Instant Pot Chili

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This time-saving, budget-friendly Instant Pot Chili is the perfect blend of ground beef, beans, tomatoes, and spices.

Stovetop Chili

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Need a down-the-pipe, great chili recipe? One that is made with pantry ingredients, is flavorful enough for adults, but not too spicy for kids? Our Stovetop Chili checks all the boxes and more. Not only…

Instant Pot Sloppy Joes

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While the recipe for these Instant Pot Sloppy Joes may look familiar to our Super Sloppy Joes recipe, we’ve reworked the cooking method to make it conveniently work in the Instant Pot! With just minutes of high pressure cooking, this vegetable-infused, tangy-sweet meat mixture comes together into something the whole family will enjoy.

Mini Italian Burgers

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Moist and packed with Italian flavor, these Mini Italian Burgers will impress anyone from guests to the youngest eaters in your house. Even better, they are freezer-friendly! You'll want to double the…

Baked Nachos

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Baked Nachos (AKA Sheet Pan Nachos) are a quick, kid-friendly dinner that will please the whole family. Top with a bunch of veggies, and you've got a pan meal! Use our pro-tips below to make them EXTRA delicious!

Totally Tasty Taco Bar

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Everything you need to make your own Taco Bar at home. Delicious ingredients and practical tips on how to serve this easy dinner to your family or even a group of people.
cheeseburger on a whole wheat bun with oven fries on the side

Cheesy Chive Burgers

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There’s nothing quite like a big juicy homemade burger, eh? The fresh herbs and shredded cheese inside these patties take them over the top in taste and texture.

Top 10 Ground Beef Freezer Meals

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Listen. You're busy. We're busy. We aren't here to waste anyone's time. You need to know what ground beef freezer meals are the BEST and you need them pronto for your busy, hungry, growing family.…

Hearty Baked Penne Pasta

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Baked Penne Pasta has it all. Delicious dinner recipe? Check. Freezer friendly? Check. Makes a lot of leftovers? Check. Approved by all ages in the family? Check. Feeds a large group of people? Check.…

Smash Burgers (with a Secret Sauce)

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These Smash Burgers rival any fast food chain. When grilled correctly, the edges are perfectly crispy and the middle is still juicy and flavorful. The addition of our secret sauce truly takes them to…

Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches

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Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches will become your new best friend on a busy night. Pressure cook your roast to perfection in our flavorful sauce. You’ll end up with fall-apart, shredded beef and an au jus you may just want to drink in about an hour.

Beefy Baked Ravioli: An Easy Fake-Out Lasagna

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This Beef Ravioli is a dinnertime favorite in my home. This fake out lasagna is very easy to make too! It's super filling and makes a great beef freezer meal. My kids love it. Some affiliate links…

Baked Italian Meatballs

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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 hand with a fork twirling a bite of spaghetti on a plate

Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce

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With only 6 main ingredients, this Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce couldn't be easier or tastier! Serve over pasta, zoodles, or spaghetti squash for a delicious and healthy dinner. Freezing instructions included.
meatloaf muffins

Meatloaf Muffins

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Did you know you can make meatloaf in a muffin tin? This Meatloaf Muffins recipe is packed with flavor and nutrition, plus it's easy to freeze in individual portions. Kids and adults love it!
BBQ shredded beef sandwich on a plate with corn and grapes

Instant Pot BBQ Beef Sandwiches

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This well-seasoned, fall-apart shredded BBQ Beef takes under an hour in the Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Instructions for how to make ahead and freeze included! Find our recipe for Slow Cooker BBQ…

Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Sandwiches

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A delicious dinner doesn't get much easier than our Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Sandwiches. This recipe has it all. It's a dump and go recipe, it feeds a lot of people, it's freezer friendly, and it's so-dang-good.…

Super Sloppy Joes

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This homemade veggie-rich sloppy joes recipe with a tangy-sweet tomato sauce is a family favorite. Double and freeze extras for later!

Slow Cooker French Dip Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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Everyone loves grilled cheese, so why not make it even more irresistible by turning it into a French Dip Grilled Cheese Sandwich?! The best part? It's made in the slow cooker! French Dip Grilled…

Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef

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Slow Cooker 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…
Finished easy beef stew cooked in a casserole dish

Easy No-Peek Beef Stew

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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.
bowl of stew in white bowl with napkin

Instant Pot Beef Stew {Freezer Meal}

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This Instant Pot Beef Stew recipe is easy enough to be a mid-week dinner or fancy enough for dinner guests. What would typically take all day in the slow cooker, only takes about an hour from start to finish in the Instant Pot. You'll take a short cut by using stew meat (no chopping!) and Yukon gold baby potatoes (no peeling!).
Freezer friendly pesto burgers

Pesto Burgers

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Pesto Burgers are the bomb. They are an incredibly easy grilling recipe, a great recipe for a crowd, AND a fabulous freezer meal. As we were developing a Pesto Meatball Sub recipe for our cookbook,…
Slow Cooker Steak Chili is a super easy dump and go meal but is full of Tex-mex flavor! Delish! #freezermeal #realfood

Slow Cooker Steak Chili

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Three cheers for the slow cooker! I love this set it and forget it Slow Cooker Steak Chili because I don't have to do anything but dump it in, set the timer, and walk away. Seriously. Several hours…