7 Meals with Chicken Breasts that Won’t Bore Your Family


We eat a lot of chicken breasts in our house. They are fairly inexpensive so I have to try and make each meal I use them in as different as possible so my family doesn’t realize they are eating chicken three days in a row and revolt! I have found if I make them with…

5 Comforting Casseroles for Family Dinners


In our house we are searching for comfort foods lately. I notice that everyone here wants casseroles, homemade cakes, and pies. We spent the other night roasting pie pumpkins and planning dinners for the coming weeks. Everything that was put out was in some way a comfort food for one of the family. Chicken noodle…

Chicken Noodle and Broccoli Casserole


I forget sometimes when reading recipes from other places we don’t always have the same products of the same name for things. Like 1/2 and 1/2 is a fairly common dairy item in the United States but I had a question the other day about what that meant. What is 1/2? It is actually usually…

Bubble-Up Chicken Cassesrole


This recipe started as something I found from Pillsbury.com to use up the last of the refrigerator biscuit dough that I had bought on sale. I try to plan ahead if I buy a special ingredient or spice. I hate food waste. I am always trying to find new ways of using up those “leftovers.”…

1970s Slow Cooker Chicken and Biscuits


This took me back to being a kid in the 70s. I could almost picture my purple bike with pink sparkle handle bar streamers and a white glitter banana seat parked outside our house. Add a vest, turtleneck, and jeans and I was 6 years old again. I used canned soup for this recipe as…

Buffalo Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas


One of our go-to meals when we are in a hurry is grilled cheese. My kids love grilled cheese. When they were little they did not want quesadillas though. So, we renamed them Mexican grilled cheese and they were happy to eat them! Sometimes just a change in description will help them eat something. My…

Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos


So we are easing into this school year thing. My son is actually really funny with clothes this year. He has NEVER in 13 years planned his first day of school outfit before the morning he is going to school. This year we had the fashion show for first day senior year. It is funny…

Top 5 Recipes for August 2020


Ground Beef Enchiladas Verde (click for link to recipe) This recipe has been in the top each month for the past six months. This super simple meal uses canned enchilada verde sauce to cut down on the preparation time. Cook the ground beef ahead of time to make a delicious meal on a busy week…

Fiesta Chicken Casserole


We are entering the season of pumpkin spice, apple cider, slow cookers, and hearty casseroles. I love fall. Big fluffy sweatshirts, cool nights, and warming comfort foods are everywhere. Yes, I do get the blues in the fall but there is so much I love about it too. This casserole is a simple dish that…

BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad


Labor day is coming up. Though we are not going to be having big picnics we are still making salads and grilling out. It is part of our tradition over the weekend to find time to eat outside and enjoy the time together. This salad can be made a day ahead and refreshed for your…

In a Hurry? 5 Dinners to Make with Frozen Chicken


As we head into fall and back-to-school or back to work I know in our house we want quick meals that come together easily and have tons of flavor. If my family won’t eat it why do I bother cooking? I love these super easy dishes that are made with frozen chicken strips or chicken…

Back to School: 5 Easy Casseroles for Busy Days


Casseroles are one of my go to meals when life gets busy. I especially like slow cooker casseroles because they can cook while I am busy doing other things. Even the Spare Rib casserole is part of a cook once eat twice meal. Spare Rib Casserole (click for link to recipe) This is one of…