Entries by Rachel Tiemeyer

Southwest Chicken Tenders

This southwest chicken recipe is sure to please all the eaters in your house. It’s easy, healthy, freezer-friendly, and full of flavor but not spicy. You can bake it or–even better–grill it! These Southwest Chicken Tenders take main stage in our Southwest Chicken and Bacon Wraps and Southwest Chicken Burrito Bowls recipes. However, we’ve also […]

Make Ahead Banana Breakfast Cake

Banana Breakfast Cake is my dream breakfast. My whole family likes it, it’s full of nutritious yet simple ingredients, and it works perfectly to double the batch to make a breakfast freezer meal.  I’ve been making this breakfast cake for YEARS. It’s one of my go-to make ahead breakfast recipe ideas that my whole family […]

“Tailgating at Home” Menu Plan

With the help of our “Tailgating at Home” Menu Plan and Hy-Vee, you can still enjoy your favorite team’s game, swag, and all the best tailgating food at home this year! This post is created in partnership with Hy-Vee (Columbia). Even though most of us won’t be watching our team in person right now, there’s […]

Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

These simple Make Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches rival their fast food equivalent any day! They make a wholesome, delicious breakfast possible even on the busiest mornings. This post was created in partnership with Burgers’ Smokehouse Bacon. Kids and adults alike love these simple freezer-friendly Breakfast Sandwiches filled with just a few ingredients, including the BEST BACON […]

7 BEST Chicken Marinades (+ Printable Recipe Cheat Sheet)

These 7 easy marinades for chicken breasts will transform this boring cut into several tasty and healthy meals! Learn how to prep and freeze for later OR how to make them for dinner tonight. Plus, snag our FREE one-page cheat sheet of all the recipes. Affiliate links included. Why We Love Marinating Chicken Breasts Chicken […]

Honey Dijon Chicken Marinade

You had me at 5 ingredients! That’s right. This Honey Dijon Chicken Marinade only requires 5 pantry staple ingredients for a delicious sweet and savory result. *Disclaimer: We are an affiliate of ButcherBox and have included links in this post. INGREDIENTS IN HONEY DIJON CHICKEN MARINADE Marinating chicken is THE key to infusing flavor into typically lean, […]

Top 70+ Healthy Freezer Meals (Best of the Best by Category!)

You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for healthy freezer meals. As freezer meal experts (and self-proclaimed “freezer cooking evangelists”), we’ve published TWO freezer meal cookbooks, had freezer meal recipes featured on Hallmark Home & Family, People Magazine, and many more media outlets. We know what makes a great freezer meal and after […]

Creamy Southwest Ranch Sauce

Use this tasty sauce on Southwest Chicken and Bacon Wraps, for a veggie dip, or on top of your favorite salad as a dressing. Bonus: Making it yourself means you’ll avoid all the additives, preservatives, and yucky ingredients in the store-bought versions. It’s healthier than any store-bought dressing and more flavorful, too! Photo credit: https://www.instagram.com/ptankilevitch/

Asian Sesame Chicken Marinade

With just a few key Asian-inspired ingredients, you can create an easy, delicious marinade for your favorite cut of chicken. After cooking the chicken, serve it in wraps, on salads, or over rice. Ingredients in Asian Sesame Chicken Marinade Marinating chicken is THE key to infusing flavor into typically lean, bland poultry cuts. This complex […]

Balsamic Herb Chicken Marinade

Fresh herbs and pantry staples combine to create this complex Balsamic Herb Chicken Marinade. Grill or bake the chicken, then enjoy on its own or atop a salad. Ingredients in Balsamic Herb Chicken Marinade Marinating chicken is THE key to infusing flavor into typically lean, bland poultry cuts. This complex marinade requires mostly pantry staples […]

Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade

Cilantro, lime, garlic and more marry together to create this fresh, citrusy Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade. According to Epicurious (and our readers’ comments over the years), “cilantro’s flavor is described by some as bright and citrusy, and as soapy by others.” If you’re a cilantro lover, this marinade is WHAT YOU WANT. Ingredients in Cilantro Lime […]

Lemon Garlic Chicken Marinade

Thanks to fresh lemon, garlic, thyme, and more, this bright and flavorful marinade completely transforms any cut of chicken. Disclaimer: We are an affiliate of ButcherBox and have included links in this post. Ingredients in Lemon Garlic Chicken Marinade Marinating chicken is THE key to infusing flavor into typically lean, bland poultry cuts. This light and citrusy […]

Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats

Peanut butter and chocolate star in this delicious, make-ahead Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats recipe that takes minutes to put together. You’ll think it’s dessert but it’s really a hearty, healthy breakfast! We are obsessed with overnight oats! That’s why we’ve consistently rolled out recipe after recipe for you, like these flavors: Blueberry Muffin Overnight […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

A good daddy deserves a good Father’s Day gift. But, dads sure are hard to buy for, aren’t they? Every year was a struggle to find a gift my dad would like and now I have to find one that my husband will like, too! If you struggle as well, hopefully the gift ideas below […]