Category:  Easy Meals

Spooky Spaghetti Stuffed Peppers

In Easy Meals, Holidays, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/10
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It’s dinnertime. You have leftover spaghetti but not enough to feed the family. What to do? In mid-October, “spooky” spaghetti stuffed peppers are sure to delight. I saw… Read More »

Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Skillet

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice
by Ann on 11/10
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As the days grow shorter and the nights become colder, this is a meal we eat often.  Comfort food for all the right reasons.  It’s an economical, one-pan… Read More »

Whole-Can-of-Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

In Breakfast Foods, Casseroles, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 04/10
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Last fall, a friend mentioned that when she uses part of a can of pumpkin, the leftover portion always seems to go bad before she gets a chance… Read More »

One Dish Baked Fish Marinara

In Casseroles, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 01/10
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The start of the school year is always a busy time, but any parent will tell you that the holidays are also rather hectic, and the end of… Read More »

Pat’s Seared Sesame Chicken

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 28/09
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When dashing out to buy a bottle of wine, the logical expectation would be to return with something that may complement a special dinner. Leaving the state store… Read More »

Tuna in Rustic Tomato Sauce

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Pasta, Seafood
by Ann on 13/09
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As summer dwindles and the days grow shorter, I find myself savoring the many varieties of local produce that will soon be gone until next summer. Sad as… Read More »

Caprese Style Baked Eggs

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 10/09
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  “Caprese” refers to something that comes from or is in the style of Capri, an Italian island off the coast of Italy near Naples. Insalata Caprese, or… Read More »

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Rice, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 25/08
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  Whether it is kids’ sports practices, crazy work schedules, meetings, or a class at the gym, weekdays can be especially full.  Everyone seems busy, it’s just the… Read More »

Classic Gazpacho — so easy…and a toppings bar makes it a meal (or a party!)

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Seafood, Soups
by Ann on 19/08
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After spending six months living in Spain some years ago, I remember reading that, when the weather gets hot, even a Spaniard with the heartiest of appetites will… Read More »

Lemon Chicken, 2 Ways

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Grilling, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 19/07
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When a reader takes the time to send me a favorite recipe, I am always grateful. I don’t always get to it right away; in the case of… Read More »