One Pan Spicy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Tomatoes

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Looking for a new family favorite that's rich in flavor, and is ready in under 20 minutes? Then this One Pan  Spicy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Tomatoes is perfect for you! I love one pan dishes because everything cooks up in one pan, so there's very little clean up required. Our family doesn't spend enough time together as it is, so anything that helps me get out of the kitchen quicker after dinner, is a real plus in my book! Like most of my one … [Read more...]

Easy One Pan Spaghetti and Meatballs

One Pan Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs is an American classic, and this one pan version of the traditional meal is sure to knock their socks off! Years ago, I dated a guy who made THE BEST leftover spaghetti. Instead of heating it up in the microwave, he would toss it all in a skillet with a bunch of grated Parmesan and cook it all up over high heat. It was a quick way to heat it up but there was just something about that method of pan frying the pasta IN the … [Read more...]

One Pan Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Pasta

One Pan Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Pasta

This one pan Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Pasta is based on a favorite recipe of mine that my cousin makes. It's her specialty and the one I always would ask for it any time I would go to visit. While hers is a traditional enchilada casserole, my version is made with Rotini pasta. It's rich and creamy, with just enough spicy to make it interesting! Like all of my one pot meals, this pasta is a quick and easy option for busy weeknights, and it makes … [Read more...]

One Pot Meals: Mexican Chicken and Rice

One Pot Spanish Chicken and Rice

I'm so excited today to be participating in a Surprise Virtual Baby Shower for Katie's Cucina!!! There are a ton of bloggers sharing their favorite simple, family friendly recipes, and a few easy crafts too! My favorite dishes to make when I need something quick and easy are one pot meals, and this delicious one pot Mexican Chicken and Rice tops the list. Mexican food is a staple in my home and something that I cook at least once a week if not more. My … [Read more...]

Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

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Hello friends! I'm excited to share a super yummy (and easy, and healthy) Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry with you! One pot meals are usually my go-to for busy weeknights, and I definitely add this one into my meal rotation at least a couple times a month. This dish has lots of crisp, colorful veggies, and a nice light sauce. You can choose your favorite veggies to add - I love zucchini, orange and red bell peppers, and onions - but you can also add … [Read more...]

One Pot Meal: Lime Chicken & Broccoli Rice

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Are you a fan of broccoli? It used to be one of those things that my mom had to drown in cheese sauce in order for me to eat it as a child. I absolutely did not like it. It's funny how things you didn't care for as a child you come to love as a adult. I love broccoli and I'm always adding it to meals. This Chicken Broccoli Rice has a hint of garlic and lime and is absolutely delicious, and so simple to make. One pot meals Like my Creamy Tortellini and … [Read more...]

One Pot Meals: Tortellini and Sausage in Tomato Cream Sauce

One Pot Sausage & Tortellini

My kids have been on winter break for two weeks. Two weeks people. Being a mom is hard y'all! Now, don't get me wrong, I love my kids, I love being with them and having the opportunity to do a little more cuddling and watching lots of movies and riding bikes and all of those things we don't get to do often enough. But two weeks is tough and they're kinda driving me crazy and I'm kinda ready for winter break to be over so we can get back to … [Read more...]

One Pot Stovetop Lasanga

One Pot Stovetop Lasagna

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions, and my One Pot Lasagna Recipe, are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO We love Italian in our house; in fact spaghetti is pretty much consumed at least twice a week. It's what my kids say is their favorite food, and it's what this mom loves to cook, because let's face, it doesn't get much easier! I recently … [Read more...]

One Pot Meals – Pizza Pasta

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My family loves pizza, so when I was brainstorming a new recipe to add to my one pot meals collection, this One Pot Pizza Pasta is what came to mind. This easy recipe takes your favorite pizza toppings - pepperoni, Italian sausage, green peppers and onions - and combines them with the perfect seasonings for a savory Italian dish that's sure to become a household favorite. One pot meals make it into the weekly meal plan nearly once a week at my house. … [Read more...]

One Pot Creamy Chicken and Noodles

One Pot Creamy Chicken & Noodles

One Pot Meals have become a staple in our home. I love them for the ease of cooking and clean up. My kids love them because they taste really good! Cooking the pasta IN the sauce creates a delicious, rich flavor that you just can't get when cooking in water. I'm working on a post on how I create these recipes and tips for making them work, so keep your eyes peeled for that! When I was a young girl I used to visit my aunt and grandmother often. My aunt … [Read more...]