Quick Taco Salad

Quick Taco Salad

Quick and easy recipes are the way to go y'all.  Since we are trying a little bit harder to make smart eating choices with Truett, we've been trying to switch up the full blown 3 course meals with some more balanced, nutritious dinners, like this quick Taco Salad. I realized that Truett loves lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and of course meat so I ... Continue Reading

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Macaroni and Tomato Sauce, a Family Tradition {Giveaway}

I get so tired of recipes that get all dressed up with all sorts of ingredients.  It's not that I don't have an appreciate for flavor, fine foods, and variety but I guess I just have more of an appreciation for simplicity; the foods that our Moms and Grandmas made.  It's not just that, it's the fact that everyone is struggling so much in today's ... Continue Reading

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Quick and Easy Cream of Chicken Chowder

With school & church functions, I've had minimal time to cook so I'm all about quick & easy meal solutions these days!  I've seen this recipe thrown together by a gal in New Mexico.  It was funny because none of the ranch hands knew that it was this quick of a meal.  They always thought she stewed it for for a VERY long time to give it that ... Continue Reading

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Quick & Easy Ham and Cheese Calzone

Quick and easy; that seems to be our food motto these days.  With Church & school functions, work, and sports, making a ham and cheese calzone is just one of the easy recipes I've been cooking up lately.    It's a meal that to grab and go which we frequently do with basketball season in full bloom.  Concession stands have drained me this school ... Continue Reading

Asparagus-Frittata

Asparagus Frittata

This recipe was submitted by Rachel S for May’s Food Challenge. If you have a recipe with eggs in it, you can enter too! Check it out ’cause there’s a great prize! Thanks Rachel for entering! INGREDIENTS: 8 Eggs Shredding Mozzarella Cheese Asparagus Onions Butter Salt/Pepper (I followed a recipe I found here: ... Continue Reading

PCPP Sandwich

PCPP Sandwich

This recipe was submitted by Malerie C, into March's Food Challenge.  Thanks Malerie for entering! This sandwich recipe is for one sandwich. Recipe: PCPP Sandwich Ingredients 2 Slices Italian Sandwich Bread 1/2 Tbsp Regular Pesto Spread 1/4 Cup Cooked Chicken (Sliced or Shredded) 2 Thin Slices Prosciutto 2 Slices Provolone ... Continue Reading

Potatoes

Easy Crock-Pot Tater Soup

The weather's turning cooler, the leaves are falling, and the soups are cookin'. There's something about tater soup that comforts me. Maybe because it's tasty or maybe it's because no matter how low we get on groceries, I always keep potatoes on hand and that means there will always be food on the table. There are so many variations of potato ... Continue Reading

English Muffin Pizza

Super Simple English Muffin Pizza

I normally have guest posts on Friday but I owe Toni-Lynn (who saves TONS of money on groceries! Seriously, you've got to check her grocery blog out!) since I told her two+ weeks ago that I'd publish it. Sorry about that girl! These look great and like something the kiddos could help make! And if you're feeling really energetic and like the "from ... Continue Reading

Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker

Grilled Chicken Penne al Fresco

I told you I'd share the Grilled Chicken Penne al Fresco recipe from the Pampered Chef party and I am!  This is a recipe that can be made on the stove or in the microwave using the Deep Covered Baker.  It's a time saving, delicious, and healthy meal! You can see a few more pictures in my original post! INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves, peeled 2 cups ... Continue Reading