Posts Tagged: “family friendly”

  • Slow Cooker Whole Chicken with Veggies - An easy and healthy weeknight dinner.

    Slow Cooker Whole Chicken and Veggies

    Between baseball games, multiple school drop offs and pick ups, working two part-time jobs, and pretending to keep up with laundry…I am ALL ABOUT my slow cooker these days. For sure the best meals we have at this life stage tend to be ones that require opening the slow cooker lid (and maybe adding a …Read More

  • Mini Italian Burgers {Freezer Meal}

     Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But, the opinions are all ours!  Oh how I hate a boring, flavorless piece of meat. That’s why I’ve been making these Mini Italian Burgers for years. They are packed full of fresh flavor (and some added nutrition) thanks to the additions of Parmesan cheese, fresh …Read More

  • Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken {Freezer Meal}

    I’ve been trying out quite a few freezer-meal-to-crock-pot recipes as of late. You know, the kind you assemble ahead of time, freeze, then defrost and throw in the crock pot for a hearty, healthy meal. The idea is genius but I’ll be honest, I have found it hard to find a GOOD slow cooker recipe …Read More

  • Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini

    Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini {Freezer Meal}

    Need a 25-minute four-ingredient dish for dinner that everyone will love? Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini is it! Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini is a vegetarian spin-off of my Baked Beef Ravioli. It’s meatless but oh-so-filling. Plus, it’s also a great way to use up leftover frozen or fresh spinach and sneak in more nutrition into some …Read More

  • Chicken Piccata Recipe

    Chicken Piccata {Freezer Meal}

    Chicken Piccata   Save Print Prep time 25 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 35 mins   Chicken Piccata – try this light, flavorful, French-inspired twist on baked chicken. It is sure to become a family favorite. Author: Thriving Home Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (I buy organic or Smart Chicken) …Read More

  • Pizza Stromboli {Freezer Meal}

    Pizza Stromboli   Save Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 50 mins   These homemade strombolis make a great meal that can be personalized to the likes of your family! Made with whole wheat and filled with cheesy goodness, these are a sure winner! Author: Thriving Home Serves: 8 Ingredients …Read More

  • Powerball Cookies {Freezer Meal}

    Eat one of these and you’re guaranteed to win the lotto!  Well, maybe not. But at least you’ll enjoy a delicious, easy to make, relatively healthy cookie.  Seriously, these little orbs deliver on that promise.  My kids enjoy helping me make these every few weeks or so (and sneaking a few chocolate chips on the sly).  …Read More

  • Cheesy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

    Cheesy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas {Freezer Meal}

    Here’s my husband’s and my favorite enchilada recipe.  If you want to go lighter on the cheese, these enchiladas are really quite good for you.  With the chicken, beans, vegetables, and whole wheat tortillas, you’re getting some great lean protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals.  If you’re making this for kids, you may want to pull …Read More