Category:  Easy Meals

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 »

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 »