Look no further for a delicious baked meatball recipe. Our Baked Italian Meatballs are a 30 minute meal staple in our house! The ingredients are simple but they are still packed with flavor. They make a great freezer meal because you can easily double the batch to freeze meatballs for later! Easiest Baked Meatballs… EVER […]
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This Instant Pot Whole Wheat Mac and Cheese recipe takes just 18 minutes from start to finish, dirties only one pot, and tastes creamy and delicious! Plus, it’s made with all real food ingredients. It was 5:30 p.m. and my kids were starving. I was finishing up a work project and hadn’t even given dinner […]
Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef is an easy, healthy, dump-and-go, delicious dinner. This freezer friendly recipe is a win for my family and is a great recipe for large groups. So simple! Slow Cooker Shredded Balsamic Beef might be the easiest and very best slow cooker meal I’ve ever made for my family. You […]
A little sweet and a little spicy, this chicken dish is BIG on flavor and takes just minutes to throw in the slow cooker.
Cancer-Fighting Soup (aka Immune-Boosting Soup) is chock full of vegetables, lentils, and black beans that science has shown helps fight inflammation in the body. Whether you’re wanting to help someone with a diagnosis or just eat as healthy as possible yourself, this comforting soup fits the bill. This post was originally shared February 2015. It […]
This fake-out lasagna is a dinnertime favorite in my home. Beefy Baked Ravioli is very easy to make too! It’s super filling and makes a great beef freezer meal. My kids love it. Some affiliate links included. Since my grass-fed, organic beef was delivered a few weeks ago, I’ve been thumbing through some “oldies but […]
Friends, making stew gets NO EASIER than this recipe. My mother-in-law taught me this one when I first got married, and I’ve been serving it up to big crowds ever since. Make ahead and freeze to have on hand for busy nights or when hosting a big group.
One of our easiest freezer meals: Chicken Parmesan Sliders. Just put a few ingredients into the crockpot and you’ll have one of your favorite meals for a busy night. Great meal idea for large groups too! “I need more recipes like this in my life,” I told my husband, as he and the kids scarfed […]
Slow cooker chicken and cheese taquitos is a delicious meal that the whole family will love! Be sure to make a double batch for the freezer. Then, you can pull out however many you want and throw them directly in the oven for a quick weeknight dinner. Affiliate links may be included. There is a […]
With just 3 ingredients, few appetizers are simpler and will be gone faster than Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese. Sure to be a hit at your next party!
Lets talk dads. Maybe it’s just me but I find dads hard to buy for. Every year was a struggle to find a gift my dad would like and now I have to find one that my husband, will too! If you struggle as well, hopefully the gift ideas below will give you some tracks […]
Tween girl–roughly between the ages of 9-12–is the age of maturing kid and not yet teen. My daughter falls in this range, so she and her sweet friends inspired many of the gifts on this list. From books to games to cute accessories and more, I hope these gift ideas help your tween girl to be a well-rounded gal.
We believe children inherently have amazing imaginations and that the right toys can fan that flame. We’ve tried to provide gift ideas for boys, ages 5-9, that we’ve used in our own homes and that can help them be imaginative and grow as a whole person–everything from active toys to science experiments to building sets […]
A holiday appetizer or simple meal doesn’t get easier than a Charcuterie Board! Anyone can pull this amazing spread together with our tips and tricks, including advice for pairing the perfect wine. Created in partnership with St. James Winery and Burgers’ Smokehouse. All opinions are our own. What Is a Charcuterie Board? Let’s get some […]
Looking for a incredibly simple side dish for the holidays, or an easy side dish for a weeknight meal? Although these boiled baby (or new) potatoes take very little work and ingredients, they look stunning and will please everyone at the table. How to Make Simple Boiled Baby Potatoes Start by selecting the smallest potatoes […]
When the air turns crisp and the leaves start to change, making a comforting batch of Cheddar and Bacon Potato Soup is mandatory. Using the slow cooker means your home will smell cozy and delicious, too!
Love that candy bar with chocolate, coconut, and almonds? Well, now you can have everything that’s delicious about Almond Joy in one make-ahead, nutritious overnight oats recipe.
Thank you to my mother-in-law for this quick trick on how to cook corn on the cob in the microwave! Did you know that cooking corn on the cob doesn’t require dirtying up a pot, heating up the kitchen, or waiting for a gallon of water to boil? I sure didn’t. Get this. You can […]
Every parent of preschool and elementary kids has been there. The dreaded wait…at a restaurant, the doctor’s office, an amusement park, you get the idea. Kids start to whine. Your head starts to hurt. Well, we have a really fun idea to do while you wait, and it doesn’t involve a device!
If you’re an Instagram follower, you’ll know that I actually wrapped up this Kids’ Bathroom makeover a few months ago! I’m excited to finally get the details your way. Much like our Master Bedroom Makeover, I had done slim to none as far as decorating this room. I mean, it’s the kids’ bathroom. It serves […]
These Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes are a part of our family’s regular breakfast rotation for good reason. As with so many of our real food recipes, they have sneaky vegetables (i.e. pumpkin this time) and 100% whole grain in them but retain their light, fluffy texture. Plus, they’ve got a delicious “fall is almost here” […]
With 8 years worth of content, it can be easy to forget about some amazing pumpkin recipes that we have shared over the years. Since fall is in full swing, we thought it would be great to resurface some of these gems and get them back in the spotlight. Here are our Top 10 Pumpkin […]
This make-ahead Peach Pie Overnight Oats recipe takes just minutes to put together and provides a super nutritious and quick breakfast. Think late summer, ripe peaches, and a delicious slice of peach pie. This overnight oats recipe combines all the best flavors, crunch, and sweetness of peach pie into a satisfying, nutritious breakfast. Now, that’s […]
Freezer meal experts and cookbook authors, Polly Conner and Rachel Tiemeyer, share their best secrets to packaging and storing freezer meals the right way.