Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole

My family LOVES Taco Bell, so my mission is to recreate similar flavors at home. Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole came from their love of nachos, crunch wraps, and Mexican pizza. It is a simple recipe, full of yummy flavors, and no drive thru is required. First the Filling Cheesy crunchy Mexican casserole is layered similar … Continue reading Cheesy Crunchy Mexican Casserole

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Cheese and Mushroom Stuffed Meatloaf

Meatloaf screams comfort food to me. At this time of year, I am all about the comfort food. Gray skies, cold temps call for warm comforting food on the dining room table. Because I never leave well enough alone, cheese and mushroom stuffed meatloaf is now our go to comfort food. Why have regular meatloaf … Continue reading Cheese and Mushroom Stuffed Meatloaf

Crockpot Chicken Chili – A Simple Midweek Meal

Chicken chili is one of my favorite comfort foods. Using my crockpot ups the game making it one of the easiest busy weeknight meals. Any recipe that allows me to make dinner anywhere from 7am to Noon and have people eating starting at 4pm and continuing on into the night is a win in my … Continue reading Crockpot Chicken Chili – A Simple Midweek Meal

Butter Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Pesto Sauce

Butter Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with pesto sauce came from my hubby’s New Year’s resolution for the whole family to eat more fish. Something happened while I was pregnant with my second child and I am no longer a fan of fish. So in order to fulfill his request, I need to be creative; because I … Continue reading Butter Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Pesto Sauce

3 Venison Recipes to add to your Collection

Your husband, brother, sister, or cousin goes deer hunting and now your freezer is full of Venison meat. What do you do with it? I get this question a lot and would like to share three of my favorite venison recipes. All these recipes originated from The Complete Venison Cookbook by Harold W Webster Jr. … Continue reading 3 Venison Recipes to add to your Collection

Homemade Taco Spice Blend for Taco Tuesday

It is said necessity is the mother of invention. Never is this more true than in my kitchen. The feeling when dinner is all planned out and I suddenly make the discovery that an important ingredient is missing is devastating. Now what? Do I go to the store? Do I scrap the whole plan and … Continue reading Homemade Taco Spice Blend for Taco Tuesday

Orange Chicken Thighs & Drumsticks

Inspiration for recipes can come from the strangest places. During my kiddos 24/7 Disney Channel stage, there were commercial breaks that went through recipe ideas with their favorite stars.  The idea behind the commercials was to encourage kids to try new things and eat healthy. During one of these commercials there was a recipe for … Continue reading Orange Chicken Thighs & Drumsticks

Quick and Easy Ramen Noodles

By popular demand, I would like to give you my Quick and Easy Ramen Noodles recipe. Ramen is not a recipe I planned to share, so pardon the lack of pictures in the instructions. I simply was not prepared. I published an Instagram Post about what I was making for my daughter's school lunches and … Continue reading Quick and Easy Ramen Noodles

Italian Chicken Tenders

Who loves Chicken Parmesan? I know I do.  It is delicious! I have one kiddo who does not like sauce or noodles of any kind. Needless to say the idea of chicken covered in sauce next to spaghetti covered in sauce does not make her heart sing. My solution – Italian Chicken Tenders! These chicken … Continue reading Italian Chicken Tenders

Creamy Garlic Chicken and Vegetables

Earlier this week, I was cruising YouTube looking for inspiration. I put chicken in the search bar and found Creamy Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes. Garlic, butter, chicken, potatoes - how can this possibly go wrong? Since it is impossible for me to leave well enough alone, I created my own version to serve to … Continue reading Creamy Garlic Chicken and Vegetables