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Easy Slow Cooker Korean BBQ Beef Tacos

Easy Slow Cooker Korean BBQ Beef Tacos

Are you looking for an EASY family friendly dinner that cooks itself? Look no more! Do your weekdays look like this? Go, go, go, drop-off, pick-up, go, go, go drop-off again….. It’s 5:30 and you have NO CLUE what to make for dinner. I know this happens to me all the time. Now with the convenience of Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces, you can put a real meal on the table without stressing about dinner all day. Thanks to Campbell’s…

Pumpkin Alfredo with Cheese Tortellini

A fun twist on alfredo sauce.

…n cheese – salt and pepper to taste – optional fresh parsley for topping. 1. Cook tortellini as the label directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking water, then drain pasta. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet and add shallots. Cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes. 2. Add pumpkin and nutmeg and cook for 1 more minute. 3. Stir in cream and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until thick, about 5-7 m…

Cream Puffs

How to make Cream Puffs

…whipped cream. If not, keep mixing until it looks like the picture. Set aside. 8. Prepare pudding according to label directions but use only 1 ¼ cups milk. 9. Fold in whipped whipping cream and almond extract. 10. Mix by hand until mixed completely. . 11. After pastry puffs have cooled, and you are ready to used,  cut in half and spoon in cream puff filling. Serve right away, or place in fridge or freezer for later use. (small pastry shown here)…

How To Freeze Pasta Portions

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…, and toss them with sauce. Throw together a salad while they’re cooking, and you’ve got a complete dinner. Yet there are occasional times when you’re so rushed, or so hungry, even the half an hour it takes to make pasta is half an hour more than you can spare. You just need to eat and go, NOW.  At times like those, the freezer is your best friend. With its help, you can keep pasta on hand that’s already cooked-so all you…

Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice

copy cate chipotle cilantro lime rice

…is on the side of any Mexican dish (or inside a burrito, like they do at Chipotle), and watch your meal go from dinner to yeah, dinner! Copycat Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice (extra long grain rice) 2 Tablespoon butter, divided 1 bay leaf 2 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro 1.5 Tablespoons of fresh lime juice (about 1/2 a large lime) 1 Tablespoon of fresh lemon juice Directions: 1. Set a medium…

Mini Meatloaf Cupcakes (with vegetarian option)

A fun way to eat meatloaf

 When’s the last time YOU had cupcakes for dinner?   My wonderful neighbor Megan was telling me about these little meatloaf cupcakes she would have as a kid. As soon as she told me the story about them, I knew what I was making for dinner that night.   The original idea came from a Kraft recipe I got a while back, but I had to switch things up a bit to make a vegetarian friendly version for my hubby.   That being said, the pictures are of…

Mini Frittata Brunch Bar

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The solution to all your brunch needs. Breakfast is unlike any other meal. At dinner, or even lunch, it’s too much trouble to make a different dish for everyone. So if one person is eating meat loaf and peas, everyone is eating meat loaf and peas. But at breakfast, you can have one person eating toast and coffee, one having corn flakes, and a third eating scrambled eggs. No big deal. They’re all quick to fix, so within reason, you ca…

Easy Lunchboxes….not just for lunch

…ent ask for?   I was so excited, I couldn’t wait until lunch tomorrow to use them….so Big D got her dinner in an Easy Lunchbox! HA!         Big D loved her dinner of black lentils, topped with a cheese house. On the side were roasted veggies & sweet potato fries.Thank you Easy Lunchboxes for making a great product. I can’t wait to make many more lunches AND dinners in them Who knows… you might even see a breakfast appe…

Fuss -Free Ravioli & Cheese Bake ( Kraft )

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…aw a sign for crab legs at a local  restaurant.     She asked if I wanted to go for an early Mother’s Day dinner. Before she could finish the sentence, I said YES!!!   We left the girls with Grandpa and Mom & I were set to go. The only problem was, that I was going to make a Family Fresh Meal for them that night.   I ran to my box of upcoming meals to try out, and found this quick one that I knew was easy, quick and the girls would love…

Cantaloupe and Mozzarella with Prosciutto and Basil

Cantaloupe and Mozzarella with Prosciutto and Basil

…only taking me 10 minutes to make. Look at those beautiful, yummy colors! Enjoy with crusty bread for a no-cook dinner or serve as an antipasti platter and your next party. Hope you enjoy! XO Corey Cantaloupe and Mozzarella with Prosciutto and Basil Serves 6 Ingredients: 1cantaloupe, halved and seeded 3/4 lb bocconcini (bite sized fresh mozzarella) 2 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp red-pepper flakes (optional) coarse salt andgroundpepper 1/3 lb thinly sli…

Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad

…e garlic flavor)   1. Preheat the broiler. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook as the label directs. Drain and rinse under colder water to stop the cooking. Shake off excess water.     2. Meanwhile, place the bell peppers cut-side down on a foil-lined broiler pan, and garlic cloves to the sides and broil until charred, 7-8 minutes. 3. Transfer peppers to a bowl , cover and set aside for about 5 mins.     4. Heat a dry sk…

Banana Split Smoothie

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…to Smoothie Sunday! This Banana Split Smoothie is the girls’ absolute favorite smoothie. Many times after dinner, they will BEG for it as a dessert. I don’t know about you, but I would much prefer my kiddos sipping on this fruit and yogurt packed smoothie, than a handful of cookies or ice cream.  It’s also fun to surprise the kids with a Banana Split Smoothie for breakfast. Seriously, wouldn’t this be a super awesome way t…

How to Roast a Whole Chicken in the Crockpot

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes - How to Roast a Whole Chicken in the Crockpot - Family Fresh Meals

…ct is a moist, rotisserie like chicken.  Start this recipe in the morning and have the chicken ready to rock by dinner time. Serve with some beautiful veggies and use the leftovers the next day for some chicken salad or some homemade chicken noodle soup!  Whole Chicken in the Crockpot Ingredients: 1 (4lb) whole chicken, insides removed and washed/patted dry 1/2  TB of paprika  2 TB all purpose seasoning ( such as Mrs. Dash or Archer Farms House B…

Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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…akfast? No WAY! Well, with these Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies, you can eat cookies for breakfast, lunch or dinner! I keep a batch of these cookies on hand during the week for snacks, quick grab-n-go breakfasts, or for a pre-workout snack. The best part? There are only 5 ingredients! Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Ingredients 2 cups oatmeal, uncooked quick 2 ripe bananas 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract (op…

Honey Garlic Crockpot Meatballs

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…at great! So keep a bag of frozen meatballs on hand for those nights when you don’t know what to have for dinner, OR need a crowd pleasing appetizer. Honey Garlic Crockpot Meatballs Ingredients: 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup honey 1/2 cup ketchup 2 TB soy sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28oz)  bag fully cooked, frozen meatballs Directions 1. In a medium bowl, mix together brown sugar, honey, ketchup, soy sauce and garlic. 2. Place frozen mea…

Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken and Pasta

Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken and Pasta - family fresh meals - So easy, So Yummy!

…but it didn’t! This super easy peasy recipe is cooked right in your crockpot. Amazing, right?! This easy dinner is full of flavor, and only requires a few pantry-staple ingredients. The creamy combination of chicken, bacon and ranch is sure to please any. I’m willing to bet that even your pickiest eater will be begging for seconds! Choose your favorite kind of pasta noodle, add a side salad, and you have a well rounded meal to bring…

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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Dinner will be ready in 30 minutes! I like to call this my speedy version of chicken enchiladas. You get all the flavors packed into this Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole, but in much less time. I usually have many of the ingredients in my pantry already. Most weeks when I make a big batch of crockpot shredded chicken, I’ll put a couple cups aside to make this dish during the week. Otherwise, store bought precooked chicken works out grea…

Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

The best potatoes EVER!- Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes - Family Fresh Meals

…d potatoes for life!  Those little packets of instant potatoes are so tempting to use when you are in a rush at dinner time. But admit it. Those funky potato flakes never taste as good as the real deal.   With just a little planning and your trusty crockpot, you can serve up a big beautiful pot of these easy cheesy crockpot mashed potatoes.  So creamy, so good.   NOTE: If your local grocery store doesn’t carry the Three Cheese Cooking sauce…

The Furry Side of Family Fresh Meals —– {Part 1}

The Furry Side of Family Fresh Meals

Just the other day, as I was putting dinner on the table, my girls asked me, “Why don’t you ever take pictures of the kitties eating, Momma?” At first I was confused, and asked them to explain more. “Well, you are always taking pictures of us for your food website….why don’t you do that for the cats too? They are SUPER DUPER cute Mom!” Well, as luck has it, I was recently approached to do a review for S…

Crockpot Spaghetti Squash

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…s in the crockpot. I can throw it in there in the morning, and have that yummy vegetable pasta ready to rock by dinner time. Once roasted, I have been know to make spaghetti squash and meatballs, toss with Alfredo sauce, saute with garlic, and my favorite, spaghetti squash au gratin (recipe coming soon). So let’s get our spaghetti squash crockin’! NOTE: This recipe is for 2 small or 1 large spaghetti squash. If you are only cooking 1…