One Pan Caprese Pasta


This easy to make One Pan Caprese Pasta is perfect as a light and fresh main course or as a delicious side dish to your favorite meal. This Caprese Pasta is light and fresh and has the savory flavors of the classic appetizer you love, with sweet grape tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese and fresh basil leaves. The aroma of the basil and tomatoes as it's cooking is just heavenly! This beautiful dish is surprisingly easy to make, and I love that the … [Read more...]

Breakfast Skillet


This hearty and savory Breakfast Skillet doesn't take long to prepare and is a great way to start your day! I love breakfast. Unfortunately I don't have time to eat a good breakfast each day. Between getting kids ready and off to school and checking Facebook working at my desk all morning long, I often just simply forget. I came up with this little concoction the other day, and it's definitely been something I've been able to look forward to, ensuring … [Read more...]

Easy 3 Ingredient Chili Recipe

Easy 3 ingredient chili

This Easy Chili Recipe was originally shared on I Heart Nap Time. With cool weather right around the corner, we are all starting to think about how to warm those bellies on busy weeknights. My favorite chili recipe is the perfect bowl of comfort! Chili is a perfect weeknight meal or tailgating recipe. It's one of the easiest dishes to make, too! You need three ingredients to start, and then you can kick it up to make it your own. You'll need a … [Read more...]

Sloppy Joe Biscuit Bake & A Giveaway!


This post brought to you by Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. This baked Sloppy Joe casserole takes the classic Manwich Sloppy Joe Sauce up a notch for a warm and comforting meal, perfect for the cooler months ahead. Be sure to stay tuned for the end of this post to enter a fun giveaway! Sloppy Joes are such a classic meal, that most of us probably recall from our childhoods. But there's so much more you can do with this tasty sauce than just make … [Read more...]

Italian Sausage and Tortellini Skillet


Need a quick and easy meal to add to your weeknight dinner rotation? This delicious Italian meal cooks all in one pot using just five ingredients. Try my Italian Sausage and Tortellini Skillet! With back to school just around the corner (okay, five weeks away) I'm starting to think about planning some easy meals that are quick and delicious for our busy weeknights. It doesn't get any easier than throwing everything into one skillet for an easy one … [Read more...]

Lemon Chicken & Broccoli Rice

Lemon Chicken and Broccoli Rice

This post brought to you by American Frozen Foods Institute and the Frozen Food Roundtable. All opinions are 100% mine. One pot meals are definitely my go-to for dinner in our house. They are delicious, easy to prepare and require minimal clean up. This Lemon Chicken & Broccoli Rice that I recently created, definitely fulfills all of those requirements! Like most families, our family is busy. Oddly it feels like since quitting my full time … [Read more...]

One Pan Pineapple Chicken and Rice


It's Sunday, and that means another delicious One Pan Meal! Today I'm sharing a tropical twist on boring traditional chicken and rice in this One Pan Pineapple Chicken and Rice.   Like all of my one pan meals, this chicken and rice dish is super easy and quick to prepare and serve - under 30 minutes from stove to table. It uses sweet, canned pineapple plus the juice, but fresh pineapple and juice could easily be substituted. Let's get … [Read more...]

One Pan Taco Macaroni and Cheese

One Pan Taco Mac and Cheese

This One Pan Taco Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect blend of spices and cheesy pasta goodness. It's one dish that your whole family is sure to love!   One pan meals are perfect for busy families. They cook up usually in under 30 minutes and use just one pan for easy clean-up. Be sure to check out all of my one pan meals. When this meal was coming together, I wasn't sure what my family was going to think. But let me tell you, my daughter … [Read more...]

One Pan Philly Cheesesteak Pasta


I'm super excited to share this One Pan Philly Cheesesteak Pasta with you today. It was a recipe that I thought up late one night and to be honest I wasn't really sure it work out as well as it did. But oh my goodness was it delicious! It's the perfect one pan meal that the whole family will love! This delicious pasta cooks in one pan and from start to finish, takes less than thirty minutes, and uses minimal dishes for an easy cleanup. To make the … [Read more...]

Smoked Sausage & Rice Skillet with Sweet Peppers


One Pan Meals are quick and easy, and this One Pan Smoked Sausage and Rice Skillet is at the top of my list of favorites! It's hot today. Like mid-nineties hot. It's windy too. Living in Southern California we are somewhat used to Santa Ana winds, as we call them, but when you have those high winds combined with the awful heat, it's pretty much unbearable to be outside. Which of course makes it a good to cook something yummy. Since I'm not planning … [Read more...]