Don’t get me wrong—I love traditional burrito recipes as much as anybody else. But there ARE times when a flour tortilla seems a little…unnecessary. Like when you’re working with particularly flavorful ingredients, such as fresh pico de gallo, homemade cilantro rice and chicken skillet-browned in zesty dressing. Why would you cloak all that goodness under a white wrap?
Food is the best part of any celebration. No question about it! The events bring us together, but the food we enjoy is what makes a party worth throwing in the first place. Continue reading
A bowl of soothing, steaming soup could be the perfect comfort food—but personally, I get the most comfort when they’re frozen solid and neatly arranged in my freezer. (Anyone else inventory their freezer meals for stress relief? No? OK, never mind…) Seriously, there’s something about the knowledge that no matter what life throws at me (sick kiddos, late nights at work, whatever), I can pull a batch of my favorite soup out of the freezer, toss that sucker in the microwave and nobody goes hungry. Nothing beats that peace of mind.
The New Year means a new focus on important goals like eating better. A great way to start on this road is to make well-portioned meals, like these Slow-Cooker Mini Chicken Pot Pies Recipe. Chicken pot pies are a perennial favorite, especially during the winter. Continue reading
Now that the New Year has started, I’m really trying to stick to my resolutions. One of the most important is for me to spend more quality time with my kids in the afternoon. To make more time, I’m trying to utilize shortcuts and find efficient ways to get chores done during the day, especially dinner. Continue reading
We are deep into fall and that means hectic schedules. Whether you work, have kids in school or are just thinking about the upcoming holidays, no doubt you’ll agree this can be a stressful time. Dinnertime needs to be when families can relax around the table and truly enjoy each other’s company. Often, however, we don’t have the time to create elaborate meals. Continue reading
As a mom who works from home yet is still always on the go because of my two kids, I need to plan meals to stay organized. So once a week I sit and plan out the menu, and when I grocery shop I get the right ingredients for my pantry—those that allow me to make delicious, quick meals. Casseroles are easy to make and let me use those staples I keep in my pantry, which saves both time and money. Here is a family favorite: Creamy Garlic & Green Bean Chicken Casserole Recipe. Check out more easy recipes and other simple chicken casserole ideas.