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Sweet Potato & Pecan Cinnamon Bun with Maple Glaze (adapted from Vegetarian Times)

…t super obvious.   Hope you enjoy these awesome BUNS! XO- Corey     Here is what you need : makes 12 buns Sweet Potato Dough -3 cups bread flour, plus a little more for rolling dough. – 1 .25 oz pkg of active dry yeast – 2 tbsp sugar – 1.5 tsp salt – 2/3 cup mashed, cooked sweet potatoes – 3 tbsp vegetable oil Cinnamon-Pecan Filling 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1.75 tsp ground cinnamon – 2 tbsp very soft butter &…

Easy Twice Baked Potato Casserole

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…to keep warm, right? Well, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. This very comforting Twice Baked Potato Casserole makes a lovely side dish for your holiday table, but if you’re a potato fan, it’s great all winter long and on into the spring. The best thing about it is that it has just seven ingredients-potatoes, butter, sour cream, milk, bacon, cheddar cheese, and chives-and most of those are staples that we all have in…

Loaded Baked Potato Rounds (with vegetarian option)

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  These are some serious potato skins!     My poor vegetarian husband never gets to enjoy loaded potato skins at gatherings because they are always topped with bacon. Last week we attended a party that had potato skins, and once again, Darryl was so disappointed he couldn’t have any. To cheer him up, I decided to whip these for a fun treat for him and the girls. I made one batch with vegetarian MorningStar Farms Veggie Bacon Strips & o…

Vegetable Pie (aka Vegetable Tian)

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…ms need to whip this up. How fun it is that! Vegetable Pie Here is what you need (serves 6) –  1-2 russet potatoes –  2 plum tomatoes – 1 yellow squash – 1 zucchini – 2-3 cloves minced garlic – 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion – 1 tbsp butter – 2 tbsp olive oil – 2 tsp Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning salute (or any salt free multipurpose seasoning, like Mrs. Dash) -1 cup Italian blend cheese &#821…

Crockpot Potato Soup

Family favorite for the winter!

…come home to a BIG bowl of this?!  I’ve been hard at work this winter trying to perfect an easy Crockpot Potato Soup for ya’ll, and I think I’ve done it!   This is just the way you like it…. Real ingredients, super easy, and the whole family loved it. I was hoping to have enough leftovers to freeze for later, but any leftovers disappeared by the next day, so I was outta luck.    HEALTHY TIP: This recipe calls for some hal…

April Fools Meat and Potato Sundae

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Here’s a delicious way to fool your family! I made this April Fools: Meat & Potato Sundae a couple years ago and it was a HUGE April Fools hit :)Althoughthis might look like a sweet ice cream sundae… it is actually meat and potatoes! My suggestion is to use my FAMOUS Crockpot BBQ Chicken and these easy peasy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes. Such a yummy combo! The Best Crockpot BBQ Chicken || Family Fresh Meals Easy Cheesy Crockp…

Roasted Smashed Potatoes

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  What is my favorite kind of potato chip you ask? Hmmmmmm. Salt and vinegar chips are at definitely number 1 in my book!   That is why I was so excited to find this recipe in Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food. The original recipe was called Roasted Smashed Potatoes with Salt and Vinegar.   I didn’t want to scare those people off who do not like vinegar chips, because you really can season these with ANYTHING. Cheese, your favorite gril…

Mini Stuffed Potatoes

…my opinion. Cheddar, monterey jack, pepper jack….. any of those mixed with sour cream and stuffed into a potato would rock my world These little guys were so easy to make and get a 4 out of 5 on the yummy meter       Here is what you need:   – 12 small potatoes, about 2in in diameter. – 1 tbsp olive oil – 6 tbsp sour cream – 1 bunch chives, snipped – 2 oz of gorgonzola cheese– 4 slices of bacon ( reg, tu…

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Crockpot Baked Potato Steps

Do you want to know the secret of a GREAT baked potato? Who doesn’t love a great baked potato? I know my family does. And what’s the easiest way to make them? In the CROCKPOT! Plop those spuds in the trusty crockpot before you leave for work, and come home to warm, creamy, super yummy baked potatoes. I know some of you are thinking, “isn’t microwaving a potato faster?” Well, yes but the slow and low cooking method…

Homemade Cheesy Bacon & Potato Soup

Put the can of soup down!

…of bacon – 2 cups chopped carrots – 1/2 cup diced onion – 1 (20oz) bag of refrigerated diced potatoes (I used Simply Potatoes)  – 2 cups of shredded colby-jack cheese (or cheddar) – 1/4 cup all purpose flour – 2 cups chicken broth – 1/2 cup water – 1 cup of milk 1. Cook bacon in a large pan over medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon and set aside to cool….but LEAVE some of the bacon grease!!…

Cheesy Potato Soup

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…ere is what you need:– 3 tbsp butter– 2 cups chopped leeks, white parts only– 24oz bag of new potatoes, halved– 1 qt broth. ( chicken or vegetable for vegetarian version)– 7oz cheddar cheese– 5 tbsp sour cream 1. Make sure to rinse your leeks well, they tend to hold some sand. Slice down the side, fan open and rinse. 2. Chop leeks. 3. Half your potatoes. 4. In a pot melt butter over medium heat. 5. Add leeks an…

Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

best potatoes ever!

If you are tired of mashed or scalloped potatoes from a  box, then  this recipe is for YOU!   For those of you who have been following Family Fresh Meals for a bit, know that my husband Darryl LOVES cheese. His second favorite thing is potatoes covered in cheese. I have been getting better and better about using my crockpot, so when I saw this super easy slow cooker recipe in the  Kraft Foods magazine, I knew it would be a winner at my house. I…

Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

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

Mashed 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 Cookin…

Creamy Ranch Crockpot Potatoes

One scoop of these potatoes is never enough.

 One scoop of these  crockpot potatoes is NEVER enough… I had a couple of ranch packets leftover from the Cool Ranch Crockpot Chicken Tacos or Tostadas I made last week, and wanted to make something my potato and cheese loving husband would enjoy. After a short brainstorming session, this beauty was born. YUM! There were NO LEFTOVERS between the four of us. I will remember to make a double batch next time Here is what you need. Serves 6-8…

Crockpot Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

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…g about for weeks.  Crockpot Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole Ingredients: 2 (20 oz) bags of refrigerated hash brown potatoes 2 cups sour cream 1 can condensed cream of potato soup 1 Tablespoon All purpose seasoning (such as Salt free Mrs. Dash) 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup diced onions 1 Tablespoon of butter Directions 1. Over a medium/high heat, saute onions in 1 TB of butter, until translucent and soft. ( about 3-5 minut…

Mini Meatloaf Cupcakes (with vegetarian option)

A fun way to eat meatloaf

…or cheese blend – 1 tsp garlic powder – 1 cup of water – salt and pepper For optional mashed potato topping – 3 cups of prepared mashed potatoes and 1/4 cup of frozen peas.       1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Season beef to taste with salt and pepper. Mix beef (or veggie crumble), stuffing mix, egg, garlic powder, 1/4 cup of bbq sauce, and water in a large bowl.    2. Spray muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray. Divid…

Crockpot Green Beans Potatoes and Ham

Crockpot Green Beans Potatoes and Ham

  Did someone say BACON?!     I grew up with green beans, potatoes and ham.  So I decided to put a fun twist on this family favorite. I have always wanted to try bacon as the ham element and what better way to cook this recipe than in a crockpot! I am happy to report that this recipe was loved by the entire family. I was able to use vegetarian bacon to make this vegetarian friendly for Darryl, and it also turned out great.  This quick and easy s…

How to make Crockpot Sweet Potatoes

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The sweetest sweet potato is the one that bakes itself. Slow cookers. Is there anything they can’t do? I mean, we all know they’re great for delicious soups and stews. And some more ambitious crockpotcooks may have delved into slightly more exotic territory, like meatballs, candied pecansor pumpkin spice latte. But how many people would ever think of using one to bake sweet potatoes? Well, you can. I’ve already written about m…

Loaded Cheesy Tater Tots

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…0;. There’s something almost magical about Tater Tots. They start from something so plain and ordinary, a potato, and they somehow transform into a crunchy, delicious little morsel. On top of that, they’re so easy to work with! They cook up in no time, and you can use them in so many ways. You can start with just about any basic potato recipe, substitute in these little gems, and poof-you’ve got an instant meal with a special cr…

25 Comforting Crockpot Soups and Stews

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…ockpot Vegetable Lentil Soup || Family Fresh Meals Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup || Add a Pinch Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Soup || Betty Crocker Slow Cooker Ham and Potato Soup || Spending with Pennies Crockpot Bacon Cheeseburger Soup || Family Fresh Meals Slow Cooker Nacho Grande Soup || Six Sister’s Stuff Slow  Cooker Baked Potato Soup || The Magical Slow Cooker Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Soup Recipe || The Gunny Sack Crock Pot White Chicken…