Seitan Stir Fry with Cauliflower Rice

I don’t know if a lot of you know this, but I used to be a vegetarian; a vegan even! 13 years of vegetarianism with 3 years of those being vegan, I learned to love all veggies, fruits, and different types of fake meats (but vegan cheese was not very good at all). It has…

Beef and Pork Chili

It is super cold here in the south! I made this a couple of days ago to help warm us up. We loaded it up with cheese, sour cream, crackers, and Frito scoops. Delicious! Ingredients about 1 1/2- 2 pounds ground meat (I used ground pork and chuck) 1/2 onion 1 can of pinto beans…

Pot Roast on a Tuesday Night

You can eat POT ROAST on a Tuesday night!!!! Crock Pot Pot Roast  Ingredients  A round roast or “pot roast” that will fit your slow cooker 2 tablespoons each of Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon each of dried oregano and thyme Red New potatoes  or Yellow Gold-  Look for medium sized, otherwise cut in half…

Cheesy Chili Mac

Thursday Night. Cheer Practice. Garlic Bread. One Pan Plan. Easy Dinner. Clean plates. Cheesy Chili Mac Ingredients 1 pound noodles (I used Corkscrew) 1 pound ground beef 1 28 oz. can of tomatoes sauce 1 12 oz. can of diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon cumin 1/2 tablespoon of onion powder, garlic powder, and chili powder red…

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Squash and Peppers

Happy weekend! Man, this past week was rough! It was the first week of school here in Georgia, and it was super exhausting. But we made it (with a bunch of naps and early bedtimes)! I made this easy dish on Thursday night when the girls were at cheer practice. I had defrosted the chicken,…

One Pan Cheesy Chili Mac

Want a easy quick dinner that only dirties one pan? Try this delicious recipe that comes together in no time! I made this last night, and it was a hit! Plenty of leftovers for lunch or another fast dinner! One Pan Cheesy Chili Mac Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder 1 Tablespoon Cumin 2 Tablespoons Onion…

Crispy Chicken Thighs and Pan Roasted Potatoes

Hello, friends! Last Monday of the school year for us, so we are all ready for this week to end…then on to SUMMER BREAK! I guess you guys can tell I’m just a little bit excited about that one.  So last night I made this delicious one pan dish (plus a couple of sides). Crispy…

Easy Weeknight Chicken Pot Pie

Hey friends! I hope you are having a great evening! My family LOVES  pot pies (who doesn’t?), so I am always finding creative and easy ways to make them. You can make this easy version during the week using a variety of store bought shortcuts.  I thought there would be some leftovers, but the family gobbled…

Recipe Review- Chicken Fricasse

So I made another recipe from the beautiful book, The Chef Next Door, by Amanda Freitag. She has a whole section on low and slow recipes, which I love. This recipe was shown 2 ways- on the stove top and slow cooker! You know I love a good crock pot meal on a  busy night!…