Category:  Easy Meals

Chipotle Turkey Lentil Chili

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Soups, Turkey
by Ann on 28/02
Chipotle Turkey Lentil Chili

With their own distinct crusts and toppings, various cities and restaurant chains lay claim to the best pizza. Most moms have their own unique twist on meatloaf, and… Read More »

3-Ingredient Pizzadillas

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pizza & Sandwiches, Snacks
by Ann on 25/02
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Thirty minute meals are convenient, but sometimes we need to crank out some seriously fast–or just plain fun–food.  Enter the pizzadilla! Paired with a side salad or a… Read More »

Seriously Delicious Gluten-Free Crispy-Top Mac & Cheese

In Casseroles, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pasta
by Ann on 11/02
Seriously Delicious Gluten-Free Crispy-Top Mac & Cheese

My younger son suffered through strep throat nine times before he was 18 months old, endured pneumonia twice before he finished pre-school, had his tonsils and adenoids removed… Read More »

Chopped Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette (with an easy Meyer lemon substitute)

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 31/01
Chopped Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette...and an easy substitute for Meyer lemon juice

Could you use a salad that really satisfies as you’re buried under layers of clothes, existing on comfort foods, with the slightest notion of shorts weather months away?… Read More »

Classic Chicken Rice Soup

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice, Soups
by Ann on 17/01
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As a long-lasting stomach virus worked its way through my family early last month, this soup (along with toast and ginger ale) was the only food some of… Read More »

3-Ingredient Chuck Roast in Foil

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 10/01
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Last September, my husband and I celebrated our 20th anniversary. When I think about that number, it’s sort of shocking to me. Though I feel like college wasn’t… Read More »

Baked Denver Omelet

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pork
by Ann on 20/12
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There’s a special appeal to a recipe that mixes up in a single bowl. Who isn’t thrilled at the prospect of a speedy, all-in-one meal and less dishes… Read More »

Pancakes in a Jar

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 06/12
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Who doesn’t love to start a weekend morning with a tall stack of pancakes? In our rush to get out the door for Saturday morning sports practices or… Read More »

Cottage Casserole with a Kick

In Breakfast Foods, Casseroles, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 10/11
Cottage Casserole with a Kick -- and easy way to enjoy eggs for dinner

On a busy weeknight, meals that can be mixed up in one bowl or prepared in advance are especially helpful.  This savory, protein-rich baked egg dish fills both… Read More »

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 »