Category Archives: Main Dishes

Easy Beef Stew

This Easy Beef Stew is the perfect recipe for some cozy comfort on chilly nights! This stew is filled with beef, potatoes, carrots, celery and lima beans simmered in a rich dark sauce for the perfect cold season dinner.

easy beef stew

This easy beef stew is rich, dark, and so comforting. PERFECT for having a cozy evening at home with your family. The beef is perfectly tender and has an absolutely wonderful flavor after simmering in the deliciously rich base of red wine and beef stock for 2 hours on a low heat. Low and slow has got to be the best tip I’ve ever heard when it comes to making perfectly tender beef. It does take a while but the resulting texture and flavor is very much worth the wait. Read More →

Beer Cheese Sausage Soup

beer cheese sausage soup

Beer cheese sausage soup is a tried and true recipe that is satisfying and bursting with delicious flavor. Perfect for busy weeknights or get togethers with friends. Beer cheese sausage soup is so creamy and thick with chunks of potato and sliced sausage, you are sure to want to make it again and again!

Here is how to make it:

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Skillet Chicken Broccoli and Cheese Rice Casserole

  

Skillet Chicken Broccoli and Cheese Rice Casserole is perfect for weeknight “I have no clue what to make for dinner” situations, and “I have 40 minutes to have everyone fed and out the door” situations. Which, for me, happen often! Busy mama’s have a LOT on their plates and limited time in the day. Which is why it’s so important to have quick, filling, and nutritious recipes on hand. And this skillet chicken broccoli and cheese rice casserole can be made in 20 minutes! Wowza!  Read More →

Mac & Cheese for One

I was going to make this post a little more adult oriented, like, “Here’s an easy lunch when you don’t want a ton of leftovers!” BUT, my inner mama is about to show, haha! My 3-year-old daughter tends to wake up around 3 a.m. a few times a month because she has to go potty and is also “starving” as she puts it. I REALLY would like to give her a granola bar and send her back to bed so this mama can get some shut-eye BUT somehow I was gifted with a quite bougie child so she wants something hot and homemade.

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15 Quesadilla Recipes You Have to Try!

Back to school is right around the corner and my kitchen is full of veggies from the garden still. On hot late summer nights like this, one of the family favorite go-to dinners are quesadillas. They are quick, delicious, and don’t heat up the kitchen. Quesadillas are also easy to customize for each family member. If one doesn’t like onion and the next doesn’t want peppers changes are a snap. I love serving them with sour cream and homemade Pico de Gallo. These are 15 quesadilla recipes you have to try!

These quesadillas are also great for those busy school night. We are always rushing around with sports getting back in full swing and music practices. Quesadillas are great for pre-prepping and making for each person when they actually have time to eat. They are also great for school lunches if your child has access to a microwave to reheat it.

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