The first time i had a meal like this lemon herb chicken and rice was after having my 4th child. Kind friends surrounded my not-so-little-family with food, and cleaning, and babysitting. Feeding and helping us is not an easy task! But man, it helped sooo much. For me I needed it so SO much more than when I came home with my second baby. Kids needed to be at school, needed to be entertained, needed to be fed. Overwhelming to an emotional mama who can barely function. One night a meal looking . . .
Who doesn't LOVE Mac and Cheese? Mac and Cheese is the ULTIMATE comfort food. With the fall months approaching I love burning my fall scented candles and breaking out the comfort food recipes. There is something about fall that I adore...maybe the smells, maybe the clothes...I'm not sure, but it's my favorite time of year. Simple & Tasty About ten years ago I went on the hunt for the PERFECT macaroni and cheese. I didn't want to hassle with making a white sauce or buying fancy . . .
I love my simple dinner recipes. These Steak Fajita Tacos are on that list. Most nights out of the week I don't have time or patience to slave away in the kitchen to make an elaborate dinner. Which is the theme of this sheet pan meal week - keep it simple, keep it tasty, and keep it low maintenance. Dinner Made Easy This recipe takes me 30 minutes tops and 20 minutes of that time it's baking in the oven. Just because it's simple and quick doesn't mean it lacks taste. Fajitas are always my . . .
With Easter morning around the corner, I thought I would share our breakfast tradition of egg souffle. I've shared this recipe on the blog before, but wanted to pull it forward for the upcoming holiday. Holiday Traditions Growing up my mom would ALWAYS make this meal on Easter and Christmas morning. As an adult I've continued this tradition and always look forward to that little reminder of home on the holidays. Not only is this meal special and delicious - but all the work in done the . . .
This time of year I get all sorts of ideas for elaborate dinners, perfect presents, cookies baking in the oven, and a Pinterest-worthy decorated home. Let's get real for a second. No one can have all of those things and still sleep. For this reason I love meals like this rosemary chicken and potatoes. This entire meal is made in one pan! The meal turns out elegant and beautiful, while the prep time is around 10 minutes. When I make this Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes meal it is a huge hit! . . .
Enchiladas are like tacos, the best food of all time. You can gussy them up about a million different ways, and they're good every.single.time. I went with roasting a bunch of red bell peppers, poblano peppers, and onions, and that served as the base of the filling and sauce. Those tortillas there are homemade...I'm still perfecting the recipe, I've tried about 8 different variations so far, but I'm almost there. Believe you me, I will post that sucker when it's done. They're so . . .
This week we showcased a few recipes that were made in a 9x13 pan. the 9x13 pan is NOT just for cake mixes and casseroles - although we are certainly not apposed to those things either! We have a haa-uge list of recipes that were whipped up in our favorite item of bakeware. This will be a great post to pin or bookmark because we plan on adding to this list going forward! Or checkout our 9x13 tag for a blog roll of all of our 9x13 recipes. Below the links be sure to take a look at some of . . .
Okay you guys. I have a love hate relationship with French Toast. I'm not a huge egg fan so often when I order french toast at restaurants I am disspointed when there is sooo much egg on them. I just can't eat it like that. This baked French toast recipe has lots of eggs in it, but doesn't have that "eggy" taste to it. It is so moist and flavorful, this recipe is one of my go-to's. It's easy to whip up at night, throw in the refrigerator. Let it sit overnight and all the flavors and juices . . .
I have yet to serve this to a soul who does not end up LOVING this recipe. Seriously, my biggest mac n cheese critics have all walked away asking for the recipe. In all honestly it's not too far off from every other mac n cheese recipe out there-- BUT there are a few secret ingredients that you may be missing when your making your mac n cheese. First...obviously....is about the cheese... Sharp Cheddar for Delicious Mac 'n Cheese You can add all the different variety of cheeses you want, and . . .
I've had this idea running thru my head for a while now - the idea of featuring all of our recipes that can be made in a 9x13 baking dish. Everyone has one, and the recipes you can whip up in this common pan are numerous. So this week we'll be featuring some new 9x13 recipes as well as reminding you of all of our previous 9x13 recipes. This post wouldn't be complete without mentioning our favorite 9x13 pan. The Fiesta rectangle baker. I truly truly love this pan. It always washes up nice . . .