Four Weeks of Taco Tuesday made Easy

four taco tuesdays made easy

Looking to simplify life when it comes to meal planning? Check out how I make one taco meat in advance, freeze it and tweak it so that I can turn it into four weeks of Taco Tuesday’s. Week 1: I make my basic Taco Meat Recipe (below) quadrupled. I separate, let it cool & freeze three portions. The first week … Read More

Yummy Bites on this Week’s Menu

Yummy Bites on this Week's Menu

Looking to switch up the menu? Take a peek at what’s on this week’s kitchen table for some new, yummy bites. If you want to keep your recipes on the easy side, but full of flavor, Sign up for my FREE Newsletter & join me every week for a little menu planning yum the whole family will love! Every week … Read More

These Easy Chicken Salad Combinations are Picnic Perfect

chicken salad recipes

Chicken salad is an all year round kind of recipe, but definitely the perfect addition for any picnic. Chicken salads are so versatile! They’re a great way to repurpose leftovers, plan ahead to switch up the lunch serve, make an easy meal or serve when entertaining one or a group. What I love most…is how different chicken salad can taste. … Read More

Try these delicious recipes on this week’s menu!

Easy Recipes

Try these delicious recipes on this week’s menu! Are you looking to switch up the menu with delicious, but easy recipes ? Sign up for my FREE Newsletter & join me every week for a little menu planning yum the whole family will love! Every week I feature recipes to go along with my REAL FOOD FAST(tm) philosophy and always … Read More

Family Pasta Night just got a New Twist

Shrimp & Angel Hair Pasta

On this week’s menu you will find one of my emergency fall back meals, which is sautéd shrimp and spinach with a host of other flavors tossed in with angel hair pasta. This meal is REAL FOOD FAST!  If you can peel shrimp quickly, you can have this meal done in 20 minutes = woot! woot! It’s fast, it’s delicious & … Read More

Chicken Burrito Bowls Served for an Easy Dinner

Chicken Burrito Bowl

Chicken Burrito Bowls are our new dinner love! This recipe was created as a request from my daughter. After a little experimentation & tweaking, we have discovered that we love this smorgasbord of yumminess. Everyone enjoyed building their own burrito bowl with all of the favorites, which makes it a winning combo for each individual. I recently shared this recipe … Read More

Pork Chops are in the Crockpot for an Easy Dinner

Cranberries, Apples & Pork Chops in the Crockpot

It’s that time of year, the crockpot is out. This week’s crockpot recipe featured in our own home is Cranberried Pork Chops. The other day my son texted, ‘What’s for dinner?’ My reply, ‘Pork Chops.’ He then asked, ‘Is it those ones with apples & cranberries?’ I said, ‘Yes, Why?’ He answered, ‘….because I like those.’ Ha, I was afraid … Read More

20 minute dinner with Black Bean Burgers and Guacamole

Black Bean Burger

I recently realized my formula for meal planning comes with three strategies: 1. I streamline whenever possible. 2. I have a whole lot of ‘make ahead’ meals to keep my busy nights easy. I prep them on weekends and often have them in the freezer. 3. I have a list of emergency meal supplies in the pantry that only take … Read More

Warm up Dinner with this Chicken Bulgur Salad

Warm Chicken Bulgur Salad

Let’s face it, chicken can become a little boring after awhile & so we’ve been finding ways to mix it up. I want to share one of the techniques I use to bake up a moist chicken breast; the hubs hates a dry piece of chicken (lol)…not that I can blame him. This chicken is delicious alone, but we love … Read More