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 […]
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This salad is hands-down my favorite Cobb salad ever. With a variety of vegetables, perfectly cooked proteins, and Gorgonzola cheese, this colorful salad is complex in flavor and texture. The savory dressing is to die for, too!
This fresh, delicious, and super healthy Fiesta Chopped Salad works as a light lunch, side dish, appetizer, or snack anytime. Eat on it throughout the week on its own or scoop it with tortilla chips or crackers.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
This Savory Chicken Marinade packs a punch! In fact, I think it’s the BEST you’ll find. With just a few pantry staple ingredients, boring chicken is taken to a whole new flavor level! Enjoy your marinated, cooked chicken a la carte, on top of a salad, on a sandwich, or in a wrap. *Disclaimer: We […]
An easy step-by-step guide on how to cook bacon in the oven. Less mess and better bacon! This post is created in partnership with Burgers’ Smokehouse Bacon. For years I tried to cook bacon either in a frying pan or the microwave. Holy greasy mess, Batman! But, I learned a restaurant industry secret a while […]
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 […]
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/
Of all the marinades in the world, THIS Southwest Chicken Marinade is the one I make the most. Hands down. My kids love it. All adults love it. And it can be served any way you dream up–a la carte, in tacos or quesadillas, on top of a burrito bowl or salad. *Disclaimer: We are […]
After years of testing slow cooker recipes for our website and cookbooks, we’ve developed a reliable cooking times chart for all different types of recipes. Never overcook or undercook a recipe in the slow cooker again!
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 […]
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, 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 […]
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 […]
Learn how to save time and money and eat healthier by prepping Overnight Oats ahead of time for the week. Use our 7 different delicious overnight oats recipes to start filling your fridge today.
Ready to save money and time in the kitchen while on vacation? Freezer meals are the answer! I’ve rounded up the best freezer meals to take on vacation, as well as expert tips for prepping and transporting them, too. I’ve made food ahead of time and taken it on vacation for years. Not only has […]
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 […]
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 […]
Raspberries and lemon zest star in this delicious, make-ahead Raspberry Overnight Oats recipe that takes just minutes to put together. Whip up a few batches when fresh raspberries are in season or make them anytime with frozen raspberries. We are obsessed with overnight oats! That’s why we’ve consistently rolled out recipe after recipe for you, […]
Home with kids and in need of screen-free activity ideas? We’ve got you covered. This list of 20 summer boredom busters will keep kids of all ages busy in a meaningful and fun way. Before you jot down some boredom busters from this list, I encourage you to take these 3 Simple Steps to Prepare […]