Posts Tagged: “hearty”

  • Broccoli and Wild Rice Casserole {Freezer Meal}

    Since I was in charge of bringing some type of broccoli casserole to Thanksgiving this year, I searched high and low for a recipe that could be made in advance (since we had to drive 2 hours that day) and that most people would like. I came across Pioneer Woman’s

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  • Light & Easy Penne Rosa Pasta: 15 Minute One-Pot Dinner

    Many nights of the week, I’m looking for a meal that I can pull together in just minutes and that doesn’t dirty up the kitchen. Penne Rosa Pasta fits the bill! Plus, this cheesy and filling pasta dish is also light and tasty! I like to steam some broccoli florets

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  • homemade whole wheat egg noodles

    Homemade Whole Wheat Egg Noodles

    My 5-year-old daughter and I threw these together one afternoon in about 15 minutes. I know it looks fancy or difficult, but I ASSURE you that you can do this. These homemade whole wheat egg noodles are cheap, healthy and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. All my favorites in one recipe! My kids

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  • Garden Vegetable and Lentil Soup recipe

    Garden Vegetable and Lentil Soup {Freezer Meal}

    I can’t wait to share this recipe with you. If you’re looking for a low calorie, nutritionally-dense, and tasty soup….this is it! It’s simply perfect for a summer day, especially when your fridge is overflowing with garden produce to use up. Here’s a bowl full of veggies my green-thumb friend,

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  • Instant Homemade Breakfast Sandwich

    As I mentioned in a recent post called Healthy Breakfast Ideas, not only is breakfast my favorite meal of the day, but science tells us it’s the most important for our health.  So today I share with you yet another one of our family’s quick breakfasts–Instant Breakfast Sandwiches. When you

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  • Fake-Out Starbucks Breakfast Sandwiches {Freezer Meal}

    This Starbucks sandwich is our entire family’s favorite fast food breakfast sandwich! For almost $4 you can grab this rather tasty breakfast sandwich with no additives or preservatives from Starbucks. Or you can make, freeze, and reheat your own homemade Starbucks fake-out at home each morning for about $1.00 per sandwich. My homemade Starbucks

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  • Vegetable Minestrone Soup

    Vegetable Minestrone Soup {Freezer Meal}

    Update on 8/4/14: I tested this soup again and made a few tweaks. It’s incredible! Who knew this many veggies in one bowl could be so scrumptious? Serve with some crusty bread, and you’re good to go. Need to use up some vegetables quickly?  Here’s an idea.  A brief perusal

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  • Creamy Corn Chowder: A Lighter Version {Freezer Meal}

    It’s a winter day fit for Creamy Corn Chowder, I say.  Why?  Here’s a peek out my front door. With a wind chill of something like -4 degrees and several inches of snow, soup was a must for lunch today.  I tried out a quick and healthy Corn Chowder recipe

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