Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Sliders {Freezer Meal}

You may have tried our Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Sliders and loved them. All ages do! But, now we’ve converted this super simple, kid-friendly recipe to work in the Instant Pot both from fresh and from frozen. With only five ingredients and the magic of the Instant Pot, you’ll have

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3 Safe Ways to Thaw Freezer Meals

Can you thaw food in a crock pot? How long does it take to thaw a freezer meal in the fridge? Can I just leave it on the counter for a few hours? Ever since the release of our cookbook, From Freezer to Table, Rachel and I have had the

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Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save” (3.2.18)

From salmon to roast beef to pork chops…there’s something for everyone on this week’s menu plan. You’ll even find freezer friendly recipes with simple sides. We offer free menu plans each week so that you can easily get dinner on the table each night. By having a menu plan you

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Chopped Bacon and Brussels Sprout Salad

Looking for a salad recipe that is great for a large group? Our Chopped Bacon and Brussels Sprout Salad has proven to be a crowd pleaser. My friend Carolyn served up this Bacon and Brussels Sprout Salad at our small group a few weeks ago. Our large group devoured it

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Mini Broccoli Cheddar Bites

Here’s a yummy way to eat your veggies. Mini Broccoli Cheddar Bites were inspired from a recipe in the lovely cookbook called Scratch. They remind me of mini quiches–perfectly cooked broccoli meets eggy-cheesy goodness. My 7-year-old was a big fan of these guys, as well as, my father-in-law who was visiting.

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Real Food Menu Plan for February 26 to March 4: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save”

Welcome to our weekly menu plan. We’re so glad you’re here, whether you’re a frequent visitor or this is your first visit. Around here, we are all about helping households thrive and one of the best ways we thrive is through a weekly menu plan. As an added bonus, we’ll

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Freezer Friendly Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes. This surprising freezer meal can make a great healthy dinner or even a side dish for a large group. Made with real food ingredients too!

Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes {Freezer Meal}

We’re so excited to be able to share one of the healthiest, most delicious, and freezable recipes in our cookbook, From Freezer to Table, today–Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes! Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes are a rich-tasting, twice-stuffed baked potato that you can actually feel good about! Greek yogurt and chicken broth

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20+ Easy Meals Ideas for a Group of People

(updated and revised from 2015) With a husband in full time college ministry, we find ourselves hosting meals at our home quite a bit. I love it. I love hosting people. I love feeding people. I especially love feeding college students because they are so grateful for pretty much ANY

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Real Food Menu Plan for February 19 to February 25: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save”

The menu this week is full of freezer friendly and family approved meals. While you are cooking, try doubling a recipe. Eat one for dinner and then freeze one for later. It really is that simple. Several of the meals below include freezer instructions (just look for the “FF” label

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Cinnamon Sugar Roll-Ups: Easy After School Snack

This is one of those snacks that we–both the kids themselves and I–have been making for years. You can thank my 1st grader son, Ben, for making sure this ended up on the blog finally. “Mom, tell them that this is my recipe!” he said. Guys, he did teach me

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