2015 has been a great year for this blog, and I owe it all to YOU!  I set a goal for myself in 2015 to post a monthly meal plan with a grocery list and recipes every month in 2015 and I did that!  I loved all of your comments on every months menus letting me know how much you’ve loved the recipes, and how your family has saved money on groceries.  Hearing your stories, has inspired me even more!

Now here are Your Top 15 Recipes of 2015! Click the links below for a printable version of the recipe, and click the image for full step-by-step directions with pictures.

Your Top 15 Recipes of 2015

15. Easy Fried Rice

share our strengths cooking matters vegetable fried rice

14. Tater Tot Casserole

tater tot casserole

13. Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti Recipe

12. Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

black bean and corn quesadillas

11. Mini Spaghetti Pie

mini spaghetti pie recipe
Easy 30-Minute Mini-Spaghetti Pie Recipe

10. Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

teriyaki chicken meatballs

9. Homemade Chicken Nuggets with Hidden Veggies

Homemade Chicken Nuggets with Hidden Vegetables Recipe

8. Pasta with Bacon and Peas

easy 20 minute pasta with bacon and peas

7. Chicken Pot Pie Pasta

20 minute stove top chicken pot pie pasta kid friendly recipe weeknight dinner moms bistro

6. Ultimate 30-Minute Macaroni and Cheese

ultimate macaroni and cheese

5. No Fail BBQ Meatloaf

never fail bbq meatloaf recipe moms bistro 30 minute meatloaf recipe kid friendly meatloaf

4. 30-Minute Chicken Parmesan Casserole

week night dinner 30 minute chicken parmesan casserole recipe chicken parmesan recipe moms bistro spaghetti sauce 20 minute meals

3. Banana Pancake Muffins

banana pancake muffin

2. Ground Beef Stroganoff

20 minute ground beef stroganoff recipe moms bistro

1. Grandma’s CrockPot Spaghetti Sauce

This Spaghetti Sauce will make you famous! Easy Kid-Friendly Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

As we enter 2016, I hope to have an ever better year both in life and with Mom’s Bistro!  It already started off great with a new addition to our family.  Meet Bella!



2016 will be filled with delicious, kid-friendly recipes, and budget meal plans to help save some money – Lord knows we could all use an extra few bucks in our pockets.  I am very, very excited to keep sharing my passion for food with other Mom’s and Dad’s.  In 2016 not only do I want to share a monthly budget friendly meal plan with you, but also during the football season, I will share a game day recipe every Sunday, and monthly breakfast recipes that will inspire you to get up out of bed and cook.  Also, because The Soprano’s is our absolute favorite show of all time, I will be sharing Italian inspired recipes from The Soprano’s Family Cookbook.

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Happy New Year!  I hope that 2016 is filled with joy for you and your family!

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