Posts Tagged: “weeknight meal”

  • Honey Garlic Skillet Shrimp {Freezer Meal}

      Through all the recipe testing for our cookbook, I’m learning that I instantly gravitate towards any sweet-savory flavored recipe. Any combination of a honey-soy-garlic marinade is pretty much going to be a win in my book. So it comes as no surprise that this shrimp recipe received a big

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  • 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 {Freezer Meal}

    Disclaimer: This recipe was created in partnership with Frigidaire. But the opinions are all ours!  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.

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  • Pizzadillas: A Quick Kid Favorite for Lunch or Dinner

    Kid Food Tip #1: Put the name “pizza” in any recipe. Kid Food Tip #2: Cut said “pizza” recipe into small bite-sized pieces with a pizza cutter. Kid Food Tip #3: Provide a dip for said bite-sized pizza-inspired recipe. In other words, make these healthy Pizzadillas for your kids. They

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  • Asian Slaw Salad Recipe

    Asian Slaw Recipe: No MSG Included!

    You know that delicious slaw salad made from Oriental Ramen Noodles? You know…the one full of processed ingredients and MSG? Well, my friend Carla took a stab at making a homemade (read: real food) version of that dressing and I tweaked the whole recipe just a bit recently. Now the

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  • kale, yukon golds, and bacon pizza

    Kale, Yukon Golds, & Bacon Pizza Recipe

    Guest post by Jessica Ellingsworth Making pizza together as a family has to be one of the most fun {and messiest!} things we do around my house. Jessica here. I want to share a very non-traditional pizza recipe that is easy, scrumptious, and seasonal–Kale, Yukon Golds, and Bacon Pizza. Several

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  • $3 Worth of Beans Gets You All This (+ Taco Salad Recipe)

    With food prices skyrocketing in the past few years, I’ve had to think of cheap creative ways to continue to make healthy, mostly organic, real food for my family.  It’s not easy.  Dried beans are a tremendous help, though! Last week, I accidentally cooked WAY too many dried beans.  I

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  • crispy baked drumsticks

    Crispy Baked Drumsticks {Freezer Meal}

    Drum roll for the drumsticks, please. These guys rock! First off, they are cheapola. I got a couple of packages of five free-range, all-natural drumsticks for $2.66 each. Add in that this recipe is particularly tasty, kid-friendly (not too spicy), easy to make, and healthy…and I’ve found a new recipe

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  • Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatballs

    Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatballs {Freezer Meal}

    My entire family really enjoyed these Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatballs over spaghetti the other night. The finnicky 3-year-old took one bite, announced “MMM!”, and proceeded to eat quite a few. The lovable, yet opinionated husband said, “This should be in the regular rotation of meals for sure.” These little

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  • Parmesan and Cracker Crusted Tilapia

    Parmesan and Cracker Crusted Tilapia is hands-down my favorite tilapia recipe ever. Crispy, moist, and full of flavor! You can’t go wrong here. Freezer Meal Instructions: Bread the fish and freeze unbaked. When ready to cook, thaw in the fridge overnight and bake according to instructions below.

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